December 30th 2014

One major advantage of owning a gas grill rather than a charcoal grill is that cleanup and maintenance is often easier. Since there's no ash to contend with and drips are usually vaporized, it's just the grease and carbon build-up below the burners that can be a hassle.

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December 23rd 2014

Although smoking meat is a relatively low-maintenance job, there's a knack to it. The good news is that your first good smoke will more than make up for the time it takes to nail the basics.

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December 16th 2014

To ardent barbecue devotees, using the terms "barbecue" and "grill" interchangeably is downright blasphemous. To those who don't care, it's simply a matter of regional dialect. Throw "cookout," "barbeque," "bbq," barbecue sauce variations, and homonyms describing cooking frameworks into the mix and you're bound to see some tempers flare while others stand around in confusion.

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December 09th 2014

To a newbie entering the world of charcoal grilling, the choice between lump charcoal and briquettes can be overwhelming. With the influx of new brands and wood flavors hitting store shelves, the decision only seems to be increasing in difficulty, leaving many grill lovers wondering whether there's really a discernible difference between the two types.

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December 02nd 2014

Infusing the subtle smoke flavors of aromatic woods into your food can catapult your dining experience from the realm of acceptable satisfaction to gastronomic euphoria.

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