Home Team Barbecue, Charleston, SC

On our way back from Florida, Nancy and I stopped at Home Team Barbecue, one of the places on the invaluable South Carolina 100 Mile Barbecue list.  There are three locations in the Charleston area.  We went to the West Ashley one.  It’s a pretty new place made to look old — tin siding and lots of unstained wood. We found a place to park … Continue reading Home Team Barbecue, Charleston, SC

Helen’s Bar-B-Q, Brownsville, Tennessee

The Southern Foodways Alliance (click on the link) has made a film about Helen Turner, the pit master, owner, and everything else at Helen’s Bar-B-Q in Brownsville, Tennessee.  Ms. Helen makes barbecue the way barbecue should be made: in a  pit over wood coals — hickory and oak, in her case.  She serves pork shoulders, ribs, chicken, Polish sausage, and bologna.  I’ve never been to Helen’s, but … Continue reading Helen’s Bar-B-Q, Brownsville, Tennessee