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Outdoor Cooking

What Type of Smoker Are You?

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.20.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Nearly half of American adults surveyed by the Hearth and Patio Barbecue Association (HPBA) plan to acquire a new grill or smoker in 2016. (That's all?) If you're one of them, read on: Starting with smokers, here's Part 1 of a multi-part series on how to make an informed -- not impulsive -- purchase that will give you years of great grilling and eating and great times.

Easy Hacks That Make Grilling So Much Healthier

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.20.2016 | Taste

Sure, you could grill a hot dog -- and choke down about 17 grams of fat and 300 calories -- or you could take the more nutritious, definitely more del...

Understanding What Type of Grill You Have

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.21.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

There are many ways you could categorize the world's dozens, perhaps hundreds, of different grills. You could group them by fuel, for example: charcoal grills, wood-burning grills, gas grills. You could organize them by region of origin -- the grills of South America, for example, or Southeast Asia. But the most useful way, from a griller's point of view, is by the configuration of the fire and where to place the food for cooking.

Transform Your Camp Breakfast

Sunset | Posted 09.07.2014 | Taste

In my mind, a good breakfast is one of the surest ways to turn a wannabe camper into a true believer. Take my urban-loving sister, who definitely didn't inherit the camping gene I seem to have gotten in spades.

A Surprising New Way to Use Salt on the Grill

Steven Raichlen | Posted 08.14.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Salt. It may be the only food we eat that starts as a rock. Reason enough to check out this book and to try this recipe.