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BBQ with Franklin

BBQ with Franklin
In this 11 episode instructional series, BBQ nerd Aaron Franklin explains the steps beginning to end for creating delicious barbecue in your backyard. Learn how to modify an off-the-rack smoker for optimal success. Find out why the type of wood you choose is important & how to build a fire. Discover the correct temp for smoking meats & why the way you slice a finished brisket is so important.

Latest Episodes

Pulled Pork Air date: 11-21-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365126548/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Aaron shares the secrets of TEXAS-style pulled pork. What to look for in the cut of meat, how to season and how to cook. /episodes/get/11300 /episode/11300 BBQ with Franklin: Pulled Pork /episode-player/11300
Thanksgiving part 3 Air date: 11-21-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365126452/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false How to tell when your turkey is finished plus make a beautiful gravy with smoked butter. /episodes/get/11298 /episode/11298 BBQ with Franklin: Thanksgiving part 3 /episode-player/11298
Thanksgiving part 2 Air date: 11-21-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365126443/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Stacy Franklin shares a couple recipes that go perfectly with a smoked turkey. Learn how to make smoked garlic mashed potatoes and a grilled green bean shishito pepper side dish. Aaron also explains how to tell when the turkey is getting done and what to do in the last hour of smoking. Hint: it... /episodes/get/11299 /episode/11299 BBQ with Franklin: Thanksgiving part 2 /episode-player/11299
Thanksgiving part 1 Air date: 08-30-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365071832/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Learn how to brine and smoke a turkey with Aaron Franklin /episodes/get/11301 /episode/11301 BBQ with Franklin: Thanksgiving part 1 /episode-player/11301
The Wood Air date: 08-15-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365063200/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false What types of wood work best for which types of meats? Aaron describes characteristics and wood strategies for your optimal smoke. This episode sponsored by Austin Food & Wine Festival. Video of wood shot on location at Harley's Firewood. Thanks Harley! /episodes/get/11302 /episode/11302 BBQ with Franklin: The Wood /episode-player/11302
The Cook Air date: 07-31-2013 Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365056199/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Your brisket is trimmed, seasoned and the fire is ready to go. Now what? Pull up a chair and let Professor Franklin take you to class and learn about fire management, optimal cooking temperature, wrapping, and why you should beware of the stall. /episodes/get/11303 /episode/11303 BBQ with Franklin: The Cook /episode-player/11303
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Episode Archive

Ribs part 2
Your ribs are trimmed and seasoned, now what? In part 2 of our Ribs episode, Aaron shares the secrets to smoking tender and delicious ribs.
Air date: 06/05/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365022969/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Your ribs are trimmed and seasoned, now what? In part 2 of our Ribs episode, Aaron shares the secrets to smoking tender and delicious ribs. /episodes/get/11306 /episode/11306 BBQ with Franklin: Ribs part 2 /episode-player/11306
The Brisket
In this first episode of BBQ with Franklin we go straight to the important stuff: the meat. Find out what you should look for when choosing a brisket to smoke, how it should be trimmed and Aaron reveals his age old recipe for seasoning.
Air date: 06/05/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365022294/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In this first episode of BBQ with Franklin we go straight to the important stuff: the meat. Find out what you should look for when choosing a brisket to smoke, how it should be trimmed and Aaron reveals his age old recipe for seasoning. /episodes/get/11307 /episode/11307 BBQ with Franklin: The Brisket /episode-player/11307
Ribs part 1
Part 1: Learn how to trim and season pork spare ribs for the smoker.
Air date: 06/05/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365022962/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Part 1: Learn how to trim and season pork spare ribs for the smoker. /episodes/get/11308 /episode/11308 BBQ with Franklin: Ribs part 1 /episode-player/11308
The Cook
Your brisket is trimmed, seasoned and the fire is ready to go. Now what? Pull up a chair and let Professor Franklin take you to class and learn about fire management, optimal cooking temperature, wrapping, and why you should beware of the stall.
Air date: 07/31/2013
Watch
http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365056199/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Your brisket is trimmed, seasoned and the fire is ready to go. Now what? Pull up a chair and let Professor Franklin take you to class and learn about fire management, optimal cooking temperature, wrapping, and why you should beware of the stall. /episodes/get/11303 /episode/11303 BBQ with Franklin: The Cook /episode-player/11303
The Payoff
Aaron Franklin explains the telltale characteristics of a finished brisket, when and why you'd wrap your brisket, how long to let it rest and how to slice your masterpiece. And if you're one of *those* who like the sauce, learn a basic Texas sauce to serve alongside your meat.
Air date: 07/31/2013
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http://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365056202/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Aaron Franklin explains the telltale characteristics of a finished brisket, when and why you'd wrap your brisket, how long to let it rest and how to slice your masterpiece. And if you're one of *those* who like the sauce, learn a basic Texas sauce to serve alongside your meat. /episodes/get/11304 /episode/11304 BBQ with Franklin: The Payoff /episode-player/11304
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