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What to Consider When Buying a Grill or Smoker

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.15.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

A convenience-minded gas griller, or diehard wood griller, wants a different sort of live fire experience.

Secrets Of The Water Smoker Revealed

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

The water smoker is simple to operate, but serious enough for competition cooks.

Essential Pros, Cons, And Tips For Hibachi-Style Tabletop Grilling

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.24.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Your first grilling experience may well have taken place on a hibachi. (Hey, you never forget your first time.)

Harrowing Photos Of Syrian Child Refugees Capture A Generation Lost To War

The Huffington Post | Amanda Golden | Posted 06.11.2014 | World

The harrowing struggle for survival is not over for more than 1.1 million children who have fled Syria's devastating war. Thousands now carry the burd...

Labrador Loves His Bucket More Than Anyone Has Ever Loved Anything

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy

Think of an object in your life that you love dearly. Got it? Perfect, now multiply that passion you have by a billion and you're probably still not e...

9 Charcoal Beauty Products For Beautiful Skin & Hair

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.25.2014 | Style

If someone told you to use the coal from your barbecue grill on your skin, would you do it? We wouldn't either. But what if we told you that there...

Stop Everything: This Is NOT A Photo

Posted 08.23.2013 | Arts

Hold the phones. Stop everything. Douglas McDougall has just owned the entire internet with his next-level hyperrealistic drawings. The Scotti...

How to Grill Salmon

Laura Kumin | Posted 08.26.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

An incredible and healthy grilled dinner.

How to Start a Fire... for Food.

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 07.29.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Grilling season is upon us. What kind of charcoal should you use?

Oldest Rock Art In Australia Found

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts

CANBERRA, Australia — An archaeologist says he found the oldest piece of rock art in Australia and one of the oldest in the world: an Aboriginal...

Secrets For Better Grilling

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Whether you fall on the "grilling is so easy" or the "I still end up with burned food" side of skills, it never hurts to learn a few tricks from the pros.

Everything You Need to Know About Charcoal

Meathead | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home
Meathead

Let's ask the question: What's the best form of charcoal? Wood embers? Hardwood lump charcoal? Charcoal briquets?

Tips For Artists Who Want a Career

Noah Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Noah Becker

Ever get curious about how an art career happens? Let's look at one recent example of an artist's rise for near obscurity to museum shows and New York gallery openings.

PHOTOS: STUDIO VISIT: Adam Helms Opens His Studio To Beautiful/Decay

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Courtesy of Beautiful/Decay Adam Helms is known for drawing radicals and constructing ominous wooden watch towers. His current project is a series of...

Searing Steaks: Two Paths to Nutty Brown Nirvana

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meathead

I got together with Chef Jamie Purviance to answer the kind of question that keeps steak lovers like us up all night: When is the best time to sear a steak, when you start cooking, or at the end of the cook?

When Buying a Grill, Understanding the Thermodynamics of Cooking is Crucial

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meathead

An outdoor grill may seem simple, but it is actually a complex cooking tool, and understanding how it works is crucial to making great food outdoors, and a necessity before handing your credit card to the clerk.

Robert Williams: Saving Mountain Gorillas In The Congo

Big Green Boulder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Robert Williams wants to help recover the dwindling population of mountain gorillas, and along the way, help save the Congo, too. And living in the t...

Haiti's Tomorrow May Be Rooted In Trees, Fertilizer

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

The task of restoring Haiti's countryside is extremely difficult and could even be impossible. But the restoration work for a healthy countryside would provide more food and jobs, and make flooding less severe.

Haiti Earthquake, Deforestation Raise Risk Of Landslides

National Geographic | Ker Than | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As Haiti's trees have disappeared, landslides have become a major concern, especially during the rainy season, and the destabilizing effects of an ear...

Congo: Midwives Transform Trash Into Hope

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Since Secretary Clinton ended her African trip, the news cycle has seemingly abandoned the women of Congo.

Cooking with Charcoal vs. Gas: The Definitive Answer

Meathead | Posted 05.10.2013 | Taste
Meathead

The flame war between charcoal grill purists and gas grill hotheads burns brighter than the debate between Mac and PC users.