Rough and Ready Barbecue – 1972

Posted on Aug 20 2012 - 6:15am by RetroRuth

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American foods are as varied as the land that produces them. In the rugged Southwest, rough and ready barbecues are favored, especially if grilled outside.

From Family Circle Illustrated Library of Cooking, 1972

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  1. Martha K. August 22, 2012 at 11:34 am - Reply

    I LOVE the desert and that barbecue looks tasty… I even really like the grill too……..

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