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Why I Grill By Feel

Grilling Basics

Why I Grill by Feel When I started my BBQ journey many years ago, I would often find myself getting hung up on every detail of the recipe I was cooking. When following a new recipe, things like time, temperature, and technique translated to steps that had to be absolutely followed to have a successful […]

Memorial Day Entertaining With Char-Broil

Grilling Basics

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Char-Broil; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Memorial Day is fast approaching and it is never too early to prepare for the official “kick off” of grilling season. With that said, this post focuses on my recent move to Louisville, KY, getting […]

The BBQ Buddha’s Favorite Things 2016

Grilling Basics

Hello everyone and Happy Holidays to you! This post is inspired by Oprah’s favorite things list but geared towards the Egghead in your family. The list is broken in to two sections: 1) Grilling & BBQ Accessories and 2) Food Photography.  I purchased all of these items in 2016 and use them all frequently… no one […]

Little Griddle Kettle-Q

Grilling Basics

As most of you know by now I am a contributor to another Blog named Big Green Brotherhood. Earlier this month Jon from Little Griddle reached out to the Brotherhood and asked us if we wanted to try their new flattop griddle named Kettle-Q. The Kettle-Q is an insert for charcoal grills >18″ in diameter. This stainless […]

Kick Ash Basket Review

Grilling Basics

The New & Improved 2015 Kick Ash Basket just arrived! I have been using my Large Big Green Egg for a couple of years now. As most Egg Heads do, I started with the parts and pieces that came with the BGE and added things as I learned more. Most of the items I have […]