Do You Want To Be A Better Outdoor Cook?
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.
BBQ 101 / Start Here
If you are new to grilling or smoking, start here. I will teach you everything you need to know step by step.
Building a solid foundation is a must for success. Read these articles to learn exactly how to do that and start building your barbecue cred.
A lot of people struggle going from grilling to low and slow smoking. Here are some awesome techniques for you to use.
Controlling and managing heat is one of the most important things you can learn while grilling and smoking. I will teach you everything you need to know to get it right.
Fast track your purchasing decisions or learn to use your grill or equipment the right way with these awesome guides for you to use.
Marinating / Rubbing / Injecting / Brining
Marinades, rubs, brines and injections contain herbs and spices to enhance the flavors of your foods. I’ll show when to use these techniques, why and how.
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.Read more from this category
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.Read more from this category
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.Read more from this category
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.Read more from this category
Tips & Tricks
Get pro tips and fun tricks to hack your next outdoor cooking session by reading the articles below.
See The Products that I Use And Recommend
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When it comes to summer, there is nothing better than enjoying an outdoor cookout with family and friends. Barbecue is the world’s oldest cooking method and has become ingrained into the American lifestyle. In fact, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue...
Today I want to talk about Meat Temperatures Doneness and how to tell when your meat is done without under or overcooking it. But first, I have a little story to share. I hate to admit it but I had another “DOH” moment the other night while grilling chicken breasts...
When is the perfect time for salting steaks before grilling? I can’t count how many times I have seen this question asked online, or how many contradicting answers I've come across while trying to find the answer. With all the conflicting info out there, I decided I...
Smoking meats are one of the oldest forms of cooking known to man and are a great way to seal in flavors in large and small cuts of meat. Smoking is a form of cooking, flavoring, browning, or preserving food by the process of exposing it to smoke from burning...
What is the Best Way to Cook Steaks on a Charcoal Grill? You just dropped big bucks on some prime beef and your mouth has already started watering in anticipation. You’re going to be grilling steaks on a charcoal grill and your guests will be arriving soon. They have...
Reverse Searing Steak the Right Way If you are unfamiliar with the reverse sear steak method, you're really missing out. If you have been considering trying it, I highly suggest giving it a go. This advanced technique may take a little practice, but once you get it...