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Music to BBQ By

In my earlier years, when I was this _ high, my parents made me learn how to play the accordion. I learn to love ->good<- music a lot. Maybe I live in the past but, this music sure beats “gansta rap” by a mile. The first selection is titled “Struttin’ with Barbecue”. Barbecue in this song doesn’t refer to the hot licks play on the musical instruments. When this song was written Barbecue referred to women. Hot women! Hope you recognize some of the players..

The second selection was recorded in 1958. Sweet Greogia Brown was, and still is, the theme song for the Harlem Globetrotters. They just don’t make music like this any more.

Hope you enjoy my little detour away from barbecue.

Published: November 15, 2009

Barbecue Song

Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Sauce inspired this song. Also a bunch of my BBQ buddies from the Chicago area are mentioned with their logo in the song.

Published: November 7, 2009

Day after Oct 31st.

I how everyone had a Happy & Safe Halloween. You didn’t get sick from eating too much candy, did you?

Young ‘uns like to play in water puddles. It doesn’t matter who or what they are! I saw this at the Texas BBQ Forum. I decided to share with you.

Note: No camera men were harmed in the making of this video!

Published: November 2, 2009

Happy Halloween!

Hey everybody! Have a safe and Happy Halloween.

If you have to drive through the neighborhood, drive a little slower. The little ones have a habit of dashing across the street to get to the houses with the best goodies.

Published: October 31, 2009

Cabin fever! Already?

I can’t believe it! We’ve been doing BBQ contest every two to three weeks during the summer. Now, we have some time off and we can’t wait to get back on the road.

Pat suggested that we just get away every couple of weeks so we don’t get out of suitcase packing practice. LOL It is strange, when you go on the road, you can’t wait to get home, and when you’re home, you can’t wait to get back on the road.

How do you explain it?

The above picture is from a couple of Februaries ago when we did the Winter Burn. Although we complain about cold weather we are somewhat ready for it!

Published: October 25, 2009

I’ll live!!

As mentioned earlier, Pat and I had a doctor’s appointment today (10/17/09). After spending two and a half hours in the office.. we were pronounced healthy. I think.

Granted Pat and I are both overweight and diabetic our doctor is convinced we are really sick but she can’t figure out with what. Whenever we mention this pain or that ache, we get sent to a specialist almost immediately. The specialist tells us we are healthy.

Almost immediately except when we have a real problem. Then we have to wait 4 to 6 months. I don’t think you want to read about when I had an ear ache and had to bully my way to see and ear doctor.

I know you don’t want to hear about my health problems but BBQ season is over and I gotta talk about something. LOL The email addy is to the right. Drop me a line and I’ll answer your questions here.

Da Dude

Published: October 17, 2009

(Not BBQ) This is from Canada

Published: October 16, 2009

Libertyville Illinois

If you are going to be near Libertyville this weekend (Oct 16th & 17th), stop by Lamb’s Farm right off of IL294. The Barn Burner BBQ contest will be taking place. Friday evening (16th) will have a People’s Choice Chili contest, a hot chili eating contest and lots more. Wanna talk BBQ? Friday evening is the time to talk to different teams and look at different BBQ cookers. It for a good cause, so stop by a spend a little money.

Saturday starting at noon will be turn ins. I’m sure there will be samples given out to interested spectators.

Unfortunately the Dudette and I have Doctor’s appointment Saturday so we can’t cook or even judge. Darn it!

Published: October 14, 2009