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[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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Lastly, apart from fish and meat, fruits can be a total delight when barbecued properly.
A barbecued veal roast is included in the Juneteenth menu.
She also includes a mustard-based sauce for barbecued Cornish game hens.
Randall, an award-winning chef, and Tipton-Martin, an award-winning food journalist, present Barbecued Beef Brisket with Plantation Sauce and a recipe for barbecued, boneless pig's feet.
Pulled pork is one of the holy trinity in barbecue competitions, the others being smoked beef brisket and barbecued pork ribs.
Bandol, Tavel, Bardolino Chiaretto, Grenache, and Rose of Pinot Noir are just samples of wines that celebrate the flavors of barbecued food.
Lower in alcohol than their drier counterparts, they bring out the savory and spicy aspects of barbecued foods.
Any barbecued item that has a fruit-based barbecue sauce will also be complemented by a medium to full-bodied white that hasn't seen the inside of an oak barrel.
Green salads and corn on the cob go really well with barbecued food, as do pasta, rice and salads.
Barbecued food is difficult to keep piping hot, or very cold, so it can become an ideal environment in which bacteria can breed.
A long-term hazard of barbecued food is the importance of not burning it.
Make sure that barbecued food is cooked thoroughly, and serve piping hot.