May 22, 2015 by Diniquette
Since this weekend is the start of the Summer Season, (and thus the start of BBQ Season), I found some fun facts about BBQing.
Have a safe and fun Memorial Day Weekend.
Thanks for reading.
*Woods commonly selected for their flavor include mesquite, hickory, maple, guava, kiawe, cherry, pecan, apple…..(sounds like pie, no?) and oak. Woods to avoid include conifers. These contain resins and tars, which impart undesirable resinous and chemical flavors.
*Barbecues have been a White House tradition since Thomas Jefferson. Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th president of the United States, hosted the first barbecue at the White House that featured Texas-style barbecued ribs.
*The most popular holidays for barbecuing are, in order, July 4th (71 percent), Memorial Day (57 percent), and Labor Day (55 percent).
The most popular foods for cooking on the grill are, in order: burgers (85 percent), steak (80 percent), hot dogs (79 percent)…
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