On the Radar: Barbecue Back in the Day, North Carolina

Modern methods for making pulled pork did not always exist, of course. Back before large pig roasters and custom-made grills, North Carolinians made do with pots, trenches, some sticks, and some sort of utensil to baste on that glorious BBQ sauce. Source: State Archives of North Carolina Flickr Be sure to check out the entire …

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Corned Beef: smuggled aboard Gemini III & other oddities

Corned beef might just have a more illustrious history than many famous figures. The earliest noted reference to the meat dates to the 12th century, when it was called the "demon of gluttony" in an Irish poem about a king who gorges himself on corned beef. The personified "demon" beef goes so far to say …

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