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Blog Archive: Grilling


Be a Grill Master: Appetizers on the Grill

Category: Grilling

Do you think that being the person in charge of the grill is a lonely and thankless job? You can make the grill the center of attention at your next gathering by making appetizers on the grill. Just about any hot appetizer can be prepared on the grill… Read More


Be a Grill Master: Rubs – Enhancing The Flavor Of Your Meats

Category: Grilling

You can use spices and seasonings to add flavor to your and color to your grilled foods. There are two different kinds of rubs, dry and wet. Dry rubs are made of spices and herbs which you can sprinkle on the meat or rub into the meat. Wet… Read More


Be a Grill Master: Searing (The Secret to the Perfect Steak)

Category: Grilling

Let me start out this section by saying that, for me, the perfect steak is medium rare. To cook a steak to well done is an unforgivable sin. That being said, if you want your steak well done, then don’t use the searing method. If you do, you… Read More


Be a Grill Master: Direct and Indirect Methods of Grilling

Category: Grilling

When grilling, you can use two different methods to cook: direct and indirect heat. During direct heat cooking, food is placed on the cooking rack directly over the hot coals or fire. The indirect method is used for more delicate foods and for larger cuts of meat that need longer… Read More


Be a Grill Master: Tips for Cooking the Food

Category: Grilling

Whether you are using a charcoal grill or a gas grill, knowing certain tricks can truly make a difference in your grilling success. Follow the tips below and you will be forever known  by your family and friends as the “grill master.” The addition of wood chips and chunks to… Read More


Be a Grill Master: Building the Fire

Category: Grilling

Before you can become a grill master you will need to know how to properly build a fire. The fire is the beginning of the grilling process. Without a proper fire, you can not expect to be a real grill master. Even if you use a gas grill,… Read More


The Basics of Grilling

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Grilling is just like any other kind of cooking, it is a learned art.  Keep this in mind as you are learning. You are sure to have some failures. The major difference between grilling and cooking on the stove or in the oven is that grilling is a… Read More

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4 Burger Recipes with a Flair

Category: Grilling

While there is nothing wrong with a good old fashioned cheeseburger, you can wow your guests at your next cookout by adding a little flair. Read More


15 Must Knows about Meat and Poultry

Category: Grilling

Think you know everything there is to know about handling and preparing meat and poultry? Check out these tips. Read More


4 Alternative Burger Recipes to Mix Things Up

Category: Grilling

For a twist to your barbeque, try using something besides ground beef and hamburger buns. Read More

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