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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

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216-952-0000


Episodes

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

8/17/2018
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Episode 33 What’s on tap: This week, you get to re-listen to the first time I had Sterling Ball (Big Poppa Smokers) on the show. Sterling is one of the most prolific and successful competition cooks in the country. He also happens to be run one of the most successful BBQ business on the internet which includes his hugely successful line of rubs and seasonings. You can listen to the full show by clicking the link below. Original Air Date: 9/11/2012 Original Full Show Link: CLICK HERE

Duration:00:21:29

A Pressurized BBQ Pit??!! YES!!

8/16/2018
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(Hour 2 - August 14, 2018) In the 2nd hour, I will be joined by someone who has been sweeping the BBQ nation over the past few weeks. Kyle Riggen has created (and is making) an item called the K-Rigg. Ever thought about making a "pressure cooker smoker"?? No, well Kyle did...and now you can buy it! When did he decide this is something he wanted to pursue, how is it made, how does it work...will it explode? All questions that will be answered during our visit! For quick access to all show...

Duration:00:57:08

A fight over tacos…and I am accused of being a D-Bag…not the first time!

8/14/2018
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(Hour One - August 14, 2018) The second Tuesday of the month usually finds me chatting it up with Amazingribs.com founder, Meathead. However, this month he is unable to answer the bell...but I have a spectacular guest to fill the open spaces. Sam The Cooking Guy will joined me and we talked about where NNT is currently (one month old), what the fave taco is, what pitfalls he has had to endure and I am unable to get him to tell me what the "magic number of tacos is" to break even at the shop....

Duration:01:04:53

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

8/10/2018
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Episode 32 What’s on tap: I have been saying it for the past few shows on Tuesday nights...We don;t eat as much turkey as we should be!! WHY IS THAT?!! Leave your comment at the bottom. Not withstanding that, in this “double-header” episode, will hear from fan favorite and multiple Emmy winner, Sam "The Cooking Guy" Zien do a bunch of turkey talk. It doesn't always have to be holiday season to eat one of these birds...so get at it!! You can listen to the full show by clicking the link below....

Duration:00:19:17

Stories from the Pit???

8/9/2018
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(August 7, 2018 - Hour 2) In the 2nd hour, I will be joined by Hardcore Carnivore, Jess Pryles. Tonight we will cover topics ranging from her new bbq rub being released, will she write another book, her thoughts on Australian vs. American beef, her upcoming cooking classes, hot dogs and more! Closing the show tonight are the guys who host the "Tales from the Pits" podcast. The show is primarily Texas based and covers the restaurants and happenings in that region of the country. Last week I...

Duration:01:01:19

30 Days Away From Dr. BBQ (The Restaurant)

8/8/2018
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(August 7, 2018 - Hour One) The first Tuesday of the month brings a visit from Dr. BBQ (Ray Lampe). I already have some great Facebook questions to go over with him. Rumor has it that his restaurant will be opening inside of 30 days and he will also be appearing at a BBQ event on the west coast soon. Find out what's real and what's FAKE NEWS! Ever heard of the "Slow N Sear"? If you own a kettle style charcoal cooker you might already have one. Maybe you are on the fence if you should buy one...

Duration:00:59:41

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

8/3/2018
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Episode 31 What’s on tap: In this “double-header” episode, You get to experience what appears to be me "punching through" some pretty bad cellular connections only to be "stunned" by a bad number. The first guy I speak with is an impostor. I don't know if he hit Patrick with an "upper-cut" and took the phone...it was a long time ago...but whoever this guy was, it WAS NOT Patrick Banks. This impostor "bobbed and weaved" through the initial line of questions...but in the end, "threw in the...

Duration:00:20:48

Franklin’s BBQ is NOT Closing, NGS Unveiled and Big Poppa Smokers

8/2/2018
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(Hour 2 - July 31, 2018) Randall Bowman from the KCBS joins me to talk about their new "National Grilling Society" venture. We will find out what it's all about, how it fits in with the vision of KCBS and how it competes with the ACSA and SCA sanctioning bodies. As time allows, we will also talk about the current state of competitive BBQ and what spotlight events are coming up in the next few weeks/months. Closing the show is a long time show sponsor and accomplished BBQ competitor, Sterling...

Duration:01:05:29

A New Steak Sanctioning Body is HERE! (ACSA)

7/31/2018
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(Hour 1 - July 31, 2018) The competitive steak landscape continues to gain popularity and sanctioning bodies. Tonight I talk with Dan Hurst, the founder of theAmerican Competitive Steak Association (ACSA) joins me to talk about their version of steak competitions, when they started, how they judge and what events are coming up to attend or compete in. Dan also puts on a good handful of BBQ competitions during the year to include the very popular "PigMania" here in Ohio. Ever wonder what it...

Duration:00:56:12

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

7/27/2018
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Episode 30 What’s on tap: In this "double-header" episode, Shane Draper (from Draper's BBQ - back then), talks about getting a sauce and rub to market and the items you need to consider if you want to try it! Shane now works with Grilla Grills but still has ties in the rub and sauce market. This content is as relevant today as it was 7 years ago...hopefully you will learn a few things, especially if this is a goal of yours at some point! You can listen to the full show by clicking the link...

Duration:00:21:10

What do the Embedded Correspondents say about steak temps (assignment revealed)

7/26/2018
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Hour 2 - July 24, 2018) The "Embedded Correspondents" segment heats back up. Last month I tasked the EC's to go to any steak house and order a cut of beef to "medium" or 135* internal to see if the steaks come out under-cooked or right on point. Tonight they will reveal their findings and see if the "purposeful under-cooking of steak" is actually a thing or not. We also agreed to do one more round but go with a thermapen AND a flashlight so we can tell true color from fake! I also learned...

Duration:00:59:23

Nick Solares Talks Windy City BBQ and Hot Dogs…

7/24/2018
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(Hour 1- July 24, 2018) First time guest Nick Solares, the "Professional Carnivore", joined me to talk a bit about his background. We started off by recapping his trip to Chicago and looking around at the Windy City Smoke-out, his like of deep-dish pizza, his thought that local Chicago folks actually LIKE deep-dish and we also learned about his history and coming to the USA. We also talked about hot dogs...does Nick boil or not? A spot in the 10th circle of hell (along with me) could be...

Duration:00:59:44

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

7/20/2018
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Episode 29 What’s on tap: One of my favorite human being EVER, Ted Reader, stopped by to talk about, at that time, what was his record breaking hamburger cook. As of this posting, I don't believe he has been passed up and still carries the torch! Teddy doesn't do anything small...and this burger is a great example of it! In the 2nd segment, former "regular guest" Derrick Riches stopped by to talk about his experience at the 2010 Memphis in May contest. It will be interesting to hear what has...

Duration:00:18:41

Hastybake Has Been Around for 70 Years!!

7/19/2018
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(Hour 2 - July 17, 2018) In the 2nd hour I welcomed first timer to the show, Jennifer Caudle from Hastybake. If you are any fan of live-fire cooking, you have heard about Hastybake, but what do you know about the company or the product? Jennifer told us how she got together with HB, how the brand started, where the name came from, how the products have evolved over the years and what the best selling items are currently. She also mentioned that they "MAKE" their own hardwood charcoal and...

Duration:00:54:07

There’s a 10th Circle of Hell For People Who Boil Hot Dogs!!

7/17/2018
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(Hour 1 - July 17, 2018) Steven Raichlen, author of the Barbecue Bible, joined me for an invigorating live-fire cooking conversation. We started talking about outdoor entertainment areas, how to build them out, what pieces you NEED to have and what some "stretch goals" should be as the means become available. We also covered meatless burger popularity and if it will see an increase in favor over the next few years. Steven admits to possibly writing a "meatless" BBQ book at some point in the...

Duration:00:59:49

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

7/13/2018
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Episode 28 What’s on tap: Chris Grove, creator of "Nibble Me This", stopped by to talk about his website and growth. In the 2nd segment, Chad Ward of Whiskey Bent BBQ (and now with Traeger Grills), joined me to talk about competition barbecue. See what's changed and what has stayed the same! You can listen to the full show by clicking the link below. Original Air Date: 11/29/2011 Original Full Show Link: CLICK HERE

Duration:00:18:43

Gotta Get A Moberg Smoker from Sunny Moberg!

7/12/2018
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(Hour 2 - July 10, 2018) Sunny Moberg, of Moberg Smokers, stopped by to talk about his line of cookers. Sunny has been in the pit building for almost 30 years...but has only been doing it full-time for the past 2 years. However, his success has garnered him a current lead time of 16-18 months. Looking at his finished product, it's hard to doubt why the wait time is what it is. Sunny talks about what sets his cookers apart, the materiel he uses, price points and how to run one of his smokers...

Duration:01:01:35

Meathead Talks Steak Conspiracy and Answers Your Questions!

7/10/2018
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(Hour 1 - July 10, 2018) Meathead from amazingribs.com stopped by for his monthly visit and we talked about the steak cooking incidents of 2018 and why chefs won;t use thermometers in the kitchens. We also answered a number of emails that were submitted by FB fans. Always a great time chatting with Meathead! For quick access to all show merch and important links, you can use this Linktree site! PLEASE SUPPORT THE SHOW SPONSORS The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers Butchers BBQ Green Mountain Grills...

Duration:00:59:20

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

7/6/2018
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Episode 27 What's on tap: Will Homer from Painted Hills Ranch stopped in to talk about "natural beef raising"…whatever THAT means. In the 2nd segment my Mom, Connie Rempe, stopped in to share 4 recipes for you to try. You can listen to the full show by clicking the link below. Original Air Date: 7/13/2010 Original Full Show Link: CLICK HERE

Duration:00:17:28

Meat Church is Now In Session!!

7/5/2018
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(Hour 2 - July 3, 2018) In the 2nd hour, I was joined by the creator of the "Meat Church" brand of rubs, apparel and cooking classes, Matt Pittman. We talked about his experience in eating horse meat, Tootsie not wearing his "BBQ AF" t-shirt, his partnership with Traeger, his cooking classes and we also do a brief DEEP-DIVE in to cooking a good brisket! For quick access to all show merch and important links, you can use this Linktree site! PLEASE SUPPORT THE SHOW SPONSORS The BBQ Guru Big...

Duration:00:58:56