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The best Amazon Prime Day deals for 2018 (US)

  Amazon Prime day is here, and that means you can grab some great deals on a huge range of products. Prime Day is basically Black Friday in July for Amazon Prime members. You can find more than a million deals on all kinds of products. Startin...
beef short rib recipe texas style

Texas Style Smoked Beef Short Ribs Recipe

Beef short ribs are probably my favourite cut of meat to smoke at the moment. Don't be fooled by the name. There's nothing "short" about these huge meaty ribs though. These ribs contain more flavor, fat and connective tissue than pork ribs. There's also ...

Lid up VS Lid Down When Grilling

Have you never known exactly what to do with your grill lid? For most people grill up or grill down isn't something they even think about. You just grill the way you learnt how. But the simple question "lid up or lid down" doesn't have a simple answer. R...
best steak for grilling

10 Best steaks 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...
11 bbq sauces you can make at home

11 BBQ Sauces You Can Make at Home

The “secret sauce” that you grab off the shelf at the local food store might be tasty, but it is not actually a secret at all, let's be honest. But if you make your own barbeuce sauce, you can create something worth guarding with your life. Whether you a...
bbq dry rubs you can make at home

8 BBQ Dry Rubs You Can Make at Home

Store bought rubs are fine for emergencies or when your pantry is bare. But if you have a fully stocked pantry nothing beats a good homemade dry rub. Whether it is pulled pork, smoked chicken or beef brisket you have a hankering for, we've got a recipe f...
Are infrared grills worth the cost

Are Infrared Grills Worth the Cost?

If you're in the market for a new grill, you've probably been bombarded with the term "Infrared". If you listen to the sales reps, they say it's a 'must have' feature when shopping for a grill. Infrared burners promise incredibly fast searing, perfectly eve...
How to control temperature on a charcoal grill

How to Control Temperature on a Charcoal Grill

Do you have a friend with a charcoal grill sitting in the corner of the garage collecting dust and cobwebs? Or maybe you're the owner of a badly neglected grill. While many excuses are thrown around, the main reason people give up on their charcoal grill...
Charcoal vs gas grills

Gas vs Charcoal Grills – Which is right for you?

In a perfect world, you could own a gas and a charcoal grill. When you had plenty of time to spare you would fire up some charcoal and sear steaks over the blazing heat. Or if you in a hurry you could chuck some burger patties on the gas grill and be eating...