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Barbecue Trivia Answers

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Q: Where did the word "barbecue" come from?
A: Correct: There is no definitive answer about where the word barbecue originated, but most historians agree that the word came from the Spanish derivation of the Amerindian word barbacoa.

Q: What percentage of Americans own a grill?
A: A 2009 study conducted by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) shows that 82 percent of all U.S. households own a grill or smoker.

Q: National Barbecue Month is _______.
A: May is National Barbecue Month.

Q: Where is the barbecue capital of the world?
A: Lexington, Kansas City, Memphis and Lockhart all claim to have the title of barbecue capital.

Q: What is the most popular food for barbecuing?
A: Burgers are the most popular food for grilling.

Q: Which state(s) considers pork the official and only meat worthy of the word barbecue?
A: The Carolinas only consider pork barbecue.

Q: Who invented the charcoal briquette?
A: Ellsworth B. A. Zwoyer patented a design for charcoal briquettes in 1897.

Q: Which president popularized the tradition of barbecuing at the White House?
A: Lyndon B. Johnson hosted many barbecues at his Texas ranch as well as the White House.

Q: There is no difference between barbecuing and grilling. True or False?
A: There is a difference. Barbecue is low and slow over indirect heat whereas grilling is hot and fast over direct heat.

Q: What is the most popular flavor of store-bought barbecue sauce?
A: Hickory is the preferred barbecue sauce flavor.

Info courtesy: Huffington Post

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