Alumnus praises the lard – Daily Egyptian

milwakee wi 1st place ribsThis weekend marked the 27th-annual Praise the Lard barbecue cook-off in Murphysboro. The event featured 76 teams from 14 different states and a team from Germany.

Randy Twyford, owner of Twyford BBQ & Catering, entered Praise the Lard this year for the fifth year in a row. He competed in both the Kansas City Barbeque Society and Memphis Barbecue Network competitions at the event.

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Officially the Best BBQ in Jacksonville

TWYFORD-001_QuartPageAd_4C_Facebook-186Officially voted “Best BBQ” in Jacksonville – Twyford BBQ!
Since the beginning, we’ve worked hard to cook up the best BBQ around. Of course, we’ve always thought we did a pretty good job and now that the Jacksonville Journal Courier readers named Twyford “Best BBQ” it looks like folks agree with us. Thanks for the support and the votes, everybody!

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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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