The Low & Slow Barbecue Show

Master Blend Family Farms CEO Ronald Simmons

Master Blend Family Farms CEO Ronald Simmons talks about his third-generation family farming business, his barbecue experience, and the ALL GAS, NO BRAKES 365 Master Blend Nation. Listen to this episode to learn about the roots beneath Ronald’s farm with show pig breeding stock and all-natural BBQ pigs and market pigs. He also shares how…

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Bohemian Cattle Company & Pitmaster Colby Brownlee

The Bohemian Cattle Company is the newest agritourism getaway in the Charlotte region. Combining a pasture-to-plate cattle ranch and restaurant, a widely experienced pitmaster, and the limitless possibilities of open acreage, Bohemian Cattle Company promises plenty of adventure in tastes and activities. Listen to this episode of The Low & Slow Barbecue Show to hear…

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Doxie Guy BBQ Shares Sauce Secrets

Doxie Guy BBQ sauce maker, whole hog pitmaster, and Dachshund dog enthusiast Scott Schiffel joins the Low & Slow Barbecue to talk sauce and barbecue roots. Described as a “COVID project,” Scott launched Doxie Guy BBQ after a lifetime spent around barbecue pits and kitchens in Eastern North Carolina and beyond. In this episode find…

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Apple City BBQ Pitmaster Adam Dula

Hear Apple City BBQ Pitmaster Adam Dula share the story of his family-owned and operated barbecue business in Taylorsville, N.C. While much of North Carolina continues the Eastern vs Western debate, the Dula family and Apple City BBQ dedicate their attention to producing good barbecue, regardless of your geographical preference. And Apple City BBQ just…

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Southern Smoke BBQ Pitmaster Matthew Register

Southern Smoke BBQ Pitmaster Matthew Register returns to The Low & Slow Barbecue Show to share the story of his barbecue sauces and restaurant in Garland, N.C. Cured in Eastern N.C. barbecue tradition, Matthew creates a Southern Smoke menu that holds true to BBQ roots, but it is just as likely to include a curveball…

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Midwood Smokehouse Pitmaster, Matt Barry

 Visit Charlotte, N.C., today, and you’ll find a food landscape with everything you can imagine, including a diverse selection of barbecues. But at one time, Charlotte was a food desert for good barbecue – until Midwood Smokehouse arrived in a trendy and eclectic neighborhood east of Uptown. With Pitmaster Matt Barry running the barbecue…

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Pitmasters: Ronald Simmons, Keith Henning, Michael Letchworth

North Carolina barbecue comes in all shapes, sizes, and flavors. Sure, there’s always debate over Eastern Whole Hog and vinegar versus Western Pork Shoulder, red slaw, and barbecue dip with ketchup. But in the great barbecue state of North Carolina in the year 2023, people like a lot of other barbecue angles, too. The barbecue…

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Celebrating Independence and Food with Hanna Raskin

When it comes to finding the best Carolina barbecue, it is a must that you trust the source of truth. To do that, you need to find someone with a diverse palate, an open mind, and an independent perspective. So, to mark Independence Day on the Low & Slow Barbecue Show, we talk to 2023…

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Pitmasters: Ken & Jess Hess from County Smoak

The Carolinas hold no monopoly on great barbecue. There’s plenty of really good food being cooked low and slow all around the barbecue world. Lynchburg, Virginia is one of those places. That’s home for Ken and Jess Hess and their barbecue business County Smoak. The husband and wife duo of classically trained chefs have rekindled…

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Pitmasters: Holy City Hogs, Tank Jackson

To make the best barbecue you’ve got to take it low and slow. If you’re making that barbecue in the Carolinas, chances are pretty good you’re cooking a pig low and slow. And if you want the best pigs for traditional whole hog barbecue, you can’t miss with Holy City Hogs. The Low & Slow…

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