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Southwestern Hush Puppies? That’s Crazy Talk!

Before you hush puppy purists grab the torches and pitchforks and head to Los Angeles for a few days of burning yours truly at the stake, hear me out. I was desperate for an appetizer at this Saturday's grilling and had no mone...
 
 
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Oakland Raiders: Bare Bones Barbecue Brawlin’

“You can buy the whole seat but you'll only need the eeeeedge!” Dubbing last Saturday's Bare Bones barbecue competition a “brawl” couldn't be further from the truth. The event was actually very laid back. It's just hard for me ...
 
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My Habanero Chorizo Pizza Experiment

Two weeks ago, my niece Jordan ordered me to grind up a batch of my habanero chorizo for the family's Saturday grill night. What she did not dictate was how I cooked it for the group. Some of you may remember how much I love pl...
 
 
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Sizzlin’ Sauces: Short Interview, Big Champion

Sizzlin' Sauces' Bud Selmi may not have 80 confirmed kills, but his award record on the hot sauce circuit may make him the Red Baron of spicy heat. Minus, of course, the cool plane. Continue reading →
 

 
 
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Midnight Run: Scovie Deadline is Tonight

The drop-deadline is midnight tonight! All products must arrive in Albuquerque no later than September 21. Unless you're entering the Chile Beer category, in which you have until September 22. Continue reading →
 
 
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Two Days Left!

You've only 2 days left to enter the 2013 Scovie Awards. The drop-deadline is midnight, Friday, September 14. All products must arrive in Albuquerque no later than September 21. Unless you're entering the Chile Beer category, i...
 

 
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Doug Keiles Talks Chopped Grill Masters

Shortly after I interviewed Rick Browne about his appearance on Chopped: Grill Masters, a pitmaster of my acquaintance named Doug Keiles let me know he'd competed on the show as well. I was both happy for and jealous of him for...
 
 
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One Week Left for Scovies

If you’ve been planning on entering the 2013 Scovie Awards, you now just one week to go. The deadline is Midnight, September 5! Because of judging logistics, we have extended the deadline for the Chile Beer Category to Se...
 

 
 
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Less Than Two Weeks Left to Make the Scovies

If you've been planning on entering the 2013 Scovie Awards, you now have 12 days to do it. The deadline is midnight, September 5! Continue reading →
 
 
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Outta the Park’s Feed Your Crowd Photo Contest

Earlier this week, Scott Granai at Outta the Park Eats, Inc. hipped us to a new photo contest on Pinterest which his company is co-sponsoring with Whole Foods and igourmet. The contest theme is "Feed Your Crowd," and the grand ...