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International barbecue champion and bestselling cookbook author Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk hosts a podcast about the smoky world of barbecue and grilling. The Barbecue Secrets podcast features interviews with barbecue experts, answers to listener questions, great recipes and useful tips and tricks.

International barbecue champion and bestselling cookbook author Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk hosts a podcast about the smoky world of barbecue and grilling. The Barbecue Secrets podcast features interviews with barbecue experts, answers to listener questions, great recipes and useful tips and tricks.
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International barbecue champion and bestselling cookbook author Rockin' Ronnie Shewchuk hosts a podcast about the smoky world of barbecue and grilling. The Barbecue Secrets podcast features interviews with barbecue experts, answers to listener questions, great recipes and useful tips and tricks.

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English


Episodes

BBQ Secrets Episode 23 - Canadian Jerk, Craziest Basting Brushes Ever, and Nudism, Rockin' Ronnie Style

8/27/2015
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SHOW NOTES In this episode I talk about building an authentic Jamaican-style jerk pit for this year's Brewery and the Beast in Vancouver, where I joined my friends from Johnston's Pork to serve up 14 delicious jerked pork bellies. A the same event, ninja chef Rob Belcham of Campagnolo restaurant outdid himself by spit roasting a whole 250-lb. farmed sturgeon using three whole octopi stuffed with chorizo as basting brushes. At the end of the episode I talk about an experience my wife...

Duration:00:27:33

BBQ Secrets episode 22 - Greek style ribs

7/3/2015
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Here's a link to the recipe I talked about for Greek-Style ribs.

Duration:00:19:37

BBQ Secrets Episode 21 - Summery Steaks

6/27/2015
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Hey barbecue fans. I hope you enjoy this edition of the show. Here's a link to the recipes I talk about. Like Barbecue Secrets on Facebook and follow me on twitter. And if you haven't found me yet on iTunes, come here. Get grillin'! Ronnie

Duration:00:16:11

Barbecue Secrets Podcast Episode 20, and recipes of the week!

6/19/2015
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I'm back with a new podcast! For some reason unknown to me, in the last couple of weeks the number of Barbecue Secrets listeners has jumped from about 40 to over 600 a day. Not sure what's going on, but I figure if there's that much interest in the show I'd better start producing some new episodes. I hope you like this one, and I'm looking forward to making more. For all you CKNW listeners, here are your recipes for this week. Enjoy! Beach-Friendly Snacks As soon as we get unpacked...

Duration:00:35:17

Barbecue Secrets Episode 19: a season-ending feast of barbecue wisdom

8/31/2013
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Welcome to episode 19 of the Barbecue Secrets Podcast. It's the last episode of the season, and it's a doozie! If you're viewing this on the podcast blog, click on the little "pod" icon to the left of the episode title above to listen to the show. Hope you like it! SHOW NOTES FOR EPISODE 19 It doesn't get much better than this, my friends. This show starts out with an interview with my friend Brian Misko of House of Q, a barbecue champion many times over and maker of a great line of...

Duration:01:42:54

Barbecue Secrets Episode 18 - a chat with the Godfather of Zin

8/9/2013
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Welcome to episode 18 of the Barbecue Secrets Podcast! Click on the little "pod" icon to the left of the episode title above to listen to the show. You can subscribe to it for free on iTunes here. You can also get a handy Android app to hear the latest show and dive into the back catalogue for only $3.99. Find out how at the end of this post! SHOW NOTES FOR EPISODE 18 In this episode I sift through the ashes of my team's spotty performance at the Canadian National BBQ Championships in...

Duration:00:50:27

Barbecue Secrets Episode #17 - An Audience with Barbecue Queen Karen Adler

8/3/2013
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Welcome to episode 17 of the Barbecue Secrets Podcast! Click on the icon to the left of the episode title above to listen to the show. You can subscribe to it for free on iTunes here. You can also get a handy Android app to hear the latest show and dive into the back catalogue for only $3.99. You'll need the free Amazon Appstore app, which you can get by visiting this link on your Android phone. From the Amazon Appstore, search for Barbecue Secrets, pay using your Amazon account, and...

Duration:01:04:57

BBQ Secrets #Sweet 16 - Brisket Secrets, a Texas BBQ Adventure, and a talk with Chris Lilly!

7/26/2013
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Welcome to episode 16 of Barbecue Secrets! Click here to listen to the show, or subscribe to it on iTunes here. SHOW NOTES In the first segment I talk about brisket. Here's a link to my brisket recipe (along with a bonus lamb dish). The second segment of the show features highlights of my trip to Central Texas a few years ago that includes behind-the-scenes visits to Smitty's Market and Chisholm Trail Bar-B-Que in Lockhart, Texas and Southside Market in nearby Elgin. I made a short...

Duration:01:11:11

BBQ Secrets #15: National BBQ Day!

7/13/2013
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Hey barbecue fans, welcome to edition #15 of the show! I'd love to hear from you -- write me at rockinronnie at ronshewchuk.com, tweet me @rockinronnie, or post something on the Barbecue Secrets Facebook page. You can listen to this episode by clicking on the icon next to the title of this blog post, but one of the easiest and best ways to listen to the show is to subscribe to it through the iTunes store. The latest show will automatically download to your Mac, PC or iPhone. It's...

Duration:01:26:33

BBQ Secrets #14: Blues legend Amos Garrett and Kosta the Fishmonger, plus Ronnie's rotisserie tips

7/7/2013
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Hey barbecue fans, welcome to the latest edition of the podcast! You can listen to this episode by clicking on the icon next to the title of this blog post, but one of the easiest and best ways to listen to the show is to subscribe to it through the iTunes store. The latest show will automatically download to your Mac, PC or iPhone. It's convenient, and it's free. Find Barbecue Secrets on iTunes here. SHOW NOTES This week's show features talks with two legendary figures -- guitarist and...

Duration:01:26:31

BBQ Secrets #13: The Joys of mezcal ... and Meathead tries to bust a BBQ myth

6/28/2013
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Before I get into this week's podcast, I want to make sure you know about one of the best ways to listen to the show. Subscribe to it through the iTunes store and it will automatically download to your Mac, PC or iPhone. It's convenient, and it's free. Find Barbecue Secrets on iTunes here. SHOW NOTES This week's show is a doozy. I have a long, boozy, smoky talk with Eric Lorenz of Lorenz Agave Spirits, along with another busted barbecue myth from Meathead Goldwyn of...

Duration:01:35:03

BBQ Secrets #12: Checking in With Old Friends

6/21/2013
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When I launched this podcast back in 2006, I had some superb guests. I thought it would be fun to re-connect with some of them and find out how they've been up to. It was great fun to get caught up with Jackie Weight, the first and only non-American, and the first woman, to win the Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue, way back in 2004. Jackie recounts the story of the contest that changed her life and talks about the evolution of Southern-Style Barbecue in the UK. I...

Duration:01:12:11

BBQ Secrets #11: Richard Campbell's Paella on the Grill and a chat with Angie Quaale

6/14/2013
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I'm BAAAACK! After a multi-year hiatus, the Barbecue Secrets Podast returns, better than ever. In this episode I connect with tech and barbecue geek Richard Campbell, who shares his recipe for Spanish-style Paella on the Grill and recounts his experience of regional barbecue in Romania, and I have an in-depth conversation with one of the leading lights in Canadian barbecue, Angie Quaale. Here's a link to more about Richard, and here's the recipe for Paella on the Grill. Here's more...

Duration:01:39:20

Christy Clark interviews Ronnie about burgers and takes listener calls

8/15/2009
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On August 11th I had a great time on the Christy Clark Show. In this episode I serve Christy the first-place winner in the Backyard Burger event of this year's Canadian National BBQ Championships in Whistler, B.C., my Beef Burger With Chile Butter Core. I also answer a bunch of great listener questions.

Duration:00:26:26

Ronnie and friends talk barbecue on The Tasting Room

5/17/2009
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My friends Gary Johnstone of Johnstone's BBQs and Parts and Angie Quaale, organizer of BBQ on the Bypass, join me on a season-opening barbecue panel talking about outdoor cooking with broadcasting icon Terry David Mulligan, on his food and wine show, The Tasting Room.

Duration:00:22:36

Rockin' Ronnie call-in segment May 4th on Vancouver's Christy Clark show

5/5/2009
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Had a nice visit with Vancouver CKNW radio talk show host Christy Clarke and had a chance to take some great listener questions.

Duration:00:17:40

Everything I Know About Communication, I Learned From Barbecue: Part III

1/21/2009
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Here's the third installment of my interview with communications guru Steve Crescenzo.

Duration:00:11:09

Everything I Know About Communication, I Learned From Barbecue: Part II

1/18/2009
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Here's part two of my interview with old pal Steve Crescenzo (seen pictured on the right, with me and team mate Tom Masterson at the Nationals in Whistler in 2004). In this episode, entitled: Are You a Chicken or a Pork Butt, I get to the main courses of my barbecue-as-a-metaphor-for-communication theory.

Duration:00:19:14

Everything I Know About Communication, I Learned From Barbecue: Part I

1/10/2009
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In addition to my life as a barbecue fanatic, I am also a communication consultant. I have been working for years trying to find a way to put these two parts of my life together in perfect balance, and I'm coming close. This interview with me, in a recent podcast by my friend, communication guru Steve Crescenzo, has me talking about what barbecue can teach us about how to improve communication in the workplace. It's the first of three segments. Hope you enjoy it!

Duration:00:16:13

Barbecue Secrets #9: Rockin' Ronnie on The Tasting Room

8/6/2008
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I recently had the pleasure of being part of a barbecue panel on Terry David Mulligan's new radio show, The Tasting Room, along with my fellow barbecue competitors Adam Protter (www.bigsmoke.ca) and Justin Kyllo (www.smokeandbones.ca). I've turned our segment into an episode of the Barbecue Secrets podcast.

Duration:00:11:49