Wood pellets are a fantastic substitute for traditional chips and chunks. They are extremely efficient, make it almost impossible to over-smoke your food, and work well at both low and high temperatures. No matter what you’re cooking up, making sure you have the best wood pellets for smoking and grilling your food is essential. In … Read moreWhat are the Best Wood Pellets for Smoking and Grilling?
Here at BBQ Smarts we typically focus on grilling and smoking, but we love pretty much any kind of outdoor cooking. Especially when pizza is involved! If you’re ready to take your homemade pizza to the next level – but not quite to the point of building a brick-and-mortar oven – then we’ve got you … Read moreBest Outdoor Pizza Oven – 2019 Buying Guide and Top 5
Smokey, sweet, and amazingly tender, these bites of pork belly goodness are an awesome alternative to traditional brisket burnt ends. Imagine the amazing taste of bacon, but even juicier and covered in a combination of honey and your favorite BBQ sauce – these are truly meat candy! And the bite-sized pieces make this recipe a … Read morePork Belly Burnt Ends Recipe
If you want to cook deliciously smokey meats but don’t want to spend hours watching over a traditional fire, then you’re probably in the market for a pellet smoker. Much like electric smokers, pellet smokers handle temperature control for you. Just “set it and forget it” as they say. Unlike electric smokers, pellet smokers can … Read moreBest Pellet Smoker – [Top 5 Guide for 2019]
Kamado grills are growing in popularity due to their temperature versatility and unique design. They are perfect for both high-heat grilling and low-n-slow smoking, and they make a statement in any backyard. Additionally, these hardy little units are known for outlasting other types of grills and smokers. With so many on the market today, choosing … Read moreBest Kamado Grill to Buy in 2019 – Top 5 Guide
Looking for a fun new grilling technique? Try making a ‘charcoal steak’ – sometimes called a ‘dirty steak,’ ‘Eisenhower steak,’ or ‘caveman steak’ – by throwing your meat directly on the coals. I know it sounds crazy, but I promise you won’t be disappointed with the results. And if you don’t trust me, know that … Read moreHow to Cook a ‘Charcoal Steak’ Directly on the Coals
Looking for an all-in-one grill and smoker that can handle both searing a steak and smoking a brisket? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, we’ll give you an overview of the top five models on the market to help you choose the best grill smoker combo for your needs – and we’ll … Read moreBest Grill Smoker Combo – 2019 Ultimate Buying Guide and Review Roundup
There’s nothing quite like making a good cut of meat even better by imbuing it with a delicious, smoky flavor. By carefully selecting the right wood(s) to complement your food, you can raise your barbecue game to the next level. But what’s the best wood for smoking each type of meat? Should you use chips … Read moreWhat’s the Best Wood for Smoking Meats?