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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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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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Pulled Pork and Waffles

Scoring Q and Drinking Brew, Part 3: How To Enjoy BBQ When You're Not At A Competition

Blake Marcum is a Memphis Barbecue Network Judge, Competes on a Competition BBQ Team, and craft beer lover. Here is is latest installment to his column “Scoring Q and Drinking Brew”: I would like to thank my readers (both of you) for pointing out that I posted Lesson 4 before Lesson 3 in this blog. […]

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Pulled Pork and Waffles

Scoring Q and Drinking Brew, Part 3: How To Enjoy BBQ When You’re Not At A Competition

Blake Marcum is a Memphis Barbecue Network Judge, Competes on a Competition BBQ Team, and craft beer lover. Here is is latest installment to his column “Scoring Q and Drinking Brew”: I would like to thank my readers (both of you) for pointing out that I posted Lesson 4 before Lesson 3 in this blog. […]

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Memphis In May BBQ Judging

“Scoring Q and Drinking Brew” by contributing writer Blake Marcum

Here’s part 2 of contributing writer Blake Marcum’s Column about BBQ Judging entitled “Scoring Q and Drinking Brew”. (You can read part one: “Ancillary Categories” here) Blake is a certified MBN judge and also competes in KCBS and MBN competitions around the Southeast so he definitely knows his BBQ! Blake has done his share of […]

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