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  • Beer Department: Expert Picks May 2018

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  • Pepperologist Picks May 2018

    Don is back again with his Pepperologist pick and Hot Sauce Deals of the Month for May! Keep it flavorful and keep it hot!

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle BBQ and Grilling

    As spring heats up, so will our backyard grills, and Jungle Jim’s is ready to be your ultimate resource for every outdoor culinary creation. From soakable cedar planks to jumbo shrimp for cooking on the barbie, let your imagination guide you through aisles of rubs, sauces, condiments, and contraptions.

     

    The origin of our word “barbecue” is the Caribbean, Barbacoa, and was the name for a wooden structure used by the Indians to smoke food.

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle BBQ and Grilling: The Sauces and Condiments

    No day of grilling is complete without the sauces and toppings. Let’s explore how to give your food from the grill that extra edge.

    Moore’s Creamy Ranch Buffalo Wing Sauce Budweiser BBQ Sauces Bertman Ballpark Mustard Frank’s Kraut Singles

    Check out our featured BBQ and Grilling posts for this month:

    Discoveries BBQ and Grilling: Intro

    Discoveries BBQ and Grilling: The Sauces and Condiments

    Discoveries BBQ and Grilling: The Seasonings

    Discoveries BBQ and Grilling: The Snacks

     

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle BBQ and Grilling: The Seasonings

    Sure you could slap that steak on the grill and call it a day, but that’s just boring. Sure you could add some simple salt and pepper, but why stop there? Jungle Jim’s carries some awesome seasonings and salts for you to give your grilling that extra edge!

    Daddy Hinkle’s Instant Meat Marinade Dimply’s Rub and Grill Famous Dave’s Rib Rub Seasoning Tone’s Hickory Smoke Salt Hooters Seasoning Salt Weber Grill Seasoning Southwest Ass Kickin’ Chipotle Salt

    Check out our featured BBQ and Grilling posts for this month:

    Discoveries BBQ and Grilling: Intro

    Discoveries BBQ and Grilling: The Sauces and Condiments

    Discoveries BBQ and Grilling: The Seasonings

    Discoveries BBQ and Grilling: The Snacks

     

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  • Discoveries at the Jungle BBQ and Grilling: The Snacks

    We’ve done the seasonings, the condiments, and now we’re doing the snacks! No BBQ is complete without some fun appetizers to hold your guests over while you’re cooking! Try these really tasty and fun BBQ themed snacks!

    Southwest Ass Kickin’ Snacks

    With a name like Ass Kickin’ you know they’re all about hot foods. Ass-Kickin’ specializes in a variety of sauces, rubs, snacks, and other hot foods. We pulled out fun snacks that they have to offer,

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  • Wine Department: Illahe Vineyards Historical Winemaking By Hand and By Horse

    • Posted: 4/30/2018
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    By: Todd A. Wiggs

    I love wine! After nearly 30 years in the wine business, I can still easily proclaim this as an immutable truth. Sure, some of the romance has been stripped away by the never ending litany of mass-produced, chemically manipulated, laboratory plonk that have no soul or sense of place. OK, maybe I have become a bit jaded. But, I see little reason to drink another big red blend or so-called premium North Coast Cabernet that has more residual sugar than my morning orange juice.

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  • Wine Department: Over 90 Under $30 May 2018

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    Picture a warm sunny weekend with time spent outside cooking on the grill. That is what late spring is all about! The best way to compliment these great dinners is a great, value-priced wine. California is full of fantastic value that critics love. The red blend style of wine harkens back to France with Bordeaux and the Rhone. Blending red varietals produce more approachable wines that are great with food or by themselves. Highlighted below are four fantastic wines under $30 that will make you backyard BBQ extra special this year.

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  • Wine Department: Cellar Selections May 2018

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    Everyone loves the wines produced in Napa Valley and Sonoma County, but there are a few that are hard to come by and are in extremely low production. These select few wines have inherited the name “Cult Wines.” Here at Jungle Jim’s we are proud to offer a great selection of these small-production gems. Because of who we are, procuring the Cult Wines is one of the best parts of our job. Unless you’re prepared to spend time on long waiting lists,

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  • Wine Department: Expert Picks May 2018

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    The Rhone is full of exemplary wines that range in price. From economical everyday table wine to some of the most expressive reds and whites in the world. The primary red grapes are Syrah and Grenache. Both are perfect pairings for your Spring Grill Outs! For this month’s Expert Picks, we highlight a great range of the Rhone that will show off the vast versatility of the Valley.

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