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We are saddened by the passing of our dear friend Joe Peterson. Joe was an institution in our Whole Hog Barbecue Series, taking the title of Champion a record four times. He was much beloved by his family and friends, and will be greatly missed. To learn more about Joe’s rich life and how you […]

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Chris Fineran Takes Championship Title

Chris Fineran of Little River, SC took home the title of 2016 Whole Hog Barbecue Champion last weekend. With stiff competition from 23 other cooks, Fineran also took home the Showmanship and Crispy Skin prizes. Check out all the winners below. 2016 Culinary Winners Chris Fineran Amy Whitley Frankie Keene Frank Gregg 2016 Blind Taste […]

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On the line with Pat Adams, Barbecue Judge

North State Journal Jennifer Wood When you hear that someone is a barbecue judge in North Carolina if you are like me you want to know — how they became one and what are they looking for in good barbecue. Talk with Pat Adams for a few minutes and her graciousness will make you forget […]