Friday, October 24, 2014

Gameday Giveaway: Texas Tech-TCU

This weekend's college Gameday Giveaway matchup is a battle of Texas teams: Texas Tech at TCU (tomorrow, 2:30 PM Central). To be counted, your prediction must include winner, final score, & total yards (total yards is in case of a tie). Any prediction submitted after kickoff will not be accepted. The closest prediction wins a gift basket (seasonings, t-shirt, kookie, etc.) from Johnny's Steaks & Bar-Be-Que (Salado, TX)! You can enter your prediction via comment below this post, via email, or you can tweet it to @ManUpTexasBBQ or via Facebook

Thursday, October 23, 2014

2014 Gettin' Sauced! Bottled Contest Category Winners

We're pleased to announce the category winners of this year's Gettin' Sauced! Bottled Contest (Next week, we will announce the overall winner of the Bottled Contest, as well as the winner of the People's Choice Contest.):

Tomato (Mild) - BigDawg BBQ Sauce
Tomato (Spicy) - Snow's BBQ
Vinegar - Cowboy Joe's Pit & Grilling Sauce Spicy
Mustard - Lead Dog Savory 
Miscellaneous - Mann's Smokehouse White Sauce 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

10 pounds from Rudy's

Last Thursday night, I picked up about 10 pounds of BBQ from Rudy's (Austin, TX) for a gathering of 20 or so. Got all 3 cuts of brisket, 2 kinds of sausage, & some smoked turkey.








Tuesday, October 21, 2014

5th Annual Gettin' Sauced! is in the books!

Sunday was our 5th Annual Gettin' Sauced! festival. It was such a great time! The weather was beautiful, the venue was fantastic, and all of the booths were outstanding. To our sponsors: Thank you. To all of our BBQ and non-BBQ booths: Thank you. To our venue: Thank you. To our live-music acts: Thank you. To our contestants: Thank you. To all of our rock-star volunteers: Thank you. And to everyone who came out and enjoyed the BBQ, sauce, drinks, booths, & live music: Thank you. We sincerely appreciate you and thank you for spending your Sunday afternoon with us. Cheers to all of you!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Tonight's dinner: Gettin' Sauced! leftovers!

Yesterday, Miche Bread sent me home from our 5th Annual Gettin' Sauced! festival with a loaf of the bread they served at the festival. And Snow's BBQ sent me packed with some smoked turkey. Therefore, tonight's dinner was a smoked-turkey sandwich, courtesy of both!




Sunday, October 19, 2014

Pizzitola's BBQ Gameday Giveaway: Week 7

As always, when the Texans play, a whole slab of pork ribs from Pizzitola's BBQ is up for grabs! This week's giveaway matchup is Houston at Pittsburgh (tomorrow, 7:30 PM Central). To enter the giveaway, submit your prediction (winner, score, total yards) via blog comment, FacebookTwitter, or email. You have until kickoff to submit your entry, so don't wait! 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Lockhart Smokehouse Gameday Giveaway: Week 7

As always, when the Cowboys play, 2 links of sausage from Lockhart Smokehouse are up for grabs! This week's giveaway matchup is New York Giants at Dallas (tomorrow, 3:25 PM Central). To enter the giveaway, submit your prediction (winner, score, total yards) via blog comment, FacebookTwitter, or email. You have until kickoff to submit your entry, so don't wait! 

Friday, October 17, 2014

Gameday Giveaway: Notre Dame-Florida State

This weekend's college Gameday Giveaway matchup is a another battle of undefeated teams: Notre Dame at Florida State (tomorrow at 7:00 PM Central). To be counted, your prediction must include winner, final score, & total yards (total yards is in case of a tie). Any prediction submitted after kickoff will not be accepted. The closest prediction wins a $25 gift card from Austin's very own SLAB BBQYou can enter your prediction via comment below this post, via email, or you can tweet it to @ManUpTexasBBQ or via Facebook

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Gettin' Sauced! Bottled Contest tonight!

Our 5th Annual Gettin' Sauced! Bottled Contest is tonight! We have sauce entries from throughout the country, from Alaska to Florida. I don't get to take part in the blind judging, but I look forward to tasting the winners from each category. Good luck to all of the entrants!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Gettin' Sauced! miscellany

In addition to BBQ, BBQ sauce, and beverages, and water, there's more at this year's 5th Annual Gettin' Sauced! festival. Live music from Fog & Bone, followed by Mayeux & BroussardMiche Bread, our official bread sponsor, will have a booth with a selection of artisan breads for you to sample. OMG! Cheesecakery, the event's exclusive dessert vendor, will have a lineup of personal-sized cheesecakes for purchase. KIND Healthy Snacks will be on hand with, you guessed it, healthy snacks! Stop by TexasFood's booth & Texas Irons' booth. Snag Gettin' Sauced! merchandise: t-shirts, koozies, pint glasses, & screen-printed posters. If you're looking for a hotel, discounted rates are available at Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown, the official hotel of this year's Gettin' Sauced! Visit the Gettin' Sauced! website for complete details.

WHEN: Sunday, October 19, 3-6 p.m. (2:30 entry for VIP-ticket holders - VIP passes are SOLD OUT!) 

WHEREShady Springs Party Barn9401 Sherman Rd, Austin, TX 78742

DETAILS
Official website: http://www.gettinsauced.com/
Direct link to BBQ-sampling wristbands: https://www.livingsocial.com/events/1225464-ticket-to-gettin-sauced-bbq-festival 
Twitter: @GettinSauced