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- $15 for $25 worth of barbecue for two people ($25 value)
- $29 for $50 worth of barbecue for four people ($50 value)
Here, the barbecue is inspired by the classic cooking style of the Lone Star State. Learn why you might think twice before drowning yours in sauce with Groupon’s rundown.
Few states are more synonymous with beef than Texas, long the home of giant cattle ranches. Though pork ribs can be found in area restaurants (and pigs, obviously), slow-smoked slices of beef are so cherished that some diners are willing to travel hours to the state’s iconic barbecue joints.
Traditional Texas pit masters use only one ingredient to flavor their meat: smoke. A fire of almond wood is set and reduced to red-hot coals in a separate firing box, from which the smoke is funneled into a smoking chamber. There, slabs of brisket, baby-back ribs, pulled pork, chicken and sausage are smoked for upwards of 18 hours. When they come out, they sport a crisp blackened edge and ultra-tender core dripping with natural juices. Some proud pit masters refuse to even offer any sauces in order to let these flavors and textures stand alone. However, Bonehead’s Texas BBQ makes their own sauces and encourage you to use them as a condiment and not the primary flavor of the meats.
This simple style of smoking originates from central Texas, where the German, Czech, and Polish immigrants who settled the region in the late 1800s brought along their Old World meat-smoking and sausage-making traditions. At Bonehead’s Texas BBQ, founder Dave—who is originally from Texas and began cooking and smoking meats at an early age alongside his mom—adapts this storied tradition with their roster of delicious barbecued meats, which are served along with their tasty side dishes that include mashed potatoes, collard greens, and baked beans.