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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.

Temperature

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.

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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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How Does A Smoker Work?

How Does A Smoker Work?

Smoking food is an ancient method of cooking as old as time itself. Whether you’re new to smoking meat and ready to take on this new hobby, or you’ve got some experience under your belt, here are some of the ins and outs of smoking. Using flame and smoke to cook might...

11 Benefits of Outdoor Kitchen Storage

11 Benefits of Outdoor Kitchen Storage

Learn about the many benefits of outdoor kitchen storage and why you should add them to your backyard kitchen. Learn about the outdoor kitchen storage advantage.​ No kitchen is complete without storage. Drawers, cabinets, and counter space are essential to creating a...

The Ultimate Infrared Grill Buyers Guide

The Ultimate Infrared Grill Buyers Guide

Infrared grills are increasing in popularity, especially over the last few years. Their ability to preheat fast, use less fuel, and cook meat evenly without losing moisture has motivated many grill enthusiasts to take a second look at the advantages of infrared...

The Ultimate Infrared Grill FAQ

The Ultimate Infrared Grill FAQ

Get the answers to all your hot Infrared grill frequently asked questions in my Infrared grill FAQ. Learn more with the Grilling Life Q&A. Infrared grills are one of the hottest innovations in outdoor cooking right now (pun absolutely intended). Infrared...

14 Surprising Benefits of Infrared Grills

14 Surprising Benefits of Infrared Grills

Learn about the many benefits of Infrared Grills and why you should add one to your outdoor kitchen. Read on to learn about the Infrared grill advantage. Infrared grills are becoming increasingly popular among grill enthusiasts and beginners alike. They come in many...

The Ultimate Kamado Grill Buyers Guide

The Ultimate Kamado Grill Buyers Guide

Kamado grills have been around for thousands of years, and at first glance, you might think they’re just a really expensive version of your classic charcoal grill. However, Kamado grills are in a league of their own and we will explain why in our ultimate kamado grill...