Monday, September 21, 2009

Harvard Fall Festival

GC - Ique
RGC - I Smell Smoke
3rd -Lakeside Smokers
4th -Uncle Jed's BBQ
5th - Mighty Swine Dining

Congratulations to Ique for winning GC and I smell smoke for RGC at the Havard Fall Festival, also congratulations goes out to the boys over at Mighty Swine Dining for placing 5th overall in a very strong field of 40 teams, and also getting a 2nd in Saturdays peoples choice (Chicken Wings) and a 1st on Sundays Peoples choice (Pulled Pork), great job guys you deserve it.
We on the other hand, did not fair so well, a very disappointing weekend for the Smokin' Hoggz BBQ team (35th out of 40). We tried a couple of new things that didn't go over very well with the judges. Looks like it is back to the practice kitchen for us. Although we didn't do well, we had a great time hanging out with good friends and meeting new teams competing for the first time. You know it is really good to see new teams competing at all the events, it just shows how big competition BBQ is getting.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Oysterfest, Norwalk CT

Congratulations goes out Mike and Kris from Lakeside Smokers for their win at the Oysterfest, this makes 3 GC's (Grand Champion) this year for them. Keep up the great work. Also congrats goes out to Ocean County Pig Assassins for their RGC (Reserve Grand Champion).

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Busy couple of weeks ahead

The next few weeks are jam packed with stuff going on. This weekend we are getting ready for the Oysterfest in CT, hopefully we do better than we did in Maine. We have been working on a couple a new things with pork, and I think I finally have something good enough to compete with, all year my pork has been average at best, so it would be awesome if it does well.
After this weeknd I have the Pats game monday night, which I can't wait for. I can't believe football season is upon us, I think the Pats are going to do very well this season, especially with Brady back in the drivers seat.
After the Pats game, the following weekend is the Harvard Fall Fest. Last year we had a great time, it was the first contest we did with the new team. I can't believe that it has been a year already, how time flies. The Harvard Fall Fest will be our 6th contest this year with one more to do at the end of October (The Battle of the BBQ Brethren), so seven in all for this year. Next year I hope to do about 10, we'll see what happens.

Friday, September 4, 2009

2009 Jack Daniels

Congratulations to all the teams from New England who are going to the 2009 Jack Daniels World BBQ Championships:

Mass/Vermont - I Smell Smoke,
New Hampshire - Lakeside Smokers,
Connecticut - R2-BQ,
Maine - Ique,
New York - lunchmeat,
New York Rep - Mr. Bobo,
New Hampshire Rep - Yabba Dabba Q.

Good luck, and kick some Butt!!!!!!!!!