Buying Guide

Pit Mitt

It all started with a glove company wanting some promotion. They offered to send me some heat resistant gloves if I’d just write a blog post about them. When I asked instead for a way to purchase them online, they directed me to Amazon. At almost $36 per pair, these gloves weren’t cheap and buying a single glove wasn’t an option, so I went looking for others. That’s where I found the Pit Mitt. At…

Buying Guide: BBQ Books

My library is packed with barbecue books, and it seems there are more options showing up every year. Most folks at this time of year would provide a round-up of the best books of 2013. I’ve got some catching up do, so I included some great ones from 2012 as well. This is a lot of books to choose from, and they all have some merit, but I’ve marked my favorites that I keep going…

Buying Guide: Mail Order BBQ

Living in Texas, we have easy access to great barbecue every day. We also understand that the whole country isn’t so lucky. If you’re looking for that unique gift, or you just want to serve some great food over the holidays, you might want to get some great barbecue shipped to you or your loved ones. Here are some great options in Texas and across the country. TEXAS BARBECUE: Angelo’s in Fort Worth offers hickory…

Buying Guide: BBQ Stuff

Barbecue is usually all about the meat, but we also love everything that surrounds the world of barbecue. Tomorrow we’ll have a complete buying guide for mail-order barbecue, and a guide to this year’s barbecue books on Wednesday. Today, we bring you a gift guide for Texas barbecue. If you want a shirt or hat from your favorite barbecue joint, then you already know where to get that. These are gifts that might be a…