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June 2, 2022

Ep 11 - Juggling Family, Careers and BBQ with Mark Wetherell

Kurt talks with Mark Wetherell, Pitmaster of Maya Jane BBQ out of Evans, Georgia about the reality of juggling a career, family, …

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May 26, 2022

Ep 10 - Competing Against the Best with Cary Chasteen

Kurt chats with Cary Chasteen, Pitmaster of Hold Your Horses BBQ, a Competition BBQ team competing in the Georgia Barbecue Associ…

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May 19, 2022

Ep 9 - Newbie Lessons from the First KCBS Competition

Kurt shares lessons from his BBQ team, Atomic City Smokers , first professional competition with the Kansas City Barbecue Associa…

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May 12, 2022

Ep 8 - The Power of Relationships in BBQ with Jonathan Sands

Kurt talks with Jonathan Sands, Pitmaster of the Ribpublicans BBQ team about how he started in BBQ, the equipment he loves using,…

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April 23, 2022

Ep 7 - Prep and Process Tips for A Whole Hog Feast

Co-Host of BBQ 4 Newbies, Kurt Mueller, shares advice, lessons and recipes for prepping an entire hog from start to finish. From …

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April 14, 2022

Ep 6 - Facing Adversity in Competition BBQ

On today's special episode of BBQ 4 Newbies, co-host Kurt Mueller shares his team's experience, the Atomic City Smokers, at their…

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April 7, 2022

The Little Things That Make a Big Difference with Wes Garrett

Kurt and Kevin sit down with Wes Garrett, pit master of Piglitically Incorrect BBQ out of Brandon, Mississippi. Piglitically Inco…

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March 31, 2022

How to Turn Newbie Mistakes into Learning Lessons with Bill and Andre…

Kurt and Kevin talk BBQ with Bill and Andrea Heyen, the 2021 American Royal Grand Champions and the husband and wife team of Trip…

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March 24, 2022

Why Sticking with Your BBQ Strengths is Your Best Bet with Lee Hinkel

Kurt and Kevin sit down with 2019 Cooker of the Year, Lee Hinkel, who is a part of the Red Mule's Bad Ass BBQ Team out of Texas. …

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March 17, 2022

Fitting Cooking in Your Schedule + Easy Rubs and Sauces with Bobby Gay

Kurt talks with Bobby Gay, Co-Pitmaster of the HOCO BBQ Outlaws out of Gainesville, FL. In this episode, Bobby shares the wild st…

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March 10, 2022

How to Find Your Groove with Robby Royal from Rescue Smokers

We sit down and talk with Robby Royal, the 2014 BBQ Pitmaster Champion and 2016 Smoker Champion, about how he got started in BBQ,…

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March 2, 2022

Welcome to BBQ 4 Newbies

We are true newbies to the BBQ game and whether you want to compete in the Pro Circuit or be the King of your Backyard BBQ, we wi…

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