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Aggies participate in Houston BBQ Festival, 2016 version

We participated in the 4th Houston BBQ Festival, which was held in the NRG Park area in Houston on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Those in attendance from Texas A&M University were Davey Griffin, Ray Riley, Katy Jo Nickelson, Adam Murray, Taylor Rowland, and McKensie Harris, and we have been fortunate to have been at each of the festivals held to date. We enjoy going to the festival each year to talk to folks about Texas Barbecue and to see so many of the pitmasters we have gotten to… Read More →

Goodbye to Snazzy Seniors!

The last class in ANSC 117, Texas Barbecue this semester was a time to say goodbye to four very important people, this year’s Snazzy Seniors — Jennifer Willis, Katy Jo Nickelson, Stephanie Lastovica, and Marc Vogelsang. These four students have been involved with the Texas Barbecue class since they first took it as freshmen and then as teaching assistants as Super Sophomores and Jazzy Juniors before their senior year. We know of no other opportunity for students to have a four-year college experience such as this, and we… Read More →

Aggies participate in Houston Barbecue Festival, 2015 version

We participated in the 3rd Houston Barbecue Festival, which was held in the NRG Park area in Houston on Sunday, April 26, 2015. It is the third year that we took the BBQ Genius Counter to set up, and Davey Griffin, Ray Riley, Katy Jo Nickelson, Jennifer Willis, and Jeff Savell made the trip to visit with folks about Texas Barbecue and to see so many of the pitmasters we have gotten to know through festivals and camps and to make some new acquaintances with those we have… Read More →

Aggies participate in Houston Barbecue Festival

We had the great pleasure of participating in the 2nd Houston Barbecue Festival, which was held at Reliant Park in Houston on Sunday, April 6, 2014. We took the BBQ Genius Counter set up, and eight of us traveled to Houston for the event: Davey Griffin, Michael Berto, Tyler Rosser, Clay Eastwood, Kaitlyn Porter, Katy Jo Nickelson, and Jackie Savell. We got to see old friends and met new pitmasters at the event. Here are some photos of great people and barbecue. Thanks to the organizers of the… Read More →