Illinois’ Own Twyford BBQ and Catering Places Top 10 at Memphis in May

memphis in may on stage mim photoJACKSONVILLE, Ill., May 24, 2012  –- It’s truly rib ticklin’ news. A Jacksonville caterer – Twyford BBQ and Catering – is pleased to announce that it placed seventh in the rib category out of 121 teams that competed at the world barbecue championship at Memphis in May.

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Tips for Graduation-Party Success

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Well, you’ve done it! You’ve gotten your child through school and now it’s time to celebrate. Whether your loved one has recently conquered college, high school or kindergarten – a celebration is in order. Small or large-scale events, it’s important to mark these occasions. As a personal family member used to say, “You swallowed the hog, don’t choke on the tail!” Get busy planning a graduation party that he or she will remember for years to come. Here are some helpful tips to get you on your way:

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Murphysboro “Praise The Lard”

praise the lardWe are heading out to one of the best BBQ contest in the country. It is put on by Mike Mills and his crew at 17th Street Bar & Grill. It is one of the few dual-sanctioned contest which means it has both KCBS and MBN or MIM competitions.  We are going to compete in both contest and we are looking forward to it. Make sure and check out the events for Saturday under “Live Music” I will be officiating.