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
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?
The sun’s out, steaks are sizzling, and grill safety is probably the last thing on your mind. That’s understandable, and this article isn’t meant to make you worry, but there is an inherent risk present whenever you’re dealing with fire. We have created this ultimate guide to grilling safety so you can keep your family … Read moreGrilling Safety Guide – How to Avoid BBQ Accidents
Built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, St. Louis is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines. With a rich culinary history, some of the most famous foods familiar to St. Louis include toasted ravioli, gooey butter cake, Provel cheese, St. Louis-style pizza, and – of course – barbecue. In this article we’ll … Read moreThe Best BBQ in St. Louis – A Top 10 List
Barbecue in Texas has a rich and long heritage, with each point of the compass offering a unique take on slow-smoked goods. Houston, the most populous city in the Lone Star State, is home to dozens of BBQ joints that draw inspiration from all directions. With so much deliciousness to choose from, it can be … Read moreThe Best BBQ in Houston – A Top 10 List