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The finest prepared barbecue will be falling off the bones at Mountain NCBS Boot Camp on July
19 and 20 at Sugar Mountain Resort. Photo submitted

Originally published: 2013-06-19 12:32:12
Last modified: 2013-06-19 12:32:57

N.C. BBQ Society hosts cooking school at Sugar Mountain Resort this July

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High Country residents have the opportunity to learn what it means to cook and eat 'high on the hog' this July at Sugar Mountain Resort.

North Carolina BBQ Society presents Mountain NCBS Boot Camp and NCBS Certified BBQ Judge Classes on Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, at Sugar Mountain Resort.

According to N.C. BBQ Society's website, NCBS Boot Camp features instruction from North Carolina's premiere pit masters and chefs. Dishes typically served up during the camp include whole hog, shoulders, chicken, ribs, brisket, tenderloin, prime rib and fish, in addition to BBQ dips and rubs, collards, baked beans and banana pudding. NCBS's Jim Early's award-winning pimento cheese will be available, along with other dishes.

The website adds that Included with the camp is a Quality of Life Seminar entitled "14 Steps to Balance."

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