Barbecue (BBQ) http://kunc.org en Texas Pit Masters Bask In Moment Of Barbecue Glory http://kunc.org/post/texas-pit-masters-bask-moment-barbecue-glory It's not even noon yet but every table out front of the <a href="http://www.pecanlodge.com">Pecan Lodge</a> in downtown Dallas is filled with veterans with barbecue heaped on their plates, smirking at the gobsmacked newbies. First timers are easily discernible by the stunned looks on their faces when they walk in and see the line.<p>Half the people standing in line are not even going to get barbecue; it's going to run out before they can order. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 06:57:00 +0000 Wade Goodwyn 47418 at http://kunc.org Texas Pit Masters Bask In Moment Of Barbecue Glory The Great Charcoal Debate: Briquettes Or Lumps? http://kunc.org/post/great-charcoal-debate-briquettes-vs-lumps A lot of things about grilling can ignite a fight, including the meaning of "<a href="http://www.amazingribs.com/BBQ_articles/barbecue_defined.html">barbecue</a>." And with the proliferation of fancy equipment — from gas grills to pellet smokers to ceramic charcoal cookers — amateur cooks are growing more knowledgeable, and opinionated, about how to best cook food outdoors.<p>To a newbie, the world of charcoal can be overwhelming, especially since the charcoal aisle of big box and hardware stores seems to be getting more crowded, with alluring chips and lumps of apple, cherry and even coconut Fri, 24 May 2013 18:38:00 +0000 44792 at http://kunc.org Kenya's Answer To Barbecue Is Part Celebration, Part Test Of Manhood http://kunc.org/post/kenyas-answer-barbecue-part-celebration-part-test-manhood In Nairobi, Kenya, when friends want to celebrate a birthday, the end of bachelorhood or a graduation, they often go out for goat. This communal and culinary tradition in Kenya is called <a href="http://www.kenyankitchen.co.ke/kenyan-kitchen-features2.php" target="_blank">nyama choma</a> — literally, roasted meat. While it's usually goat, some places offer beef, chicken and lamb. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 20:06:00 +0000 32473 at http://kunc.org Kenya's Answer To Barbecue Is Part Celebration, Part Test Of Manhood On The Road In Florida: Hard Times, Politics And Smoked Bat http://kunc.org/post/road-florida-hard-times-politics-and-smoked-bat Hot Rod's BBQ is hard to miss in somewhat sleepy Lutz, Fla. The yard is littered with folksy, hand-painted sculptures and signs. There's a ramshackle front porch and smoke billowing out the side.<p>When I walked in, I was a vegetarian. But then I ate the fruit bat.<p>We came to Hot Rod's at the end of a long day traveling through Hillsborough County and talking to voters for <em>Morning Edition's</em> series <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/158074682/first-and-main" target="_blank">First and Main</a>. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 11:03:00 +0000 Selena Simmons-Duffin 31683 at http://kunc.org On The Road In Florida: Hard Times, Politics And Smoked Bat PHOTOS: Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews http://kunc.org/post/photos-loveland-loves-bbq-bands-brews <p>Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands &amp; Brews was in downtown Loveland both Friday &amp; Saturday. If you missed it, you missed not only the aforementioned three, but also a car show, an artisan marketplace and more.</p><p> Sun, 15 Jul 2012 16:39:23 +0000 Jim Hill 30490 at http://kunc.org PHOTOS: Loveland Loves BBQ, Bands & Brews