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barbecue

[West Indian or South American], in the United States, traditionally an open-air gathering, political or social, in which meats are roasted whole over a pit of embers and food and drink are liberally enjoyed. The term barbecue also refers to the meat being roasted. In the modern barbecue smaller cuts of meat are dipped in or basted with a highly seasoned sauce. The type of meat and style of sauces reflect regional tastes. For example, in the United States, pork with a vinegar-based sauce is favored in the South, and highly spiced beef barbecue predominates in the Southwest. The term "barbecue" was adopted by the Spanish from barbacoa, which the Arawak of the Caribbean used to designate a wood grill on which meat was cooked.
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Jim would entertain Saturday cook-outs around his pool inviting neighbors, friends, co-workers and their families.
During the fall and spring cook-outs from this past school year, the seventh such event, the Diamond Club sold more than 500 pieces of meat and made a $15,000 profit.
Several low-cost activities can be planned as a group, such as cook-outs, hikes in local state parks, movies, overnight camping excursions, or barnstorming trips (to play games with another camps' CITs).
Ironman Louisville occurred on Labor Day weekend and many triathletes reported phenomenal enthusiasm and support from their families and friends not present at the event, as they tracked the athletes live on the computer screens at home while having the family holiday cook-outs.
He loved God, family and his country,and especially enjoyed family backyard cook-outs.
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