BBQ Terms that begin with: T

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Texas Crutch

Texas Crutch refers to wrapping the meat tightly in foil during the BBQ cooking process. This step is typically used when smoking ribs, beef brisket, and pork butt of shoulder and…

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Texas Trinity

BBQ is a religious experience for many in Texas. And, the focus of this admiration is the Texas Trinity or Holy Trinity of Texas BBQ. The Texas Trinity includes brisket,…

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Thermapen

A Thermapen is an instant read handheld thermometer manufactured by Thermoworks. The Thermapen gives you a reading in just 3 seconds and is accurate to .7F. I have the orange…

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Thin Blue Smoke

Thin Blue Smoke (TBS) is a light, almost invisible blueish smoke.  It is the goal for making the best tasting BBQ on a smoker burning wood and/or charcoal. Too much…

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Tongs

Tongs are used for picking up meat to put on, take off or reposition on your smoker or grill. TIP:  Get a Good Pair of Tongs Things to look for…

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Turn In Box

This is a competition BBQ term. A turn in box is the box with the meat turned in (hence the name) for judging. The boxes are typically 9×9 white Styrofoam…