BBQ, Smoking, & Grilling

Master summer entertaining with tips from Chowhound on the best techniques, equipment, and recipes for barbecuing, smoking, and grilling.


Aaron Franklin--What's the Deal?

by kaleokahu 3 days ago

Yes, I know he's the owner of the super-popular Franklin's Barbecue, and a successful BBQ cookbook writer. I've enjoyed his MasterClass series of lessons, and learned some valuable things. Stil...

Winter Q?

by kaleokahu 3 months ago

Is this the measure of a serious BBQ cook or pitmaster, cooking outside in various degrees of darkness, cold and other inclement weather? I remember my dad wrapping his Little Chief electric sm...

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Pitmaster Rodney Scott's smoked prime rib recipe

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Food writer Carolyn Jung offers her take on famed Pitmaster Rodney Scott's recipe for smoked prime rib from his new cookbook, "Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ” by Rodney Scott and Lolis Eric Elie.

Has Anyone Used a KettlePizza Gas Insert?

by kaleokahu 4 months ago

So, this looks promising for pizza in a gas grill. Has anyone tried one? Results?


by angelo04 8 years ago

I have a Weber Genesis E310 Grill. I use it for conveience, but I prefer my Weber Charcoal Kettle Grill, but I digress. I currently use Liquid Propane tanks. I am having work done in the yar...

Weber Summit 400 Series--Tips, Hacks & Issues

by kaleokahu 5 months ago

I recently received a "very low miles" Weber Spirit E420 from a generous friend who's moving out of the country. It's been cleaned, and checked out 100% functional. It came with nearly every acc...

Rotisserie Retrofit--Call OneGrill!

by kaleokahu 5 months ago

As I posted in an earlier thread, I was recently given a low-miles Weber Summit E-420 propane grill. Woot. I confess that this is my first *real* gas-powered grill (I once had a kettle-style unit...


by VFish 1 year ago

So I was wondering if anyone here has a smoker? I can't find the thread where I had asked about smokers and it was on someone else's thread so I'm starting a new one. Looks like the last smoker t...

What is BBQ?

by gutreactions 9 months ago

It sounds like a stupid question, but the term BBQ seems to be applied to a variety of cooking methods. Traditional BBQ is food, meats etc., cooked over coals or wood, right? I also hear it referri...

Thermapen on sale!

by justbeingpolite 7 months ago

They're selling the Mk4 for $69! I think it's being discontinued. Anyone know what's coming next?

ISO Pimento Wood

by Googs 10 months ago

Alas, I ran out at the end of last summer. Now that Ontario Gas Barbecue is gone, I don't know of another supplier. US companies are no longer shipping it into Canada as far as I can tell. Has a...

Non-sweet BBQ sauce?

by Pat50 6 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for a BBQ sauce that is NOT sweet? One that does not contain sugar, or molasses or honey? BBQ in North America is most often copied from the Americans and I find, (at le...

Jagerwurst: Which Wood Smoke?

by MunchkinRedux 1 year ago

We got a Bradley smoker. Yay! We're making sausages. Next up on the list is a hot-smoked, pork Jagerwurst (Ruhlman "Charcuterie"), with nutmeg, ginger, garlic, coriander, mustard, salt, pepper. ...

Interesting grill/sear technique from Germany

by eugenep 1 year ago

I don't know if Germany or a similar European country has this grill culture - like Peter Luger Steak House? But this vid introduced a technique for grilling that is new to me and worth watchin...

Lem's BBQ Rub

by pswitz 2 years ago

Does anyone know what type of rub/seasoning Lem's uses on their rib tips? The flavor is distinct from other places. In Florida now and would like to do some BBQ with his signature flavor, taste.

What's Your Favorite Grill Grate?

by kaleokahu 1 year ago

I thought I'd pose this question here for barbecue and grill afficianados. I have several cooker setups, but my favorite is my heavily-used Chuckwagon offset/Texas Pit (I forget which model). C...

Home-Smoking Meat Without a Smoker – It Can Be Done!

by OffTheBeatenPlate 9 years ago

I was REALLY in the mood for some Smoked Duck Pastrami yesterday. Problem is, unless you have the room and disposable income for a proper setup, or live out in the sticks somewhere with an outhouse...

Bobby Lee's County Smoke House

by biogenic 1 year ago

Is there another place like Bobby Lees in the east bay? I remember dropping my home made goodies to get smoked there..

Smokers redux

tim irvine
by tim irvine 1 year ago

Aaron Franklin, a veritable god of smoked meat, has come out with his own line of smokers. https://franklinbbqpits.com/ Starting price is about on a par with a ten year old Honda. I used to...