Barbecue America is a 13-part journey through the backroads of the "barbecue belt" that explores America's legendary contribution to the culinary landscape. Serving everything from pulled pork shoulder to hush puppies and collard greens, the series is a homespun delight that attempts to satisfy the appetites of barbecue lovers everywhere. Host Rick Browne is as quick with his wit as he is with a fork. Author of the travelogue/cookbook Barbecue America, Browne leads viewers to the smoky heart and soul of barbecue culture. Shot entirely on location, each episode features a different barbecue event, festival, cook-off or restaurant.