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BBQ Lingo

Postby DATsBBQ » Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:10 am

It was suggested in another post that newbies almost need a dictionary of BBQ terms to keep up with the rest of us. I thought that was a good idea. So let's start a glossary of BBQ Terms. At the end of the week or some such I'll add additional posts/suggestions into this unofficial lexicon of Q.

So to get the ball rolling lets start with this:

ABT - Atomic Buffalo Turd (Stuffed jalapeno wrapped in bacon).
BGE – Big Green Egg.
Bullet – Vertical water pan style smoker.
Butt - Upper pork shoulder (AKA Boston Butt)
BWS - Backwoods Smoker.
Chimney -Common term for a can style charcoal lighter.
CI - Cast Iron.
ECB – El Cheapo Brinkmann, a bullet style cooker with no vents.
Egg Cult - Devotees of the BGE.
Flower Pot – any kamado style ceramic cooker.
Gasser – smoker fueled by propane or natural gas.
Gas Belcher -synonym for gasser.
Gator – the owner of this board, not affiliated with Gator Pits.
Gator Pits – popular brand of offset smokers.
HDAF - Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil.
HF - Hot & Fast
Kettle – Weber style charcoal grill.
Klose – popular brand of offset smokers.
Lump – whole / chunk charcoal with no fillers or binders.
Minion Method – a method of controlling charcoal combustion attributed to Jim Minion.
Packer – a whole untrimmed brisket (flat + point).
Pellet Heads - Devotees of pellet style cookers.
Pellet pooper - a cooker that is fueled by wood pellets.
Poke test – a method of determining when a brisket or butt is done.
Primo – popular brand of ceramic grills/smokers.
PSDOF Cooker -Plate Steel, Dropped Offset Firebox
PSers -Owners/users of PSDOF style cookers
Stick Burner – offset smoker.
Texas Crutch – aluminum foil.
UDS – Ugly Drummer Smoker.
Weed Burner - propane torch.
WSM – Weber Smoky Mountain smoker.
Yardbird – chicken or other domesticated fowl.

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Re: BBQ Lingo

Postby Babybluebbq » Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:31 pm

DATsBBQ wrote:It was suggested in another post that newbies almost need a dictionary of BBQ terms to keep up with the rest of us. I thought that was a good idea. So let's start a glossary of BBQ Terms. At the end of the week or some such I'll add additional posts/suggestions into this unofficial lexicon of Q.

So to get the ball rolling lets start with this:

BGE – (Big Green Egg) popular brand of ceramic grills/smokers.
Bullet – Vertical water pan style smoker.
ECB – El Cheapo Brinkmann, a bullet style cooker with no vents.
Flower Pot – any kamado style ceramic cooker.
Gasser – smoker fueled by propane or natural gas.
Gator – the owner of this board, not affiliated with Gator Pits.
Gator Pits – popular brand of offset smokers.
Kettle – Weber style charcoal grill.
Klose – popular brand of offset smokers.
Lump – whole / chunk charcoal with no fillers or binders.
Minion Method – a method of controlling charcoal combustion attributed to Jim Minion.
Packer – a whole untrimmed brisket (flat + point).
Pellet pooper - a cooker that is fueled by wood pellets.
Poke test – a method of determining when a brisket or butt is done.
Primo – popular brand of ceramic grills/smokers.
Stick Burner – offset smoker.
Texas Crutch – aluminum foil.
UDS – Ugly Drummer Smoker.
WSM – Weber Smoky Mountain smoker.
Yardbird – chicken or other domesticated fowl.

Good information for a new guy to the forum like me, thanks
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Postby Boots » Sun Aug 04, 2013 3:56 pm

Best suggestion of recent note. Would volunteer a couple:

PSDOF Cooker - Plate Steel, Dropped Offset Firebox (my term)
PSers - Surley, overly opinionated, stubborn, hidebound fans of PSDOFs (I am one). Tend to be old school fundamentalists. Inherent affinity for the Big Three (Brisket, Beer, and Bourbon). Cousins of the UDS crowd, aka the Drummers.
Gas Belcher - Secondary term for gasser
Chimney - Common term for a can type charcoal starter.
Egg Cult - Devotees of the BGE. An almost religious devotion to Eggcellence. Fond of beachfront property, shrimp on the barbie, and martinis shaken not stirred.
Pellet Heads - Proponents of Traegers and other pellet poopers.

There are some others I will remember after my Oldtimer's medication kicks in.
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Postby GuitarzanTX » Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:12 pm

DATsBBQ wrote:It was suggested in another post that newbies almost need a dictionary of BBQ terms to keep up with the rest of us. I thought that was a good idea. So let's start a glossary of BBQ Terms.


Thanks for making this happen. Looking forward to learning a lot here, as well as making some new friends.

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Postby GuitarzanTX » Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:34 pm

And this one was aimed at me at one point:

CAB: Cheap A** Brinkmann

Just gave away my last CAB to a group of young friends, for whom it is their best alternative.

Add it to the list.
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Postby egghead » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:00 am

HDAF - Heavy duty aluminum foil
EVOO - Extra Virgin Olive Oil
CI - Cast Iron
Eggcelent - Anything cooked on a BGE :laughing7:
...eaux - Cajun alternative ending to any word with sound of "O" like:

neaux = no
kneaux = know
meaux = mow
Planeaux = Plano
Saladeaux = Salado
Pileaux = pillow
Beaux = Beau or Bow
teaux = toe or tow
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Re: BBQ Lingo

Postby DATsBBQ » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:27 am

GuitarzanTX wrote:And this one was aimed at me at one point:

CAB: Cheap tail Brinkmann

Just gave away my last CAB to a group of young friends, for whom it is their best alternative.

Add it to the list.


Covered under ECB. :D

Keep 'm coming. :tup:
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Re: BBQ Lingo

Postby egghead » Mon Aug 05, 2013 6:41 am

ABT - stuffed jalapeño wrapped in bacon
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Postby erbeman » Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:11 am

HF = Hot and Fast
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Postby Big Earl » Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:31 am

good info thanks
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Postby Boots » Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:12 am

DOA - your biological condition after yer wife finds you spent the mortgage money on a new comp smoker.
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Postby tex_toby » Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:51 pm

Weed burner (a must-have if you ask me!) :thap:
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Postby Papa Tom » Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:57 pm

DAL - You didn't place well at the comp.
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Re: BBQ Lingo

Postby GuitarzanTX » Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:13 pm

tex_toby wrote:Weed burner (a must-have if you ask me!) :thap:


Are you talking about those torches that they carry at the hardware store? Or is this slang for something else? (See how dumb some people are?! Meaning myself. No clue.)

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Re: BBQ Lingo

Postby tex_toby » Thu Aug 08, 2013 10:35 am

GuitarzanTX wrote:
tex_toby wrote:Weed burner (a must-have if you ask me!) :thap:


Are you talking about those torches that they carry at the hardware store? Or is this slang for something else? (See how dumb some people are?! Meaning myself. No clue.)

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