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North & South Carolina Cue Glue
North & South Carolina Recipes
North & South Carolina

A real Carolina barbecue feast centers around a whole hog that's smoked for hours before the succulent meat is chopped or pulled and served with a tangy, vinegar-spiked sauce. If cooking a whole hog in your backyard seems intimidating (although you should try it anyway), we've also got recipes that make enjoying Carolina-style pork a bit simpler. Complete your meal with sides and save room for classic desserts like sweet potato pie!

Barbecue Tips

'Cue Tip #28: Patience, Time & Air

"If you want to cook better barbecue you have to remember three things. Patience is key. It’s all about the time you’re willing to put into it. Control your air flow."

Ernest Zanders – Pitmaster and Owner of True BBQ, West Columbus, SC

Mike's Road Journal

17th St Barbecue: Murphysboro, IL

What a welcome! First I'm greeted wholeheartedly by two Hall of Famers of barbecue...and then I see the sign with Savory and my name on it! Really made me feel good. Mike Mills owns and operates 17th Street Barbecue in Murphysboro and his HOF best buddy, Pat, started up Pat's BBQ in town too. They have had a lot of great accomplishments in barbecue and have helped to keep Murphysboro on the map by successfully getting the city to be officially recognized as the "Barbecue Capital ...
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17th St Barbecue: Murphysboro, IL

BBQ Joint Finder

Lannie's Bar-B-Q Spot

"Miss Lula Hutcher - Owner"

2115 Minter Ave, Selma, AL 36703

Heim Barbecue & Catering

"Travis Heim - Owner & Pitmaster"

201 E. Hattie St. Fort Worth, TX 76104

Barbecue Slang

Bark The chewy, jerky-like crust that forms on seasoned meats that are smoked.

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