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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.

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.

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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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Flame and Flavor: How to BBQ Tri-Tip on a Gas Grill

Flame and Flavor: How to BBQ Tri-Tip on a Gas Grill

Today we're talking about one of the most popular cuts of beef for grilling - tri-tip steak. And the best part? We're cooking it up on a gas grill, so get those burners fired up! If you haven't had tri-tip steak before, you're in for a treat. This triangular cut comes...

How Do You BBQ Chicken on a Gas Grill: Tips, Techniques, and Safety

How Do You BBQ Chicken on a Gas Grill: Tips, Techniques, and Safety

Summer gatherings and cookouts are made even better with perfectly grilled BBQ chicken, slathered in your favorite barbecue sauce. Barbecuing chicken is a delicious and popular way to cook this protein-packed meat. While charcoal grills are often preferred, gas grills...

The Pros and Cons of Using Electric Grills vs Gas Grills

The Pros and Cons of Using Electric Grills vs Gas Grills

Are you looking to upgrade your outdoor cooking experience but are undecided on the type of grill you want? If you're like me, then there’s definitely a little research and preparation involved in the decision-making process. That's where we come in. We put together...

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Wood for Smoking Meat

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Wood for Smoking Meat

When it comes to smoking meat, the type of wood you choose can make all the difference. Selecting the right type of wood is essential for achieving the desired flavor and texture in your meat. In this ultimate guide to choosing the best wood for smoking meat, we'll...

How to Make Your Own Homemade Barbecue Rubs

How to Make Your Own Homemade Barbecue Rubs

Visit any grocery store today and you’ll likely find dozens of pre-mixed barbecue rubs on the shelf. They may be convenient, but have you ever thought about making your own? Making a homemade barbecue rub is deceptively easy and is a great way to add a personal flair,...

Avoiding the Flame Game – How to Prevent Flare-ups on Gas Grills

Avoiding the Flame Game – How to Prevent Flare-ups on Gas Grills

Flare-ups can happen when you’re grilling — that’s just a fact After all, we want some fat on our meat to give it moisture and flavor; inevitably, some of that fat will drip down onto the flame and flare up. But what can we do to ensure those flare-ups don’t get out...