Welcome to Backyard Matters! We are a weekly broadcast dedicated to highlighting the Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) Backyard Competition BBQ Circuit as well as spotlighting brands and members of the bbq community across the nation!
Boo-B-Que Interviews and Season Wrap Up
51:11On this final episode of Season 2, we spent some time talking to the teams at Boo-B-Que about what the off season looks like and how to survive these long cold months without competitions and without seeing BBQ friends. We reflected on this past season of the podcast and talked about what season 3 will bring. Make sure you stick around for the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT at the end!
Kevin Heese and Robert Jackson
53:40On this episode of Backyard Matters we sit down with Kevin Heese and Robert Jackson to discuss the latest BBQ class to hit the market. Not only that, but Robert gives us a first peak into another BBQ class happening, and Kevin gives us all the details on his Golden Ticket Give away. Lastly, we discuss the final 2023 Top 10 Standings!
Kids Que Round Table
47:18We sat down to talk with a few of the youngest pitmasters among us to hear what they had to say about competition BBQ. Tune in to hear the thoughts of Reagan of Man Meat BBQ, Miles and Finn of Pirates of BBQ Bay, Charlie of Breaking Slabs BBQ, and Ava, Reese, and Bailey of Hess Hogs 4.
American Royal Recap
49:57On this episode of Backyard Matters we took a tour of the American Royal and interviewed a few different teams: Meat Rushmore, Weekend Bum, Bull in the Ring, and Smoke This Drink That. In addition to discussing the American Royal Competition, we touch on the state of backyard BBQ in KCBS.
Hunt and Amanda Blackledge: Smokey Bee's Barbecue
45:04On this episode of Backyard Matters we sit down with Hunt and Amanda Blackledge of Smokey Bee's Barbecue. Hunt and Amanda are currently in 5th place for Chicken Team of the Year standings and we got them to spill some secrets on their chicken process.
Josh Farley and Ashton Smith: O.G. Bandits
50:42On this episode of Backyard Matters we sit down with Josh and Ashton of O.G. Bandits. We discuss their monumental win at the Made for KC Competition, get a sneak peek at what rubs and sauces they'll be dropping, as well was their plans for the popular Bandit Camp.