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The BBQ Beat is a BBQ Podcast hosted by Kevin Sandridge out of Winter Haven, Florida. Guests include competition BBQ pitmasters, food industry insiders, BBQ and grilling product manufacturers, and event promoters from the US as well as abroad. If you love BBQ and have an appreciation for southern culture and live-fire cooking - this is the barbecue podcast for you.

The BBQ Beat is a BBQ Podcast hosted by Kevin Sandridge out of Winter Haven, Florida. Guests include competition BBQ pitmasters, food industry insiders, BBQ and grilling product manufacturers, and event promoters from the US as well as abroad. If you love BBQ and have an appreciation for southern culture and live-fire cooking - this is the barbecue podcast for you.

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United States

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The BBQ Beat is a BBQ Podcast hosted by Kevin Sandridge out of Winter Haven, Florida. Guests include competition BBQ pitmasters, food industry insiders, BBQ and grilling product manufacturers, and event promoters from the US as well as abroad. If you love BBQ and have an appreciation for southern culture and live-fire cooking - this is the barbecue podcast for you.

Language:

English


Episodes

BBQ in Britain with Kevin Edge of Edge BBQ

10/21/2020
In this episode, we’ll take another trip across the Atlantic for a stopover in the city of Slough, England, just some 45 minutes west of London to talk with my good friend Kevin Edge of Edge BBQ. I first learned about Kevin’s work cooking with live fire via his Instagram account. Do yourself a favor and give it a follow over @edge_bbq. The images are stunning, and you can get a sense of the enjoyment Kevin derives from cooking for his friends and family. We’ll also learn that Kevin’s...

Duration:01:12:23

Sous Vide Meets Live Fire with Darrin Wilson

10/4/2020
In this episode, I’m talking with Darrin Wilson, host of the Fire and Water Cooking Podcast. Many of you have seen the countless sous vide cooking method videos on YouTube by now… you know… where food is seasoned and placed raw into vacuum-sealed bags and left to rest in a circulating hot water bath set at specific finishing temperatures. While Darrin works a lot with this method, the Fire and Water nature of his show focuses on taking various proteins through the sous vide process and...

Duration:01:11:12

Daina Falk of Hungry Fan Talks Eating Well on Game Day

8/31/2020
In this episode, I am joined by Daina Falk of HungryFan.com. Daina is all about the Game Day Food Experience, and her website showcases recipes guaranteed to make any tailgating or "homegating" experience a Win! For more information on Hungry Fan, check out the following: Hungry Fan Website Hungry Fan on Instagram Hungry Fan YouTube Channel Find the BBQ Beat Podcast online via the following channels: The BBQ Beat Podcast WebsiteThe BBQ Beat Podcast on InstagramThe BBQ Beat Podcast...

Duration:01:20:11

Saffron Hodgson of Bushcooking.com

7/17/2020
In this episode of the BBQ Beat Podcast, I talk with Saffron Hodgson, founder, and editor of Bushcooking.com. Billed as the ultimate location to find all your outdoor cooking needs, from recipes to techniques. Saffron grew up in Australia spending a ton of time cooking outdoors with her Dad, and she relays how her love of live fire cooking factors into the work she's doing with the recipe repository she's designed over at Bushcooking.com. We do a bit of a deep dive in this episode learning...

Duration:01:24:22

How to Make Charcuterie at Home with Rey Tagle

6/12/2020
In this episode, I'm talking with Rey Tagle from CharcuterieMaster.com. I found some amazing photos of Rey's home charcuterie projects on his Instagram channel and caught up with him to learn a bit more about what he does. Having more knowledge of eating charcuterie than making it, I had to ask... How Do You Make Charcuterie at Home? Rey gives a great deal of great information in this interview. You can also grab an amazing 62-page e-book on making charcuterie at home on his website. In...

Duration:01:19:45

David Bouska of Butcher BBQ

4/27/2020
In this episode of The BBQ Beat Podcast, I'm talking with David Bouska of Butcher BBQ. David's success on the BBQ trail and as the provider of one of the most popular competition and grilling product lines in the world requires little in the way of introduction. A two time World BBQ Champion, David knows what it takes to cook and win under pressure. That said, he is one of the nicest, most inviting people you'll ever meet. We cover a lot of ground during my talk with David, and you'll...

Duration:01:01:44

Catching Up with Daniel Vaughn of Texas Monthly Magazine

4/13/2020
In this episode, I’m talking with Texas Monthly BBQ Editor Daniel Vaughn. As many of you know, Daniel contributes BBQ restaurant reviews and cultural history articles that go way beyond what you might call typical food blogging. I’ve followed his writing since purchasing his 2013 book The Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue. Daniel’s book covers all of the varied styles of BBQ cooked across the great state of Texas in a way that showcases the various ways BBQ is...

Duration:01:07:47

Talking Masterbuilt Gravity Series with John and John II McLemore

3/18/2020
This episode features a really great conversation I had recently with John McLemore and his son, John II, of Masterbuilt. We all love stories about small business success. Someone starts up an effort we might refer to as a side hustle – working evenings and weekends to build up a business they can call their own. This is the pathway that Dawson McLemore embarked upon in the early 1970s. Today, Masterbuilt is one of the biggest manufacturers of cooking devices ranging from smokers to...

Duration:01:06:29

Talking About BBQ in Norway American Style

2/29/2020
In this episode of the BBQ Beat Podcast, I talk with Norwegian native Dag Ødegaard and his Texas native wife Angela Taliaferro. We discuss their store in Sandvika, Norway called, aptly, The BBQ Shop, as well as their popular BBQ Restaurant called the Texas Barbecue Café. @bbqshop.no@bbqbeat https://bbqbeat.com

Duration:01:12:10

Halal BBQ Pitmasters out of Dallas Talk Food, Culture, and Eating Well

1/29/2020
In this episode, I’m talking with Zahid Ahmad, Rehan Jaffrey, and Neghae Mawla from Halal BBQ Pitmasters out of the Dallas, TX area. I came across their Instagram feed sometime back and was immediately intrigued by what they have going on. If you truly love food, I think you’re going to love getting to know these three gentlemen. LINKS: https://halalpitmasters.com/@halalbbqpitmasters@bbqbeathttps://bbqbeat.com Special Thanks to My...

Duration:01:10:24

Helping Veterans Find Solace and Healing at Comfort Farms

1/2/2020
In this episode of The BBQ Beat Podcast, I'm talking with Jon Jackson of Comfort Farms in Milledgeville, GA... an Acute Veterans Crisis Agriculture Center that is helping US Veterans.

Duration:01:03:57

Jon Jackson on Helping Veterans Find Solace and Healing at Comfort Farms

1/2/2020
In this episode of The BBQ Beat Podcast, I'm talking with Jon Jackson of Comfort Farms in Milledgeville, GA... an Acute Veterans Crisis Agriculture Center that is helping US Veterans. Please consider donating to StagVets.org to help Comfort Farms continue its mission of helping Veterans heal. Donate here: https://www.aplos.com/aws/give/STAGVETSInc/general Social Media Links: Comfort Farms on Instagram @comfortfarms BBQ Beat on Instagram @bbqbeat

Duration:01:03:57

The Lee Brothers - Hotbox: Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest Business

12/17/2019
In this episode, I’m talking with Matt Lee, who – along with his brother Ted, wrote the book Hotbox: Inside Catering, the Food World's Riskiest Business. Celebrated for their work within Southern Food Culture across television and award-winning Southern cookbooks, Matt and Ted spent an intense six years working in some of the most challenging and fast-paced catering environments in New York City and various other locations. Often times, these locations were in vintage era buildings...

Duration:00:56:49

Inside the Small Batch World of Oakridge BBQ with Mike Trump

11/27/2019
This is the BBQ Beat Podcast… I’m your host… Kevin Sandridge. You know, more and more in today’s BBQ world, you hear people use words like hand-crafted and small-batch… so much so that it’s hard to tell if we’re all really on the same page when using these terms. In today’s episode, I’m talking with Mike Trump of Oakridge BBQ, maker of rubs that fit the definition of words like hand-crafted, small-batch, and even batch-aged. I’ve been a customer of Mike’s without his knowledge now for at...

Duration:01:28:18

Sam Jones Talks Whole Hog BBQ, Family, and Friendships at Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

11/20/2019
In this episode, I'm taking you on a trip to Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q in Atlanta where Sam Jones and Michael Letchworth of Sam Jones BBQ are doing up a Whole Hog Dinner to celebrate Sam’s new book Whole Hog BBQ: The Gospel of Carolina Barbecue. -- written by Sam Jones and Daniel Vaughn. We go on a behind the scenes tour of the Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q commissary and catering operation with Catering and Operations Manager Max Binns … and follow that up with some back story on Fox Bros. from Beau Nolen,...

Duration:01:19:02

Recapping the 2019 Jack Daniel's World Championship Invitational Barbecue

11/4/2019
In this episode, I’m going to do a little bit of a wrap up of my recent trip up to Lynchburg, TN to judge the 2019 Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue competition. Conversations in this podcast feature: Tuffy Stone Mike MillsChef Paul Kirk ... and others! It was an amazing trip, filled with a ton of great experiences. I have a lot of shout outs to give out to some of the competitors, my fellow judges, and most importantly, the good folks from Jack Daniel’s who’ve been...

Duration:00:47:35

Hanging at Grove Roots Brewing with Bob and Dave from Flame Boss

10/21/2019
Thanks for tuning into this episode featuring the good folks at Flame Boss Temperature Controllers. I’m your host, Kevin Sandridge, and it’s October 21…. just a few short days before I make my first ever trip up to Lynchburg, Tennessee to Judge the Jack Daniel's 2019 World Championship Invitational Barbecue competition. I’m not going to lie. I’m pretty stoked, to say the least. If you know anything about competition BBQ – you know how big of a deal the Jack is – not just...

Duration:00:51:57

Sitting Down with Chef Michael Ollier of Certified Angus Beef

10/18/2019
In this episode, we’ll be talking about beef. Specifically, Certified Angus Beef ®. Chances are you’ve seen the Certified Angus Beef Logo… It’s pretty hard to miss, with its distinctive black Angus steer standing proudly in side profile view with the words “Since 1978” above its head and the Certified Angus Beef Brand registered trademark banner below. In order for Angus Beef to earn this logo, it must grade out as either Choice or Prime, then pass 10 exacting standards for flavor,...

Duration:01:15:02

BBQ Greats Talk About Giving Back at the 2019 Firebox Invitational

10/13/2019
Hey Everyone, thanks for checking out what I’m calling a bonus episode of the podcast spotlighting The Firebox Initiative Inc. – a charity organization established by Griffin Bufkin and Harrison Sapp of Southern Soul BBQ on Saint Simons Island. I rode up the Firebox on Gascoigne Bluff event this past weekend with my buddies Chris Gentry of Gentry’s BBQ and Josh Perry of Double Aught BBQ. The event flyer promised an opportunity to taste amazing offerings from the likes of BBQ...

Duration:00:31:19

Talking About Cheshire Pork's Product Line with Joe Riscky of Fort Worth, TX

9/15/2019
Hey everybody, and welcome to another episode of the BBQ Beat Podcast. I’m you’re host, Kevin Sandridge, and today I’m talking about Cheshire Pork with Joe Riscky of Joe Riscky’s Barebeque out of Fort Worth Texas. https://www.instagram.com/p/B2cBtDyARKb/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link https://www.instagram.com/p/B031BduAfgD/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Joe has been involved with the Cheshire Pork brand for some time. While he operates his stand-alone brick and mortar...

Duration:00:49:59