The BBQ Chronicles: Lexington Style BBQ or Extra Bark Please

Lexington, North Carolina puts its barbeque on display late each October, during hog killing season, with its Barbeque Festival and calls itself the “Barbeque Capital of the World.” Hog killing time in the South is when temperatures hover in the 40s. Then one can work with the hog without risk of spoilage. I recall the first time I actually was allowed to kill the hog on our South Carolina farm; what a proud moment, still seared in my mind. Continue reading