Author Archives: A.J.

About A.J.

Owner and creator of MegaBBQ.com. Worked in the BBQ industry since 1987. No longer in the restaurant business, however I am enjoying experimenting at home smoking, grilling, barbecuing and writing about my experiences here on MegaBBQ.com!

New space-saving Char-Broil infrared Patio Bistro® gas and electric grills

The folks at Char-Broil have introduced a great-looking, space-saving, yet powerful infrared grill to the marketplace. The grill is part of Char-Broil’s Patio Bistro® line and can cook up to 12 hamburgers at once — speeding up cooking time for … Continue reading

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Weathering the storms; Safely barbecuing while it’s cold outside

It seems like every winter there are these tragic barbecuing stories. I came across an article this week reporting that carbon monoxide leached into a family’s home while barbecuing in their garage. Luckily the folks that were barbecuing in their … Continue reading

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How would you like your smartphone grilled?

Ever wonder which smartphone will withstand the heat of a top-of-the-line EZ-Grill? Yeah, us too. Guess there is no need to wonder anymore.

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The legendary McDonald’s McRib returns … For now!

Looking for your annual McRib fix? Well, look no further! McDonald’s is serving up the flavorful McRib sandwiches for a limited time. For those who are not familiar with this wonderful McConcoction, you don’t know what you’re missing! The McDonald’s … Continue reading

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A closer look at Famous Dave’s BBQ restaurants

With almost 200 locations in 36 states, Famous Dave’s BBQ restaurant is one of our nation’s largest BBQ franchises. Famous Dave’s offers everything from their award winning BBQ ribs to sandwiches, seafood, chicken, burgers, wings, soups, sides, desserts and more. … Continue reading

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Crispy, spicy and savory grilled pizza recipe

Looking to spice things up on the grilling front? You may want to tap into your inner Italian and grill yourself a rustic homemade pizza. Besides tasting great, there is no need to crank up your oven and heat up … Continue reading

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Time & temperature charts to assist with smoking & grilling meats

As the summer continues to heat up, us grilling, barbecuing and smoking fanatics are cooking strong in our backyards, campgrounds, picnics, parties and wherever else we can haul our BBQ equipment. This is why I am posting easy to understand … Continue reading

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Barbecuing tips from BBQ Pitmaster Harry Soo

If you haven’t seen TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters, you are missing one great barbecue competition show! These Pitmasters are part chef, part athlete, and part five-star general. They not only talk a big game, but walk it every step of the … Continue reading

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Pat’s BBQ on Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives

Great inspiration for people in competition barbecuing and/or anyone who would love to open up a BBQ joint. You can find Pat’s BBQ on the web.

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GAC’s Summer BBQ Sweepstakes with Blake Shelton!

One grand prize winner and 3 guests will receive a trip to Nashville for a private BBQ party hosted by GAC (Grand American Country) at the Warner Bros. Records building where you’ll meet Blake Shelton and see him perform. The … Continue reading

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