Myron Mixon has won more than 200 grand BBQ championships. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Smokin’ with Myron Mixon and Everyday Barbecue and the star of Destination America’s BBQ Rules, BBQ Pitmasters, and BBQ Pit Wars. He lives in Unadilla, Georgia. Kelly Alexander is a former Saveur senior editor and the winner of a James Beard Journalism Award. She lives in Durham, North Carolina, and teaches food writing at Duke University.