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WATCH: Grab Your Lederhosen, 11 Year Old Kid Chef Celebrates Oktoberfest

HooplaHa | Posted 12.01.2013 | Taste
HooplaHa

Chef Peter decides to get in touch with his Bavarian roots as he turns the traditional barbecue into a kid-friendly Oktoberfest. With bratwurst, weiss...

9 Labor Day Grill Favorites

Food52 | Posted 10.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

For most children, Labor Day is a bittersweet holiday; it is a last hurrah that signals summer's impending end. For grown-ups, however, this holiday is much more exciting. It promises a day off, a cold cocktail, and a chance to shine at the grill. Whether you're a novice griller or a seasoned professional, here are 10 fresh ideas for putting your grill to good use and throwing your most impressive backyard barbecue to date.

5 Cookout Money-Wasters

EatingWell | Posted 10.27.2012 | Taste
EatingWell

It's easy for a backyard picnic to get expensive. Fortunately, there are a few equally easy ways to control costs.

Expert Tips For Grilling The Perfect Steak

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.14.2012 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Every meat lover dreams of cutting into a perfectly grilled steak and sharing the experience with friends and family, but they probably don't dream of paying restaurant prices.

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

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.

10 Recipes For A Memorial Day BBQ Feast

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food52

Memorial Day signifies the start of summer, and to start it off on the right foot we're throwing a backyard barbecue feast.

How To Make DC Mumbo Sauce (Or Is It Really Chicago Mumbo Sauce?)

Meathead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Meathead

There aren't many indigenous local D.C. dishes, but there is one concoction the locals proudly claim as their own: Mumbo Sauce.

Essence Of August: Caprese Tomato Salad

Meathead | Posted 10.31.2011 | Food
Meathead

Caprese salad is the world's best use of tomatoes and possibly the world's best salad. This classic summer dish from the Island of Capri off the west coast of Italy is the essence of August on a plate.

"Absolutely, Positively No Ketchup On Hot Dogs. Never."

Meathead | Posted 10.19.2011 | Food
Meathead

Chicagoans, renowned for our worship of the all beef frankfurter, understand that ketchup is popular with children because they like sweet stuff. But if you are over 18, never, ever allow ketchup anywhere near a proper hot dog in Chicago.

A Look Inside The Wienermobile

Meathead | Posted 09.26.2011 | Food
Meathead

On July 18, 1936, the 13 foot hot dog started cruising the streets of Chicago and the Midwest. It is considered one of the most successful marketing gimmicks in history.

How To Calibrate Your Grill Properly

Meathead | Posted 09.14.2011 | Food
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 | Food
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.

WATCH: Barbecue Fail

Posted 07.29.2011 | Comedy

Since many of us will be firing up grills, smokers and barbecue pits this weekend, we thought it would be a public service to remind everyone of the f...

How A Faux Cambro Can Save Your (Pork) Butt

Meathead | Posted 05.27.2011 | Food
Meathead

A Cambro is an indispensable tool to caterers. But you don't need to buy a restaurant grade Cambro, you probably have one in the garage.

All About Beans

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Beans are a great source of nutrition, and they play an important part in American regional cooking and culture. Here are the basics a cook needs to know about beans.

Winter Mussels: A Super Bowl for the Super Bowl

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

The secret, and it is not much of a secret anymore, is to eat what is fresh and in season. Mussels are in season at Superbowl time and a super bowl of them is sure to be a hit at your party.

Pimento Cheese, AKA Carolina Caviar

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Maybe some are just discovering this Southern staple, but this down home traditional folkways cheese spread has always been big. Especially on Ritz Crackers at game time.

Secrets Of Holiday Prime Rib On The Grill

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Read more recipes, techniques, tips, product reviews, and reports from Meathead's kitchen and grill deck at AmazingRibs.com A note to vegetarians ...

Barbecue & Grilling Holiday Gift Guide

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Here are some of the coolest tools I've tested over the past year. If there's an outdoor cook in your family, put any of these under the tree and you will eat better as a result.

Farewell McFake Ribs, Hello Amazing Ribs Sandwich

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

On Sunday the McRib sandwich vanished until who knows when. A culinary sleight of hand mixed with marketing magic and millions of adoring fans, hotcakes wish they sold this well.

The Secret to Buttery Garlic Mashed Potatoes (No Gravy or Cream Needed)

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

I recently had some great garlic mashed in a restaurant, without gravy, and they were so delicate, mellow, and sweet. I immediately went to work trying to duplicate them. But I failed. READ MORE Soused Apple Sauce Better than the Jar Sweet & Savory Sweet Potato Steak Fries The Ultimate Turkey: Smoked (or Not).

Soused Apple Sauce Better than the Jar

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Fruits take to booze as eagerly as a frat boy on his 21st birthday. Depending on which type of booze you choose and how long you cook it, you can vary the flavor a lot. READ MORE No Marshmallows! Sweet & Savory Sweet Potato Steak Fries The Ultimate Turkey: Smoked (or Not)

No Marshmallows! Sweet & Savory Sweet Potato Steak Fries

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

This recipe produces crisp shards of deliciousness that are still sweet, but not so sweet they should be dessert. Even if you cook them indoors in an oven, they are darn tasty.

The Ultimate Turkey: Smoked (or Not). Gobble 'til You Wobble!

Meathead | Posted 10.04.2011 | Food
Meathead

This is no ordinary turkey preparation, pilgrims. Follow these detailed steps and you will never have a dry, stringy, cardboardy, boring bird again.