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Episodes

Dec. 1, 2022

Putting Passion and Love Into Your Cooking w/ The Smokin' Texan

Kurt talks with The Smokin' Texan (Chrissy Chance, Jeremy Chance, & Keith Kendrick), out of Canton, GA, about what got them inter…

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Nov. 17, 2022

Letting the Grand Championships Speak for Themselves w/ Rub Bagby of …

Kurt talks with Rub Bagby, Pit Master of Swamp Boys BBQ out of Winter Haven, FL, about starting his BBQ journey 18 years ago, the…

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Nov. 10, 2022

Turning the Impossible Possible w/ Brent Broaddus of Slapulator BBQ

Kurt talks with Brent Broaddus, Pit Master of Slapulator BBQ out of Riverview, FL, about how his BBQ journey started after feelin…

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Nov. 3, 2022

Ep 32 - Being Obsessed & Learning More About BBQ w/ Robert Vanderipe …

Kurt talks with Robert Vanderipe, Co-Pit Master of Smoke Me Silly BBQ Team out of Madison, AL, about how he got roped into cookin…

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Oct. 24, 2022

Ep 31 - Denim Fest and Creating A Better Future for Competition BBQ w…

Kurt talks with Gary Lamb, Owner and Founder of Revival Events Group about how he started in BBQ, how it saved his life and how i…

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Oct. 20, 2022

Ep 30 - Being the Hardest Worker in BBQ w/ Phil Breeden of LC BBQ

Kurt talks with Phil Breeden, Pit Master of LC BBQ out of Bandera, TX about how he went from not knowing competition BBQ existed …

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Oct. 13, 2022

The New Landscape of BBQ w/ Paul Keltner of Rooters-N-Tooters

Kurt talks with Paul Keltner, Co-Pit Master of Rooters-N-Tooters out of Mt. Pleasant, TN about growing up and cooking as a kid, h…

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Oct. 6, 2022

Ep 28 - Build Your Skills to Prepare for Competition BBQ w/ Daniel Pa…

Kurt talks with Daniel Patrick, Pit Master of Pop's Smoke on the Hill Competitive BBQ Team and Catering Service, about how he got…

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Sept. 29, 2022

Ep 27 - Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone w/ Rob and Amy of Rum Runner…

Kurt talks with Rob and Amy, Pit Masters of Rum Runners BBQ out of Orlando, FL about their experience starting their BBQ journey …

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Sept. 22, 2022

Ep 26 - Money, Business, and BBQ w/ Kevin Ward of Four41 South BBQ

Kurt talks with Kevin Ward, Owner and Pit Master of Four41 South BBQ out of Canton, GA about how he started in BBQ with catering …

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Sept. 15, 2022

Ep 25 - For the Love of BBQ w/ Brad Leighninger of Getting Basted

Kurt talks with Brad Leighninger, pit master of Gettin' Basted based out of Branson, MO about getting thrown into a competition, …

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Sept. 9, 2022

Ep 24 - Quitting the Job and Going All In on BBQ w/ Bill Purvis of Ch…

Kurt talks with Bill Purvis, pit master of Chicken Fried BBQ based out of Spring, TX, about how he slowly started to get addicted…

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Sept. 1, 2022

Ep 23 - Exploring the Different Avenues of BBQ w/ Sunny Moody

Kurt talks with Sunny Moody, pit master of Moodswing BBQ out of Nashville, TN, about the life changing event that got her started…

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Aug. 25, 2022

Ep 22 - Stickin' with What You Know w/ Randy McKnight

Kurt talks with Randy McKnight, pit master of Smokin' Rack out of Jacksonville, FL, about why he cooks low and slow, a story abou…

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Aug. 18, 2022

Ep 21 - Competing with a Winner's Mindset w/ Kolby Bowers

Kurt talks with Kolby Bowers, Pitmaster of Rollin' Kolbz, about the first BBQ competition he attended and how much he loved it, t…

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Aug. 11, 2022

Ep 20 - Teaching the Next Generation of BBQ-ers with Tom Tilley

Kurt talks with Tom Tilley about how he started as the coach of the Tallulah Falls Pit Vipers High School BBQ Team, the success t…

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Aug. 4, 2022

Ep 19 - From Janky Legs to Grand Champions with Jordan Kirkpatrick

Kurt talks with Jordan Kirkpatrick, Pit master at Janky Leg BBQ, about how he got into BBQ, the story behind their team name 'Jan…

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July 28, 2022

Ep 18 - Learning BBQ the Hard Way with Alex Baker

Kurt talks with Alex Baker, pit master of Big Baker's BBQ and pit builder about his come up from working at a BBQ restaurant in h…

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July 23, 2022

Ep 17 - Finding Friendships and Focus in the Sport of BBQ with Kenny …

Kurt talks with Kenny O'Shields, Pitmaster of One Eyed Pig BBQ in Union, SC about his story of friendship that got him started in…

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July 14, 2022

Ep 16 - Diving into Competition BBQ Headfirst with Tyler Price

Kurt talks with Tyler Price, Pitmaster of Red Beard’s BBQ, about starting BBQ at 15, getting intimidated by all the shiny objects…

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July 8, 2022

Ep 15: Getting Humbled in BBQ and Asking for Help with Kenny Dobbs

Kurt talks with Kenny Dobbs, Pitmaster of Wine Me, Dine Me, and Swine Me about how he got his start in BBQ and his move to the pr…

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June 23, 2022

Having Fun and Hanging Out in Backyard BBQ with Anthony Jones

Kurt talks with Anthony Jones, Pitmaster of Southern Life BBQ, about his journey into Backyard BBQ, why you shouldn't let quality…

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June 16, 2022

Ep 13 - Behind the Scenes of a BBQ Newbie's Success with Derek Johnson

Kurt talks with Derek Johnson, Pitmaster of Sweet Dixie BBQ about how he got started in BBQ, the early success he's gotten in the…

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June 9, 2022

Ep 12 - The Best Part about BBQ with Randall Bowman

Kurt talks with Randall Bowman, founder and owner of DeepSouthSmokers, about getting his start in BBQ then moving into building s…

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