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Barbecue Recipes

4 Foods You Should Grill Wrapped in Bacon Now

Steven Raichlen | Posted 08.15.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Use the following ideas as a springboard for your own imagination. Sweetbreads? Asparagus? Pears? The possibilities are endless.

4 Food Swaps for a Healthier BBQ

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.03.2014 | Food
KnowMore TV

By Tara Weng for I love summer, even if it does usually mean a lot of food-centered gatherings. I remember my first summer as a newlywed...

4th Of July: Best BBQ & Grill Recipes

KnowMore TV | Posted 07.03.2014 | Food
KnowMore TV

By Katherine Hahn for Whether you're planning to spend Independence Day with a laid-back family dinner or a full-out backyard party, you ...

25 Times Barbecue Sides Stole The Show

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.23.2014 | Taste

From glorious grilled corn to buttery biscuits, these side dishes are showstoppers.

America's Best Ribs

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.19.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

So what does make for a perfect rib, according to some of the country's leading experts? Tenderness, sauce-to-meat ratio, smokiness, and good charring.

6 Foods That Will Add More Umami to Dinner

Steven Raichlen | Posted 07.18.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Umami (pronounced "oo-mah-me") has been grabbing a lot of attention in the food world recently (consider the national expansion of the Los Angeles-b...

Making Homemade Corned Beef Is Easier Than You Think

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.14.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Many Americans will boil the meat on the stovetop until tender, but they have it all wrong.

Your Next Go-To Meatball Recipe

Steven Raichlen | Posted 05.07.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Maybe you didn't get the memo, but March 9th is National Meatball Day. Meatballs appear in most of the world's food cultures. Swedes call them köt...

7 Tips For A Foolproof Chili On The Grill

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.30.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Chili. It's an ingredient. A dish. An iconic American favorite. And the fastest way I know to start a food fight. Especially if a Texan is present.

The Best Tips for Grilling Skirt Steak

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.23.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

There are times when you splurge for big-ticket steak, like porterhouse or filet mignon. And there are also times when you crave the sanguine satisf...

Chocolate And Barbecue: A Love Affair

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Valentine's Day is upon us. Here's how to capture the romantic powers of chocolate at your grill.

Beat the Elements: 7 Tips for Successful Winter Grilling

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

We're just weeks into it, but 2014 will be remembered as the year we added "polar vortex" to our vocabulary. So you may wonder what a guy who l...

5 Ways to Have the Best Super Bowl Wings on the Block

Steven Raichlen | Posted 04.02.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Quick: what do Buffalo wings and the Super Bowl have in common? (Besides consuming large quantities of the former while enjoying the latter.)

4 Easy Ways To Start Grilling With Your Fireplace

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.26.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

In many parts of the world, cooking on an indoor hearth remains a living art.

5 Predictions For Barbecue In 2014 (And Recipes To Get You Started)

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Admittedly, the future of barbecue isn't as weighty as politics or high finance, but it certainly does more to further the cause of human happiness. I believe that 2014 will be another banner year for barbecue.

Barbecue: The New Health Food?!? 11 Tips To Keep It Lean

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.16.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Grilled fish or fried fish? Smoked turkey or chicken in cream sauce? Hey, no contest.

Up Your Cocktail Game... With Smoke! Plus 5 Easy Recipes

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.12.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Smoke adds character that can turn a basic cocktail into a drink of great depth and distinction.

The 11 Best Barbecue and Grill Restaurants of 2013

Steven Raichlen | Posted 03.02.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

if you're expecting me to say that barbecue just isn't what it used to be, guess again. It's better! A new generation of pit masters have -- choose your metaphor -- taken the tongs, relit the torch -- turning out smoked meats worthy of our barbecue founding fathers.

7 Indispensable Tips For The Ultimate New Year's Eve Cocktail Party

Steven Raichlen | Posted 02.24.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Four words to help you take your New Year's Eve bash over the top: fire up the grill.

6 New Year's Resolutions for Barbecue and Grilling Diehards

Steven Raichlen | Posted 02.19.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Everyone makes them. Everyone breaks them. I'm talking, of course, about New Year's resolutions, but if you're a die-hard barbecuer or griller, you have a leg up on the population at large.

7 Things You Need To Know About Made-From-Scratch Barbecue Rubs

Steven Raichlen | Posted 02.12.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Stumped on what to buy that barbecue fanatic on your holiday list?

7 Secrets To The Ultimate Prime Rib For The Holidays

Steven Raichlen | Posted 02.06.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Overcook a prime rib, and your reputation as a grill master will combust faster than the Yule log.

Thanksgiving Dinner Reincarnated as the Best Turkey Hash Recipe

Steven Raichlen | Posted 01.29.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Remarkably, 88 out of 100 people in the U.S. eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day, according to the National Turkey Foundation. So you can safely conclude 88 people out of 100 will be hungering for leftovers on Black Friday, formerly known as The-Day-After-Thanksgiving.

9 Gifts For Your Grill Fanatic Guaranteed Not To Be Regifted

Steven Raichlen | Posted 11.22.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

If someone you know would be pleased with a lump of (char)coal in his or her stocking -- someone who loves live-fire cooking -- read on.

The Official Raichlen Thanksgiving Menu! PLUS, Recipes for EVERY Course

Steven Raichlen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Thanksgiving is the most distinctly American holiday of the year. (Most countries have their versions of Independence Day, but not a nationally sanctioned holiday dedicated to giving thanks.)