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Barbecue is an apparatus or method for cooking meat with the use of heat and hot smoke of a fire, hot coals of charcoal, or smoking wood, electricity or even cooking gas. It has many regional variations in several parts of the world.
Asked in Building and Carpentry, Barbecue, Landscaping
Where can you find diagrams or plans to build a face brick braai in a lapa?
That sounds like the kind of thing most people want to do from their imaginations and according to the shape/design of the lapa. I've done 3 in the past few years and people loved every one. As long as you understand basic bricklaying, you don't need plans, but if you feel really empty of ideas ,there's a series of books called 'The Sunset Publications' that has lots of ideas for things like that. Most large libraries (or used bookstores) have them . ...
Asked in Barbecue
Why can you smell the aroma of barbecue in your neighbors yard?
If they are barbecuing, the aroma carries over in the air. If they are not currently barbecuing, they probably recently had a barbecue and the aroma is coming from their grill. ...
Asked in Barbecue, Barbecue Sauce
Can dogs eat barbecue sauce?
It is not very good to feed dogs human foods because sometimes it makes them very sick, so that answers your question NO! NO NO NO NO!!!!! YOU SHOULD NOT!!!!!!! ANY HUMAN FOOD IS BAD FOR DOGS ESPECIALLY GRAPES AND CHOCOLATE!!!!! you can give them peanut butter to help them swallow pills if they are sick tho... You should not give ANY animal ,wild or domesticated, HUMAN FOOD!!!!! They CAN eat barbecue sauce, BUT that DOESN'T mean it's good for them!!!! ...
Asked in Christmas, Building and Carpentry, Barbecue
Where can you find plans to build a Lapa?
A lapa is a thatched outdoor entertainment area, of African origin. All the sides are usually open and the support poles are round wooden poles. WRT finding plans, there are companies who sell them over the internet. Search for "lapa plans" Answer There is a site called builditall that sells a number of lapa designs and books/software that will help in the design, material lists, costings and construction of building your lapa....
Asked in Food Spoilage, Grilling, Barbecue, Barbecue Sauce
How long does barbecue sauce stay fresh?
This product can last a while. If still in store bottle or jar, it will last about 2 to 3 weeks. You can freeze this product. Put it in an air tight container to freeze. It will last about 4 months in the freezer. ...
Asked in Definitions, Barbecue
What does bbq or BBQ mean?
BBQ stands for Barbecue or Bar-Be-Que: It means cooking over a open fire or grill, usually outdoors in the summertime. In the Southern US, it's called "'cuein", as in "When you gonna be 'cuein agin?" Homer Simpson calls it "Barbly-cue", a play on "Bubbly 'cue", probably because the sauce is sometimes bubbling on the surface of the meat when it is served. There are BBQ-flavored chips and BBQ sauce. BBQ sauce can be used as a coating for baked beef, pork, goat, chicken, turkey,...
What could cause muscle spasms in the throat?
This is sometimes a symptomatic characteristic of an allergic reaction to some food-stuffs,can also be prevalent in the event of a stroke and/or panic attacks. It can also indicate asthma. Or the more serious conditions called COPD. And, in some people with chronic conditions of various parts of the nervous-system, it can be set off by anything that causes muscle spasms (in both smooth and striated muscles), including certain medications (such as stimulants or even narcotics) and dehydration. Some types of convulsive seizures include this...
Asked in Barbecue
How do you find plans for a brick braai?
For a brick barbecue it is best to sit with pen and paper and plan your own customized theory that will please your own functionality expectations.-- you just need to know what size bricks you will be using and the type of design you want - to know how many bricks you will need for any given specification; keeping in mind that you will want to stagger your corners with half pieces for that interlocking look. ...
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How much food is needed for a BBQ with 50 people attending?
Depends on how hungry your guests will be! Typically speaking, at a BBQ cookout the average guest will consume 1-2 pieces of chicken, or 1/2 rack of ribs, or 1 hamburger, or 2 hot dogs. So depending on the type of food you will be grilling, the above is a good guideline to start with. As far as sides, it is recommended to have 1 lb of sides per 5 guests. So with 50 guests you can mix and match about...