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If you want to increase your outdoor cooking skills, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned veteran, you’ll find everything you need to advance your BBQ, Grilling and Smoking game.

Know Your Meat

Choosing the right cut of meat is just as important as how you cook it. Learn about all the different choices and how to pick the perfect cut.

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Searing

Hot and fast is the way to go when searing your meats. I will teach you how to get it right without overcooking your food.

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Fuel

Building a solid heat foundation when cooking is critical. From choosing the right fuel for the job to lighting and layout techniques, learn precisely how to do just that.

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Cleaning

A job that nobody likes, but one that needs to be done for grilling and smoking safely and for prolonging the life of your investment. I’ve got you covered in the articles below.

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Safety

Before firing up that grill or smoker, learn these grilling safety tips for keeping yourself and your family safe while enjoying all those summer barbecues.

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15 Benefits of a Digital BBQ Meat Probe

15 Benefits of a Digital BBQ Meat Probe

How do you track the temperature of the protein you’re cooking? Guess? Poke it? Cut it open? Set a timer and hope it comes out, right? If your answer matches any of the above, it’s time to stop guessing and add some precision to your cooking with a digital BBQ meat...

How to Calibrate a Digital Meat Thermometer

How to Calibrate a Digital Meat Thermometer

Digital meat thermometers take the guesswork out of knowing when your food has reached a temperature where it’s safe to eat — and when it's most delicious. Digital meat thermometers are easier to use than other temperature monitoring methods. They do need a bit of...

The Ultimate Instant Read Meat Thermometer Buyers Guide

The Ultimate Instant Read Meat Thermometer Buyers Guide

In this ultimate instant read meat thermometer buyers guide, I’m going to be giving you everything you need to know for buying the best instant read meat thermometer. A Grilling Life guide to buying instant read meat thermometers. If you’ve never done the good ol’...

The Ultimate Instant Read Meat Thermometer FAQ

The Ultimate Instant Read Meat Thermometer FAQ

Get the answers to all your instant read meat thermometer frequently asked questions in my instant read meat thermometer FAQ. Learn more with the Grilling Life Q&A. Forget what you’ve heard about poking your palm or holding your hand over the fire until it starts...

The Benefits of Instant Read Meat Thermometers

The Benefits of Instant Read Meat Thermometers

I’ve spent the last few weeks thinking about how an instant read thermometer benefits me while grilling. I've put a lot of thought into this and now I am going to share what I've come up with. We've all experienced opening up the grill to check on how our meat is...

The Ultimate Flat Top Grills and Griddles Buyers Guide

The Ultimate Flat Top Grills and Griddles Buyers Guide

In this ultimate flat top grills and griddles buyers guide, I’m going to be giving you everything you need to know for buying the best flat top grill and griddle. A Grilling Life guide to buying flat top grills and griddles. Flat-top grills and griddles are absolute...