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Which Smoker Should You Buy for Your Backyard?

Three local experts give us the lowdown on the industry's best smokers.

04/14/2021 By Timothy Malcolm Illustrations by Christopher Vela

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A Beginner's Timeline to Smoking Brisket

A general guide for smoking a brisket in your backyard

04/13/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

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The History of Houston's BBQ Renaissance

With so many pitmasters putting their personal spin on a time-honored tradition, we're calling it: Houston is having its barbecue moment.

04/01/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

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Where to Eat the Best Houston BBQ Right Now

Our completely up-to-date guide to the 10 best barbecue spots in town.

08/04/2015 By Robb Walsh and J.C. Reid Edited by Katharine Shilcutt