Category: Articles & News

  • Barbecue and Politics

    Barbecue and Politics

    Barbecue is a truly unique American culinary tradition. It is said that barbecue is to food, what Jazz is to music, an American creation. While I don’t intend to debate this here, one thing about barbecue is irrefutable: its connection to politics. Older than the Republic itself, barbecue has been an important event, deeply tied…

  • BBQ Pulled Pork

    BBQ Pulled Pork

    Learn how to make BBQ pulled pork with this easy how-to guide. Get the basics, and master the tools for future cooking.

  • How to Cook Steak in a Cast Iron Skillet

    How to Cook Steak in a Cast Iron Skillet

    Learn how to cook a steak in a cast iron skillet. Easy, delicious, and perfect for all occasions.

  • How to Spell Barbecue

    How to Spell Barbecue

    There are few words in the English language that have more spelling variations than barbecue. Everyone who writes about barbecue has to address this issue somehow, which leads to that ubiquitous statement appearing in far too many books, magazines, newspapers, and websites reading, “no matter how you spell it,” blah, blah, blah. The truth is,…

  • The Pandemic BBQ Boom

    The Pandemic BBQ Boom

    Why didn’t the BBQ Boom during the pandemic build a healthier outdoor cooking industry? And how are companies going to cope with the looming BBQ Bust? The global pandemic forced many people to stay home. Restaurants closed dining room service. Prices and availability of foods fluctuated. And for many, finding things to do became an…

  • How to Smoke Barbecue Ribs

    How to Smoke Barbecue Ribs

    Use our comprehensive guide to make the best BBQ ribs using your grill or smoker.

  • Making Potato Salad (Plus 6 Recipes)

    Making Potato Salad (Plus 6 Recipes)

    Lean the ins and outs of potato salad making with

  • How to be a BBQ Brand Ambassador

    How to be a BBQ Brand Ambassador

    Interested in becoming a BBE Brand Influencer or Ambassador? You need to know this first!

  • 14 Best Steak Recipes

    14 Best Steak Recipes

    These 14 best steak recipes will take you on an amazing steak lover’s journey!

  • About Us

    Mission Statement: Whether it is a person’s first cookout, first smoked brisket or their hundredth, it should be a great experience. It should work. My goal is to make that experience as successful as possible, every time. Satisfaction with all things Barbecue & Grilling is part of the outdoor experience. It is about friends and…

  • 10 Types of Ribs (Pork, Beef, Lamb)

    10 Types of Ribs (Pork, Beef, Lamb)

    Learn all about the 10 types of ribs, what to look for, and how to prepare them! If you own a smoker or grill, you will be familiar with spare ribs, baby backs, and perhaps beef ribs. However, did you know that there are more options out there, and even better, did you know that…

  • Best Grilled and Smoked Vegetable Recipes

    Best Grilled and Smoked Vegetable Recipes

    The best grilled and smoked vegetable recipes for year round meal planning.

  • The 12 Best Marinades

    The 12 Best Marinades

    Try these 12 marinades for all your home cooking needs. Use on meats and vegetables.

  • What is a Blue Steak?

    What is a Blue Steak?

    Learn how to make a blue steak with this comprehensive step by step recipe guide.

  • Weber vs Traeger

    Weber vs Traeger

    Money, Marketing, and Patents: Fighting for control of Barbecue On July 5th, 2021, the day after barbecue’s biggest day, pellet grill maker Traeger announced their filing for an initial public stock offering. Almost simultaneously, Traeger had issued a press release confirming their purchase of wireless thermometer company Meater. Six days after Traeger’s IPO filing, grill…