Tag: Pitmasters

June 28, 2016

Destination America “Smoked” – Battle of the Barbecue Teachers – Part 1 of 2

Destination America “Smoked” – Battle of the Barbecue Teachers – Part 1 of 2 <Read Part 2> As an enthusiast, a neighborhood barbecue competition can set you on edge. For a seasoned competitor, there’s always one event or one

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June 29, 2015

My BBQ Journey – Mike Pagel

Intro by Donna Fong, Butchers Daughter BBQ When it comes to Harry’s classes, each class is different. Usually it is 95% men and backyard cooks.  There is usually a funny guy who cracks the jokes and keeps the class

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February 5, 2010

TLC BBQ Pitmasters Season Finale Episode #8 – Texas Rib Throwdown

Season 1 – TLC’s BBQ Pitmasters Site of Johnny’s Texas Rib Throwdown   Read season wrap-up commentary from the Executive Producer John Markus It seems like a long time ago from Episode 1 in August 2009 where Lee-Ann from Wood Chicks

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January 29, 2010

TLC BBQ Pitmasters Episode #7 – Big Pig Jig, Vienna, Georgia

Cast and Crew hamming it up Our Calif. buddy Chris joins us in Vienna The Big Pig Jig in Vienna, Georgia, was an MBN event which meant on-site judging with live judges in the categories of whole

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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 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 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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