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Bigmista's Big New Barbecue: Or, What To Do With 2 Whole Hogs, 90 Pork Butts, 50 Briskets OR 100 Racks of Ribs

Bigmista's Big New Barbecue: Or, What To Do With 2 Whole Hogs, 90 Pork Butts, 50 Briskets OR 100 Racks of Ribs
Courtesy Bigmista's BBQ
Bigmista and Junior
Bigmista and Junior
Courtesy Bigmista's BBQ

SI: Prior to Big Red, you got "Junior," the medium-sized Spicewine.

NS: I got my first Spicewine Smoker in 2007 as a housewarming gift from my wife. She secretly contacted all of my friends and found out exactly what to order. I still haven't figured out how all of those gossips kept it from me.

SI: Is the new rig going to be your default setup for the farmers markets, or is this just being used for special days?

NS: We won't be able to use the new rig at all of the farmers markets because there just isn't enough room. But it will get plenty of work at festivals, catering events and BBQ competitions.

SI: What features did you ask Spicewine to build in? Is there a particular feature you especially love?

NS: The trailer has a 4' x 5' smoker, a fridge, a three-compartment sink with hot & cold running water, a prep area with a cutting board top and electrical outlets for gizmos and gadgets. I think my favorite feature is the charcoal oven that can be used for warming, baking or roasting. It will also be great for pizza!

SI: Now that you have an oven, what do you plan on using it for? Does this mean you'll have ability to make mac n cheese, rice and beans and collard greens every day?

NS: Quit trying to make extra work for me, man. You only want me to make Red Beans and Rice so you can get some! And we already have greens everyday.

SI: Do you have a name for the new rig yet? Maybe you should have a naming contest?

NS: We have settled on the name Olivia J. PIMA. Olivia for the stuffed pig that Jay Curry bought for my daughter, J for Jay Curry and PIMA because everytime I asked how the build was going, Jay would say, "It's a Pain In My Ass!"

Bigmista's Barbecue: www.bigmista.com

Disclosure: The author and Strawder competed as teammates on the Four Q BBQ team prior to 2010.

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