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ANSC 117 Brazilian barbecue, 2014 version

Once again, Dr. Flavio Ribeiro, a native of Brazil, a former graduate student in the Department of Animal Science, and current faculty member at Prairie View A&M University, came to ANSC 117, Texas Barbecue to teach the students something about Brazil and the very popular Brazilian style of barbecue. The Brazilian barbecue class always is a hit with our students, and wonderful beef was served to all. The Brazilian style of cooking is very simple: meat, coarse sea salt, and fire/smoke. As usual, pictures are better than words,… Read More →

Camp Brisket scheduled for January 9-10, 2015

The third Camp Brisket is scheduled for January 9-10, 2015 in College Station, Texas. This is a joint activity between the Meat Science Section of the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University and Foodways Texas. The two-day event specializes in the brisket, the beef cut most closely associated with Texas barbecue, and the beef cut that is the most difficult to consistently prepare correctly. The workshop consists of cooking/smoking comparisons, overview of brisket anatomy and grades, and pitmaster panels. For registration details, go to Camp Brisket… 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 →