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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 #3: Cook! Don't Look

"If you’re looking you’re not cooking! In the age of social media, everyone wants to take pics of what is on their pit and that is just a bad practice. Leave the lid shut and let the magic happen."

Big Ern Servantes – Pit Boss of Burnt Bean Co. BBQ Competition & Catering Team, New Braunfels, TX; winner of Chopped Grill Masters

Mike's Road Journal

Hays Co: San Marcos, TX

So I didn't eat at my scheduled 5th stop, but I know it was replaced wisely for me! Stop 5-B, I'll call it, that Big Ern took me to was Hays Co. Bar-B-Que and Catering. Meet Jesse, the GM, and Aaron, the son of owners Michael and Asenette Hernandez and one of the youngest pitmasters in Texas! These guys are doing some seriously good barbecue. When they told me they had donuts on the pit I was picturing something a little different (such a rook!), but these ring-shaped house made sausa...
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Hays Co: San Marcos, TX

BBQ Joint Finder

The Slow Bone

"Jack Perkins - Owner & Pitmaster"

2234 Irving Blvd. Dallas, TX 75207

Bossman's Pit Stop BBQ


Now Closed :(

Barbecue Slang

Skinning the Brisket The process of trimming fat on a brisket. Traditionalists do this after cooking while modern pitmasters prefer to do this prior to seasoning and cooking.

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