BBQ Food & Cooking Basics

Before getting started with our recipes, learn all the basics of barbecuing, from the difference between smoking and grilling to the types of equipment you can use.
Sous vide ribs on a plate
Sous Vide Ribs
curry boys, asian barbecue
Asian Barbecue: Turning Up the Texas Heat
Slow Grilled Beef Ribs
The 5 Types of Ribs
Grilled Shrimp With Lemon recipe
The Difference Between Barbecue, Grilling, and Smoking
Grilled Pineapple
14 Foods You Didn't Know You Could Grill
Candied bacon burger
9 Creative Custom Burger Toppings
Tips to master your charcoal grill
6 Bad Grilling Habits to Break
Maintain your charcoal grill
Charcoal Grill Maintenance Tips
Freshly grilled hamburgers at a fun backyard barbecue party
Backyard BBQ Party Guide
grill a perfect steak
How to Grill the Perfect Steak
Charcoal Ribs
Barbecue Ribs on a Charcoal Grill
How to Grill Chicken Parts
Man Grilling Chicken, Corn and Shrimp
The Ultimate Guide to Grilling
A plate of grilled halibut and vegetables
Tips for Grilling Halibut
Angus Beef
What Is Angus Beef?
Aged prime rib
How to Dry Age and Wet Age a Great Steak
What Is Flat Iron Steak?
Pulled pork
Pulled Pork: The Smoke
Ribeye steak cooking in a pan
Restaurant Steak Secrets
Kalua pig cooking in an underground pit
How to Cook a Pig in a Pit
spices for jerk turkey rub
BBQ Rubs: What They Are and How to Use Them
Flank steak in marinade
Marinating Beef
Barbecue Ribs
Barbecue Ribs on a Gas Grill
Brazilian barbecue on skewers over rice
Guide to Brazilian Barbecue
Steaks on the Grill
How to Grill Beef, Chicken, and Fish Perfectly Every Time
Baked Bread
Bake Bread on Your Grill
Heat a grill
Choosing the Best Charcoal to Use in Your Smoker
Beef fillet with mixed pepper salsa
Best Steak Topping Ideas
Pulled pork with wet mustard rub
What's a Barbecue Mustard Rub?
Grilling with lid up or down
Should You Grill With the Lid up or Down?
How to Make Barbecued Beef Ribs
Bring water to boil
Salt to Brine Ratio Is Important to Know
Venison slices on cutting board
What Is Venison?
Barbecue sauce dripping on marinated and grilled spare ribs
Tips for Marinating Pork
Baked burger and fries
Baked Barbecued Burgers
Native Mayo woman making tortillas by hand in small village of Capomos outside El Fuerte in Sinaloa state of Mexico
How to Grill Mexican-Style
easy grilled veal chops
Easy Grilled Veal Chops Recipe
Carne asada
Carne Asada
Heavy Duty Spiral Brass Brush
Choosing a Safe Grill Brush
Barbecue Sauce on Pork Ribs
When to Apply Barbecue Sauce
Pork chop
How to Grill the Perfect Pork Chop
Rotisserie chicken
How to Make Rotisserie Chicken
Foil packet cooking with infrared burner
Infrared Cooking and Grilling
Greek Style Lamb Kabobs With Pita and Tzatziki Sauce on a plate
Greek Style Lamb Kabobs With Pita and Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
Make Grilled Buffalo Burgers
Foil Packet
How to Make a Halibut Packet for the Grill
What You Need to Know About German Barbecue
Gas Grill
Gas Grill Repair
beef short ribs
Crockpot Short Ribs and Rice
barbecue meats on a serving board
Barbecue Leftovers
Barbecue Ribs
The History of Barbecue
liquid smoke in a glass bowl
What Is Liquid Smoke?
Assorted smoked fish
Smoking 101: How to Smoke Meat
Grilling patties on a charcoal grill
How to Build Your Own Custom Gas or Charcoal Grill
Electric smokers opened and closed
Here Are the Best Electric Smokers for a Distinctive Smoky Taste
Seasoning Steaks
Preparing Steaks for the Grill
Five pieces of steak ranging from well-done to rare laid out on a slate surface
Your Guide to Steak Doneness
illustration showing best steaks for grilling
10 Best Steaks to Grill for Perfectly Juicy Results
Smoked Brisket
The Best Cuts of Meat for Smoking
Ground beef patties with flavorings and seasonings
Choosing the Best Meat for Hamburger Patties