Barbecue

Barbecue is often described as low and slow cooking. On Embers and Flame we’re going to call Barbecue anything not cooked over direct heat.

The Austin BBQ City Guide from Full and Content

October 21, 2013

Editor’s Note: I love all kinds of BBQ, but there is a special place in my heart for Texas BBQ and the city of Austin. Texas was where I had my first taste of smoked brisket. And Austin was the place where, as a young 18 year old soldier stationed at Fort Hood I experienced Jerry Jeff Walker and Asleep At The Wheel at the Armadillo World Headquarters for the first time or got to hang our with Elvis Costello at Raul’s. [...]

Guest Blog Post: Sean Bardwell’s Smoked Tomato Penne

October 15, 2013

I'd like to say I'm not one of those BBQ guys who thinks that bacon makes everything better, but that would be a complete lie! I love bacon and have a serious bacon collection and addiction. A few years ago I heard about Bakon vodka and have since been on a quest to add it to my collection. I finally was able to add the "grail" to my collection last week. [...]

Steve Coddington Is Living The Dream

October 11, 2013

The road to Pitmaster at Lockhart's BBQ in Royal Oak, Michigan is probably not the road Steve want to start down, but the prize at the end of that road probably makes the journey a little better. It was a road that started, like all to many people, with loosing a job due to the economic downturn. [...]

My Take On Pork N’ Beans

October 3, 2013

My mom, when I was growing up, was a good cook. She could whip up some fantastic meals. Watching my mom and to some extent my grandmother cook is one of the reasons I am, today, so interested in cooking. Every once in a while my mom would venture off the normal meat and potatoes, somewhat healthy meal and would fix, what I now [...]

“The Evolution of American Barbecue” from Smithsonian

July 19, 2013

If any gastronomical treat could give the proverbially American apple pie a run for its money, it might just be barbecue. The culinary tradition of cooking meat low and slow over indirect flame (the true definition of barbecue – imposters who grill, take note) has become so prevalent over the years [...]
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