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Barbecues & Grilling: Most Popular Articles

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10 Best Ways to Make Chicken Better
Have a problem with dried out chicken? A good marinade will not only help prevent it from drying out, but also adds extra flavor.
Read This Before You Buy a Gas Grill
Gas Grill Reviews and Buying Advice. Hundreds of Grill Reviews ranked and Rated to Find the Perfect Gas Grill for you. Impartial, expert advice on Grill Buying.
Top 10 Gas Grills between \$250 and \$500 for...
Want the Best Gas Grill for under $500? These 10 Grills are not loaded with features but they will do some great grilling and should last you more than just a couple of years.
The Top 10 Barbecue Sauce Recipes You'll Try
There are many varieties of Barbecue Sauce and these 10 Best Recipes reflect every style. Do better than store bought, make your own.
The 10 Best BBQ Spice Rubs
Tried and tested by thousands of BBQ cooks, these are the best barbecue rub recipes I know. Get the perfect rub for ribs, brisket, pork, chicken and more!
The Perfect Restaurant Steak - A Skillet and a...
The best steak restaurant steak isn't grilled, it's fried. Yes, what you need is a flaming hot, heavy, cast iron skillet. You'll also need a hot grill (or oven), a good steak, butter, salt, pepper, herbs and a meat thermometer. Page 5.
Top 10 Gas Grills between \$500 and \$1,000 for...
The top 10 gas grills between the prices of $500 and $1,000. If you are looking for a grill in this price range then these are the gas grills you really should be looking at.
Big Green Egg Prices for 2015
The current MSRP price list for all sizes of the Big Green Egg line of charcoal grills.
From Rare to Well, How to Cook a Steak
At medium rare your steak should be warm through the middle with a hint of red. Most of the center of the steak should be pink. The sides should be well browned, the top and bottom charred to a dark brown color.
7 Steps to Making BBQ Ribs on a Gas Grill
Cooking ribs with a genuine barbecue flavor by using a gas grill is often a challenge. Gas grills are great for hot and fast cooking but, not so good when you need to turn a rack of ribs into tender, smoky barbecue. However, there are some tricks you can use. To get the best possible ribs from your gas grill, all you need is this three step process.
The 10 Best Charcoal Grills for 2015
There are a lot of different kinds of charcoal grills that offer many different features. I've picked the best charcoal grills from the simple kettle grill to large full functional charcoal grills that can cost well over $5,000.
Big Green Egg Large Review
Is the Big Green Egg really Worth it? Read this charcoal grill/smoker review to find out. Then you decide if you want to buy it.
Kansas City Rib Rub Recipe
This is the traditional barbecue rub recipe for Kansas City-Style Ribs. Finish them off with a good barbecue sauce for a fantastic meal.
Our Top 10 Pork Marinades
Pork is a meat that can always benefit from a good marinade to help keep it moist, tender and delicious. Try these 10 tried and true recipes.
The Top 10 Gas Grills under \$250 for 2015
Don't want to spend a lot on a Gas Grill? These are the best inexpensive Grills on the Market. Save money and get grilling.
The Secret to the Perfect Grilled Pork Chop
Don't throw Pork Chops in the oven, under the broiler, or in a frying pan. Add a marinade and take them to the grill for the best Pork Chops possible.
The Top 10 Affordable Smokers for 2015
Want to make great low and slow barbecue in the backyard but don't want to spend a lot of money? These are the best smokers on the market under $400USD.
Big Daddy's Carolina-Style Barbecue Sauce
The combination of sweet and tangy flavors in this Carolina Barbecue Sauce brings out the absolute best in grilled or smoked pork or chicken.
A Classic Carolina BBQ Rub Recipe
A classic Carolina style Barbecue Rub recipe with sweet and heat. Try this barbecue rub next time you want to make a traditional Carolina Pulled Pork.
A Step-by-Step Guide to the Best Smoked Brisket
Brisket is considered the most challenging barbecue, but with these simple to follow steps you will be smoking great barbecue brisket in no time.
10 Best Kamado Grills and Smokers for both...
This top 10 list is here to help you find the best Kamado Grill for the money and make the most of your investment.
10 Pulled Pork Recipes to Make Your Mouth Water
With some kinds of barbecue, you can skip the rub and get something decent. With large cuts of pork, you really need a great rub to make the most of the pork flavor and give you that authentic barbecue flavor. These 10 barbecue rub recipes are the best I know to make the best pulled pork possible.
Our Top 10 Most Popular Grilled Shrimp Recipes
There is no better way to cook shrimp than over the hot fire of the grill. The grilled shrimp recipes are the best I have and sure to please everyone.
10 Top Barbecue Rubs for Brisket
Beef Brisket is the most challenging barbecue and the first step is getting the right rub. These are the 10 best brisket rub recipes I have and are certain to help you make the best barbecue brisket possible.
Top 10 Picks for the Best Electric Smokers
Smokers are amongst the most diverse products you can buy. Partly because of the number of fuels or energy sources they use and partly because smoking can mean anything from traditional barbecue cooked around 225 degrees F to cold smoking for things like fish, cheese or jerky.
Weber Spirit E-210 Gourmet BBQ System Gas Grill...
Smallest and least expensive of Weber's full sized grills, this Home Depot exclusive version comes with the Gourmet BBQ System of accessories.
Our Top 10 Grilled Salmon Recipes
These easy grilled salmon recipes are my most popular. Salmon is a great fish for the grill these salmon recipes are the best.
The Top 10 Best Portable Grills for Camping and...
The 10 best portable grills to take on the road whether it's a trip to the beach, a picnic or camping. These grills offer a wide variety of options from gas to charcoal with many great features.
Here Are 10 Awesome Vinegar Barbecue Sauce...
Vinegar based barbecue sauces come in a wide number of varieties and most people who use and love these sauces are pretty militant about how they should be prepared. Some come with tomato, others with mustard, some are spicy hot, while others are not. One thing for certain, a good vinegar barbecue sauce should give foods (particularly pork) a tangy flavor. If you like that rich flavor then these are the sauces for you.
Memphis Style Rub Recipe
In Memphis the Rub is the most important ingredient aside from the meat. Often ribs are served with only a rub and without sauce. This means that this barbecue rub has to provide all the flavor to make Memphis Style Barbecue.
Timing Pork Chops
I've said before that pork chops are about the easiest thing you can grill. The biggest problem with chops is overcooking them no matter how they are cooked.
Jamaican Jerk Marinade Recipe
Use this marinade on all kinds of meat and poultry to add that fantastic Jerk flavor. Spicy and flavorful, this is the authentic Jerk flavor.
How to Make the Perfect Hamburger Patty
There are a lot of ways to make a good hamburger patty. You can choose ground beef, pork, lamb, sausage, turkey, or more. You can stuff the patties full of garlic, cheese, spices, peppers, or virtually anything small enough to fit. You can mix into the ground meat, eggs, bread crumbs, cream, and everything but the kitchen sink. Regardless of what you put in (and simpler is usually better), you need to make the right patty.
Easy Lemon and Rosemary Marinade
This marinade works really well on chicken and pork. The refreshing combination of lemon and rosemary really brightens things up.
What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Smoker
Smokers come in all shapes, sizes and prices. When looking to buy a smoker you need to decide on a price range and then determine the fuel you want to use. Smokers can be gas, wood, charcoal or electric.
10 Top Pulled-Pork Sauce Recipes
Pulled pork sauces can be mixed into smoked meat, used to top a barbecue sandwich, or put on the table for people add if they want. These sauces are generally mustard or vinegar based though tomato shows up occasionally. These are the 10 best barbecue sauces for pulled pork I have and I'm sure that you will find one of them perfect.
10 Smaller Grills Perfect for Your Balcony and...
Some times you just don't have the space for a big grill. Whether you live in an apartment, condo, on a boat or just don't have a big patio, it doesn't mean that you can't enjoy a good cookout.
How to Choose the Right Grates for Your Grill
Which Grate material is best? Cast Iron, Stainless Steel, Porcelain, or Steel?
10 Best Beef Marinade Recipes
Virtually any cut of beef will benefit from a good marinade. Beef marinades should have some strength (Acid) to them to be effective against the density of this meat. Remember, when marinating beef, the time you marinade and the strength of the marinades needed depends on the toughness and the thickness of the cut.
Teriyaki Marinade Recipe for any Meat or...
Want to get that great Teriyaki flavor into your favorite dish? This marinade has all that flavor and is perfect for anything that hits the grill.
Classic BBQ Rib Sauce Recipe
This sauce gives ribs that perfect flavor we call barbecue, whether smoked or baked. Add this BBQ sauce for a touch of heat and smoke and a lot of flavor.
The Step-by-Step Guide to Grilling the Perfect...
How to grill the perfect steak in easy steps. There is an art to the perfect steak and this is how to master the grilling.
How to Cook Shrimp on the Grill for Best Results
The secret to great grilled shrimp is more than just the grilling. Prepare shrimp right, then grill to perfection, but don't overcook. The biggest mistake people make with grilling shrimp is cooking them too long.
Tangy St. Louis-Style Barbecue Sauce
St. Louis Barbecue Sauce is generally thinner and has a more tangy flavor than its Kansas City cousin. A great Barbecue Sauce for Ribs!
From Spicy to Sweet to Savory...10 Top Rib Rub...
The starting place of great barbecue ribs is the rub. These rib rub recipes give that authentic barbecue flavor while bringing out the most of the ribs. Some of these are spicy hot, some sweet, and some savory.
Is Flat Iron Steak Really That Great?
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Pineapple Marinade Recipe
This sweet, fruity marinade works great on any cut of pork or chicken.
Magic Dust Recipe
There's a big shaker of Magic Dust next to the salt and pepper in my own kitchen and at all my restaurants. I wish I could figure out a way to attach the bottle to the restaurant tables because, at my restaurants, it's the most frequently stolen item!
10 Easy Marinade Recipes for Great Grilling
Marinades are probably the most important ingredient to any cookout. A good marinade not only keeps your grilling moist and flavorful, but they make it healthier. These ten marinade recipes are the most popular on my site.
How to Make Barbecue Ribs on a Charcoal Grill
Pork ribs are among the most popular items to cook and the one that gives most people the most trouble.
Quick and Easy Fixes for Common Gas Grill...
You'd think that your gas grill is pretty straightforward and dependable. But then something goes wrong. Most times it’'s actually something that can be solved quickly and easily. Try these tips to get your grill working perfectly again and avoid a ruined cookout.
5 Crucial Tips for Making Pulled Pork
How to make smoked pulled pork from a whole pork shoulder or the smaller Boston butt. A simple way to make great pulled pork barbecue.
Sweet and Savory Spare Rib Rub
This is a sweet and savory rub works well on pork ribs. You can adjust the heat by changing the amount of cayenne.
Char-Broil Commercial Infrared 3-Burner Model#...
Dramatically improved, this Char-Broil infrared gas grill is a little smaller but a lot better than the previous version. But is it that much better?
5 Pros and Cons On the Weber Genesis E-330 Gas...
Simply put the Weber Genesis line of grills are the best you can buy in this price range and beyond. The list price is $949USD but you can typically find it for around $800USD.
Top 10 Smokers over \$400 for 2015
The 10 best smokers over $400 for making true, low and slow barbecue. These smokers offer a wide variety of options from electric to charcoal with many great features.
Perfect Potatoes, Perfectly Grilled
Potatoes are amazingly forgiving and are perfect grilled. On their own or part of any dish, the smoky perfection of the grill makes a great potato.
The Top 10 Best Indoor Grills
When you just can't get outside to grill, try one of these excellent indoor electric grills. While you won't get the authentic flavor you can still grill. Some of these units are open grills that you cook on similar to an outdoor grill. Others are contact grills (like the George Foreman Grill) that have a lid that cooks also, so you can grill on both sides at the same time. Many of these units are prefect for grilling a fish fillet and making a great panini style sandwich.
Brisket Brown Sugar Rub Recipe
This is a good, sweet brisket rub that you will need only one measuring cup for. Of course, you can adjust the heat by using mild or hot chili powder.
Make a Traditional Memphis BBQ Sauce
Traditionally Memphis Barbecue is served without a sauce, but since rules are made to be broken try this fantastic sauce on your barbecue.
Broil-King Signet 20 Gas Grill Review
Basic, straightforward, and powerful, the Broil-King Signet is one of the best grills on the market in this price range. Now available through Lowes, for a lower price, this is one of the best deals in the industry.
Best Odds Brisket Rub Recipe
A good barbecue brisket needs a good barbecue rub. This simple rub is the perfect starting place for a great smoked brisket.
How to Make Kansas City Rib Sauce
A rich, thick, tomato based Kansas City Style Barbecue Sauce, perfect for ribs. This classic recipe has everything that makes Kansas City famous for BBQ.
Why It's So Important to Keep Your Grill Clean
A dirty grill produces not only bad tasting foodm but it just won't last. Simple and easy cleaning will increase its grilling potential for many years.
Your Complete Guide to Smoking Fish
Smoked fish is more than just a meal. It's the perfect appetizer, snack and makes a great ingredient to many recipes. While hot smoked fish isn't preserved it still has the flavor of cold smoked fish but isn't as dry.
How to Make Classic Carolina Piedmont Barbecue...
This is a classic Carolina Style Barbecue Sauce. Typically, served on smoked pork (at the table), this thin, vinegar based sauce has tons of flavor.
Basic but Traditional, Best Odds Pulled Pork...
This traditional pulled pork rub will give you the best odds for making a great batch of Carolina Style Pulled Pork.
The 10 Best BBQ Sauce Recipes to Top Your Ribs
For many people, barbecue ribs mean barbecue sauce. Whether you slow smoke your ribs or not, slathering on a rich, barbecue sauce finishes them off with flavor and gives them that stickiness we all love in a great rack of ribs.
Learn the Secret of the Smoke and True Pulled...
It's the smoke that is the secret behind True Pulled Pork Barbecue. Learn to add the right amount and kind of smoke to get that Authentic Barbecue Flavor.
Our Top 25 Most Popular Hamburger Recipes
Hamburgers might just be the most versatile meal you can hold in your hand. These 25 great hamburger recipes cover all the possibilities and flavors.
How to Find the Best Grill in the \$250-\$500...
In this price range you start to get into some good gas grills, but you have to be careful because there are a lot of great looking grills out there that only look great. The first rule for gas grills between $250 and $500 is to avoid stainless steel. Stainless steel is expensive so manufacturers use cheap stainless on these grills to make them look shiny in the store. Unfortunately they don't stay that way once you get them home.
10 Top Chicken Wing Recipes
Chicken wings are great for any occasion. They are even better when grilled up with all that extra smoky flavor. These chicken wing recipes represent the best and most popular I have.
Top 6 Electric Grills
Sometimes you just can't have a full sized gas or charcoal grill. That's when you have to rely on an outdoor electric grill. Good news everyone! Electric grills have been getting better and better in recent years and while they may not have the flavor of charcoal, they can do a pretty good job grilling a steak.
3 Rules to Getting the Most Out of Your...
Learn the basics of charcoal grilling and make the most of this versatile outdoor cooker. Grilling on charcoal is an art form and once mastered you will know how to grill practically anything. Page 3.
How to Grill Chicken Step by Step
As the chicken gets close to being done it is time to start checking the temperature. You need to reach and internal temperature on 165 degrees F. (74 degrees C.)
25 Best Grilled Fish Recipes
The best way to cook fish is over an open flame. If you've ever cooked fresh trout over a campfire you know what I mean. These ten recipe represent the best and the most popular Fish Recipes on my site.
4 Simple Steps to Grilling Corned Beef
While it might not be as traditional as you thought, corned beef is a great grill whether it's St. Patrick's Day or not. Soak it first to get the salt from the meat. Season with a traditional blend of spices. Grill over a low heat for a couple of hours. Baste with a salt free mixture to keep it moist and then eat.
Rotisserie Chicken - Step by Step
Rotisserie chicken in not only a popular fast food from your local deli counter, it is the great way to cook chicken. Two things not commonly known about rotisserie chicken is that it is best fresh and delicious 10 minutes off the grill, not spending hours under a warming lamp. Also, preparing a rotisserie chicken is quite simple. With a grill (charcoal or gas), a rotisserie kit, and a chicken, we can achieve a much tastier rotisserie chicken at home than available at most grocery stores.
Classic Carolina Best Odds Pulled Pork Sauce
This is the sauce you add to a pulled pork after it has been smoked and pulled. It is best to combine it with the pork in a saucepan over a low heat.
Broil King Baron 440 Gas Grill Review
The Broil King Baron 440 is a basic, but well built gas grill, now available for under $500, making this grill one of the best bargains on the market
10 Top Mustard Barbecue Sauce Recipes
Mustard based barbecue sauces find their origins in the Carolinas and Georgia and are the perfect BBQ sauce for pork whether you are talking whole hog, pork shoulder, or ribs. These sauces add a savory, tart flavor to barbecue, but are also great on many foods you grill or smoke. Try a mustard sauce next time you are grilling burgers, pork chops, or even chicken. A good mustard sauce gives you a break from the traditional tomato based barbecue sauces.
The Key Steps to Perfectly Brined Pork
Salt-water brine increases the water stored in meat so that it will stay moist providing the perfect opportunity to add extra flavor.
How to Make Jerky in Your Smoker
Learn how to make your own Jerky in your backyard smoker. Use your smoker to add authentic smoke flavor to any kind of Jerky then finish it off in the smoker or any other appliance that dries food. Done right, you’ll get great Jerky that everyone will love.
3 Steps to the Perfect Barbecue Pork Ribs
The sure fire way to get fall of the bone pork ribs every time without a whole lot of work. This method of smoking ribs includes steaming to give you an extra tender rack while still preserving the authentic smoke flavor and keeping the ribs from getting too mushy.
9 Steps to Grill the Perfect Steak
To get your steak cooked right you need to do this hot and fast. This sears the surface giving the steak a crisp, caramelized surface while letting you pick how well you want it done in the middle. This means that you need to get you grill as hot as it will go. If you are using charcoal you need a heavy layer of burning, white hot charcoal. If you are using a gas grill you need to let that grill heat up as hot as it will go.
The Real London Broil
What is a London Broil? Where does it come from? How do you prepare it? Get your London Broil answers and have a fantastic meal.
How to Make Amazing Ribs Without a Smoker
Learn how to make real barbecue ribs on a charcoal or gas grill. You don't need a smoker to make great smoked ribs, but you'll need to be extra careful to get them right. The whole secret is temperature control so take some time and practice.
Simple Texas-Style Brisket Rub
This southwestern-style rub is a great way to spice up brisket. Remember, when applying run to a brisket, work the rub into the meat anywhere it is exposed.
How to Grill the Perfect Chicken Breasts
The secret to a flavorful and moist chicken breast is uniform thickness, a good brine or marinades, and a hot, hot grill.
10 Most Popular and Best BBQ Tri-Tip Recipes
The Tri-Tip, whether roast or steak, has grown from a little know California cut of beef to a popular piece of meat, showing up in stores across the country and more and more, around the world. Tri-Tip isn't the most tender cut, but the fine distribution of fat can make it flavorful and juicy if you cooking it (think grill) right.
Sweet and Smoky Basic Pork Rub
This classic pork rub is perfect for any smoked pork roast. The combination of sweet and all three heats is perfect for pulled pork.
Red Wine Chicken Marinade Recipe
The acid from the red wine balanced with the sweet from the brown sugar and the saltiness of the soy sauce, this is the perfect marinade for chicken.
4 Simple Steps for Making the Best BBQ Brisket
There are a lot of variations in barbecue brisket, but a few general rules will help you make the best brisket you can regardless of the kind of smoker you are using. Once you have mastered these steps you'll be ready to strike out on your own and move on to competition briskets.
The 10 Best Gas Grills Your Money Can Buy
The top 10 gas grills over $4,000. If you are looking to purchase a new gas grill and want the best money can buy (based on manufacturer's suggested retail price) then these are the one you should be looking at.
How Not to Get Burned Buying Your Next Grill
In the market for a new Gas Grill? Separate the useful from the simply flashy. Get an idea of exactly what it is you are looking for and find out about the features that will matter to you before you start shopping.
Quick and Easy Grilled Garlic Butter Shrimp
If you enjoy shrimp scampi, then this is the grilled shrimp recipe for you. You can serve this dish as part of a main course or serve them as appetizers.
The Best Way to Cook Fish on a Grill
Fish, more than most foods really benefits from the hot and fast cooking of the grill. The secret is to let the grill do the work and not to touch the fish any more than you have to. While fish do benefit from the flavors of a marinade, it doesn't need a long marinating time making it great for quick meals.
5 Pros and Cons To the Big Green Egg XL...
Big green egg has been producing these Kamado Style grills for decades. This one is the largest of their models and is big enough to cook two 20-pound turkeys.
Making Beer Can Chicken
Beer can chicken, is a great method for roasting a whole chicken on the grill, in a smoker or even in your oven without the chicken drying out.
The 25 Best Steak Recipes for the Grill
Make the most of your steak investment with these fantastic recipes. The perfect steak is possible and these are the recipes you are looking for.
Did You Know You Can Make Pastrami at Home?
You can make your own pastrami with most any meat and a little patience. Whether you want to start from scratch and make it the way you want it or buy a corned beef at the store for some quick pastrami, the secret is smoking preserved meat (salted and brined) in your smoker. It really is easier than you think.
Learn the Basics of Getting a Smoked Turkey Going
Smoke your turkey for better flavor and make the most of your Holiday Meal. Smoking turkey is not only easy, but delicious.
10 Top Rotisserie Recipes for Your Favorite Meats
Rotisserie cooking is a great way to extend the versatility of your grill whether you cook on charcoal or gas. Most grills have a rotisserie option and many these days are equipped with special rotisserie burners. Either way you grill rotisserie cooking is the perfect way to cook larger items source as chicken or roasts.
How to Make a Memphis-Style Rib Rub Recipe
In Memphis, ribs are all about the rub. Largely served without barbecue sauce, this dry rub is the first, best way to give pork ribs great flavor.
5 Tips to Easy and Delicious Pit Cooking
Dig a hole. Fill it with fire. Wrap up something big. Bury it all. Now you’ve got the makings for a great meal for everyone you know. Pit cooking is one of the oldest methods of cooking and the prefect solution to feeding an army.
What Meats Are Best for the Smoker?
What meats are best for smoking? - Tough, bad cuts of meat are perfect for smoking. After all that's how barbecue got its start with pieces of meat no one else wanted.
10 Inexpensive Cuts of Meat That Won't Cut Flavor
Expensive cuts of meat tend to be the ones that are tender and can be cooked quickly and easily. This doesn't mean that you can't create a great meal with a cut that costs less.
Keep Your Stainless Steel Grill Sparkling with...
Keeping your stainless steel grill clean and shiny isn’t as easy as you might think. Just because they call it stainless doesn’t mean it won’t stain, discolor or rust. You need to actually take care of it and keep it clean if you want it to look good years down the road.
How to Smoke a Brisket to Delicious Perfection
Without smoke a brisket is just a tough beef roast. Low and slow with a good dose of smoke makes it barbecue. Learn how to add the right kind and amount of smoke to make a great barbecue brisket.
Top 10 Gas Grills between \$2,000 and \$4,000...
The top 10 gas grills between the price of $2,000 and $4,000 on the market. If you are looking to purchase a new grill in this price range (based on manufacturer's suggested retail price) then these are the ones you should be looking at.
10 Best Brisket Marinade Recipes for Flavor and...
Layer flavor into your Smoked Brisket with any one of these great Brisket Marinades. The first step to the Best Barbecue Brisket.
Is Infrared the Future of Grilling?
It has been called the microwave of the outdoor kitchen, but is infrared really the secret to better grilling? Dozens of companies are betting that you will pay a lot of money to get a grill that cooks hotter and faster. The problem is, will it help you grill better?
Big Green Egg Medium Charcoal Smoker/Grill Review
Big green egg has been producing these Kamado Style grills for decades. This one is the mid-sized of their models and is big enough to cook one 18-pound turkeys. What makes this unit great is that while it can produce high temperatures due to the focused heat of its ceramic shell, it can also hold low temperatures making it a great smoker. It is the versatility of the egg that makes it stand out as one of the great charcoal powered cookers of our time.
See How to Turn Corned Beef to Pastrami in Just...
Making your own pastrami is an easy thing to do if you have a smoker and you start with a store bought corned beef. The result is a wonderful pastrami that you flavor and smoke to your own liking. This is a great thing to throw on the smoker when you are smoking something else because it doesn't take a lot of time or space. So start making your own pastrami, get something wonderful, and save yourself some money.
Easy, Quick, and Tasty Grilled Jumbo Shrimp
The secret to grilling shrimp is to keep a close eye on them because they are going to cook fast and there is a few seconds between perfect and rubber.
The Most Tender, Flavorful Smoked Chicken Ever
Chicken is probably the easiest meat to smoke. Flavorful and forgiving, this is a great place to start on the journey to real barbecue.
Inexpensive and Easily Available, Halibut was...
Readily available, easy to grill and the perfect fish for thousands of recipes, Halibut is truly the one fish you need to know how to grill.
Southern Vinegar Sauce Recipe
This is a traditional vinegar based Carolina style barbecue sauce. Notice that there is no tomato base in this recipe, just lots of flavor.
Not All Stainless Steel Is Created Equally...
With the recent surge in stainless steel gas grills on the market there has been a surge in confusion. People find their new stainless steel grills rusting, discoloring, and generally not looking good after a few years, or even months. What you need to know is that not all stainless steel is created equally.
Stok 4-Burner Quattro Gas Grill Model# SGP4330SB
Recently a major grill maker told me that the future was in accessories. The Stok Quattro may just be the perfect design for this. With removable cooking grate sections you can convert to use a griddle, vegetable basket or pizza stone without turning off the grill or even stopping cooking.
Easy Grilled Salmon with Lemon and Dill for a...
I love the combination of dill and lemon on Salmon. This Grilled Salmon Recipe is one of my favorites. If you have trouble flipping fish without it falling apart, purchase salmon steaks versus salmon fillets since they are easier to deal with on the grill.
Sweet and Salty Easy Pork Chop Marinade
This is a great Asian style marinade that works well on all cuts of pork, particularly pork chops.
Light and Easy Lemon Pepper Marinade
This light and easy marinade recipe uses the power of lemon juice to help tenderize and flavor meats. This marinade is particularly good on poultry like rotisserie chicken.
Cookshack Amerique Electric Smoker Review
The Cookshack Amerique is a computer controlled outdoor electric smoker that makes great barbecue and requires no tending. Is it right for you?
10 Top Sauce Recipes for Your BBQ Chicken
Chicken is amazingly versatile because it can take on so many flavors. Whether you grill it hot (but not too hot) or smoke it low and slow, chicken is a great and inexpensive way to have a barbecue. Because chicken doesn't have a lot of flavor on its own, you will need a great sauce to finish it off. These 10 BBQ chicken sauces are the best I know of. Better still, these sauces come in a wide variety of flavors, so there is something here for everyone.
Do you Exchange or Refill your Propane Tank?
It would seem that there are fewer and fewer propane filling stations these days. With the growing popularity of propane tank exchange locations we may soon
When to Choose the Broiler Over the Grill
Broiling has always been the alternative to grilling when you just can't grill. Knowing the differences between the two will let you broil the best grilled meal.
Bradley Smoker Original Review
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How to Make the World's Best BBQ Pulled Pork
There are a lot of variations in Pulled Pork, but a few general rules will help you make the best Pulled Pork you can regardless of the kind of smoker you are using. Once you have mastered these steps you'll be ready to strike out on your own and move on to Competition Pulled Pork or at the very least, explore the varieties of barbecue's classic dish.
3 Things to Look at When Shopping for a Gas Grill
You're ready to make a serious investment and you want a serious gas grill. You can get a great grill for between $500 and $1500USD. You can also get a pretty bad grill. There are a lot of gimmicks in this price range and while you can get a great gas grill, you can't get a full feature outdoor kitchen for this much money. Focus on grilling abilities and the features you need rather than fancy grills on showroom floors and remember to know before you shop.
Why Going to Natural Gas Will Save You Future...
With more and more gas fired outdoor products on the market you really should consider switching to natural gas. It costs less, burns cleaner and you'll never have to worry about an empty propane tank again.
Pastrami Rub Barbecue Recipe
If you are interested in turning corned beef into pastrami this is the rub for you. Make sure it is rubbed into the meat really well before you place the beef into the smoker.
BBQ Grilled Chicken Thighs Recipe
When the hardcore barbecue crowd hit the competitions they cook chicken thighs. These barbecue masterpieces are what you win with in the chicken category. This recipe is not those thighs. This is much easier to grill and nearly as good.
Napoleon Prestige P500 Gas Grill Review
This is a basic, relatively expensive gas grill similar in many ways to the Weber Genesis. Manufactured in Canada by Napoleon this is a high quality grill that is built to last and cook with a high, even heat.
How Do the Best Restaurants Get Steaks to Taste...
Aside from the grade of the beef and their own aging processes, restaurants use basic tricks to get great tasting steaks. With a small investment, you too can get steaks nearly as good as they do on your grill or in the kitchen. Learn the secrets to a great steakhouse steak and amaze your guests.
Know What Steak you are Buying Before you get...
Learn how to pick the right grade and cut of steak. Knowing what you are buying will help with picking out the perfect steak for the grill.
What You Should Know About BTUs Before Buying a...
How many BTUs should a grill have?
Beef Tri-Tip: The Steak You're Missing Out On
Beef’s best kept secret is this relatively inexpensive, yet tender and tasty steak cut from the bottom half of the sirloin. You may have to search for this cut, but it is definitely worth it. Try marinating then give them a quick sear before finishing them off on a low temperature. Tender and delicious.
Top 10 Turkey Marinade Recipes
Marinated Turkey? Why not. Chicken is frequently marinated, so why not try one of these great turkey marinades.
Top 10 Grilled Potato Recipes
Potatoes are perfect for the grill and these recipes are the best and most popular I have.
Are You Lighting Your Charcoal Grill the Best...
What is the best way to light charcoal? - First of all the best way is not to use easy, fast or self lighting charcoal. Depending on your preferences you can use a charcoal chimney, which is best or the old tried and true lighter fluid.
Easy Orange and Onion Marinade Great for Grilling
This is a flavorful marinade which can be used on chicken, pork, and beef. Remember to let the marinade cool considerably before using it on raw meat.
How to Breathe New Life Into Your Grill
Renew your grill or smoker with a new coat of paint, but make sure you do it right. Painting your grill or smoker is kind of like painting your car. You have to do it right to make it look good.
From Rare to Well-Done...How to Grill Tuna
Tuna is one of the most popular and versatile fish on the market. If you buy good quality tuna you don't even need to cook it. Of course grilling adds flavor and texture to fish, so get your grill good and hot and learn how to grill tuna the best way for you tastes.
The 10 Best Pork Chop Recipes
Pork chops are one of the easiest meats to grill. Personally I won't have one any other way. The secret is to not cook it the way Mom always did. Pork chops should be moist and tender, not cooked to a dry piece of shoe leather. These pork chops recipes do just that, add loads of flavor without overcooking them. You might also want to try stuffed pork chops for something even better.
BBQ Smoking 101
Learn the basics of Smoking, the key to true Barbecue. Real barbecue requires three things, low, slow and smoke. Learn how to put these together to make great traditional barbecue no matter what kind of smoker you have.
Weber Original Kettle 22 Charcoal Grill Review
When most people envision a charcoal grill it is this one. The iconic grill that changed outdoor cooking forever. Find out why you need this grill.
Quick and Simple Sweet Potato Fries in Just 20...
This is a great alternative to traditional sweet potato recipes and it's really fast and easy to make. Be sure to cut the sweet potatoes into long steak fries. This gets them cooked quickly.
Primo Oval XL Charcoal BBQ Grill Review
The Oval XL, the largest of their charcoal grills, is oval in shape and comes with a dividable firebox making indirect grilling quick and easy.
Sweet and Sticky Jack Daniel's Rib Glaze
Use this barbecue sauce toward the end of cooking. You want the sauce to cook on to the surface of the ribs, but you don't want it to burn.

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