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The BBQ Central Show

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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

7/30/2021
Episode 187 July 12, 2011 - One of the most successful competition cooks in KCBS, Mike Davis from Lotta Bull BBQ was the guest back then. We talked about a recent win at a competition he was at and we talked a bit about when the team decides to make changes to their cooking program as meats start to not score as well. If you are a competition cook I think this information will still hold true even 10+ years removed from the original conversation. Mike Davis is always a great guest and when...

Duration:00:08:49

The Business Of BBQ Talk And The Finale Of The American Idol BBQCS Edition!

7/29/2021
(July 27, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - The Embedded Correspondents join me to talk about our favorite BBQ sauces (mass market or otherwise) and we will also follow up on the Derrick Riches topics of Trager and Weber. 10:35pm - After 4 (long) months, the American Idol BBQ Central Show Edition will come to an end. Jon Solberg and I are ready to sing live on the show tonight as well as lead the segment with our produced duet which will really set the rook on fire! After tonight, the voting will...

Duration:01:11:59

Spice Acres Farm Cooks Lamb & Derrick Riches Gives The Best Tech News Yet!

7/27/2021
(July 27, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm - There are many places out there in the food world that claim to be "sustainable" or "green" or "Farm to table" but most don't fit that bill. My first guest tonight is walking the walk! Ben Bebenroth, Founder of Spice Acres Farm will join me to talk about his background, how he got into farming, the mission of the farm and his most recent live-fire cook where he used the Asador method (think iron cross) of cooking lamb for the first time. 9:35pm - Live-fire...

Duration:01:00:08

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

7/23/2021
Episode 186 July 31, 2012 - Brisket Round Table to include Mike Wozniak (Quau) Ryan Newstrom (Big T’z Que Crew) Scott Kee (Pig Little Pig Town) - It ends up being a bit of a garnish conversation - which is a conversation that has taken place for years and years...it’s “optional”...but is it really? Take a look back at 2012 and see where you weigh in on this topic back from 9 years ago. Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know what you would like to...

Duration:00:09:07

Jess Pryles Was Almost Here And How To Cook a PERFECT Steak!

7/22/2021
(July 20, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - Kicking off the 2nd hour is quarterly guest and CEO of Hardcore Carnivore, Jess Pryles. Tonight we cover "dry-aged brisket (yes, it happened), steak from a high level and its varying levels of acceptance vs. other proteins, hot dog talk, meat washing and more. Unless your busy procreating with spiders, you'll want to tune in for this one!! 10:35pm - The bullpen segment tonight is handled by the 2019 SCA points champ and pitmaster of Wicked Pig BBQ, Matt...

Duration:00:54:39

Eating Maryland Crab The Right Way And Do We See An Onion Ring War In 2021?

7/20/2021
(July 20, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm - Continuing to race through July we find ourselves in the 3rd week and our usual visit from the live-fire icon himself, Steven Raichlen. Tonight we will talk about ember roasted corn and other veggies, the best way to eat Maryland crab, get a recap on BBQ University and we will also talk about the need to evolve and adapt to the ever changing social media culture in order to be as viewable as possible! 9:35pm - Following Steven is fast food review expert...

Duration:01:01:58

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

7/16/2021
Episode 185 July 19, 2016 - While this time in life might not ring a bell, you might be familiar with the game “Pokemon”. Back in the summer of 2016, the newest version of Pokemon came out...and people were using their phones in order to play it...people were jumping out in the streets and getting hit by cars because they weren’t paying attention to what they were actually doing...While I was concerned about that...I was also concerned with another issue that the compulsion to play this game...

Duration:00:08:07

Smoked BBQ Source Is A Big Website And They Are On The Rise!

7/15/2021
(July 13, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - Keeping in the "BBQ/Grilling website theme, I will welcome Joe Clements from the Smoked BBQ Source. Until Derrick Riches recent article a month or so ago, I was not familiar with Joe's site, but since that time, I have been doing a bunch of digging and I am excited to have him on to talk about how he got this whole thing started and how it has grown over the past 5 ears or so. 10:35pm - After we are done with Joe, I will resume my reading of the "Horse...

Duration:00:59:01

When Was The Last Time You Grilled Octopus? Never??!! How Dare You

7/13/2021
(July 13, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm & 9:35pm - The 2nd Tuesday of the month in the first hour brings a visit from Meathead at Amazingribs.com. Tonight we cover two items that Meathead has been especially active cooking on his grill...Octopus and Calamari...and some other seafood/water living items. Meathead has often said, if he wasn't Meathead he would have been Fishhead. Let's see if he can lead us down the right path to Octopus success! We will also get the latest update on his new line of...

Duration:00:59:43

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

7/9/2021
Episode 184 June 28, 2016 - Being featured on the show this week is Tim Mikeska from Mikeska brands sausage...known as “The First Family of BBQ”... Tim talks about his family’s long history in the BBQ industry and how the Mikesaka brand has grown over the time. If you have ever had sausage in a BBQ restaurant outside of Texas...there is a pretty good chance that you are eating Mikeska brand sausage. Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon Solberg and let him know what you...

Duration:00:11:42

Bells Are Ringing In Vaughn’s & Meat Mitch is Growing In KC!

7/8/2021
(July 6, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - The first Tuesday in the 2nd hour brings a recurring segment with Sam The Cooking Guy. For those of you who are aspiring to be the next great book writer, you will get some great inside info on what it takes during the "process" of writing the book. Do you have what it really takes to be a best selling author?? Tune in for Sam's segment and see! 10:35pm - Closing the show tonight is one of my favorite guys to follow on social media and he also happens to...

Duration:01:08:11

Down On The Farm With Malcom. Also, A Visit From A Real BBQ Legend!

7/6/2021
(July 6, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm - As we begin Q3 of 2021 we are set to be joined by YouTube star and championship pitmaster, Malcom Reed from How To BBQ Right. Malcom will be joining us from his farm, so perhaps, we will get a live dispatching of a chicken or pig (probably not). I will ask Malcom his preparation for the upcoming Galax, VA contest he mentioned last month, his recipe for the peach ribs he did a few days ago on YouTube and his take on pork pricing at the moment. If you have...

Duration:00:59:48

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

7/2/2021
Episode 183 July 2, 2013 - Show favorite Ted Reader...THEE MASTER PLANKER, was a guest on the show back then. Before I was joined by Ted, I talked about learning a new way of doing rib prep...which was putting water on the ribs before the rub!! I also asked Teddy for his take on this method. We also talked about the impending 4th of July holiday, getting your grill clean and safe and some menu items he was planning to do. What does Teddy think about having a party where everyone is...

Duration:00:11:30

The Best Life Is Swine Life And Then We Saw Smoke On The Mountain!

7/1/2021
(June 29, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - First time guest and pitmaster of Swine Life BBQ, Mark Williams, joins me to kick off the 2nd hour. Mark has grown to become, not only a successful competition cook, but a very successful YouTuber as well. We will get to know Mark a it more and trach his growth within the live-fire industry! We will also talk about a few of his latest recipes that you might want to try out for the 4th of July holiday coming this weekend! 10:35pm - Closing the show tonight...

Duration:01:01:51

Is a Hot Dog a Sandwich? Is Tennessee Whisky REALLY Bourbon? Let’s Fight About It!

6/29/2021
(June 29, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm - It is a bonus week for June and we are ready to go! First up, the ever popular contributing editor t Southern Living, Robert Moss, joins me to talk about a few topics. The first item to cover tonight has been a question which has raged on for years if not decades on the internet. Robert will definitively answer if a hot dog is a sandwich or not! We will also get his take on the BBQ University class he attended last weekend with host Steven Raichlen. 9:35pm...

Duration:00:59:54

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

6/25/2021
Episode 182 Taking you back to June 25, 2013 - Featuring Trace Arnold...does that name ring a bell?? Probably not...but he was on the show as a guest in 2013 and we talked about his 80ft offset BBQ and grill (trailer) that he was hauling all over the country that year doing BBQ events. At the time it was the biggest/longest operational BBQ and Grill. He was doing a 13 city tour in it visiting various festivals where he would set up shop and sling bbq to the masses. Trace also owned 3 Stacks...

Duration:00:09:37

Ruth’s Chris Expose Revealed!! American Idol BBQ Central Show Edition Semi-Finals too!

6/24/2021
(June 22, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - The Embedded Correspondents join me to reveal our Ruth's Chris Steakhouse expose!! Yes, much like the internal temperature taking of 2019 where we went to a number of restaurants armed with out thermapens to take internal temps of steaks, 3 of us went to various Ruth's Chris restaurants and took our IR pistol thermometers to temp the plates, which they claim to be 500*!! Is there any way that this can be true?? Tune in tonight to hear our finsings...it...

Duration:01:09:17

Pit Barrel Fans Get ready For The PBX. Also, derrick Riches Talks About Early Internet BBQ.

6/22/2021
(June 22, 2021 - Hour One) 9:14pm - The owner of Pit Barrel Cooker, Noah Glanville, joins me for the opening segment. We will discuss the current state of live-fire, the best things to cook on the PBC for the upcoming July 4th holiday, the best things to cook REGARDLESS of holiday or day of the week on PBC and we might even announce something new on the show! It will be cutting edge if we do...Tune in! 9:35pm - 4th Tuesday of the month regular guest and BBQ journalist Derrick Riches joins me...

Duration:01:04:32

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

6/18/2021
Episode 181 Taking you back to May 27, 2014 - Featuring Jamie Purviance, who is a well known and respected live-fire author especially when it comes to the brand of Weber. In this segment we really got to know who Jamie was and tracked his rise in the industry. He is a well traveled person and an accomplished chef in his own right. If you aren’t familiar with Jamie, this is a good introduction to him and how he got to were he is today. Ready to make a “BEST OF” show all your own?? Email Jon...

Duration:00:10:13

Texas BBQ in North Carolina? Yes, and It is Loved! Also Pizza Mojo is Ready To Buy!

6/17/2021
(June 15, 2021 - Hour Two) 10:14pm - Quarterly guest and BBQ editor for Texas monthly, Daniel Vaughn, stops by for a visit. We will tackle the top news in Texas BBQ and in the live fire scene in general. We will also get his thoughts on the recent BBQ Hall of Fame class 10:35pm - Creator of Urban Slicer Pizza Worx and the foremost pizza cook in the live fire scene today, Matt Frampton, joins me to announce some new items he is adding to the product stable. Have you been looking for some...

Duration:00:58:50