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February 26, 2015

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Part 3

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Part 3 By Donna Fong The “Chilly” Chili & BBQ contest is in its 26th year and sponsored by the Capital City Post No. 8787, Veterans of Foreign Wars in northern Austin. To get

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February 19, 2015

Spring Fever Contest in Austin, Texas Part 2

Spring Fever in Texas Part 2 By Donna Fong  If you have ever flown in or out of San Francisco on a sunny day, there is no denying its beauty. Between the mountains of the Sierra Nevada and

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February 12, 2015

Spring Contest Fever in Austin, Texas Part 1

Donna my sweetheart and headcook of Butchers Daughter BBQ has always wanted to complete her bucket list to cook a sanctioned contest in Texas. That opportunity came in February 2015 when her homie Cindy of Da Fraulein Swine BBQ

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September 29, 2014

My Father, a butcher in Oakland (Part 5), by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ Team

Retired butchers, Lisa Fong and Donald Fong   Now that my Dad is older, I listen to his stories with more attention than I did in the past. Dates and names seem more important, though I’m not sure why.

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September 15, 2014

My Father, a butcher in Oakland (Part 3), by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ Team

Donald Fong in front of Allied Meats of Oakland in 1990’s My father is a humble and friendly man. He is the kind of guy that starts a jovial conversation with his neighbor while waiting in a long line at

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September 8, 2014

My Father, a butcher in Oakland (Part 2), by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ Team

Don’s Meat at 98th today   After six years of working at Liberty Market, Dad moved on to Gateway Market on 12th Street and continued to work as butcher. Eddie Tom who owned Eddie’s Market on 73rd Avenue was looking

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May 13, 2014

Top-10 advice for first time barbecue competitors by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ

  Do’s, Don’ts and Nevers, by Donna Fong, Butcher’s Daughter BBQ 30 lbs of ruined meat – expensive aftermath of a pit grease fire   Do 1. Take a Certified BBQ Judge class so you know what the judges are

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March 3, 2014

SYD Fast Food Burger Patty and Low-carb Hamburger Shootout

Ready set . . . draw!   I’ve learned the hard way that my pitmaster lifestyle and associated food choices don’t always result in my physician singing praises about my health status during my annual physical exam. We’ve all

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February 19, 2014

How to throw a BBQ party By Donna Fong, Butchers Daughter BBQ

  I am often asked how does one throw a successful barbecue party?  This week, my guest and Grand Champion pitmaster Donna Fong of Butchers Daughter BBQ of Alameda, California, will share her views on how to throw a

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