Fall Fun for BBQ

Posted by jtracy on September 29, 2015

Fall is a wonderful time of year here in the Northwest. Lots of activities like football, hunting ,fishing, hiking the list is lengthy. Fall also is NOT the time to put away your BBQ for the winter. In fact I don’t think you should ever put your BBQ away, but that is a topic for another day.

This Saturday Oct. 3rd …

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Tis the Season (ing)

Posted by jtracy on September 12, 2015

The invitations have been made and accepted. The main course has been selected and the grill (or smoker) is ready for tomorrow. But you look in the cupboard and all you have is a can or jar of last year’s rub.

What are going to season your meat with? Pearls of wisdom? Maybe BBQ Nation can help. On this week’s show …

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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
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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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