– Barbecue Dixit

Famous phrases, proverbs and idioms, on the barbecue, the kitchen or life in general by the big names of this culinary expression

Good barbecue comes from experience and experience, well… that comes from poor barbecue

- Enrico Brandizzi – BBQness

Barbecue is like Jazz. Before you can be taken seriously as an improviser, you have to pay your respect to the standards

- Chris Hart – Wicked Good BBQ

It’s easy to cook a filet mignon and call yourself a chef. But that’s not real cooking, that’s heating. preparing a tripe, however is a transcendental act!

- Thomas Keller – The French Laundry

The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude

- Julia Child – American Chef

In order to cook great barbecue, you don’t need fancy equipment. The pit master is always more important than pit

- Andy Husbands – Wicked Good Barbecue

Sit in the stump and listen to the pit. No list, no clock, no thermometer can tell you how to cook barbecue.

- Don McLemore – Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ Book

I’ve been messed up as a football bat, but after comp is over. Cause you can’t win the party on friday and win the…

- Myron Mixon – Smokin’ with Myron Mixon

I could give away every barbecue secret I have but competition barbecue is still about the feel of it

- Paul Kirk – Championship Barbecue