The Virginian comes to BBQ Nation

Posted by jtracy on August 21, 2015

As summer winds down and parents look forward with delight for the start of school there is still ample time for summer fun. Last week I spent time at the Portland Classic presented by Cambia at the Columbia Edge Water Country Club.

What a great time and a great tournament. A 17 year old Canadian Brittany Henderson smoked the field. Pretty …

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Food Cart Pods About to Spread to Beaverton

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 12, 2015
food carts

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The Beaverton City Council has paved the way for bringing food cart pods to town by amending their code.  It will no longer forbid food carts from remaining in place for more than 7 hours at a time and from gathering.

Assistant City Planner Steve Regner says they received overwhelming support about the idea of allowing food cart …

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Marinades and other fun topics

Posted by jtracy on August 11, 2015

Over the years I’ve had many friends and guests tell me about a wonderful marinade they recently used or had tasted. Great I say more often than not. But if you ever have a meal I’ve prepared, rarely, perhaps once a millennium will you experience a marinade on a dish served on my table.

Why? For the most part they don’t …

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Fun Times

Posted by jtracy on August 5, 2015


Took a little trip to Sublimity last weekend an attended Smokin down the Highway. It was well worth the trip. The Jimmy and his crew did a great job and I think “Smokin” will become a have to event for a lot of folks. My hat is tipped to those who made Smokin happen.

Also on last week’s BBQ Nation, Andy …

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Need something to do?

Posted by jtracy on July 26, 2015

At what level are your BBQ skills? Rank amateur? Weekend Warrior? All pro?

Regardless of your grit at the grill, you might want to listen to this week’s show.

I have Jesse Henry, world class BBQ competitor, caterer and Golf Pro. The perfect combination, from my humble perspective. Jesse will share what it takes to compete on the highest level of the …

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