Sara’s Weeknight Meals: Season 05

Episode 520: 5 Ingredient Cookout

Just 5 ingredients and cooked outside too? What’s not to love about Sara’s Scallop, Basil and Prosciutto Kebabs? Especially served with her Quick Pink Sangria. And, since we’re barbecuing, we decided to go to the master. Carolina Cue To Go’s Elizabeth Karmel joins us with her definitive Texas Hill Country Market Style Barbecue Brisket. Sara cools it off with Watermelon Lemonade. And finally we’ll visit with Bob Ahlgreen and the BBQ Pit Boys, a You Tube sensation.

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Elizabeth Karmel, a North Carolina native, is a nationally respected authority on grilling, barbecue, and Southern food. In 2014, she launched CarolinaCueToGo.com, an “online barbecue shack” specializing in North Carolina whole-hog barbecue seasoned with Elizabeth’s signature Lexington-Style Vinegar Barbecue Sauce. The founding executive chef of Hill Country Barbecue Market (in New York City and Washington, D.C.) and Hill Country Chicken (in Brooklyn, New York), she also writes a bi-monthly column for the Associated Press called The American Table and is the author of three acclaimed cookbooks. Elizabeth is the founder of the long established, gender breaking GirlsattheGrill.com.

Bob Ahlgren is an unlikely YouTube star, but in a world of cat videos and video gamers, this 65 year old has a staggering number of fans – his simple barbecue videos have been seen 70 million times.  Together with a gang of friends he calls the BBQ Pit Boys, he cooks everything from Alligator to burgers in the pit behind his Connecticut back yard.  The videos are so popular that they’ve spawned over 5000 BBQ Pit chapters of worldwide grilling enthusiasts.  We’ll follow them on a day they are making a signature dish – beer can bacon burgers.  http://bbqpitboys.com/


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Food Provided by: Citarella Markets | Kitchen Equipment provided by: VIKING RANGE LLC | Boos Block Cutting Boards | Casabella | Chantal | Dream Farm | Le Creuset | OXO | Silpat | SwissMar |