Real Pit Barbecue

If you are a barbecue history buff, you’ll enjoy this picture of an old fashioned BBQ pit. This is the way they did it in early America. They basically dug a long hole in the ground and placed their meat over the pit on spits or makeshift grates. These grates are made of chicken wire. Coals would be burned down in a separate fire pit and shoveled underneath. The whole town would come for the barbecue party…

old fashioned bbq pit