August 12, 2005--Posted at 5:30 p.m. CST
JONESBORO--A couple of Region 8 brothers will be featured on Reality TV on Saturday (
Lee and Michael Quessenberry of
The Quessenberry brothers grew up with a passion for BBQ. Their father, Jim Quessenberry, was a two time world champion in BBQ cooking, and, he taught his sons everything they know about BBQ.
“As soon as we could light the fire without burning out hands, he let us cook just about ay kind of meat that we wanted to throw on there,” Lee Quessenberry said.
Jim passed away in 2000, but he’s remained a BBQ legend, and, that legacy, carried on through his sons, is what caught the attention of television producers.
“That’s how we got picked,” Lee Quessenberry said, “Because of a cookbook that was written 10 years ago that featured my dad.”
The brothers battled against two tough competitors at this year’s