ã 2009 – Who Are Those Guys? BBQ Competition Cooking Team

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News Archives

 

Past News Updates from the

Who Are Those Guys? BBQ Team

 

December 30, 2010- Added link for Fruita Wood Chunks to Good Stuff link page.  Fruita Wood Chunks sells all types of fruit wood chunks for you smoking needs.

 

November 9, 2010-  WATG? Head Pitmaster George Hensler hit the radio circuit recently and was a guests on the following programs:

- Novermber 3rd edition of the BBQ Central Radio Show.

- Huck’s Hut: In the Hut Episode #24 (you will need iTunes to listen to this episode)

 

October 28, 2010- The demo at Delta Lumber went well. We had a lot of folks stop by for a taste and to talk BBQ and grilling, several were FB friends which was very nice. Several copies of STF were signed and sold. We had a great time and it seemed the folks that were there did too. Thanks to Delta Lumber for hosting. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Whiteford-MD/Delta-Lumber-Do-It-Center/276446043560

Recipes for all items demonstrated today are available in the recipe section.  

Event pictures can be seen here.

 

October 20, 2010-  The WATG? Crew will be at Delta Lumber located in Whiteford, Maryland this Saturday morning, 10/23, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. We will be giving grilling and smoking demos during this time, with a pulled pork demonstration starting at 12 noon. If you are in the area, stop in, they will be running a big sale on all of their outdoor items. We will have plenty of samples and will be available to talk grilling and answer any outdoor cooking questions. Hope to see you there.

 

October 20, 2010- In advance of our cooking demo in Whiteford, MD this Saturday, we have put up some new recipes in the recipe section.  They are:

Pulled Pork BBQ- Meats

Sausage Fattie- Starters and Apps

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers- Starters and Apps

Grilled Pineapple and Shrimp- Fish

Sweet Georgia Brown Bars- Dessert

 

October 6, 2010-  Results and pictures from the Keystone BBQ Classic this past weekend in Harrisburg, PA are posted on the 2010 Competitions page.  

Check out how we did here.

 

October 3, 2010- WATG? Head Cook George Hensler was a guest on episode #22 of In the Hut podcast. You can listen to it it here.

 

September 23, 2010- The WATG? BBQ Team was featured in the Bel Air Patch last week. Check out the article here.

 

September 16, 2010- WATG BBQ Head Cook George Hensler’s interview on Kaleidoscope is now posted on the video page.

 

September 7, 2010- New recipes added under the Recipes section.  Thanks to Don Wooten of Off the Hoof BBQ, we added a recipe for Don’s Baked Beans and Barley Nut Casserole on the Veggies and Sides page under the Recipe section.

 

August 30, 2010- The Who Are Those Guys? Crew takes 7th place at New Holland SummerFest this past weekend.  Check out the results and pictures on the 2010 Competitions page.

 

August 30, 2010- Added 2 new recipes to the Recipes Page (Sausage Pie and Crab Fattie).  Check out the Recipes page for the details.

 

August 18, 2010- Some new updates:

- Results and pictures from the Bel Air BBQ Bash are posted on the 2010 Competitions page.

- New links are posted under the section Good Stuff on the Links page.

- Added 2 videos from the Bel Air Bash to the Video Page.  Check out the videos of WATG in action here.

 

August 12, 2010- The latest edition of Smoke Signals, your on-line grilling and outdoor cooking magazine is now available. Check it out when you have a minute. Good stuff. Check it out here!

July 20, 2010- 2 new summer recipes featuring tomatoes have been posted on the recipe page.....Stewed Tomatoes and Stacked Summer Salad with Tapenade and Basil Dressing.  Head over to the recipe page to check them out.

June 24, 2010- 3 new recipes posted on the recipe page.....Moink Balls, Asian Spicy Deviled Eggs and Pig Candy.  Head over to the recipe page to check them out.

June 13, 2010-  Results, writeup, and pictures from the Beltway BBQ Showdown is now posted on the 2010 Competitions page.

June 6, 2010- WATG? Head Cook George Hensler was featured on a Huck’s Hut podcast last week.  Check out the Audio page for the podcast.

 

May 29, 2010- The WATG? squad will be in Upper Marlboro, MD June 4 & 5 for the Beltway BBQ Battle. If you are in the area, stop in a say hello!

 

May 18, 2010- The Who Are Those Guys? BBQ team took 8th place at the competition in Green Lane, Pa this past weekend.  Check out the Past Competitions page for a recap and pictures from the event.

 

May 14, 2010- UPDATES:

- The WATG? Blog was recognized in the article “20 More Sizzling BBQ Blogs” on Doobies.com.  You can see the whole list here.

- New June 2010 Bullsheet article is posted on the Articles page.

- This weekend (May 14-15), we will be competing in Green Lane PA. The local volunteer fire company is the host and these guys really know how to throw a party. Blues music, beer, smoke and a really nice bonfire make for a great weekend. If you are in the neighborhood, stop in and sit a spell. Oh yea, we will have copies of Startin the Fire available at our site if you are interested.

 

May 7, 2010- The weekend of May 14-15 we will be competing in Green Lane PA. The local volunteer fire company is the host and these guys really know how to throw a party. Blues music, beer, smoke and a really nice bonfire make for a great weekend. If you are in the neighborhood, stop in and sit a spell. Oh yea, we will have copies of Startin the Fire available at our site if you are interested.

 

May 5, 2010- Brian Meagher from http://hotsaucedaily.com/ has a great podcast from the Pork in the Park BBQ contest held in Salisbury MD. You can check it out at http://hotsauceweekly.com/hsw-019-pork-in-the-park-2010/ or link it from our site, George and Bob were both interviewed, Brian’s site is a wealth of information about hot sauces and cooking in general, check it out when you have a minute.

 

April 30, 2010- Updates galore:

Salisbury- Pork In the Park-The gang was going to be a man down once again. Quick thinking George decided to try the local personal adds to see if anyone would be interested in cooking with them at the last minute. He thought it was a good idea….you decide. Check out the new blog post on the Pork in the Park contest as well as the latest on contests memories. Salisbury pictures and results can be found on the past events page. New book reviews on the Startin the Fire page and on Amazon.com. Some new recipes should be up soon, there is a lot happening here on the WATG? Site.

 

Next up for the team is a trip up to sleepy Green Lane, Pa May 14-15. Located a little north of Philadelphia, this is a second year contest that has grown to 49 teams. The local volunteer fire company is the host and these folks really know how to throw a party, which includes a huge bonfire on Friday night. If you are in the area, try and stop by and say hello and don’t forget to bring your marshmallows!

 

April 14, 2010- Check out the audition video we submitted for the second season of BBQ Pitmasters on TLC.  See the video here.

 

April 6, 2010- Our season opener will be April 16-17th at the Pork in the Park Festival in Salisbury MD. Sandy Fulton, contest organizer does a bang up job for both the teams and the attendees at his event. The event itself runs through Sunday April 18 with a car and motorcycle show as well as plenty to do for the entire family. If you are on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, you need to stop by and take a look. The WATG? gang will be set up early Friday morning through Saturday afternoon and will have copies of Startin the Fire for sale at their site, stop in and say hey!

 

March 23, 2010- George is scheduled to be signing books at the 7th Annual Pork n’ Brew BBQ Competition on March 26-27 at Santa Ana
Star Center in Rio Rancho NM.  Of course, if you are in the area, stop by and say hello.  For more information, visit:
http://www.rioranchonm.org/index.aspx?NID=142

 

March, 23, 2010- Contest Patrons- Rude or uninformed? is the latest posting on the WATG? blog page. Check it out if you have nothing better to do!

 

March 10, 2010- The Who Are Those Guys? BBQ Team would like to announce that they have signed on Fab as a sponsor.  For more information about Fab, check our their sponsor page.

 

March 8, 2010- Startin’ the Fire has been reviewed by a few BBQ blogs.  Check out the Startin’ the Fire page to see who reviewed the book.

 

March 4, 2010- A few updates.

- Startin’ the Fire is ranked #60 on Amazon.com.  Check out the press release regarding the ranking here and to order the book, check out the book page.

 

- Startin’ the Fire also made the cover of the ABQ Journal on Wednesday.  You can check out the article here.

 

- A new recipe from the VA BBQ Pirates (Scallops Crura) on the recipe page

 

February 25, 2010- Check out the latest edition of Smoke Signals Magazine for a new article from WATG? Head Cook George Hensler.

 

February 21, 2010- A bunch of updates.  There is a new recipe for Nut Crusted Salmon with a Ginger Butter Sauce on the recipe page, a new review of Startin’ The Fire by Todd Johns from Pork Pullin Ployboys on the book page, a new Bullsheet article (March 2010) on the Bullsheet article page, and a new blog post at our blog site.  Enjoy!

 

February 18, 2010- Three new recipes from Connie Rempe have been posted to the recipe page and a few new articles have been posted in the articles section.

 

February 16, 2010- The first shipment of Startin the Fire has arrived from the publisher and is ready to be shipped. If you would like to place an order, just click on the book page.

 

February 16, 2010- Rod Gray, Pit Master for the 2009 KCBS Team of the Year, Pellet Envy, weighs in on Startin the Fire. Check out the book page!

 

February 16, 2010- Check out the recipe page for a couple of new selections from BBQ Bob, Pit master for the BBQ Guru competition team. Pork ribs and shrimp on the grill, mmmmmm good!

February 8, 2010- The Who Are Those Guys? BBQ Team would like to announce the addition of a sponsor, The BBQ Guru.  For more information on our new sponsor, check out the Sponsors page.

February 1, 2010- Welcome to the new Who Are Those Guys? website. Take your time to look around the site and check back often for updates.

February 1, 2010- Come meet WATG? Head Cook, and author of the book Startin’ the Fire, George Hensler at the 22nd Annual National Fiery Foods and BBQ Show at the Sandia Resort and Casino in Albuquerque, NM March 5-7, 2010. George will be at the Rio Grande Books booth. For more information, visit  http://www.fiery-foods.com/index.php/fiery-foods-a-bbq-show