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Alabama & Georgia Recipes
Alabama & Georgia Spices

In Alabama and Georgia, chicken and ribs are the stars of BBQ menus. Smoked chicken with Alabama’s own unique, tangy white sauce and hot and fast ribs with the perfect char are essentials. But in the South, the sides really stand out too. Slow-simmered greens, rich mac and cheese, and delectable coconut cream pie are staples along with that classic Southern hospitality.

Barbecue Tips

'Cue Tip #31: Slow Down - Don't Rush It!

"Barbecue is defined by geography. But regardless of what style you’re cooking, take a deep breath and slow down because you can’t rush it. Treat any experimentation you do like writing a recipe; so take notes on what you did differently that day, what the weather was like, etc. so you can define your own personal style."

Sam Jones - Pitmaster and Owner of Skylight Inn, Ayden, NC

Mike's Road Journal

Pappy's Smokehouse: St. Louis, MO

The second stop in St. Louis today was at the one and only Pappy's Smokehouse. When we arrived there was a line of at least 30 or so people in front of us. The vibe was cool and the spot had a high energy to it, so it didn't feel like we were in line for much more then 5-10 minutes. Could be that was the case because this joint was a well-oiled barbecue machine. By the time we had made it half way down the line two employees had checked in on us to see if we needed any suggestions or ...
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Pappy's Smokehouse: St. Louis, MO

BBQ Joint Finder

Killen's Barbecue

"Ronnie Killen - Owner"

3613 E Broadway St. Pearland, TX 77581

Bet the House Barbecue

"Cody Smithers, Shawn Eagle and Jess Swann - Pitmasters"

508 S. Elm St. Suite 109 Denton, TX 76201

Barbecue Slang

Outside Brown Refers to the outer bark of smoked pork—which turns dark, crispy, and smoky while on the pit.

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