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What is Mutton?

by admin on January 28, 2012

Cooking Tips, Food For Thought

BBQ Meats: What is Mutton? In other parts of the country, most people haven’t even tried mutton. They think it’s tougher and gamier than lamb, so they’ve never been introduced to the glory that is barbecued mutton. Here in Kentucky, of course, we know better. Mutton is simply mature sheep, much the way veal is [...]

What is Beef Brisket?

by admin on January 28, 2012

Cooking Tips, Food For Thought

BBQ Meats: What is Beef Brisket? Brisket is one of the toughest cuts of meat, which makes it perfect for barbecuing. On a cow, the brisket lies over the sternum, ribs, and the connecting cartilage. When cows lie down, they’re resting most of their body weight on this cut, which makes it extremely tough and [...]

What is Boston Butt?

by admin on January 27, 2012

Cooking Tips, Food For Thought

BBQ Meats: What is Boston Butt? If you’re just starting out in your barbecue career, Boston butt is one of the best choices you can make for an impressive cut of meat that tastes amazing and is easy to manage on the grill. It’s cut from the hog’s shoulder (if you’re looking at a hog [...]

BBQ Meats: What are 2-¾ Fryer Chickens? Fryer chickens, sometimes called broiler chickens, don’t have to be fried – or broiled, for that matter. This might shock you, but we actually recommend barbecuing them. A fryer chicken is any chicken between 7-13 weeks old. That’s young for a chicken, which means fryer chickens are especially [...]