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Old 12-29-2006, 10:04 PM   #1
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I was reading something about BBQ and it stated the usually the people who make the best BBQ cooks are people that were good cooks in other areas first. I found that interesting. I know people who are all around good cooks but I also know people who only cook BBQ and they make some good BBQ. So I thought I would ask what you guys thought. Do you need to be a good cook in some other area first to be good at cooking BBQ? What do you think?
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Old 12-29-2006, 10:16 PM   #2
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I think the same things that make a good cook are what makes a good BBQ cook...the attention to the small details is what comes to mind..
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Old 12-30-2006, 12:47 AM   #3
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The more you know about cooking the more you can use that knowledge while cooking BBQ.
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Old 12-30-2006, 12:50 AM   #4
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I don't think you have to be a culinary institute graduate but I think it helps if you know your way around a kitchen and a grill and know something about seasoning and different cuts of meats. IMHO, if you didn't or don't have an interest in cooking it's doubtful you'd have an interest in BBQ'ing anyway.
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Ddog,

You bring up a good point -

I think a good cook is just that, a good cook, bbq or anything else. Some people have knack for it and some dont. If you think about bbq-ing it is part science and part art.

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Old 12-30-2006, 06:27 AM   #6
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Raichlen and Flay are classicly trained...and are by far the best bbq'ers on the face of the earth. So yes, you need to be a culinary pro in order to be a truly great bbq cook.

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Thanks Greg, you started my day off with a great laugh there!

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Well insulated cookers are very efficient! I wonder if hooking up a Guru or Stoker would make it even more efficient?

Sorry...off topic.

I think if you enjoy making food then you can be a good bbq chef as well. If you don't like making food then you won't like making BBQ
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Well insulated cookers are very efficient! I wonder if hooking up a Guru or Stoker would make it even more efficient?

Sorry...off topic.

I think if you enjoy making food then you can be a good bbq chef as well. If you don't like making food then you won't like making BBQ
I had a stoker hooked up to it all day yesterday. Took it off around 8 pm.
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