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BBQ, Smoking, & Grilling

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

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Bradley smoker taking FOREVER to heat up???

linguafood
by linguafood 6 years ago

Ok, turned my smoker on high about an hour ago and it's *just* under 150. Should I be worried something's wrong? I was hoping to start my ribs at 1 PM but that's obviously not happening. It'...

Lem's BBQ Rub

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by pswitz 25 days 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.

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What's the best and most popular kind of bbq sauce?

rawright
by rawright 27 days ago

I live in the south and I'm wondering what y'alls favorite barbeque sauces are. Sweet Baby Ray's is NOT my favorite. I love Stubbs or George's.

Paid Food Sport Opportunity for Pepsico Fall Football

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

"This paid opportunity is specifically for pitmasters to show off their barbecue skills! . . . "

Smoking Brisket Failure

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by dougbma50 29 days ago

I smoked a brisket this weekend and it was very dry. In the past I have had different levels of success although they never really turn out super moist. I am using a smaller RecTec pellet smoker ...

Does your BBQ season end for winter?

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by seefoo 2 months ago

I bought a replacement Weber Kettle a few weeks ago. (Very late in the game) I’m powering thru the bags of charcoal making up for lost time. I gave up my old kettle when it wouldn’t squeeze into t...

How to Cook Deep Fried Turkey legs (2 pounds) please help me!

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by Luismadecoto 2 months ago

I have 44 qt Deep Frier turkey pot, we have experience for more that 10 years making Deep Fried Turkey, now using same equipment I want to make fried turkey legs, I have 2 attempts, but not have ...

Looking for gluten free rib rubs and sauces

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by miyagi1218 2 months ago

I have a couple gluten free friends coming over and I want to smoke some spare ribs for them. I would like to buy (or make) a great gluten free rub. I tried searching but not easy. Anyone able t...

5 Ways to Host a More Environmentally Friendly BBQ

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . The biggest impact of the cookout, and easiest thing to adjust, is the food. Visit the Farmers’ Market ... Less Meat but better Meat ... Food Waste-free Cookout . . . "

Casting Nationwide for BBQ Pitmasters

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"We are searching NATIONWIDE for BBQ PITMASTERS to be on a new TV show from an Emmy-winning production company that will help you take your BBQ business to the next level (or get it started!) • ...

Brisket logistics

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by reewah 4 months ago

I am planning to smoke a brisket for my son’s graduation party Sat but have a few logistical issues. Plan was to do a rub and cook in a makeshift smoker (big barrel-style grill with indirect heat a...

Reynolds Wrap ISO Chief Grilling Officer, deadline June 19

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . As CGO, you won’t need a comfy corner office because for two weeks in August, you’ll be busy tasting and savoring BBQ ribs from some of the top BBQ rib cities in the country. Along the way,...

No Stove, New BBQ - Need Recipes!

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by highlyunlikely 5 months ago

We just gutted our kitchen and are without a stove/oven for the next 2 weeks. Fortunately we just bought a brand new bbq that is arriving today. Would love some recommendations for what to make ...

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

OffTheBeatenPlate
by OffTheBeatenPlate 6 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...

Making Smoked Canadian Bacon

JMF
by JMF 6 years ago

A few days ago I started some pork loins curing to make Canadian Bacon. When they have cured for about a week I'll smoke them in my Bradley smoker. I used a basic dry cure, plus additional herbs...

Emson Pressure Smoker.

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by nuraman00 7 years ago

I smoked a whole chicken a few weeks ago. I had brined the chicken for a day, seasoned it, kept it in the fridge, then put it in the smoker the next day. This is a similar process to how I make...

How long to smoke an 18 pound turkey?

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by redbird 11 years ago

For Thanksgiving, I plan to use a recipe I clipped years ago -- John Ash's maple and soy-brined turkey that is smoked over an indirect fire on a covered grill. My question is how long to smoke the ...

Bacon Help - Is it ruined?

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by Deputycoz 10 months ago

I had a 10 lb. pork belly that I cured in the fridge with curing salt, salt and other spices for 6 days. Yesterday after rinsing and soaking I put in the oven on a rack for 2 hours at 200 degrees,...

Need advice on Big Green Egg

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by dochoch 9 years ago

What's the consensus on the Big Green Egg? My wife and I are thinking of buying one. We like to grill steaks, chicken, burgers. Would like to smoke ribs, pork, brisket. What size is best? There's j...

Grilling on electric grill

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by petemare 2 years ago

The condo we are renting doesn't have a gas bbq, but there is a weber electric grill. I've never grilled on electric before, any hints? Will probably do ribeye steaks shrimp skewers and burgers, a...