The tradition of open-pit barbecues in Texas is older than you think.
“Barbecue isn’t supposed to taste like smoke,” Bubba Roese said adamantly. I thought he was just a cantankerous old crank at first. But as he ranted, I began to realize the 69-year-old Santa Claus look-alike was actually a relic of an older barbecue era. His family once owned a grocery in Gr ... More >>