Category: BBQ Techniques

Getting started with barbecue? This is what you need to know.

Bark

Bark

Bark is the brown/black crust that forms on meat thanks to the Maillard effect among other things. Do not confuse bark with the charred surface you get on burnt meat, there is a night and day difference with both flavor and taste. The bark looks good and tastes great.

BBQ 101

BBQ 101

So, you want to get started with proper barbecue? Fantastic! Here’s a primer on what you need to know (and get) to get a good start. 1 Get a grill. Yes, that may sound obvious,

The Smoke Ring

The Smoke Ring

The smoke ring – that thick red quality indicator right in your meat. But what is it?

The Stall

The Stall

Learn the ins and outs of the stall, dreaded by anyone new to the barbecue game.

Temperature

Temperature control

Information on how to best regulate heat on your grill with full control.

Smoking wood

Smoking and wood

Why we smoke with wood, different wood types and applications.

Direct heat vs indirect heat

Direct heat vs indirect heat

Learn how to best setup your grill for different cooking zones.

Salt

Learn to Brine

Use salt to your advantage. Read more on how, and different ways of brining.