BBQ With Franklin

BBQ With Franklin, produced by KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, proves that barbecue doesn’t have to be complicated and it doesn’t take a lot of specialized equipment. In this 11 episode instructional web series, BBQ nerd Aaron Franklin explains the steps beginning to end in creating delicious barbecue in your backyard. Learn how to modify an off-the-rack smoker for optimal success. Find out why the type of wood you choose is important and how to build a fire. Discover the correct temperature for smoking meats and why the way you slice a finished brisket is so important.

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 1: The Brisket

Episode 1: The Brisket

In this first episode of BBQ with Franklin, we go straight to the important stuff: the meat. Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 2: TRibs, Part 1

Episode 2: Ribs, Part 1

Learn how to trim and season pork spare ribs for the smoker. Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 3: Ribs, Part 2

Episode 3: Ribs, Part 2

Your ribs are trimmed and seasoned, now what? Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 4: The Smoker

Episode 4: The Smoker

Before you put the brisket on, Aaron explains how to modify and season your smoker. Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 5: The Payoff

Episode 5: The Payoff

Aaron Franklin explains the telltale characteristics of a finished brisket. Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 6: The Cook

Episode 6: The Cook

Your brisket is trimmed, seasoned and the fire is ready to go. Now what? Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 7: The Wood

Episode 7: The Wood

What types of wood work best for which types of meats? Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 8: Thanksgiving, Part 1

Episode 8: Thanksgiving, Part 1

Learn how to brine and smoke a turkey with Aaron Franklin. Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 9: Thanksgiving, Part 2

Episode 9: Thanksgiving, Part 2

Stacy Franklin shares a couple recipes that go perfectly with a smoked turkey. Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 10: Thanksgiving, Part 3

Episode 10: Thanksgiving, Part 3

How to tell when your turkey is finished plus make a beautiful gravy with smoked butter. Continue

BBQ with Franklin Web Series - Episode 11: Pulled Pork

Episode 11: Pulled Pork

Aaron shares the secrets of TEXAS-style pulled pork. Continue

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