January 22, 2010

TLC BBQ Pitmasters Episode #6 – Dover Delaware Championship

Windy, Cold, Wet, and Brutal One word sums up the Diamond State BBQ contest aka Episode 6 in Dover, Delaware: brutal, as is brutally cold, wet, and windy. It was already raining with temperatures in the 40’s when we

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January 16, 2010

TLC BBQ Pitmasters Episode #5 – American Royal Open

DIY cold weather mods for our trusty Weber smokers Our results were dismal at the Sunday Open contest with about 500 teams taking part. I take 100% responsibility. I was exhausted from not getting much sleep Friday and Saturday

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January 11, 2010

Famous Dave says Harry Soo’s BBQ 101 Class is the Real Deal!

Famous Dave in Harry’s BBQ 101 Class Harry is really surprised when Dave reveals who he is! I was honored to have the legendary Dave Anderson ( the founder of Famous Daves BBQ restaurants (180 store chain and winner

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January 7, 2010

TLC BBQ Pitmasters Episode #4 – American Royal Invitational

Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ at the American Royal Invitational The 7 teams on the BBQ Pitmasters TV show were scattered throughout the massive American Royal contest site in Kansas City so we couldn’t spend much time hanging out. We

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December 17, 2009

TLC BBQ Pitmasters Episode #3 – Decatur Riverfest Cook Off

This is the last new episode of the year with BBQ Ptimasters returning 1/7/10! BBQ PITMASTERS Cooking skills, nerves and patience are tested at the historic Riverfest Barbecue Cookoff in Decatur, AL as the Pitmasters battle for the $3,000 top

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December 13, 2009

UPDATE Dec 13, 2009 – Woo Hoo! We finish 2nd overall in the 2009

UPDATE Dec 13, 2009 – Woo Hoo!  We finish 2nd overall in the 2009 Calif. Team Of the Year (TOY) standings with 1st TOY in Ribs and 2nd TOY in Pork!  Amazingly at the national level, we finish 24th among 4,500+ teams in the nation!  It’s been an awesome year!

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December 11, 2009

TLC BBQ Pitmasters Episode #2 – Murphysboro Cook Off

BBQ PITMASTERS The pressure’s on as the Pitmasters compete in one of the most difficult cook-offs of the year – the Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-off.   Lee Ann and Myron face off in the whole hog competition while tempers flare between Johnny

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December 4, 2009

TLC BBQ Pitmasters Episode #1 – Smokin in Mesquite

The Casablanca Casino contest at Mesquite, Nevada, on September 5, 2009, was our first episode on the new reality TV show on TLC called BBQ Pitmasters which aired on the Season Premier on December 3, 2009. We

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December 3, 2009

Interview with Danielle Dimovski from DivaQ Competition Team

Today is an exciting day as it’s the premier of TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters. After three months of shooting, often in tough conditions, the results will be seen tonight by everyone including me. I’m both excited and nervous to watch it

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December 2, 2009

UPDATE Dec 2, 2009 – Low tech grill meets high tech computer

Low tech grill meets high tech computer with Slap Yo’ Daddy BBQ challenger Harry Soo. Watch BBQ Pitmasters Thursdays at 10/9 C on TLC Here’s the clip where we get hit by a freak thunderstorm and hail in the middle of the casino parking lot where it was 118 degrees in the day and it dropped to the 40′s before the lightning and microcell (hey, that’s what they taught us in 747 flight school) burst right over us!

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