What is Pit BBQ?


Many people misuse the term Pit barbecue. It has come to be applied to anything cooked on a grill, or even in the oven if a sauce is applied. Pit barbecue is not a dish or a cooking device, it is a method of cooking.

Pit BBQ starts with meat which is covered with a selection of spices, and then slowly smoked with hardwoods at low temperatures for long periods. It is smoked in a closely controlled temperature and humidity range, and it absorbs the smoke from the burning wood. The flavor is in the meat, the spices, and from the wood it is smoked with!

Remember, cooking over a direct flame of wood or charcoal is grilling, not Pit BBQ’ing. Nothing can compare to foods slow-cooked for endless hours with indirect heat and smoke from hardwoods.