10 Reasons to Attend BBQ off the Bypass

The 10th annual  Well Seasoned BBQ Off the Bypass presented by C&D Logistics is almost here and we’ve got the top 10 reasons you should attend this smokin’ hot BBQ competition.

Here are the Top 10 Reasons to Attend the 10th Annual BBQ off the Bypass:

1. It’s been a decade in the making! 10th Annual event with even bigger prizes.

2. Wear your stretchy pants and sample some of the best BBQ in the Pacific Northwest.

3. You can bring the kids! It’s free and family friendly.

4. You can groove while you taste. Local Band, The New Shackletons will be playing live.

5. Buy and eat local- Local Pork, Local Chicken, Local Beef, Local Turkey.

6. Food trucks onsite: The Chili Tank & Bambino’s.

7. Watch the BBQ showdown with 25 competing BBQ teams from Alberta to Oregon.

8. Chef Dez, Red Seal Chef, Chopped Canada competitor and food columnist, emceeing the competition.

9. Charitable partner TinyKittens Society to be on site taking donations & talking about Kitten Reality TV.

10. A chance to meet local lifestyle celebrity Black Box & BC Bake Off Judges (full list below).


BBQ Samples being presented for judging
BBQ Samples being presented for judging


10th Annual BBQ off the Bypass



September 13th, 2015  from 10:00am – 4:00pm



#117-20353-64 Avenue, Langley, British Columbia.


Please contact Amy Chen for photo and interview opportunities.

•Angie Quaale, BBQ champion and host of BBQ Off the Bypass.

Chef Dez, BBQ Off the Bypass emcee and Red Seal Chef.

•Last year’s Grand Champion and Langley’s own House of Q.

For more information on BBQ Off the Bypass, please visit the website.

Black Box Judges include:

Proud BBQ Master with his masterpiece
Proud BBQ Master with his masterpiece


Alexandra Gill, The Globe and Mail

Natalie Browne, Kitchen Uncorked

Nicolle Hodges, Valley Buzz

David Stansfield, Tap & Barrel

Bosco Mo, AM1470/Eatalreadeee

Marc Smith, 30 Day Adventures

Alyssa Dawson, Novus TV

Joyce Lam, Van Foodies

Kelly Ann Woods, Gillespie’s Fine Spirits

Maryanne Lechleiter, Stimuli Magazine

Rebecca Coleman, Cooking By Laptop

Sarah Kertcher, More Than Your Average Mom

Stephanie Yuen, Beyond ChopsticksEpoch Times

Andrew Silver, owner COBS Bakery

Estelle Matheson, pastry chef & Well Seasoned instructor

Nancy Newberry, AllRecipes.com

Kate Amangoulova, Langley CGA

Andrew von Rosen, Town Hall Brands


Angie Quaale with a Gluten Free Butter Tart Pie as seen on Global Noon News.
Angie Quaale with a Gluten Free Butter Tart Pie as seen on Global Noon News.

There’s still time to enter the the 6th Annual BC Bake Off at BBQ off the Bypass.









Gluten Free Butter Tart Pie


1 cup brown sugar

1/4  cup cornstarch

1 1/4  cups water

2 egg yolks

1 pinch salt

1 1/2  tablespoons  unsalted butter

1 teaspoon vanilla

3/4  cups pecans, toasted & chopped

3/4 cups raisins



•Mix cornstarch and brown sugar together in medium saucepan.

•Beat together egg yolks, water, and pinch of salt. Add to cornstarch and sugar. Add chopped pecans & raisins.

•Simmer on medium stirring constantly until mixture thickens.

•Boil 1 minute, constantly stirring.

•Remove from heat, add butter and vanilla.

•Pour into baked pie shell, decorate top with additional pecans

•Let cool and set at least 1/2 before serving

For the crust:



1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

1 1/2 cups almond flour

2 Tablespoons coconut oil

1/4 tsp salt

2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup


•Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

•In a food processor, pulse together almond flour, salt and shredded coconut until finely ground.

•Melt together coconut oil and maple syrup and add to almond flour and coconut mixture, pulse until coarse crumbs form (dough should clump together when squeezed with fingers).

•Transfer dough to a greased 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom. Using your fingers, evenly press dough in bottom and up sides of pan.

•Bake in center of oven until golden and firm, about 15- 20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, at least 1 hour.

About BBQ off the Bypass

bbq logoThe annual BBQ OFF the Bypass is a Langley BC-based BBQ competition and more. The event attracts the best competitive BBQ teams from throughout the Pacific Northwest for a sizzling competition in five categories: chicken, brisket, ribs, pork butt, and an open choice category. FREE to the public, the event features live music, interesting displays, tasty vendors and delicious FREE finger licking barbecue samples. The BBQ off the Bypass is also the site of the Great BC Bake Off, an annual amateur pie baking competition, open to the public.

The event is free to the public. Learn more at: http://bbqoffthebypass.com


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