FAQ OF THE INTERNET BBQ LIST

Table of Contents


Foreward

1. Introduction to the BBQ List

1.1. Who we are

1.2. What we do here

1.3. Charter

1.4. Definition of terms

2. What is barbecue?

2.1. Our definition

2.2. What is the "correct" way to spell it?

3. Administrative

3.1. How to get on the list

3.2. How to get off the list

3.3. Posting guidelines

3.4. Front porch rules apply

3.5. Digest vs. individual messages

3.6. Where can I find the archived digests?

3.7. Where can I find the recipe archives?

3.8. Are there other barbecue lists?

3.9. Is there a newsgroup about barbecue?

3.10. Confessions of a newbie to barbecue

3.11. How can I get updates and different formats of this FAQ?

4. Tell me about barbecue in general -- The Mini-FAQ

5. Hardware--Smokers

5.1. Home smokers

5.2. Homemade pits This section under construction

5.3. Brick and block pits

6. Hardware--accessories

6.1. Thermometers

6.2. Tools

7. Tell Me About Using Smokers

7.1. Most common mistakes made by beginners

7.2. Smoker modifications

7.3. Smoker maintenance

7.4. Smoker temperature control

7.5. Smoker fire control

7.6. Using chips and chunks for smoke

7.7. Wood vs. charcoal

7.8. Briquettes vs. lump charcoal

7.9. Gas-fired smokers

7.10. Electrically-heated smokers

8. Wood for smoking

8.1. Types of wood suitable for smoking

8.2. To bark or not to bark

8.3. Pre-burning wood

8.4. Green or seasoned?

8.5. What types of wood should I not use?

8.6. How much does lump charcoal and smoking wood cost?

9. Dry rubs and BBQ sauces

9.1. Dry rubs

9.2. BBQ sauces

10. We're smoking meats here

10.1. Pork

10.2. Beef

10.3. Chicken

10.4. Turkey

10.5. Pheasant

10.6. Lamb

10.7. Venison

10.8. Fish

11. Freezing barbecue meat and leftovers

12. What goes well with BBQ?

12.1. Coleslaw

12.2. Beans

12.3. Chili

12.4. Corn

12.5. Potatoes

12.6. Cornbread

13. Barbecue portion size

14. Problems while barbecuing--What went wrong?

15. Making Lump Charcoal

16. Smoking chiles

17. Books on barbecue

18. Where do I buy this barbecue stuff?

19. Other Internet resources on barbecue

 


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