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After stopping at 31 barbecue restaurants in the Lone Star state, it’s clear that the best BBQ in Texas is all about the beef. Tasty sausages and beef ribs are plentiful, but brisket is the go-to when you’re craving serious Texas BBQ. For truly authentic regional flavor, start with high quality beef seasoned simply with black pepper and salt so the flavor of the smoked meat stands out. Check out all the great 'Cue Tips, great BBQ joints and of course Texas spices, seasonings, and recipes!

Barbecue Tips

'Cue Tip #32: Wood Is Your Flavor

"Don’t think of wood as your heat source, but rather as your flavor. Use charcoal or gas as your heat source."

Wayne Preston – Pitmaster and Co-Owner of Bucky’s BBQ, Greenville, SC

Mike's Road Journal

Saw’s BBQ: Homewood, AL

My second stop today, and first lunch, was at Saw's BBQ in Homewood, Alabama, which is just outside of Birmingham. This place was jam packed with customers, all there to get some of this simply brilliant barbecue, because let's face it...it's easier to buy it then to make it on Labor Day. And it would take a lot of practice before you could ever come as close to 'cuing it up as good as they do here. I don't usually lead with my impression of the food, but when you ...
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Saw’s BBQ: Homewood, AL

BBQ Joint Finder

Rooster's Roadhouse

"Mike Wing - Manager"

113 Industrial St. Denton, TX 76201

Lannie's Bar-B-Q Spot

"Miss Lula Hutcher - Owner"

2115 Minter Ave, Selma, AL 36703


Barbecue Slang

Smoke Ring The coveted pink hue that appears just underneath the bark when meat is smoked. Smoking leads to a release of nitric oxide and carbon monoxide that combine with myoglobin, a protein found in the meat, to form a ‘smoke ring’.


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