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Daniel Vaughn

Study Up For Think: Barbecue Bonanza

Feb 5, 2015
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Daniel Vaughn what is arguably the best job in America. The Texas Monthly writer is the nation’s first full-time Barbecue Editor, and a highly credentialed one at that. He’s the author of The Prophets of Smoked Meat: A Journey Through Texas Barbecue and the creator of the blog Full Custom Gospel BBQ.

At 1 p.m. Vaughn will chat with Think's Krys Boyd on what makes the perfect plate of 'cue. 

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With the Fourth of July just around the corner, families across the nation will be firing up their gas and charcoal grills in pursuit of grilled meat bliss.

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Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn says he has the “best business card in the world.” The former architect arrived at the glossy’s office with thousands of miles of searching for the best joints and reams of greasy butcher paper in his wake. Here are four tips for procuring or preparing 'cue from Vaughn’s hour on Think -- the conversation re-airs today at noon as part of KERA's weeklong "Best of Think​" series.