Baked Beans: Putting the BB in BBQ

  Baked beans, cole slaw, and smoky meat are the holy trinity of barbecue.  Take any one of them away and it’s like sitting on a two-legged stool.  You’ll be keenly aware that something very important is missing. We’re enormous fans of baked beans, and between the two of us we can’t remember ever having…

BBQ and the NYPL

We’re librarians by day.  True story.  And just to dispel a few quick misconceptions, there’s nothing meek, mild, or bookish about us.  We are meat-eating, beer and bourbon-drinking, loud-laughing librarians.  We’re the kind of librarians who want people to come into the library, bring their intellectual curiosity, make some noise, find something amazing, and go…

Western Carolina BBQ Sauce

Some things are sacred.  This is one of those things.  Western Carolina bbq sauce is the perfect companion to our NYC take on Wilkes County Fire Department Chicken-Q.  Think cider vinegar, plenty of peppers, brown sugar, and butter (with all the good bbq spices thrown in).