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Stiles Switch BBQ Remix: Steakhouse night

Austin
April 7, 2021
The Vitals: the spot: your house! A zoom cooking class with Ali Khan and Stiles Switch BBQ the eats: Central Texas style brisket with steakhouse sides the bucks: contact through site for pricing the full nelson: Dressing up Brisket with a classic steakhouse style dinner The last year and a half has got me in the kitchen more than ever. Now I’m taking those skills plus my years of food tv, blogging and writing into your kitchen. I’ve teamed up ...
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Operation Traeger Baby Back Ribs Vol 3+4

Barbecue
April 1, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan makes ribs on the reputed Traeger grill and learns mastering barbecue is indeed a long journey .
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Central BBQ ~ Memphis TN

Barbecue
August 6, 2020

Central BBQ ~ Memphis TN

Barbecue
August 6, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Central BBQ 147 E. Butler Ave Memphis TN +multiple locations in Memphis and Nashville the eats: Ribs, pulled pork, pulled chicken, mac and cheese, collard greens the bucks: $15 a head for meats by the pound and sides, sandwiches run under $10 the full nelson: a Memphis BBQ institution that disappointed . . . Central BBQ in Memphis Tennessee has its fans, of this I am sure. Yeah I could tell you their high score on ...
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Green River BBQ ~ Saluda N.C.

Barbecue
August 4, 2020

Green River BBQ ~ Saluda N.C.

Barbecue
August 4, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Green River BBQ 131 Highway 176 Saluda NC 28773 the eats: Pulled Pork, Ribs, Tomato Pie, Collard Greens the bucks: $10 a head when you order meats by pound + sides the full nelson: decent BBQ in a cozy North Carolina mountain  Green River BBQ had a tough act to follow. The day before me and my crew had an epic Eastern Carolina BBQ lunch from The Pig in Chapel Hill N.C. and that was some ...
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The Pig Whole Hog BBQ ~ Chapel Hill N.C.

Barbecue
July 27, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: The Pig Whole Hog BBQ 630 Weaver Dairy Road Chapel Hill N.C. 27514 the eats: Pulled Pork, Pork Ribs, Pork Cheek, you get the idea  the bucks: $10 a head if you’re doing meats by the pound the full nelson: why folks from North Carolina love their bbq The Pig Whole Hog BBQ is pretty much exactly that. A whole hog that has been rendered oh so tender with robust with flavor that can only come ...
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Chimichurri recipe: the best bbq sauce ever

Recipe
June 30, 2020
Chimichurri recipe: the last word on BBQ sauce I wish Argentina was a little closer. Their style of barbecue, asado, has long been the blueprint of many backyard bbqs at Casa Khan. For years I relied on the food processor and red wine vinegar for my benchmark chimichurri recipe. Then one fine day I found myself without red wine vinegar and too lazy to pull out the food processor. I turned to plain old white vinegar and my chef’s knife. ...
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Leftovers hacks: Warm Lentil Salad

Barbecue
May 6, 2020

Leftovers hacks: Warm Lentil Salad

Barbecue
May 6, 2020
Warm Lentil Salad: a BBQ leftovers recipe hack  My favorite part about the Austin barbecue experience is over ordering. When you order meats by the pound, a quarter pound sounds kinda minuscule right? And a pound of brisket per person is clearly reasonable. It is that kind of thinking that brings butcher wrapped leftovers to my fridge. Don’t weep too hard for me. Now one can easily reheat that barbecue in a cast iron skillet or low and slow in ...
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Bang for your BRISKET Buck: 5 Austin BBQ Picks

Austin
May 18, 2017
It often starts in a backyard where a Dad dumps lighter fluid over a pyramid of charcoal briquettes. Hotdogs stand at the ready to be charred. You inevitably eat outside. For a moment, the modern suburban American is somehow a little more connected to nature and the primal beginnings of human civilization. Eating around the fire is both ancient ritual and modern day American food tradition. In either case, while the scenario is fun, eating well from fire is often ...
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