BBQ, Barbecue, Barbeque, Bar-B-Q, or just simply Q…
It’s called many things. Means different things to different people. Is used as a noun, verb, and adjective. And has a language all its own.

Our BBQ Dictionary tries to define the terms and capture the spirit, history and tradition of this tasty national pastime.

Glue

Glues or binders are used in preparation for smoking meat to hold the dry rub…

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Jerk Seasoning

Jerk Seasoning are the spices used in the Jamaican Jerk style of cooking. Jerk seasoning…

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Lump Charcoal

Lump charcoal is made by burning wood at high temperatures until it has turned into…

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Pellet Grill

A Pellet Grill uses hardwood pellets for the fuel source instead of wood, charcoal, gas…

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Yardbird

Yardbird or Yard Bird is slang for chicken. The term originated in the South where…

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Gasser

A Gasser is a smoker or grill that runs on propane (LP liquid propane) or…

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Grilling

The terms grilling and barbecuing are often used interchangeably.  But they are different. Grilling is cooking over…

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CYM

CYM – Cheap Yellow Mustard This is used in the preparation of smoking meats, not…

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Rib Rack

A Rib Rack is a device that is used to hold multiple racks of BBQ…

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Stall

The Stall is the period of time while you are smoking meat that the internal…

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Frogmats

Frogmats are non-stick cooking mats that you use in your smoker or grill. These mats…

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Bear Paws

Bear Paw meat handler forks are used for shredding BBQ meat. They are often used…

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Fat Cap

A Fat Cap is the white layer of fat on top of the meat. The…

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Pig Candy

Pig Candy is bacon that is covered in brown sugar and spices then smoked.  Basically……

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