BBQ Terms that begin with: M

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Marbling

Marbling (aka intramuscular fat) refers to the white fat in the muscle of beef. It is called marbling because the beef has a marbled look to it.  Meats with greater…

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Membrane

The Membrane is the thin skin on the back of ribs. REMOVE IT! There are plenty of different techniques but the simplest is to loosen it at one end, grab…

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Minion Method

The Minion Method is a technique to create a long burning charcoal fire for cooking BBQ. A basket is filled with charcoal then several of the top pieces are lit. …

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MOINK Balls

Beef (MOO) + Pork (OINK) = MOINK This simple equation produces one of our favorite BBQ treats. A MOINK Ball is a beef meatball wrapped in pork bacon, sprinkled with…

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Money Muscle

The Money Muscle is a prized piece of the pork butt because of its taste and tenderness. It is located parallel to and opposite the blade bone. The money muscle…

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Mop

Mop is a liquid put on the meat during the BBQ process. A typical BBQ mop is a thin liquid with vinegar or fruit juice as its base.  Ingredients added…