Barbecues are a pastime ingrained in U.S. history, and although several aspects have changed since the 1700s -- most people don't ride horseback to barbecue events anymore -- they are still an occasion to gather with loved ones and enjoy the taste of slow-cooked barbecue, writes Sally Squires of The Washington Post. Whether you plan on firing up pork, beef, chicken, fish or lamb, keep this article's tips in mind to cook up healthy, tasty meat.

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