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Why does smoked brisket taste so delicious?

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In this video, Joe Hanson visits Aaron Franklin in Austin, Texas, to teach us about how BBQ. He shows how BBQ can be thought about from a scientific perspective. Joe looks at how muscles are constructed, how heat affects meat and why smoking meat makes it taste so good.

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Want to learn more about the Maillard effect? Here is a blog post describing the effect, how to achieve the effect, and how it differs from other browning techniques.

In this Huffington Post piece, learn about how to achieve the perfect temperature when smoking meat.

BBQ on Wikipedia

Learn all about BBQ on this site run by Texas A & M University. 



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