Pitmasters: Holy City Hogs Tank Jackson

If you’re making barbecue in the Carolinas, chances are good you’re cooking a pig low and slow. And if you want the best pigs for traditional whole hog barbecue, you want Holy City Hogs. The Low & Slow Barbecue Show partnered with Carolina BBQ Festival for the Pitmasters Series because I want you to hear […]

Pitmasters: Lewis Donald, Garren Kirkman & Matthew Register

If you want the best Carolina BBQ you need a low slow cooking heat source, the best quality meat  … and a seasoned Carolina pitmaster. The Low & Slow Barbecue Show partnered with the Carolina BBQ Festival for this Pitmasters Series of Podcasts. We want you to hear the stories of the Pitmasters. From managing […]

JDs Smokehouse and 3 Beers Down

JD’s Smokehouse is on the menu and 3 Beers Down is in TheMesh.tv studios for a review of beer and BBQ pairings. Host Chigger Willard welcomes Josh Elder, Matt Everley, and Luke Sears who share their advice for the best beer and BBQ combinations with smoked chicken, pulled pork, and beef brisket. While Chigger’s “surprise beer” wins the […]

Carolina BBQ Festival Founder Lewis Donald

On this episode of the Low & Slow Barbecue Show, we welcome the barbecue pitmaster at Sweet Lew’s Barbecue in Charlotte and the founder of the Carolina BBQ Festival. Find out about Charlotte’s newest BBQ Fest from Lewis “Sweet Lew” Donald and celebrate the heritage of whole hog barbecue. One of the best things about […]

Low & Slow Goes Indoor with Ryan Nanni

Backyard barbecue expert Jeff Osborne's favorite meat smoke is a Boston butt.

Some people are limited to preparing their favorite barbecue … inside. If you live in an apartment, or heaven forbid you don’t have an outdoor smoker, this episode of the Low & Slow Barbecue Show is for you. Let there be no doubt that the low & slow barbecue traditions of the Carolinas are best […]

Tailgating BBQ Time for The Low & Slow Barbecue Show!

BBQ Tailgating master Marcus Miller with his pride & joy pull behind tailgating smoker - LOADED with pork shoulders.

Finally, the cool temperatures greet us on the Carolina mornings of fall. The days are getting shorter as the calendar ticks toward the tenth month. The fall weekend schedule is filling up. And if you’re a fan and follower of North America’s favorite football pastime, it is time to dust off your favorite tailgate chili recipe. […]

BBQ Food Truck Big Byrd’s Smokehouse Shares Brisket Secrets

Food truck brisket trimmed, rubbed and cooked.

Every day a wave of food trucks rolls out across the blacktops of the Carolinas. They bring a variety of flavors to festivals, breweries, construction sites, and busy street corners. Convenient to find, affordable for food, and easy to eat right on the street, these food trucks serve everything from tacos and crab rolls to […]

Fourth of July Ribs – in England!

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For the Fourth of July Holiday week, host Chigger Willard welcomes a low-and-slow barbecue expert living in Britain, Jim Ernst. He shares his tried-and-true recipe – complete with British ingredient accommodations (Iberian pork!) – for his Fourth of July ribs. After all, Independence Day and low and slow barbecue are intertwined, a pair of uniquely […]

Charity BBQ Crew Gene Scronce and Jody Dixon

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If you’ve ever sat down with a plate of pulled pork and a group of people, you know that a barbecue get-together can be the launching point for other good things. In fact, in the Carolinas barbecue is widely recognized as a foundation for fund-raisers. On this episode of The Low & Slow Barbecue Show, […]

Backyard Barbecue Expert Jeff Osborne

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Have you ever wondered what’s smoking in the neighborhood that smells so good? Meet the Expert of the Backyard Barbecue, Jeff Osborne. He shares his can’t-miss recipe for preparing North Carolina smoked pork shoulder. Don’t miss his spice mix ratio for barbecue rub and directions for making his favorite Eastern Carolina sauce. Listen for BBQ […]