Tri-tip is something I would typically reverse-sear using my smoker, but with the cold weather I wanted to experiment with sous vide tri-tip. And I have to say, the results were amazing. The meat was evenly pink from edge to edge and amazingly juicy! If you’re looking for an alternative cooking method, definitely give sous … Read moreSous Vide Tri-Tip, Finished on the Grill
Pastrami is hands-down the most delicious thing to ever come from my smoker. It’s also one of the most rewarding recipes you can make; or in other words, it’s a long and somewhat complicated process. You’ll have to cure your meat for at least a week before getting up early to fire up your smoker. … Read moreHow to Make Pastrami from Scratch
There’s a relatively new technology in grills that can provide all of the advantages of traditional grilling while eliminating many of its flaws. It’s called infrared grilling, and it allows for more even heat distribution, cuts down on flare-ups, and even helps you save energy. In this article we’ll cover the technology behind infrared grills, … Read moreBest Infrared Grill of 2019 – Top 5 List and Reviews!
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
I remember being skeptical the first time I purchased lump charcoal, wondering if it could really be much different than briquettes from the grocery store. But from the moment my chimney starter fired up, I was a believer. The smell was amazingly deep, woody, and complex compared to the plain old briquettes I had used … Read moreBest Lump Charcoal in 2019 – Upgrade Your Fuel!
How can you make homemade pizza even better? Cook it on your grill! The extreme heat from a grill combined with a quality pizza stone has the potential to create some spectacular pies. But what is the best pizza stone for your grill? In this article we will cover our top three recommendations that work … Read moreBest Pizza Stone for Your Grill – 2019 Buying Guide
Temperature control is key for good BBQ. When you’re smoking meat, you need to monitor both the temperature of your smoker and the meat(s) you’re cooking. There are a ton of products available for getting the job done, and this article will cover our top five choices to help you choose the best smoker thermometer … Read moreBest Smoker Thermometer – Top 5 List for 2019
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
I’ve been using my Camp Chef pellet grill a ton lately, so I thought it was about time to write a review. This review focuses on the SmokePro DLX PG24 model. I use it primarily for smoking, but I’ve also done some grilling here and there. In this review I try to cover everything a … Read moreCamp Chef Pellet Grill Review | SmokePro DLX PG24
Smoking meat seems pretty simple – just throw it on the smoker at a low temperature and wait, right? That’s actually fairly accurate, but when you’re a beginner, there’s all sorts of little details you’ll have questions about, and it doesn’t help that there’s so much conflicting information floating around. In this post I’ll be … Read moreBBQ 101 – Answering Frequently Asked Questions About Smoking Meats