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The Top 10 Best Value Grills And Smokers

Meathead | Posted 06.08.2014 | Taste
Meathead

We think the flavor is less exciting than the flavor from devices that generate heat by combustion of charcoal, wood, or gas.

8 Recipe Deal Breakers

Anne Maxfield | Posted 04.26.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

What are the deal breakers, or stallers, when it comes to recipes? Here are a few that popped into my head.

Tips & Techniques For Grilling And Smoking In The Cold

Meathead | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Meathead

Cold, rain, snow, sleet, and wind may not delay the mail but they can sure delay the meal.

Are You One Of Those People Who Smokes But Still Isn't A 'Smoker'?

Posted 02.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Sure, you smoke the occasional cigarette, but you'd never consider yourself a smoker. If this describes you, researchers say you're just fooling y...

America's Best Ribs

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.11.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There are few things in life more delicious and satisfying than a plate of barbecue. And more often than not, the centerpiece of that plate is a rack ...

Top Ten Backyard Smokers

Meathead | Posted 05.21.2013 | Taste
Meathead

The best smokers to buy this summer.

How to Buy A Grill: Print This and Take It Shopping

Meathead | Posted 05.01.2013 | Taste
Meathead

Amping up our outdoor cooking starts with a good grill.

Make The Ultimate Ham on Your Grill

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2013 | Taste
Meathead

The world of hams is confusing, but it is worth getting a handle on things because a little knowledge will make your ham dinners much much better.

World's Best Pitmaster? There's Lipstick On That Pig!

Meathead | Posted 01.20.2013 | Taste
Meathead

It wasn't even close. Out of five categories, four were won by one team.

PHOTO: Jamie Oliver's Phone Booth Smoker

Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

No one is using pay phones these days, so maybe that's why Jamie Oliver decided to convert this classic red telephone box into a hot and cold smok...

The Iconic Weber Kettle Grill Turns 60

Meathead | Posted 09.08.2012 | Home
Meathead

There are better designs for grills, among them the top end Hasty Bakes, and there are cheaper grills, but the modern Weber Kettle has achieved icon status.

Hamburger Secrets: How The Zen Master Prepares A Real Happy Meal

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2012 | Taste
Meathead

"Give a man a burger and he will gladly pay you Tuesday. Teach a man to make a burger and he will feed his family as if every day is Sunday." -- Meathead

'BBQ Pitmasters' Finale: A Fine Finish As We Pay Cheeky Respect To The Godfather

Meathead | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home
Meathead

It was winner-take-all as the five victors from the preliminaries competed for $50,000, the title 'Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion,' and a spot in the Kingsford Invitational.

Debunking Beer Can Chicken: A Waste Of Good Beer, And Dangerous

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

Think about this: You've never seen a fine dining restaurant serve Beer Can Chicken, have you? That's because real chefs know it is not the best way to roast a chicken.

BBQ Pitmasters Week 5: Finalists Set, But Where Are The Big Guns?

Meathead | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home
Meathead

That sets up a highly competitive final on July 8 with the pitmasters answering the burning question, who goes home with the $50,000?

'BBQ Pitmasters' Week 4 Review: Is This Traditional Barbecue?

Meathead | Posted 08.18.2012 | Home
Meathead

Competition barbecue has moved so far from traditional Southern barbecue that it must be considered a style of cooking unto itself, as different from the original as is Korean Barbecue.

BBQ Pitmasters Episode 3: Pulling The Trigger; All According To Script; And Is This Really Blind?

Meathead | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Meathead

Sadly there is little room for creativity in competition barbecue nowadays. If barbecue is part of the culinary arts, then the judges and cooks should take a look at other forms.

The Best Ever 'BBQ Pitmasters'

Meathead | Posted 08.04.2012 | Home
Meathead

Like a hungry farmer raised on real Southern smoke-roasted pit barbecue, for the last two years this franchise has a been serving me boiled ribs, and when presented with the real deal, I am gobbling it down.

Finally, BBQ Pitmasters Gets It Right

Meathead | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Meathead

After three seasons of practice, BBQ Pitmasters, a reality cooking competition that is decidedly not Top Chef, has finally found the recipe.

City May Stop Hiring Smokers

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

If a new policy is adopted, smokers in Fort Worth, Texas, may no longer be eligible to work for the city, WFAA is reporting. In reevaluating its he...

Obama's Cool Grill Gift To The Camerons

Meathead | Posted 05.15.2012 | Home
Meathead

Last time the Obamas didn't do so well. They gave Cameron's predecessor, Gordon Brown, a set of movie DVDs that didn't play on the devices sold in the UK.

Physicist Cracks BBQ Mystery

Meathead | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home
Meathead

The Stall. The Zone. The Plateau. It has many names and it has freaked out many a barbecue cook. I know because they email me right in the middle of their cook. Panicky.

How To Calibrate Your Grill Properly

Meathead | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Meathead

The first step to becoming a great outdoor cook is to master your instrument, and the best way to do this is to calibrate it with dry runs. No food needed.

BBQ & Grilling Cookbooks For Dad

Meathead | Posted 08.03.2011 | Home
Meathead

It's the time of the year for Dad to go out and immolate his paycheck, turning succulent pieces of meat and crunchy fresh veggies into hockey pucks and piles of ash.

How To Buy A Smoker

Meathead | Posted 06.29.2011 | Home
Meathead

There is nothing more seductive smelling, no perfume, no mushroom, no wine, than the scent of hardwood smoke after it has tickled spice rubbed pork