Patrick Dierkes prepares chicken for Roots ‘N’ Blues ‘N’ BBQ Festival competition

September 21, 2012 | 6:46 p.m. CDT
Patrick Dierkes prepares chicken Friday afternoon, in downtown Columbia. This is the second year competing in the Roots ‘N’ Blues ‘N’ BBQ Festival. He stands out from the other competitors because he cooks his meat in an old cabinet. It used to belong to a friend before Dierkes started smoking meat in it.

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