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How Do You Keep a Brisket Moist While Smoking It?

How Do You Keep a Brisket Moist While Smoking It?

If you have a family get-together coming up, a big BBQ, or a special occasion that only a slab of delicious meat can celebrate, it’s a good time to break out the smoker. And if you’ve got brisket on the mind, you need to do it right. That means you have to learn how to keep a brisket moist. Nothing’s worse than dry meat at a BBQ. If you aren’t a pro BBQ connoisseur just yet, but you want to make sure your brisket comes out perfectly, we’ve got some tips and advice on how to keep a brisket moist.

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Charcoal vs. Wood Grilling: What’s the Best One?

Charcoal vs. Wood Grilling: What's the Best One?

Summer is right around the corner. That means scrubbing the grates, cleaning the hood, sweeping out last summer’s BBQ ashes, and solving the age-old debate — charcoal vs. wood grilling — what’s best? To lighten your load, we highlighted the differences and benefits of charcoal vs. wood grilling.

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Maine Root – What You Want to Know About Our Soft Drinks

Maine Root - What You Want to Know About Our Soft Drinks

Here at Chad’s BBQ, we only offer the best of the best to our customers. You won’t find anything ordinary on our menu. Instead, you can expect extraordinary! From our freshly smoked meats to our soft drinks – we’ve got you covered. When some people look at our menu, they ask us, “Do you carry Pepsi or Coke?” Our answer is always the same – no, and that’s because we currently offer a much more sustainable option. All our fountain sodas are supplied by Maine Root™.

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How to BBQ the Right Way: Top Meat Cuts Showdown

How to BBQ the Right Way: Top Meat Cuts Showdown

In order to call yourself a true pit master, you’ve got to back it up with a certain amount of BBQ knowledge. Which means mastering some of those intricate barbecue terms, like pork tenderloin versus pork loin. Or, knowing the difference between spare ribs and baby back ribs. To help, we’ve broken down some of the most popular meat cuts and their differences. Let’s explore!

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What is the Best Wood for Smoking Meat? Part 2

What is the Best Wood for Smoking Meat? Part 2

You can’t smoke tender, flavorful meat with just any wood. The best wood for smoking meat should give your barbecue a nice crust and a juicy, smoky flavor. Generally, mild woods are perfect for poultry and fish. While medium woods are suitable for pork and tougher poultry (such as turkey and duck). Finally, strong hardwoods pair well for dark red meat. So, without further ado, and as a continuation of our previous wood smoking blog, we’re rounding up more wood-meat combinations to try. Check out the 9 best wood for smoking meat below.

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2020 Marks Our 7th Anniversary

2020 Marks Our 7th Anniversary

It has been 7 years! That’s right, 7 great years of smoking your favorite dishes, connecting with our awesome community, and rocking out new recipes. Over the years, we have been visited by Governer Hogan, made award-winning wings, built our craft beer selection, and bottled our sauces – just to name a few things. We are so thankful for our friends, family, and customers who have made the past 7 years amazing. So to mark 2020 and our 7th anniversary, we just want to list the 7 things we are looking forward to this year.

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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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