Aaron sends out a little leftover brisket to some chefs around Austin to see how they are inspired by brisket. We end with a taste test that turns into a party.

Air Date 7/24/15

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Pitmaster Aaron Franklin takes a boisterous BBQ culture road trip - featuring the people, the places and, of course, the food. The series celebrates the traditions and storied histories passed down through the generations, as well as those breathing new life into this distinctly American culture. Tour guide Franklin, owner and chief firestarter at Franklin BBQ in Austin, is widely regarded as one of the most influential pitmasters in the United States. The series takes viewers into Franklin's world, visiting BBQ joints, trying new recipes, answering questions and shoveling coals at his BBQ pits.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #102 — Sausage |
    Saturday, Sep 23 at 8am TPT 2
  • #103 — Whole Hog |
    Saturday, Sep 30 at 8am TPT 2
  • #102 — Sausage
    Sausage, often a BBQ afterthought, is now finding reason to take center plate. Aaron makes sausage from scratch and visits some folks who are pushing the boundaries of artisan sausage-making.
    Saturday, Sep 23 at 8am TPT 2
  • #103 — Whole Hog
    Learn the steps that go into a whole hog cook from beginning to end. Aaron walks us through the process of building a cinder block pit, learns about pig breeds and throws a party in his backyard.
    Saturday, Sep 30 at 8am TPT 2


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