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Episode 5: Fire & Smoke

 

 

Premiered Summer 2015 on PBS stations. Check your local schedule.

When you’re cooking with fire, you’d better have good wood. Aaron covers the major types of wood used in Texas BBQ, gives some tips on building a fire, and shows a twist on using smoke for more than cooking meat.

 

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