How to grill steak on a charcoal grill

steak being cooked on a charcoal grill

I love my charcoal grills. Like, I really, really love them. I love them so much that I own 4 different kinds of charcoal grills. While I do most of my outdoor cooking on them, my favorite thing to cook over flame would definitely be a nice thick medium rare steak. If you’ve never had […]

10 Best Steaks for Grilling

best steak for grilling

Confession time: when I bought my first grill I didn’t know anything about how to cook a steak, let alone what steak I should buy. I used to walk by the cases of meat in the supermarket, and wonder just what the heck I was looking for. Now that I’m a little wiser (and have […]

Guide to Wrapping Brisket

You can’t call yourself a true backyard pitmaster until you have mastered brisket. The only problem is that brisket is notoriously difficult to master for many reasons. There are plenty of things that can go wrong. But, when you get it right it is a thing of beauty. There are tons of recipes and how-to […]

Barbecue around the world

Barbecue around the world

When people tend to think about different barbecue styles, they tend to think about Memphis vs. Texas styles. Many people don’t consider that there is a world of barbecue and grilling styles out there to enjoy. In this guide we look at 3 of the post popular styles of barbecue from around the World. Braai […]

Top 5 Regional American barbecue styles

American barbecue styles

There may be nothing in the culinary world more debated than barbecue. Heck, people can’t even seem to agree on how to spell it. Is it barbecue, barbeque, bar-b-q, or maybe just three letters – BBQ? To some, barbecue means hot dogs and hamburgers flame grilled on a propane gas grill; while others would call […]

How to setup a Kettle charcoal grill for smoking

Setting up 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 burgers, steaks, and chops with ease; […]

Complete guide to dry aging beef at home

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 this article we’re going to give […]

How to smoke on a gas grill

How to setup a gas grill for smoking

Like many of you, I first learned how to smoke meat on a basic gas grill. I used it to smoke foods like ribs, chicken, and even Boston butt. It was all I had, and at the time it was perfect. Is it easy to smoke on a gas grill? The short answer is yes, […]