Resources

Our favorite purveyors and products.

We're pleased to recommend and share our tried-and-true resources for all things barbecue.

Barry Farm
For molasses powder
Wapakoneta, Ohio
barryfarm.com and amazon.com
Gochujang
A savory, spicy fermented Korean condiment
Available at international grocery stores, Target, or yummybazaar.com
Himalayan Pink Crystal Salt
Large-crystal salt for holding oysters
Available at thespicelab.com and amazon.com
Townsend Spice & Supply
For cooking spices and ingredients to make rubs, sausage, and more, plus 18-mesh pepper and pickling spice
townsendspice.com
870-368-3688
Anson Mills
ansonmills.com
Columbia, South Carolina
803-467-4122
Geechie Boy Grits
geechieboymill.com
Edisto Island, South Carolina
843-631-0077
Hagood Mills Grits
foodforthesouthernsoul.com
Charleston, South Carolina
800-538-0003
King Arthur Flour
Available at select grocery stores (check website for a store near you) and at kingarthurflour.com and amazon.com
White Lily Flour
Available at select grocery stores (check the website for a store near you) and at whitelily.com and amazon.com
Lavington Farms Cane Syrup
foodforthesouthernsoul.com
Charleston, South Carolina
800-538-0003
Poirier's Cane Syrup
realcanesyrup.com
Youngsville, Louisiana
Steen's 100% Pure Cane Syrup
steensyrup.com, cajungrocer.com, and amazon.com
Abbeville, Louisiana
800-725-1654
Gel Food Coloring
In every color, for coloring cakes and cupcakes
Available at Wilton.com and amazon.com
Peg Leg Porker Tennessee Straight Bourbon
peglegporker.com
Nashville, Tennessee
615-829-6023
Rancho Gordo Beans
Dried beans for baked beans
ranchogordo.com
Napa, California
800-599-8323
Sanding and Sparkling Sugars
In every color, for edging cocktail glasses and decorating desserts
Available at Wilton.com CK Products sugar available at amazon.com
Virginia Diner Peanuts
virginiadiner.com
Wakefield, Virginia
800-642-6887
Blenheim Ginger Ale
Varieties of spicy, pure cane sugar ginger ale
blenheimgingerale.com
Hamer, South Carolina
800-270-9344
Cannonborough Beverage Co.
cannonbevco.com
North Charleston, South Carolina
843-270-5072
Cheerwine
Soda with a hint of wild cherry
cheerwine.com
Salisbury, North Carolina
704-637-5881
Excel Bottling
excelbottling.com
Breese, Illinois
618-526-7159
Fitzโ€™s Root Beer Bottling Co.
fitzsrootbeer.com
Saint Louis, Missouri
314-726-9555
Boos Cutting Boards
johnboos.com
Effingham, Illinois
888-431-2667
Butterpat Cast-Iron Pans
Available at cowboycauldron.com
Cake Stands
Fishs Eddy
fishseddy.com
New York, New York
862-772-3971
Cambro
Square 16-, 18-, or 22-quart polycarbonate food containers for brining
Available at webstaurantstore.com
Food-grade Plastic Buckets
In 3.5- or 5-gallon sizes for brining briskets and pork bellies
By Living Whole Foods, available at amazon.com
Food-Safe 5-Gallon Bucket Liners
For marinating
Available at amazon.com
Galvanized Metal Trays
Contact your local HVAC company or Voss Heating and Air Conditioning
vossheating.com
Murphysboro, Illinois
618-565-0586
Igloo Coolers
igloocoolers.com
Katy, Texas
866-509-3503
Lodge Cast-Iron Pans and Cookware
South Pittsburg, Tennessee lodgemfg.com
Pepper Mills
Choose an adjustable-grind model to grind fresh pepper
Available at williamssonoma.com and amazon.com
R. Murphy Knives
Fine carbon-steel knives
rmurphyknives.com
Ayer, Massachusetts
888-772-3481

The Legend series available at 17bbq.com
Smithey Ironware Co.
Cast-iron pans
smitheyironware.com
Charleston, South Carolina
843-619-0082
Spice Mills
Multiple models available at williamssonoma.com and amazon.com
Victorinox
Fibrox Pro brisket knife
victorinox.com
Monroe, Connecticut
800-442-2706
Weck Jars
Glass canning jars from Germany
weckjars.com
Crystal Lake, Illinois
800-345-7381

Also available at amazon.com
Yeti Coolers
yeti.com
Austin, Texas
512-394-9384
Sugar Cure
For brining pastrami
17bbq.com
618-684-8902
Casings for Sausage Making
LEM Products
Meat grinders and sausage stuffers
lemproducts.com
West Chester, Ohio
877-336-5895

Also available at townsendspice.com
12-Inch Barbecue String Mop
Gloves
Charguard Coated Heat-Resistant Gloves
String-knit gloves (to wear under nitrile or latex gloves)
Available at Uline.com
Grill Grates
Ridged aluminum grates that fit on any grill
grillgrate.com
Atlanta, Georgia
877-380-2527
Heavy-Duty Trigger Spray Bottles
A variety available at amazon.com
Hurom HT Slow Juicer
slowjuicer.com
800-253-2140
Also available at amazon.com
Kingsford Charcoal
kingsford.com and available at amazon.com
Looftlighter
For lighting fires
looftlighter.com and available at amazon.com
Meat Saw
18- or 22-inch butcher hand meat saw
Available at webstaurant.com and amazon.com
Oversized Spatulas
A variety available at amazon.com
Pink Butcher Paper
oreninternational.com
Pensacola, Florida
850-433-9080

Also available at amazon.com
Plastic Squeeze Bottles
For storing and dispensing sauces
Available at webstaurantstore.com and amazon.com
Porkinator
Tool that attaches to a drill to quickly shred pork
porkinator.com
209-232-5408
R. Murphy Knives
Fine carbon-steel knives
rmurphyknives.com

Ayer, Massachusetts
The Legend series available at 17bbq.com
Royal Oak Charcoal
royal-oak.com and available at amazon.com
Thermoworks
Instant-read digital thermometer and Smoke Kit
thermoworks.com
800-393-6434
Victorinox
Fibrox Pro brisket knife
victorinox.com
Monroe, Connecticut
800-442-2706
Austin Smoke Works
Custom fabricated steel offset wood-fired smokers from $7,500
austinsmokeworks.com
Austin, Texas
Backwoods Smoker
The Whole Hog model from $9,930
backwoods-smoker.com
Shreveport, Louisiana
318-220-0380
BQ Grills
Charcoal/wood-fired
pig cookers, from $2,500 to $4,400
bqgrills.com
Elm City, North Carolina
252-236-4464
Cowboy Cauldron
From $1,695 to $2,995
cowboycauldron.com
801-918-4490
Ole Hickory Pits
Ole Hickory Ace MM from $5,900
Ole Hickory CTO-DW from $9,500
olehickorypits.com
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
800-223-9667
Peg Leg Porker
Whole hog cookers from $5,000 to $12,000
peglegporker.com
Nashville, Tennessee
615-829-6023
Pit Barrel Cooker Co.
From $299
pitbarrelcooker.com
502-228-1222
PK Grills
From $370
pkgrills.com
Little Rock, Arkansas
866-269-8020
Primo Kamado
A variety of sizes and accessories from $845 to $2,300
primogrill.com
Tucker, Georgia
770-492-3920
Red Box Smoker
From $397
ssomd.com
Southaven, Mississippi
901-831-1451
Weber Summit Charcoal Grill
From $1,250
weber.com
800-446-1071
National Barbecue Association
Southern Foodways Alliance
Dickie's
Work shirts
dickies.com
Levi's 517
Denim jeans
levis.com
Lucchese
Amyโ€™s custom and off-the-rack boots
lucchese.com
Red Wing
Mikeโ€™s work boots
redwing.com
Silkworm Ink
Embroidery, silkscreening, and customization of our uniforms
silkwormink.com
Murphysboro, Illinois
618-687-4077
Big Muddy Hogs
Premium heritage-breed Red Wattle pork
bigmuddyhogs.com
Hurst, Illinois
618-922-8724
Compart Family Farms
Premium heritage-breed Duroc pork
compartduroc.com
877-441-2627
Heritage Farms Cheshire Pork
Premium heritage-breed Cheshire pork
heritagecheshire.com
Seven Springs, North Carolina
888-983-2494
Holy City Hogs
Heritage-breed hogs
holycityhogs.com
Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina
843-754-0812
Newman Farm
Premium heritage-breed Berkshire pork
newmanfarm.com
Myrtle, Missouri
417-938-4391
Wichita Packing Company
High-quality pork ribs
wichitapacking.com
Chicago, Illinois
312-421-0606
Certified Angus Beef
Snake River Farms
American Kobe (Wagyu) beef
snakeriverfarms.com
877-736-0193
Island Creek Oyster Company
Oysters from the coast of Massachusetts
islandcreekoysters.com
Duxbury, Massachusetts
781-934-2028