BBQ, Smoking, & Grilling

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



by VFish 2 months 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...


by angelo04 7 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...

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What's Your Favorite Grill Grate?

by kaleokahu 2 months 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 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...

Bobby Lee's County Smoke House

by biogenic 4 months 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

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by tim irvine 5 months 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...

Vegetarian camping recipes (entrees and/or breakfast)

by ceej2008 5 months ago

Hi all, Hubby and I are about strike out on our first camping trip across the river to the bluffs of Wisconsin after the Covid-19 stay-at-home order kept us sequestered. I've completely run out of...

BBQ Rib Success - First Time's the Charm

by Steve 5 months ago

My wife is from Memphis, we live in the DC area, and I am a BBQ snob. I never wanted to put in the time to do it myself, so we made do with various less-than-satisfying local versions for years. ...

Where to buy disodium inosinate and guanylate in Canada?

by TheProcrastichef 5 months ago

Does anyone know where to find disodium inosinate and guanylate in Canada (or the GTA)? I can get it in the US but shipping is insane ($100USD form the one place I found it that will ship to Canada...

Non-sweet BBQ sauce?

by Pat50 5 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...


by KingsKetz 12 years ago

Years back I used to have an electric water smoker. I loved making smoked chicken. Easy to make and then freeze and keep on hand. Ultimately the one I had rusted out and I have never replaced it....

Cooking temperatures at 10000btu or 54000btu

by wrongasian 10 months 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...

All-in-one OR separate?

by bloodboy 2 years 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

by JENNYBEEAY 10 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

by 1Majikk1 10 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?

by kySafran 12 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?

by Howard_2 1 year 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

by loves2cook82 12 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 ...