Everything you need to know about boston butts

Everything You Need to Know About Boston Butts

What is Boston Butt? If you are planning to make pulled pork, you’ll most likely be on the hunt for a cut of meat known as the “Boston butt”. This is what most recipes will recommend you use. However, there is confusion about what exactly a Boston butt i...
Setting up charcoal grill for smoking

How to setup a Kettle charcoal grill for smoking

I love my kettle grill. Like, a lot. I own six different types of grills and smokers, but if I ever had to choose just one grill for life, it would definitely be my faithful kettle. The kettle grill is able to quickly cook the standard backyard foods like b...
best charcoal grills

Best charcoal grills for 2018

There's something about cooking with charcoal that can't be beat. Maybe it's the authentic taste of food cooked outdoors over hot coals, or the interactive cooking experience that brings you back to simpler times. While charcoal grilling does take a litt...
Competition style pork ribs

How to smoke competition style pork ribs

The ability to cook tasty ribs is a skill that can give you legendary status amongst your friends and family. Riding high on the praise of your loved ones, you may think you are ready to step it up and test out your skills at your nearest barbecue comp. But...
Best instant read thermometers

Best instant read thermometers for 2018

Here's a secret you wouldn't know from watching celebrity pit masters cooking on TV. Everyone who takes barbecue and grilling half seriously uses a thermometer. Two identical looking steaks sitting side by side on the grill can cook at different rates. Even...

Best Tools for Lighting Charcoal

If you can’t light your charcoal, nothing is getting cooked tonight. But what’s the best way to get that pile of cold charcoal burning hot? If you have had a bit of a poke around the internet, you might have heard of charcoal chimney starters. They’re a ...
Guide to dry aging beef at home

Complete guide to dry aging beef at home

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to taste a ribeye steak that has been dry aged 4 – 6 weeks, you’ve come pretty close to meat nirvana. There’s something about the way the meat tastes so much stronger and is so much tenderer than a regular steak. Well, in...
Char-Broil Deluxe Digital Electric Smoker Review

Char-Broil Deluxe Digital Electric Smoker Review

Masterbuilt smokers seem to dominate a lot of the discussion when it comes to Electric Smokers. And while they are definitely worth considering, Char-Broil quietly produce well sized, affordable electric smokers that could easily give them a run for their mone...