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The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Description:

The BBQ Central Show is a weekly internet based show that airs live each Tuesday from 9pm-11pm EST originating from Cleveland, Ohio. Each show attempts to cover the big news items in the BBQ and Grilling industry in hopes of promoting the art and sport of barbecue. It is widely considered to be the longest running and BEST show of its kind on any type of medium. Join me each Tuesday and help spread the gospel of barbecue and grilling!

Language:

English

Contact:

216-952-0000


Episodes

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

4/16/2021
Episode 172…Taking you back to April 10 , 2012…One of the most prolific pitmaster's to ever grace the competition circuit, and the internet landscape from a live-fire perspective (Outdoor Cooking Channel), Kevin Bevington from Homebbq.com (outdated). During this interview we covered a ton of stick burner info and, even to this day, it is spot on and something you should take into consideration if you are looking to purchase this type of cooker! Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own??...

Duration:00:09:58

Baseball and BBQ Go Great Together – Especially when You Can Hear Them!

4/15/2021
(April 13, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14 - (Reloading from last week) In the 2nd hour I will be joined by first time guest and co-host of the Baseball and BBQ podcast, Len Aberman, joins me to talk about, what else...Baseball and BBQ. Len will give us his background in live-fire and how that grew into an idea of getting his podcast off the ground with his co-host Jeff Cohen. We will also talk about whihc cookers he uses and recommends to his friends, his favorite things to cook and how he does it...

Duration:01:10:28

How to Buy A New BBQ Pit or Grill This Year Courtesy of Meathead.

4/13/2021
(April 13, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 & 9:35pm - The second Tuesday of the month brings a visit from the creator of the most heavily trafficked bbq and grilling website in the galaxy, Meathead from Amazingribs.com. We will, of course, get the monthly rub and sauce updates (if any) and then we will talk about how one might go about buying a bbq or grill to add to your arsenal this year. We will also touch on the topic of (Dr.) Robert F. Moss shooting down Meathead's claim that Katz's Deli is the...

Duration:01:00:28

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

4/9/2021
Episode 171…Taking you back to April 3 , 2012...At that time, I had 20 years old Pitmaster of Slabs of Approval, Brent Richardson. We talked about his background and what it was like for him growing up in the competition BBQ arena. We also talked about how he was one of the younger generation cookers looking to carry competition BBQ into the future. If you don’t know Brent or his story then you will enjoy the Best Moments this coming Friday. Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own??...

Duration:00:09:44

Don’t Jump Off A Cliff…Enjoy a Juicy Lucy Instead!

4/8/2021
(April 6, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14 - In the 2nd hour I will be joined by first Tuesday of the month regular guest and YouTube sensation Sam The Cooking Guy. Tonight we will hit the "Juicy Lucy" recipe, making/grinding your own hamburger meat and why you might want to do that, the recent mashed "Potato Chips" recipe and we might talk pizza as well. We also might not talk about any of that...but it's a working plan!! BBQ Central Show Sponsors! The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers Green Mountain...

Duration:01:15:13

Memphis in May is HAPPENING and I was Totally Wrong About it!

4/6/2021
(April 6, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14 - First Tuesday of the month brings a visit from How To BBQ Right creator, Malcom Reed. While I don't recall this, I must have made some kind of commitment to eating a bag of his "reaper jerky" during our segment last month. So, aside from talking about the Palmer Home fundraiser, whihc cookers to buy this grilling season and answering your Facebook questions, I will also be making a grand attempt at melting my face off during the segment. 9:35pm - First time...

Duration:00:49:36

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

4/2/2021
Episode 170…Taking you back to March 31, 2015 – At that point Bob Trudnak at The BBQ Guru had partnered with a company called Bespoke Bacon and I had both Bob from the Guru and Brian Cohen from Bespoke on to talk about the whole concept and partnership. We learned how the whole thing came together and what the process was like going from start to a finished product that both sides felt good about! Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know what you would...

Duration:00:11:45

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

3/26/2021
Episode 169…Taking you back to March 27, 2012 – My guest back then was Konrad "Teddy Bear" Haskins. We talked about his background, BBQ'ing a whole steer, getting divorced, his cooking classes and knowing how to cook through experience. Konrad is not currently living... Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know what you would like to hear on a future episode! As always, thank you for listening! Don’t forget to RATE AND REVIEW THE SHOW ON YOU PODCAST...

Duration:00:11:17

A Fundraiser, The Embedded Correspondents, BBQ Business, Best Rock Bands and Will Memphis In May Happen?

3/25/2021
(March 23, 2021 - Hour Two) (15:00) One of the most popular hours each month is the Embedded Correspondents segments and this month will be no different. We have plenty of topics to discuss to include some BBQ business dealings, the continued popularity of the SCA while competitive BBQ appears to remain stagnate, we will tease next month's start of Season 2 of BBQCS American Idol, Rusty will go all in on the "Sear Revolution", Jon asks about the best BBQ advice you would give a beginner and...

Duration:01:16:46

2020 SCA World Champ Sandy Brown And Then Some Derrick Riches Action!

3/23/2021
(March 23, 2021 - Hour One) (14:00) - Sandy Brown from Stress Relief BBQ joins me to talk about winning the Steak Cook-Off points title in 2020. She received the award last weekend at the world championships in Fort Worth, TX. We will talk to her about how she got into steak cooking, what she had to do to win the title this past season and what it's like living in the same house with one of the best SCA cooks on the circuit as well (her husband Tim). (37:00): Monthly contributor and BBQCS...

Duration:00:58:55

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

3/19/2021
Episode 168…Taking you back to March 22, 2016 – Ever wonder where the Horse Meat movement came from. No need to wonder anymore. In this show I reveal my thoughts on why we should legalize the consumption of horse meat again in the USA! Do you agree or disagree...send me an email or leave a comment! #HorseMeat2021 Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know what you would like to hear on a future episode! As always, thank you for listening! Don’t forget to...

Duration:00:11:33

The 2021 World Steak Champion & A visit from the SCA Co-Founder!

3/18/2021
(March 16, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14 - Speaking of world champion steak cooks, the first guest in the 2nd hour just won the 2021 world title this past weekend. Marissa Ouverson will stop by to talk about the big win, what the weekend was like and how she got into competition steak cooking in the first place. This promises to be a great interview so be sure to tune in! (15:04) 10:35pm: Brett Gallaway from the SCA (47:20) BBQ Central Show Sponsors! The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers Green Mountain...

Duration:01:05:28

A history of corned beef and pastrami. Kosmo’s Q has a new sauce hitting the market too!

3/16/2021
(March 16, 2021 - Hour one) 9:14 - The author of The BBQ Bible, BBQ Hall of Fame'er, BBQCS Guest Hall of Fam'er and friend of the show, Steven ichlen makes his regualr guest appearance. Q1 rapidly coming to a close (along with 2021) and tonight we talk about BBQ University enrollment, Project Fire TV Show and we will get the history of corned beef and pastrami as it relates to St. Patrick's Day. We will also answer some of your questions as well as time allows. (14:16) 9:35pm: Creator of...

Duration:00:59:59

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

3/12/2021
Episode 167…Taking you back to March 10, 2015 – Clint Cantwell, now with Amazingribs.com but back then with Smoke In Da Eye, talked about the seedy underbelly of blogging and ripping peoples work off and passing it off as their own. We also talked about the "Flag Incident" of 2015 that took place at a, then Sam's Club local event, where Michael McDearman caught some as the tour director for making someone take down the American flag...and we also talked about the launching of Clint's then...

Duration:00:12:19

The Masks Are Being Ripped OFF in Texas on Wednesday! How Will This Affect The Restaurant Workers?

3/11/2021
(March 9, 2021 - Hour Two) There is only one BBQ Snob and he flies that flag proudly. The BBQ editor for Texas Monthly and new quarterly guest on the BBQ Central Show, Daniel Vaughn joins me for his first visit. Texas is ready to open without any mask mandates from the state but we'll see what the restaurants are going to do about that from the local level. We will also talk about Daniel's recent guest spot on the nationally syndicated Dan Patrick Show at the end of February. Nick Wright...

Duration:00:59:59

Do You Want To Make The Best Pastrami Sandwich For St. Patrick’s Day? Listen To This Show NOW!

3/9/2021
(March 9, 2021 - Hour One) Meathead - Amazingribs.com - (14:09) Indeed we will cover the pastrami and the corned beef talk tonight. we will also talk about some BBQ business items of recent note and get an update on the AR rubs and sauces soon to hit the market. BBQ Central Show Sponsors! The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers Green Mountain Grills Cookin Pellets Fireboard Smithfield The Pit Barrel Cooker Pitts & Spitts The Butcher Shoppe - Save 10% When You Mention "The BBQ Central Show" Vortic...

Duration:00:59:49

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

3/5/2021
Episode 166…Taking you back to March 4, 2014 – Show and BBQ legend, Dr. BBQ, was my guest this time and we were taking questions from the FB faithful. We covered how to build a fire (kind of) and we also talked about desert on the grill...Long before Meathead made the mind-blowing statement that Pineapple is the BEST thing to come off the grill, Dr. BBQ was extolling the virtues of the grilled pineapple...but he DID stop short of calling it the BEST thing ever. We also talked about chicken...

Duration:00:10:04

Sam The Cooking Guy Says “I Won’t Use It & I Don’t Have To Buy It” What is He Talking About?

3/4/2021
(March 2, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14 & 10:35pm: (25:42) The onion bully himself, Sam The Cooking Guy, joins me for his usual 1st Tuesday of the month appearance. Tonight we talk about pellet cookers, their uses and maintenance, why onions are terribly gross (like really gross), a few of his latest recipes and much more. If you have a question for Sam, please email me and I will be sure to mix it in while we are visiting tonight. BBQ Central Show Sponsors! The BBQ Guru Big Poppa Smokers Green...

Duration:01:15:13

Malcom Reed Is Freshly Back From Jamaica Mon And Has A Great Event Planned For This Weekend!

3/2/2021
(March 2, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14: Malcom Reed - How To BBQ Right - Tonight we talk about Jamaican food influences, upcoming bbq competitions and we answer the Facebook questions you posted in his new community! (14:45) 9:35pm: Max Good from Amazingribs.com - The Keeper of The Flame joins me to give us his in-depth review of the Spark Grill, The new PKGO and The Char-Griller Flavor Pro! Grilling season is just around the corner so find out if these grills meet the mark! (37:28) BBQ Central...

Duration:00:59:58

**BONUS Content – #RestaurantChallenge Is On Thanks To Certified Angus Beef.**

3/2/2021
In the first (of many) Bonus Content episodes for 2021, I have a quick visit with Bryan at CAB and we talk about their current marketing program to help our favorite restaurnats nationwide. They call it the #RestaurantChallenge and all you have to do is the following: Order food for pick up, or Dine in safely or buy gift cards from your favorite restaurant.Take some sweet pics of your food.Upload to your favorite social channels and use the hashtag #RestaurantChallenge (be sure to...

Duration:00:14:45