Grilling Tips

My Thermometer is a Liar!

Do you have a thermometer on the lid of your grill?  Do you trust it?  Can you?  Well, judging by the title, you can tell I don’t think you should trust it.  When I was grilling a beef roast the other day, I noticed that it was taking an awefully long time to reach my…

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  February 16, 2009

How to Flatten a Whole Chicken for Cooking

How to what? Yeah, I said butterfly and that means flatten. Ever had a chicken roll off the grill? I have and it’s pretty frustrating. There are plenty of ways and gadgets used in whole chicken grilling recipes and methods. Beer cans for instance can be used to prop them up so they look like…

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  January 23, 2009
Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

Grilling ribs doesn’t have to be difficult!  Baby back ribs cook relatively quickly and due to their marbling, they have provide great flavor all by themselves.  A dry rub is often the perfect compliment without overpowering.  Some people like rubbing and then finishing with a sauce, but sometimes the rub and the ribs alone should…

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  November 27, 2008

10 Important Grilling Tips

1.  NEVER puncture that poor meat.  It’s been through enough to make it to your grocery store and then to your house.  Give it a break now and use tongs.  Why you ask?  When you puncture the flesh of steak or even chicken breasts before, during or too soon after grilling, you give those natural…

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  September 20, 2008
BBQ Smoker

BBQ Smoker

Here is a quick tip on how to build a smoke pouch to give more flavor to your gas grilling: Materials: Wood Chips (get them at any box store) Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil Bowl to soak the wood Knife Directions: Soak the wood chips in a bowl of water for about 30 minutes. Put a…

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  July 18, 2008