It's no secret that masculinity and grilling go together. Sometimes the connection seems so natural, so inconsequential,  so traditionally American that it almost feels silly to question it. Almost. 

This month on the Feminist Fork, Renee heads off for Grand Rapids, Michigan to visit a BBQ competition and she asks "what does your meat really prove about your manliness?" 

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