Barbecue 101 class will help you get ready for grilling and smoking season.
Warming springtime temperatures mean grilling season will soon be upon us. If you are looking forward to firing up the grill or smoker this year, join Farm Bureau, Mayco Ace Hardware, and K-State Research and Extension-Southwind Extension District for BBQ 101 class. This classroom style program will teach you what you need to know to barbecue safely and deliciously. The class will take place on the Bourbon County Fairgrounds, located at 205 S. Huntington Blvd., in Fort Scott on April 26, beginning at 6 p.m. It is free to attend but preregistrations are appreciated. To reserve a seat, please call the Southwind Extension District Fort Scott Office at 620-223-3720. Presentations include K-State Research and Extension Agent Kathy McEwan discussing food safety, Extension agent and Kansas City Barbecue Society Judge Christopher Petty with grilling versus smoking info, cuts of meat for grilling or smoking, regional barbecue sauces, and barbecue expert and Mayco Ace Hardware store owner Chris Maycumber with grilling and smoker types. For more information contact Christopher Petty at 620-223-3720 at firstname.lastname@example.org.