× BourbonBlog.cominterviews Melissa Cookston is one of the Country’s preeminent Pitmasters, and is the most successful female competitive Pitmaster in BBQ history. She says she is often referred to as “The Queen of BBQ.” However, she doesn’t eat BBQ very often, but she loves to cook it! In addition to many trophies and championships over… Read more »

Moe Cason Ponderosa BBQ

× Ponderosa BBQ Team is the name of Moe Cason’s 1 man championship barbecue team out of Des Moines, Iowa. Moe has participated in 20 contests every year since 2006. Moe Cason was a finalist on last year’s BBQ Pitmasters show on The Learning Channel (TLC) and now we’re interviewing him on BourbonBlog.com during the Kentucky… Read more »

Kentucky State BBQ Festival 2011

× Watch our video above of this first ever Kentucky State BBQ Festival in Danville, Kentucky. BourbonBlog.com brings you the most extensive of the festival. When we first hear about the inaugural Kentucky State BBQ Festival, we were beyond amazed that Brad and Cindy Simmons had organized it in around 8 or so weeks. You… Read more »

FireHouse BBQ

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer is in the FireHouse…there ain’t no fire here, but there is a whole lotta BBQ as cooked by these firemen. FireHouse BBQ of Florida has been catering up some of the tenderest, tastiest barbecue in Orlando and Central Florida area for nearly 12 years. Pitmaster Craig Kimmel of FireHouse BBQ is… Read more »

Ray Lampe “Dr. BBQ” at Kentucky State BBQ Festival

× BourbonBlog.com‘s Tom Fischer interview pitmaster Ray Lampe “Dr. BBQ” at the first annual Kentucky State BBQ Festival in Danville, Kentucky. You’ve probably seen Dr. BBQ on Food Network’s “Tailgate Warriors with Guy Fieri” or “Best Thing I Ever Ate.” Perhaps you’ve watched his presentations as he travels the country at BBQ festivals nationwide showcasing… Read more »

Kentucky State BBQ Festival, Danville, Kentucky

This weekend, November 5th and 6th 2011 in Danville, Kentucky BourbonBlog.com invites you to the sounds and smells of the 1st Annual Kentucky BBQ Festival, benefiting Heart of Kentucky United Way! Mystical blue smoke will fill the air and Pulled Pork Shoulder, Texas Beef Brisket, Whole Hog and more will fill your soul. The big… Read more »