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BBQ, Smoking, & Grilling

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

OffTheBeatenPlate
by OffTheBeatenPlate 7 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...

Cooking temperatures at 10000btu or 54000btu

wrongasian
by wrongasian 1 month ago

Hello foodies. I'm shopping for an outdoor grill and/or wok unit and most seem to come at 10,000btu's while several more heavy duty outputs at 54,000btu's, advertised. There seem to be a majo...

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All-in-one OR separate?

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by bloodboy 1 year ago

I'm putting the finishing touches on cookware for my niece and I was thinking about getting her grilling equipment. My question is do you feel that it is better to get separate products for smo...

BBQ Classes

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by JENNYBEEAY 2 months ago

I want to give a gift to my husband & son for instruction on BBQ & smoking techniques. They are somewhat experienced already so I’d like something above beginner level in skill. Travel outside the ...

Cleaning grill

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by 1Majikk1 2 months ago

You clean the grill grates because all that charred burnt on hook is just nasty. You don't have to be a compulsive cleaner, you just have to be sanitary.

Who Knows What to do with this Gas Smoker Grill?

kySafran
by kySafran 4 months ago

I've just acquired this gas smoker grill. It didn't come with an instruction manual. Though there's a few manuals online, I'd much rather get the knowledge of the 'Hounders. Is the one I have an...

Reason for removing ribs membrane?

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by Howard_2 8 months ago

Many recipes for ribs instruct you to remove the membrane on the back side of the ribs. But that back side is mostly bone, and is easier to remove (if you wish) after cooking. So what's the purpo...

Flat Top/Griddle for Weber Kettle Grill

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by loves2cook82 4 months ago

My husband and I have recently discovered that our favorite way to cook burgers is in a cast iron pan on our charcoal grill. We've always loved the smoky flavor of a charcoal grilled burger, but I ...

Propane-fueled smokers needed for Sonoma County food relief

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Operation BBQ Relief, that provided hot meals joining forces with Guy Fieri and local BBQ teams during the 2017 fires in Sonoma County, is potentially looking to deploy to the Kincade Fire zone. We...

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

rawright
by rawright 5 months 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.

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 5 months 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.

Paid Food Sport Opportunity for Pepsico Fall Football

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

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

Smoking Brisket Failure

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by dougbma50 5 months 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 . . . "