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“Scoring Q and Drinking Brew”, Lesson 5: BBQ Ain’t Always Pretty, But It Is BBQ

Scoring Q and Drinking Brew By Blake Marcum After cooking at the grand show that is the Memphis in May World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest, it’s a fun time to go back to smaller competitions. Smaller competitions are where I found my love for BBQ and really got to know some of my fellow competitors.  Leaving […]

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Scoring Q and Drinking Brew: Winning First Place in Pork Shoulder at Memphis In May

Scoring Q and Drinking Brew By Blake Marcum “SWINE O’ MINE!” Inside my head were two thoughts.  One, did he mean Sweet Swine O’ Mine?  Two, did he just mess up reading out the name of the Grand Champion for the Memphis in May World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest?  I know I’m getting WAY ahead […]

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BBQ Pitmasters Season Premier Tonight: My Interview with Myron Mixon, Cookbook Giveaway, and The BBQ Pitmasters Drinking Game

Is everyone stoked to watch the season premier of BBQ Pitmasters Season 5 tonight? I got the chance to interview Myron and discuss what’s different about this season versus seasons in the past. He said there is a change to the judging line up where there will be a guest judge every season with a […]

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The Sanctioning Bodies of Competition BBQ: The Law of BBQ Land

Introducing Dillon Black, the newest GrillGrrrl contributor and competition BBQ afficionado (he competes on the Bubba and Son team in NC/SC): As I am writing this many competition teams are competing at the famous Memphis in May World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest in Memphis, TN. This got me thinking about the different stationing bodies that […]

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Congrats to Sweet Swine O Mine BBQ Team for Winning Grand Champion: Memphis In May 2013

I’m feeling really proud of my good friend and GrillGrrrl contributor, Blake Marcum, whose team won Grand Champion of Memphis In May World Championship Cooking Competition. FYI, this is the Superbowl of Swine, and being named “Grand Champion” means you are the overall winner, having the highest overall score from the judges. Another big shoutout […]

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