When it comes to barbecue, wait patiently and you’ll be rewarded — with tender ribs, melt-in-your-mouth pulled pork and smoky meats. Try Cooking Channel’s recipes for classic American barbecue, internationally inspired twists and hearty Southern sides.



Slather meats with a great rub or marinade before cooking them low + slow for the best BBQ (extra sauce: optional).

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Road Trip With G. Garvin

Road Trip With G. Garvin

Join G. Garvin as he visits his favorite Georgia barbecue joint, JJ's Rib Shack, and samples what might be the best ribs in Atlanta.

Smokin' Secret-Rub Ribs

More Southern Road Trip Finds

Better BBQ With Alton Brown

Alton Brown's Pulled Pork

Alton shares his guide to perfecting pulled pork, including a flavorful brine recipe and tips on replacing smoking materials.

Get Alton's Pulled Pork Tips

More BBQ Tips From Alton

BBQ With Bobby Flay

Smoked Beer Can Chicken

Join Bobby on the road as he discovers passionate barbecue cooks and eaters around the country — and their secret recipes.

Starting With: Beer Can Chicken

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Know Your ‘cue

Barbecue 101

Tips for Building Better Barbecue

Get tips on applying rubs, sauces and mops, and how to perfect your barbecue.

10 Essential BBQ Tips

Become a Rib Master

BBQ Ribs With Kevin Gillespie

Chef Kevin Gillespie turns his grill into a smoker to cook tender St. Louis-style ribs.

Kevin's Rib Tips

There's The Rub

Rib Dry Rub

Ready your meat with complex spice rubs meant to tickle all your taste buds.

Classic Rib Dry Rub

Get Saucy

Chuck Hughes BBQ Sauce

Slather on sweet, savory and spicy sauces and mops to transform meaty mains.

Chuck's BBQ Sauce




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