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Video: Making Perfect Ribs with Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

We like watching ribs-related videos, but we like them even more when our former SE intern Katie Quinn is in them! Now a web producer for the TODAY show, Katie talked to John Stage, the founder and owner of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, about how to make perfect low-smoked barbecue ribs. Start with a good piece of meat, get the fire real good and hot, spice the meat slab, then wait, wait some more, and—well, you may not agree with this part—sauce them up right before they're taken off the grill. "My Texan friends, I argue all the time with them about sauce versus no sauce. But I like sauce on it. I'll defend sauce to the end," said Stage. So, what side are you on? Watch the video and decide. More

How Not to Make Grilled Pizza

Some of you may have caught the grilled pizza segment on the Today show this morning. While I generally dig Elizabeth Karmel's work—she's a genuine grillmaster—I can't get behind the toppings she's advising the talking headbots on Today to place on their pies. And it's not even the berry dessert pizza. I'm cool with that. It's the density of toppings and thickness of cheese she's having them load on there. In my experience, grilled pizza is a delicate thing, and you want thinness and a restrained hand when it comes to toppings. If any of you are interested, the... More

Pizza on the Today Show

In case you missed it: Kathy Lee Gifford and Mario Cantone make pizza on the Today Show. No, I don't hate you this morning, dear reader, I'm just feeling a little cantankerous. I dare you to click that. Fingernails on chalkboard. Link: Pizza on the Today Show [RedLasso]... More

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