BBQ Terms that begin with F

Fat Cap

A Fat Cap is the white layer of fat on top of the meat. The fat cap serves many purposes.  It can add flavor to the meat during the BBQ process.  It can help keep the meat tender while cooking.  It can be used to protect the meat while over direct heat.  And some people […]

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A Fatty is a tasty treat that starts with sausage, includes a stuffing, and once rolled upped is wrapped with bacon.  This whole package is then smoked until the bacon is crisp. The original Fatty was just a 1 pound sausage log sprinkled in rub and smoked. But it has evolved into a more complex

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Frogmats are non-stick cooking mats that you use in your smoker or grill. These mats are great for cooking food that falls apart or sticks to the grill grates like fish and vegetables.  Frogmats are also useful for grilling smaller item that might fall through your BBQ grates. Frogmats are designed to be used for

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FTC (Foil, Towel, Cooler)

Foil, Towel, Cooler aka FTC is a method for resting or holding cooked meat.  The meat is wrapped in foil (often straight out of the cooker but sometimes vented for a few minutes and rewrapped tightly), then wrapped in towels and placed in a cooler (no ice).  Cooked meats can often be held for 6

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