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- v. Present participle of barbecue.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Roasting a large piece of meat on a grill or a revolving spit out of doors over an open fire.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. roasting a large piece of meat on a revolving spit out of doors over an open fire
Sorry, no etymologies found.
As long as certain safety measures are taken, barbecuing is not dangerous to your health, and is not carcinogenic.
Before I go any further, I should make a point that will be obvious to many: What most Americans call barbecuing is not barbecuing.
"The regular beach activities such as barbecuing and beach football have come to a standstill because of the intense humidity.
I also learned how to cook others, scrambling, boiling, frying, poaching, and even barbecuing them.
I know when my neighbors think about gay people, their minds leap to barbecuing and block parties because that's what we do.
I dunno, I just like making a meal and enjoying company for it (this is different from 'I'm barbecuing for 15 people' kinda of meal, you dig).
In the U.S., the Memorial Day weekend at the end of May is seen as prime barbecuing time, which is probably why LiveScience, one of the science sites I frequent, recently answered that burning (sorry) question: “Why does grilled food turn black?”
As I noted in a previous column on barbecuing, the word “barbecue” comes to us from the Caribbean.
Broiling or barbecuing it allows the fat to drain away, George Foreman style.
With a little knowledge and practice, you can reduce the, uh, challenges and, at the same time, greatly increase the flavor, success, and overall enjoyment of barbecuing.