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Chowhound's 13 Most Popular BBQ Recipes to Make Before Summer Ends

With Labor Day weekend on the horizon and a little more summer on its heels, we've collected our most popular BBQ recipes for you to make the most of grilling season. You've got the grill. You've got...

What is BBQ?

by gutreactions 3 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 2 months ago

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

Reverse Sear FAIL - Bone in ribeye on grill

by blackbookali 2 years ago

So after reading numerous bits about the power of reverse searing I tried it over the weekend. The short of it is that my steak sailed past my goal temp by 15 degrees in the sear process. Here ...

Pinky's for BBQ in Owings, MD.

by Ziv 4 months ago

I haven't been to Pinky's on Rte 2 for some time and thought I would try their BBQ this time. Their seafood platter is really good so I thought I would delve into the menu a bit deeper. I ordered t...

2/18 Drive-thru BBQ Chicken Dinner, California Rodeo - Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"Date: Feb 18, 2021 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Cost: $45.00 Location(s): Rabobank Stadium at the Salinas Sports Complex Take the night off from cooking on Thursday, February 18th and pick up a...

Interesting grill/sear technique from Germany

by eugenep 8 months 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...

Drilling holes in a cast iron skillet

by nickpugs 12 months ago

I have an older cast iron skillet that I don’t use very much. I’m considering drilling holes in the bottom for use over a fire when camping. Has anybody tried this and have any advice?

Japanese fish roaster for stovetop, add water to pan? What are these pebbles

by jaythepotato 11 months ago

Hi - I am going to get a normal fish pan grill thing for stovetop like the one this guy has. But my question is, what is he using as the grilling fuel there in the pic - I tried to google to find o...

What's Your Favorite Grill Grate?

by kaleokahu 11 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...

Covid cookbook challenge

by covidcooking 11 months ago

8 years ago, I decided to cook a new recipe from every cookbook in my collection. I decided to do it again with the outbreak of covid to focus my energy on something positive (and to eat well.) I a...

Is mesquite grilling dangerous? Alton Brown's grilling special said so.

by gfr1111 8 years ago

I watched the Alton Brown one hour special on grilling over the weekend. Sporadically, his show puts in an interesting transitional printed fact on the screen, as he shifts from one scene to anoth...

March 2009/July 2012 COTM Fish Without a Doubt: Broiling, Grilling, & Smoking

foxy fairy
by foxy fairy 12 years ago

**March 2009 Cookbook of the Month** is Fish Without a Doubt by Rick Moonen and Roy Finamore. Please post your full-length reviews of recipes for broiling, grilling, and smoking here. Please men...

Riot Ribs - Portland?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Wondering if any Portland folks tried the food from Riot Ribs this month? https://twitter.com/riotribs

Pizza on the grill

by michaeljc70 1 year ago

I've been experimenting more with pizza on the grill. Interested to hear what works for other people. I've watched a ton of videos and read a ton of articles. Here's what I've tried and the resul...

BBQ Classes

by JENNYBEEAY 1 year 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 ...

Grilling -- then immediately freezing?

by tonbo0422 11 years ago

I have to grill on a small Weber on my balcony because grills aren't allowed in my building (!) so I have to keep it low-key. If it were up to me I'd grill every day, but it turns out to be every o...

Has anybody installed a charcoal grill in their kitchen?

by Pwizduo 7 years ago

Do you ever actually use it? Did you add a chimney or will just having it under the hood be good enough? I love grilling and since I'm installing a new kitchen I always knew that I was going to ...

Flat Top/Griddle for Weber Kettle Grill

by loves2cook82 1 year 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 ...