Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Barbecue University® Final Exam

  1. Name the five methods of live fire cooking:
  2. Which of our human ancestors is credited with discovering the art of roasting meat over fire?
    1. Neanderthal
    2. Homo erectus
    3. Homo habilis
    4. Cro-Magnon
  3. What is barbecue?
    1. A type of food that is smoked
    2. A piece of cooking equipment
    3. A meal eaten outdoors
    4. All of the above
    5. Other—please elaborate
  4. Explain the difference between grilling and barbecuing.
  5. Both beef brisket and pulled pork should be cooked to an internal temperature of at least ___ degrees.
  6. Name three methods for testing the doneness of a steak.
  7. What is the “Mississippi” test?