Barbecue doesn't have to be complicated and it doesn't take a lot of specialized equipment. In this 8 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.
Pitmaster Aaron Franklin takes a boisterous road trip of BBQ culture -- the people, the places and of course the food. Ten half hour episodes celebrate the traditions and storied histories passed down through the generations, as well as those breathing new life into this distinctly American culture.