The Texanist: Is It a Good Idea to Visit West Texas in the Middle of a Pandemic?

Q: It’s become an annual tradition of mine to briefly escape the terrible August heat and humidity here in Houston by way of a week-long road trip out to West Texas. This year I am also looking forward to the added bonus of getting to relieve some pandemic-induced cabin fever. Many of my favorite haunts […]

BBQ News Roundup: Get That Brisket To Go This Fourth and Learn More About American Barbecue

If you’re thinking about smoking at home this weekend, remember that Texas barbecue joints could really use your takeout business, and H-E-B is limiting the number of raw briskets you can buy anyway. Roger Mooking, host of Man Fire Food, interviewed South Carolina whole-hog pitmaster and engineer Howard Conyers about the history of American barbecue: […]

Celebrate National Hot Dog Month with the Best Wurst On the Planet

Quote:  Suckin’ on a chilli dog outside the Tastee Freez, Diane sitting on Jacky’s lap, Got his hands between her knees Cite:  John Mellencamp, Jack and Diane Author:  Dave Joachim The hot dog is an iconic American food. From dirty water dogs in New York City to Chicago dogs piled with pickles and peppers, hot dogs are […]

Celebrate National Hot Dog Month with the Best Wurst On the Planet

Quote:  Suckin’ on a chilli dog outside the Tastee Freez, Diane sitting on Jacky’s lap, Got his hands between her knees Cite: John Mellencamp, Jack and Diane Author:  Dave Joachim The hot dog is an iconic American food. From dirty water dogs in New York City to Chicago dogs piled with pickles and peppers, hot dogs are […]

Temperature control in pellet grills

Pellet grill temperatures are largely determined by the amount of fuel consumed by the fire and airflow regulation. However, unlike grills, pellet grills use automated fuel and air delivery, and can maintain a user-selected temperature. Although this reduces user workload, the process that makes it possible is more complex than traditional grills.buy pellet grills online […]

7 Side Dishes for Your July 4th Barbecue

buy wood pellets in venice. Still planning a menu for your upcoming Fourth of July get-together? If you’re hosting an old-fashioned all-American barbecue with a big hunk o’ meat (or even hamburgers and hot dogs), you’re gonna need side dishes. Here, we’ve assembled some of our favorites. Have a happy and safe holiday! 7 Side […]