Not only am I Addicted to Digital Media, I’m also addicted to good BBQ. Perhaps it was spending too much time in the mid-west that did it to me, too many 2am ventures to Wilson’s BBQ in college after the bars closed with one to two dozen friends. Either way, I’ve learned the hard way that you cannot find good BBQ in Seattle at a reasonable price. So about 5 years ago, I started my journey for BBQ bliss. It started with an electric smoker, then a propane unit from Wal-Mart, then a new stainless steel version from Costco last year. The first thing I learned is that there is a big difference between grilling and BBQ.
Today I was up at the crack of dawn (thanks to Ryan) and putting a 10lb brisket into the smoker. Brisket, Ribs, sausage and more today for a little neighborhood get-together.
If you’re thinking about getting a smoker or just dabbling, I recommend the book “Smoke and Spice“. It has a wealth of recipes. Steven Raichlin’s BBQ Bible and BBQ USA are also very good books. Lastly three good sites: The BBQ Guy Blog, The BBQ Forum for discussions on BBQ, and BBQ Search.com – the “Google” of BBQ.
I’m not sure I can wait until 5-6pm for this brisket… but I’ll try 🙂 Happy Memorial Day Weekend everyone