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Man Fire Food features the inventive ways people cook with fire.  From small campfires to creative custom-made grills and smokers, we visit home cooks, pit masters and chefs who are fascinated by fire and food.  The smoke signals take host Roger Mooking to Hawaii, wine country in Northern California, New England and the great American South to meet the passionate people who celebrate the building of and cooking over live fire. 

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Smoke and Steam

Airing: 2:00 PM/1:00c

Hawaii island Oahu is known as the "gathering place," and Roger is invited to two community gatherings abundant with...more

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Pit Masters

Airing: 2:00 PM/1:00c

In Lexington, Texas, folks line up early on Saturday mornings for Snow's BBQ. 77-year-old Tootsie Tomanetz is a custodian...more

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Monster Rigs

Airing: 2:30 PM/1:30c

Smokers and grills come in all shapes and sizes, but we found two extreme examples. In Grain Valley, Miss., mechanic...more

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BBQ Sandwiches

Airing: 3:00 PM/2:00c

Roger loves a great barbecue sandwich. Roger heads to The Barbecue Exchange for two sinfully delicious sandwiches --...more

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Hamming it Up

Airing: 3:30 PM/2:30c

Today it's all about Roger's favorite animal, the pig. He's hamming it up at some of the country's best suppliers of...more

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Pig Roasts

Airing: 4:00 PM/3:00c

Roger heads to Napa Valley, Calif., for two unique pig roasts. In St. Helena, chef John Fink is famous for his portable...more

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Carolina 'Cue

Airing: 4:30 PM/3:30c

Roger heads to North and South Carolina to visit a couple of old school restaurants that have upheld a long tradition...more

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South Carolina Surf and Turf

Airing: 5:00 PM/4:00c

Charleston, S.C., is one of America's top dining destinations, but for traditional whole hog barbecue and low-country...more

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Texas BBQ

Airing: 5:30 PM/4:30c

Roger visits two legendary BBQ joints in Central Texas where just the right amount of smoke and heat transforms the...more

Roasting and Ranching in Texas

Airing: 6:00 PM/5:00c

Roger takes a trip to West Point, Texas, to meet Tink Pinkard. Tink is an outdoor guide, hunter, fisherman, caterer...more

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Coolest Cookouts

Airing: 7:00 PM/6:00c

In this special one-hour episode, host Roger Mooking looks back at some of his favorite grilling moments on Man Fire...more

South American Grilling

Airing: 9:00 PM/8:00c

Roger meets two chefs celebrating South American grilling styles in northern California. At Farmstead Restaurant in...more

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South American Grilling

Airing: 1:00 AM/12:00c

Roger meets two chefs celebrating South American grilling styles in northern California. At Farmstead Restaurant in...more

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Meet Roger Mooking, award-winning musician and host of Everyday Exotic, and join in on his mission to jazz up everyday meals with an exotic twist using one new ingredient.

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