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3 Common Smoking Mistakes That Ruin Your BBQ

3 Common Smoking Mistakes That Ruin Your BBQ

If you’re a beginner at the smoker, you might be sabotaging your barbecue efforts – even if you don’t realize it yet. So, make sure you avoid these smoking mistakes new smokers often make. Then, you can ensure that your next family cookout goes off without a hitch.

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Best Meats for Smoking

Best Meats for Smoking

Would you consider yourself a grillmaster? Do you enjoy spending the weekend grilling your favorite meats? If so, you are probably interested in meat smoking as well. Smoking meat is a slow process in which low temperatures are used to tenderize meat and add intense flavor. And, we know you take grilling and smoking seriously, so it’s not a bad idea to learn about the best meats for smoking. Then, you can impress everyone in the neighborhood with your smoking skills. Below are a few examples of the best meats for smoking, whether you are a beginner or a master smoker.

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When to Apply BBQ Sauce

When to Apply BBQ Sauce

Grilling is a serious job. And, there are endless meat options, cooking styles, and BBQ sauce techniques to consider before picking up the tongs. Primarily, when cooking various meats on the grill or in a smoker, the timing and the way in which you apply BBQ sauce is crucial. Not to mention, what type of sauce you use should be considered.

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The Science Behind Smoking Meat

The Science Behind Smoking Meat

Through the process of smoking, foods are tenderized, flavor is added, and many of the poorest cuts of meat are transformed into a rich, delightful meal. Of course, most people are familiar with smoked fish, ham, or bacon. However, in a traditional barbecue, there is indeed a science behind smoking meat. Smoking in barbecues can take as little as one hour or as long as twenty or more hours. And, the temperature at which you smoke the meat is also an essential factor. Not to mention, the correct equipment, such as containers and the type of wood used, is needed for the long smoke. So, before you dive into the world of meat smoking, take some notes and learn all about the science behind smoking meat.

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What is Kielbasa?

What is Kielbasa?

Having originated in Poland, Kielbasa is a delicious food item that is now enjoyed around the world. Nearly everyone has tried this sausage in some form and at some point in time, be it in a dish for dinner or straight off the grill. It is a fun word to say and has a most interesting history. Learn more about Kielbasa, it’s history and how it is made.

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The History of Baked Beans

The History of Baked Beans

Have you ever wondered about where your favorite side dish originated? Well, sit for a spell and indulge us as we retell our version of the History of Baked Beans. Its a real doozie of a tale!

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BBQ and Beer Pairings

BBQ and Beer Pairings

We could chew the fat for hours about the perfect BBQ and beer pairings. At Chad’s we feel it is the quintessential meal combo. Here are a few suggestions for you to try!

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3 Helpful Winter Grilling Tips From Chad’s

3 Helpful Winter Grilling Tips From Chad's

Chad’s believes you should be able to enjoy great BBQ all year long. Here are 3 Helpful Winter Grilling Tips to keep you cooking no matter the temperatures. Because, good food knows no season!

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BBQ Lovers Gift-Giving Guide

BBQ Lovers Gift-Giving Guide

Wondering what to buy for the meathead in your life this holiday season? Why not surprise the outdoor cook with one of these gifts for BBQ lovers? Not only are they the perfect presents to make them happy, but you will also eat better as a result! Here is a BBQ Lovers Gift-Giving Guide chock full of helpful hints.

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Where Did the Word BBQ Come From?

Where Did the Word BBQ Come From?

Have you ever wondered where did the word BBQ come from? Or about the origin of the art of the barbecue? Much as any prized method it is steeped in tradition, mixed in with a little bit of superstition and passion.

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