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This show is the culmination of many things. The love of barbecue and grilling, the love of radio and all it does for people and the desire to spread knowledge on this subject.

This show is the culmination of many things. The love of barbecue and grilling, the love of radio and all it does for people and the desire to spread knowledge on this subject.
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Los Angeles, CA

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This show is the culmination of many things. The love of barbecue and grilling, the love of radio and all it does for people and the desire to spread knowledge on this subject.

Language:

English

Contact:

216-952-0000


Episodes

The Best Moments of the BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

6/22/2018
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Episode 25 In this edition, Jon Solberg puts together a great road to the weekend. First up, 5 time Memphis in May winner Chris Lilly from Big Bob Gibson, talks about their win (at that time it was 2011) and also speaks on the judging process. In the 2nd part, Fred Grosse from Mojo Bricks talks about his unique wood product and how he got in to business...You can listen to the full show by clicking the link below. Original Air Date: 5/17/2011 Original Full Show Link: CLICK HERE

Duration:00:16:24

BJ’S Restaurant & Brewhouse Gets Help From Big Poppa Smokers!!

6/21/2018
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(Hour 2 - June 19, 2018) In the 2nd hour, I will be joined by Scott Rodriguez, the Senior Vice President of Culinary and Kitchen Innovation for BJ's Restaurant Brewhouse. Scott is also part of the BBQ team Toot and Stinky's Cali-Q. He will give us a great view of "professional cooking" as well as competition BBQ. How does one help the other, and, how does he meet Sterling Ball and form an alliance to have him get in the kitchen to do some recipe creation for them. Many of which are on the...

Duration:00:59:27

Steven Raichlen on a SERIOUS Book Tour!!

6/19/2018
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(Hour 1 – June 19, 2018) The 3rd Tuesday of the month brings a visit from 2015 BBQ Hall of Fame inductee, Steven Raichlen. We will talk about some new places he has visited while on his book tour, what his favorite places are to eat at on the road, his thoughts on the new 2018 […]

Duration:00:59:36

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

6/15/2018
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Episode 24 In this edition, Jon Solberg puts together a “Texas Based” show for your listening pleasure. My guy, Clarence Joseph from Momma and Poppa Joe’s BBQ kicks it off. In the 2nd segment, another one of my favorite Texan’s, Junior Urias from Up In Smoke BBQ, talks about catering and other BBQ items. You can listen […]

Duration:00:19:31

Daniel Vaughn Says I’m Not Corageous…

6/14/2018
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(June 12th, 2018 – Hour 2) In the 2nd hour, I was joined by quarterly guest and the first BBQ editor in the country, Daniel Vaughn, from Texas Monthly. We discussed the passing of Anthony Bourdain, the 2018 Class for the BBQ Hall of Fame. Daniel has a vote for the HOF and said my generally […]

Duration:01:01:59

2018 BBQ Hall of Famer – Tuffy Stone of Cool Smoke!

6/12/2018
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(June 12, 2018 – Hour 1) Audio Disclaimer upfront…the phone connection was a little brutal) This interview has been lined up for WEEKS! So, while it seems like I am riding the BBQ Hall of Fame stuff a bit too much, you will excuse me while I welcome newly inducted 2018 BBQ Hall of Famer […]

Duration:00:57:48

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

6/8/2018
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Episode 23 In this edition, Jon Solberg puts together a segment with Randy Owen, the owner of Thermoworks (the company that makes the Thermapen). You’ll get some history on the company and the products. After Randy, Chris Marks from 3 Little Pigs shows up and talks about his BBQ experience and his line of cookers. You can […]

Duration:00:21:24

Crowd Cow Buys Olive Feed Beef!

6/7/2018
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(June 5, 2018 – Hour 2) Joe Heitzberg from Crowd Cow, joined me to talk about their current business model, Japanese beef, how they are bringing it here to the states using their business model and their new book “Craft Beef”. There is some GREAT beef stories during our time together. For quick access to […]

Duration:01:02:34

All The BBQ Hall Of Fame Answers You Ever Wanted!

6/6/2018
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(June 5, 2018 – Hour 1) In keeping with the BBQ Hall of Fame motif, I welcomed the Events Manager from the World Series of Barbecue, Emily Parks. We dove in to the history of the BBQ Hall of Fame and also went in-depth on who is voting, how the nominee names are gathered, the […]

Duration:00:59:43

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

6/1/2018
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Episode 22 In this edition, Jon Solberg presents to you a a great “food safety” segment with Danny Coogle of Pit Bulls Up In Smoke. Danny also shares some pork cooking tips. Then, 5 time Memphis in May Grand Champion Pitmaster, Chris Lilly from Big Bob Gibson’s talks about the evolution of BBQ and pork selection! […]

Duration:00:17:00

Kingsford Charcoal is REALLY getting in to the wood pellet game!

5/31/2018
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(Hour 2 – May 29, 2018) I turned Doug Scheiding from Rogue Cookers in back to back weeks and we talked about the BBQ Central Show karma, the Traeger grills Pro and Timberline grills, Traeger grills shop classes and Doug also gave us a tip on “hood down or hood up” when starting the new […]

Duration:00:59:40

Who In The BBQ World Was Columbus B. Hill??

5/29/2018
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(Hour 1 – May 29, 2018) Adrian Miller (The Soul Food Scholar) joined me to talk about 2018 BBQ Hall of Fame nominee, Columbus B. Hill. Adrian shared how he made his BBQ bones, the event the sullied his BBQ reputation for a while and how he came to BBQ prominence in the Colorado area. […]

Duration:00:59:45

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

5/25/2018
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Episode 21 In this edition, Jon Solberg presents to you a segment with the creator of Blues Hog BBQ Sauces and rubs, Bill Arnold (who should be in the BBQ Hall of Fame!!). After Bill, Pitmaster of Cool Smoke Tuffy Stone, chats about his DQ at a BBQ contest. You can listen to the full […]

Duration:00:20:16

The Embedded Correspondents Segment – BBQ Hall of Fame

5/24/2018
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The 4th Tuesday of the month brings another edition of the ECS! Doug from Texas, Steve from Tennessee, David from Oklahoma and I talk about the BBQ Hall of Fame, who’s nominated, who we think should get in and what issues the HOF has right now. This is a great segment that asks tough questions […]

Duration:00:57:50

The Shed Wins 2018 Memphis In May – Interview

5/22/2018
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2018 Memphis In May winners Brad and Brooke Orrison (Lewis) from The Shed BBQ joined me to recap a HUGE weekend in Memphis. They took home world titles in chicken wings, whole hog and the overall world title. They also captured the Kingsford Tour title as well for the 2nd year in a row. Brad and Brooke […]

Duration:01:01:09

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

5/18/2018
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Episode 20 In this edition, Jon Solberg presents to you a double-header with one of my favorite live-fire cooks, Adam Perry Lang! APL just opened his new restaurant and if you aren’t familiar with him, here is a nice “taster”. You can listen to the full show by clicking the link below. Guest: Adam Perry Lang […]

Duration:00:21:26

Melissa Cookston Talks Memphis In May 2018!

5/17/2018
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In the 2nd hour, I was joined by (2) time Memphis in May overall GC, cookbook author and BBQ Hall of Famer, Melissa Cookston of Yazoo’s Delta Q. We discussed her hogs for the weekend, the flavors she plans on using, her past experience cooking and winning there and who she thinks has a good shot at winning. We […]

Duration:00:59:44

Steven Raichlen Kicks Off The Book-Tour & SCA Updates!

5/15/2018
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(Hour 1 – May 15, 2018 Show) The 3rd Tuesday of the month brings a visit from best selling author, TV host, cooking class instructor and BBQ Hall of Famer, Steven Raichlen of Barbecue Bible. We covered a variety of topics to include his book tour, the wortst on-set experience for his TV show, TV shows […]

Duration:00:59:45

The Best Moments of The BBQ Central Show in 10 Minutes or Less

5/11/2018
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Episode 19 In this edition, Jon Solberg presents to you a show from May 15, 2012. Heat Hall from Pork Barrel BBQ was running a pretty interesting YouTube campaign back then. In the 2nd segment, Food Network TV host, Robert Rainford stopped by to talk about his new book. You can listen to the full […]

Duration:00:21:08

Andrew Bloom from Wichita Packing & Gold Dusted Wings!

5/10/2018
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(Hour 2 – May 8, 2018 Live Show) In the second hour I was joined by first time guest, Andrew Bloom, from Wichita Packing. Andrew will told us about their long history (Chicago based) in the meat business and who they sponsor on the competition side of things. We also talked about the meat sector and […]

Duration:00:59:00