Grilling & BBQ

Charcoal Chimney Starters

August 20, 2013 0 Comments
Charcoal Chimney Starters

Why Use Chimney Starters My recent article on lump vs. briquette charcoal got me thinking about my chimney starter, which is the best device to set your charcoal aflame for grilling or cooking. Typically, I’ll put my gas grill to more use on a regular basis, but my chimney starter is the only way to […]

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Charcoal Briquettes or Lump Charcoal

June 11, 2013 5 Comments
Charcoal Briquettes or Lump Charcoal

Fueling the Fire Summer is here and many of us are heading out to the backyard and dusting off our charcoal grills.  Before you read any further, this isn’t an article about the difference between cooking with gas vs. cooking with charcoal. But, if you’re interested, check out my post about the pros and cons […]

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Barbecue Grills – Gas or Charcoal or Both

September 17, 2012 3 Comments
Barbecue Grills – Gas or Charcoal or Both

What’s Your Favorite Grill To Cook On – Gas or Charcoal One of my boyhood memories is of watching my Dad struggle on the weekends to start a charcoal fire with lighter fluid (gasoline when there was no lighter fluid around). Looking back, I don’t think we ever used the grill except on weekends because […]

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Charcoal Grills and How to Buy One

June 5, 2012 0 Comments
Charcoal Grills and How to Buy One

How to Buy a Charcoal Grill For those of you who are grilling purists, nothing is better than a fine charcoal grill for cooking up those summertime meals. To learn some grilling secrets, keep reading. Solid Construction – You want a grill that isn’t going to fall apart after one season of use or loose […]

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Barbecue and Grilling Tools for Home

June 5, 2012 0 Comments
Barbecue and Grilling Tools for Home

The Right Grilling Tool For the Right Job After living in a condo in NYC for almost 20 years, my grilling experiences were limited to weekends at friends’ summer homes. Although I experimented with different types of indoor grills, the results were usually less than perfect and often smoke alarm setting disasters. Anyway, as soon […]

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