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Barbecue Pitmaster Aaron Franklin’s Top 7 Tips for Making Barbeque: Grilling Tips to Smoke Meat

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 9, 2021 • 6 min read

While the times and temperatures will vary for different cuts of meat, the process of making barbecue abides by the same basic principles, regardless of what’s in the smoker. Below are Texas barbeque pitmaster Aaron Franklin’s top 7 tips for making the best barbeque meats from pork shoulder to brisket (barbecue sauce optional), which he applies every time he cooks.