Hot Sauce Expo NYC 2013
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Hot Sauce Expo NYC 2013

This past weekend, I was fortunately able to attend the first annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo NYC 2013.  I attended the event as a team member as part of the ArrogantSwine team. What a great time.  The event featured a number of hot sauce vendors, hot bbq sauces and other spicy condiments.  Check out my view of the … Continue reading

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Introducing the Team!!

Originally posted on The Arrogant Swine:
Whole Hog BBQ needs a decently large team. If nothing else, to move the massive dead weight of our pigs. So the Arrogant Swine crew in alphabetical order (of course I end up last) Angel Mercado – Beer-conomist/Head of Infrastructure Angel believes sobriety is a problem which must be…

Carolina Whole Hog at aPorkalypse
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Carolina Whole Hog at aPorkalypse

Question: Who doesn’t love the smell of smoke which is produced when the fat of the meat hits those hot coals and sizzles up, creating this plume of wonderous savory smoke…yum!  I do. Can you smell it?  Well I was fortunate to be part of this wonderful event and had my full smoke from the pit … Continue reading

aPORKalypse NOW 2013 – Whole Hog BBQ!! -With Tyson.
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aPORKalypse NOW 2013 – Whole Hog BBQ!! -With Tyson.

Originally posted on The Arrogant Swine:
See ALL the Photos and food porn of aPORKalyspe HERE. I live in Queens. Now this for a long time marks the complete opposite of hip. Queens doesn’t have the same sex appeal as Williamsburg and definitely doesn’t have gentrified air of Park Slope in Brooklyn. What I have found lately…

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BBQ ROADTRIP!!! : Q Barbeque – Glen Allen, Virginia

Originally posted on The Arrogant Swine:
See all the Food Porn HERE.  Forbes just did an article on competition BBQ. One of my favorite lines – And unlike most cuisines, many of the best barbecue masters don’t even have restaurants – there is no huge hobbyist group of ultra-passionate sushi cooks who devote all their…

2012 Carolina Whole Hog–courtesy for Arrogantswine.com
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2012 Carolina Whole Hog–courtesy for Arrogantswine.com

http://arrogantswine.com/food-porn-photos/2012-carolina-whole-hog/ I am happy to say I took part in the ceremony, (yes it is a big deal :)) and everything turned out super well!  All kudos goes to the host , Pitmaster Tyson Ho of Arrogantswine.com.  Special thanks to Matt, Steve and myself ( of course) for contributing to preparation and general great time.  … Continue reading