Tips & Advice

  1. Can You Use Charcoal in a Gas Grill? And More Grill FAQ's

    Can You Use Charcoal in a Gas Grill? And More Grill FAQ's

    As the summer grilling season starts to ramp up, we're seeing more questions about our grills. Today, we'll cover a few of the more common questions we get regarding grill fuel options.

  2. How to Use a Gas Grill

    Gas Grilling Tips

    Gas grills are relatively easy to use, but no one is born a grill master. Even if you’ve been grilling for years, it can be easy to forget some of the basic knowledge required to get the most enjoyment out of your hobby. With that in mind, we’ve put together this helpful guide to ensure your grill works properly from the first day you bring it home to next time you feel like you need an upgrade.

  3. How to Clean a Gas Grill

    Learn to properly care for your purchase

    Grills are frequently subjected to forces capable of breaking down steel. Heat, fire, water, salt, grease, moisture, and humidity can all take a toll on your product over time and can eventually start to negatively impact your grilling experience.

  4. Tips for How to Cook on a Charcoal Grill

    What's the difference between a charcoal grill and a gas grill?

    The first place to begin when thinking about cooking with charcoal is considering how much different it is as a fuel than gas. Charcoal/wood is the O.G. (original grill) fuel type but over the years gas has surpassed charcoal in worldwide popularity especially in America where two out of three people own a gas grill (according to the Hearth, Patio, & BBQ Association).

  5. How to Winterize Your Grill

    How to Winterize Your Grill

    When fall rolls around and the cold weather of winter is looming, it's important for grill owners to be prepared by winterizing your grill. Many of you, I'm sure, are like me and grill year-round, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't also prepare your grill for lower temperatures and nasty weather. Most of us are familiar with how corrosion (rust) can degrade the performance and lifetime of your grill - while high quality materials like 304 stainless steel are very corrosion resistant, that doesn't mean they're impervious to the elements.

  6. What is a Kamado Grill?

    This history of the kamado grill

    Kamado grills take their name from the term used to describe a traditional Japanese wood or charcoal fueled cooking appliance called a kamado. A traditional kamado was made from clay or other ceramic material to create a large urn or "egg" like vessel, similar to a tandoor, whose round shape and heavy construction allowed unique cooking benefits.

  7. What is Sous Vide Cooking?

    What is Sous Vide Cooking?

    Sous Vide (pronounced sue - veed) is a modern cooking technique that utilizes the advanced temperature control of an immersion circulator to keep a water bath at a consistent temperature to achieve very specific results, time and time again.

  8. The Thermodynamics of Cooking

    The Thermodynamics of Cooking

    As a chef, people often ask me for cooking tips/tricks, or shortcuts to make their time in the kitchen easier. It's a tough question to answer- it's like asking a concert pianist how to skip all of the hours of practice and get right to mastering the piano1.

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