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Operation BBQ Relief

Operation BBQ Relief

On May 20th, a monster F-4 tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, destroying homes, schools, and businesses in seconds, killing 24 people, and devastating the lives of tens of thousands more. Within 24 hours, Operation BBQ Relief (OBR) was serving hot meals to the survivors and the first responders on hand to help. Founded in May, 2011, OBR has served slow-smoked, made-from-scratch barbecue to hundreds of thousands survivors of hurricane Sandy in New York (see photo, above), wildfires in Colorado Springs,...

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Tools of the Trade: Hasty-Bake

Tools of the Trade: Hasty-Bake

We’re starting a new series in which we look at American and international barbecue grills and smokers. In the annals of American barbecue grills, the Oklahoma-built Hasty-Bake is one of the most singular cookers ever built. The design has changed little from the days when Grant Hastings first founded the company in 1948: an adjustable charcoal shelf beneath a glass-fronted firebox. This enables you to cook at high heat, low heat, and everywhere...

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FATTIE

YOU CAN GRILL WHAT?!!! Here's a little piece of heaven from The Burn Co. in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Meet the infamous "fattie", a porcine extravaganza featuring pork sausage, spicy sausage, and smoked sausage swaddled in a bacon blanket and smoked on a Hasty Bake. Yes, take an extra Lipitor, and no, I bet you can't eat just one slice.

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LEGENDS OF BARBECUE

LEGENDS OF BARBECUE Meet Adam Myers, co-owner and pit master extraordinaire at Burn Co. Barbeque in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Myers spent 12 years working for local pit manufacturer Hasty-Bake, and he does all his smoking on these singular Oklahoma-built grills. He burns Ozark hickory and oak with hickory chunks for smoke. The results are pretty amazing, from spice-crusted baby back ribs to melt-in-your mouth pulled pork. Get here early or expect...

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BOOK TOUR CHRONICLES

BOOK TOUR CHRONICLES - TULSA Oklahoma. Oil country. Route 66. It was a short day in Tulsa, but we sure packed a lot in. No trip to this oil-centric town would be complete without a photo with the Tulsa oil man! It's not every day that you get a craft beer made in your honor. Here I am at the Marshall Brewery with brew master-in-chief Eric Marshall (left). He created a bacon-flavored Steven Raichlen porter. Serve it with...what else? ribs!...

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