Smoked Beef Short Ribs

I'll admit up front, I have a love-hate relationship with beef short ribs. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE to eat them. There isn't a rich, more beefy-tasting cut of beef out there. However, I'd rather someone else cook them for me. When it comes to smoking beef short ribs, we are talking a long commitme...

How To Grill Skirt Steak

Learning how to grill skirt steak is easiest on a charcoal grill, where you can get the grate really close to an extremely hot fire. This great cut of meat is usually really think, so the key is to grill it quickly over a really hot fire. It is really hard for me to pick my "favorite" steak but if y...

Dry Rub Chicken Wings on the Grill

I'm a big fan of messy foods. Give me a poncho, a pack of wet-naps, a judge-free zone, a pile of messy chicken wings and I'm a happy man. On the rare occasion though, I like to go sauceless and instead opt to throw together a simple dry rub for my grilled chicken wings. This simple dry rub gives ...

Quick Brined Pork Chops Recipe

Brining is a process that actually hydrates the cells of the meat, creating a really juicy and tender cut of meat for the grill. But wait, doesn’t that take a long time? I don’t have 12 hours here, I need to get dinner going! Well, that’s what makes this brined pork chops recipe so great! ...

  • Prep Time: 2 hrs
  • Total Time: 2 hrs 30 mins
  • 4 Servings

Grilled Asparagus Recipe

Grilling asparagus is a great way to add a kick to your vegetables. It’s very easy, and the flavors from the marinade and the grill make this a dish that even veggie haters can love. And always remember, Miss Manners says it is OK to eat these with your fingers!

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Grilled Ribeye Steak

Kosher salt, fresh ground black pepper, medium need to over-think this one.   You bought this delicious hunk of meat, now your job is to not screw it up!  Rib eye steaks are a pretty forgiving cut of meat, believe it or not.  The fat marbling contained in a ribeye steak makes for a ve...

Marinated and Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Updates for 2017: Grilled pork tenderloin continues to be a favorite with my family so I have a lot of these under my belt at this point. Updating this recipe to reflect my new recommendation for doneness temperature. I prefer to remove the meat from the grill once the internal temp...

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Fortunately grilling corn is easy, and keeps your kitchen clean! When cooking ears of corn on the grill you have several options, but if you want to reproduce that street fair flavor, you have to cook it in the husk.

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Video: 5 Steak Grilling Tips

Did you know cows outnumber humans 4 to 1 in Uruguay? I’ll have to find a way to drop that new knowledge in a random conversation today. This new video from USA Today features 5 steak grilling tips from Uruguayan chef Lucia Soria. Some of these tips are controversial. For example, I don’t personally think…

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  April 24, 2019

Smoking Lunch in a Hollow Tree

I thought I was doing a good job with “reduce, reuse, recycle” by building my own BBQ smoker out of an old drum. These guys take that concept to a whole new level by roasting and smoking their lunch in an old, hollow tree. The tree is hollow throughout so they were even able to…

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  April 23, 2019

How a Grill Flavors a Steak

I got halfway through this video from Saveur Magazine before I realized there were subtitles with big words explaining how various grill fuels flavor your meat. Something about the sizzling fat, even at 6:30AM, had me mesmerized. If I were to nitpick, I’d say the gas grill does add a little flavor through the same…

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  April 23, 2019