Live & Let Grill : BBQ News

Welcome to Live & Let Grill, where every day is a good day to grill! We serve up the freshest BBQ news, alongside a hearty helping of insightful grilling tips, mouthwatering recipes, and the secret sauce to achieving grilling greatness.

July 25, 2024

Gas, Charcoal, or Electric? Discover the Best BBQ for You
Choosing the right BBQ can be a daunting task with so many options available.

Smoked Chicken Quarters
There’s nothing quite like the irresistible combination of crispy skin and smoky flavor in smoked chicken quarters.

July 24, 2024

Amazon's BBQ Bonanza: Unleash Your Inner Grill Master
Amazon is serving up a sizzling selection of BBQ essentials that will have you grilling like a pro. From top-notch grills and smokers to mouthwatering rubs and sauces, they've got everything you need to unleash your inner grill master.

How to Smoke Fish at Home Without a Smoker: Gas & Charcoal Grill Smoking Methods
You can smoke fish at home on a gas or charcoal grill.

Pit Barrel Smoked Chuck Roast
Have you wondered how to achieve perfect, fall-off-the-bone tenderness in a chuck roast?

July 23, 2024

Grilling Guide: The Best Wood for Smoking Salmon
Ready to elevate your smoked salmon game from good to unforgettable?

All About Hatch Chiles: Roasting, Storing, and Delicious Recipes
Spicy Hatch chiles are a Fall favorite in the Southwest.

The Porkette
Fresh Take on BBQ in Pickens After spending many years in engineering, Chris Durham decided it was time for something new.

Peach and Bourbon Pork Chops
I picked up some delicious and juicy peaches from my local farmers market and knew I needed to incorporate these… The post Peach and Bourbon Pork Chops appeared first on Grillin With Dad .

Harry On The BBQ Champs Podcast: July 23, 2024
Harry will be a guest on BBQ Champs Live Podcast on July 23, 2024, hosted by BBQ Champs Academy!

The Raichlen Way: The Ultimate Grill Top Clambake
It’s summer here in Martha’s Vineyard, and we’ll celebrate with a clambake using clams harvested from nearby Katama Bay.

Chicken Drumsticks in Dr. Pepper BBQ Sauce
These grilled chicken drumsticks in Dr. Pepper BBQ sauce were tender, sweet, savory.

July 22, 2024

Join Thursday Night BBQ Chat August 1st, With Guest Harry Soo!
Harry will be a guest on the August 1, 2024 edition of Thursday Night BBQ Chat, hosted by Steven Kras and It’s All About The ... Read More

July 19, 2024

Smoked Chicken Tortellini Pasta Bake
Looking for a quick weeknight meal?

Ninja Woodfire Grill Smoked Meatloaf
Make your meatloaf unforgettable with this smoked meatloaf recipe.

Hot and Fast vs. Low and Slow
When it comes to cooking brisket, three words have been the credo of the barbecue community for decades: “low and ...

Grilled Strip Steaks
Juicy KC strip steak meets bold SPG-ancho rub.

July 18, 2024

Cowboy Butter Burgers
Savor this juicy Cowboy Butter Burger with crispy bacon, caramelized onions, and melty cheese, all topped with a rich, spicy compound butter.

Typhur Sync Review (Dual)
Skeptical about these wireless thermometers after previously reviewing two competing products, this Typhur Sync review took months to complete.

Build a BBQ Brand: Follow these 3 golden rules
In this week's BBQ Tips Podcast, Christie shares her three golden rules for building a successful barbecue brand.

Grilled Steak Bruschetta
If you want to wow your guests at the next party or looking for an amazing appetizer, then you must… The post Grilled Steak Bruschetta appeared first on Grillin With Dad .

This BBQ Joint Is Just One Example of How Gulf Coast Restaurants Suffer in Extreme Weather
Hurricane Beryl is the third disaster Houston's Feges BBQ has weathered in the past four years—and the hidden costs of surviving keep growing.

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Dates
The classic recipe of bacon wrapped dates made even better with a little hot honey, brown sugar and jalapeno on your pellet grill or smoker.

July 17, 2024

Marinated Steak Tacos
These simple marinated steak tacos with an avocado salsa were filled with delicious savory, fresh and spicy notes all in one bite.

5 Things To Love About Hellrazr Grills, Plus Accessories to Add to Cart
A high quality grill can be a gamechanger for your BBQ needs, whether you’re a newbie or a master.

What to Serve With Smoked Chicken: 32 Yummy Side Dishes
Smoked chicken is a flavorful and juicy main that deserves equally delicious side dishes.

July 16, 2024

The 3-1-1 Method: Revolutionizing BBQ Ribs
INTRODUCING THE 3-1-1 METHOD A few weeks ago, we wrote about the 3-2-1 method for cooking ribs.

Meet the City Meat Market Pitmaster Who Brought His Community Together
Orange Holloway, of Giddings, was noted in barbecue history for training Tootsie Tomanetz, but his influence went much deeper.

Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
Tired of store-bought ranch that lacks the pop of bright fresh flavors?

July 15, 2024

Rotisserie Chicken on a Gas Grill: Step-by-Step Instructions
This guide covers everything you need to know about cooking rotisserie chicken on a grill, including how to put a chicken on a rotisserie, cooking

Chicken Skewers
Are you always pressed for time, running around between work, kids after school activities and well, just life?

Thermoworks Offers Prime Savings (2024)
Thermoworks is offering Prime Savings in July 2024.

The Hidden Connection Between Food and Smell
How Scent Affects Perception: The Hidden Connection Between Food and Smell Did you know that up to 80% of our taste actually comes from our sense of smell?

Uncle Bubbas Brandy Bacon Burger
  Uncle Bubbas Brandy Bacon Burger, a BIG ½ pound burger!

Diablo Sliders
  Diablo Sliders, for our Super Bowl Tailgater party we wanted the “Slap your Momma Big Beef flavor”.

Good Old Fashioned BBQ Chicken
  Good Old Fashioned BBQ Chicken because any time is the perfect time for a simple and delicious barbecued chicken.

Tips on How to Grill Freshwater Fish Perfectly
Fire up the grill and get ready to savor the unique flavors of freshwater fish!

Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad
Whip up this easy grilled chicken Cobb salad in minutes: juicy, charred chicken fresh fixings.

July 14, 2024 Curing Calculator Is Temporarily Disabled
Please note that our calculator for determining measuring ingredients for curing pork belly, ham, and other meats is temporarily disabled while we work to alleviate some bugs.

July 12, 2024

Soda-Based BBQ Sauces: 3 Easy Recipes
Explore soda-based BBQ sauces: tenderize meat, create caramelized crusts, and boost flavor.

This DFW Joint Is Truly Original, Down to the Lawry’s Sprinkled on the Wood
With no barbecue mentor, pitmaster Terrance Smith had only himself as inspiration.

How to Smoke a Ribeye
Ready to transform your backyard into a world-class steakhouse?

July 11, 2024

Breakfast Skillet
When I first started my social media channel, I used to make a breakfast skillet every Sunday morning.

Track competition scores to improve your results
Christie Vanover published a new book to help competition cooks improve their results.

Walmart Deals: Great Finds for Your Outdoor Kitchen (2024)
Walmart has announced its largest savings event ever: Walmart Deals.

Traeger Buffalo Chicken Dip
Buffalo dip is a must-have at parties!

Smoked Beef Queso
This super simple, easy cheese appetizer has a smoky kick.

July 10, 2024

Smoked Beef Stew
Tender smoked beef chuck roast is perfect for a hearty stew.

Red Chimichurri Sauce – Smoky and Spicy
Unleash the bold flavors of Red Chimichurri—roasted red peppers, smoky chipotles, savory garlic, and fresh herbs.

Charcoal Grilled Ribs
Charcoal Grilled Ribs If you love your ribs to have a grill flavor – this is the recipe for you!

Grilled Spicy Chicken Sandwich
This grilled spicy chicken sandwich recipe makes for one perfect meal.

Beef Flanken Ribs
Check out the latest post from How to BBQ Right featuring Beef Flanken Ribs.

Garlic Butter Filet Mignon
Check out the latest post from How to BBQ Right featuring Garlic Butter Filet Mignon.

Kid-Friendly Recipes That Even Picky Eaters Will Love
Kid-Friendly Recipes That Even Picky Eaters Will Love One of the most common challenges parents face is finding recipes that cater to the often finicky tastes of their children.

Why Can’t I Order Just One Rib?
Texas-style barbecue joint owners nationwide: I implore you to ditch the half-pound minimums for your smoked meats.

How to Reverse Sear a Steak
Tired of playing steak roulette, hoping for that perfect medium-rare while battling flare-ups?

Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Burrata Cheese, Sweet Peppers
Looking for a grilled chicken sandwich that is totally cravable?

Smoked Hamburgers
Are you craving a burger that explodes with juicy flavor and boasts a smoky depth that blows away anything you’ve had before?

July 9, 2024

44 Vegetarian Side Dishes for a BBQ (Easy BBQ Ideas)
Craving the smoky flavors and vibrant atmosphere of a BBQ but want delicious vegetarian sides?

Back to Basics: Perfecting the Humble Hot Dog
Discover the history of hot dogs, grilling tips, and global flavors.

Ribs with Huckleberry BBQ Sauce
Nothing screams American BBQ more than ribs.

Creamy Caesar Dressing
Master creamy Caesar dressing: rich, tangy, and effortless.

Grilled Shrimp and Cocktail Sauce
This cocktail sauce recipe uses fresh onion, prepared horseradish and hot sauce for an amazing punch.

July 8, 2024

How to make smoked cream cheese
Learn the process for smoked cream cheese.

Grilled Grape Jelly Meatballs
Make grape jelly meatballs even better by cooking them on the grill and adding a touch of BBQ sauce to the classic recipe.

An Epic Steven Raichlen Barbecue Plan Deserves a Great Finish
“Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice” – Robert Frost “I hold that a great ...

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Say NO to boring salads and hello to this Grilled Caesar with creamy dressing.

July 6, 2024

Smoked Mushrooms with Fontina Cheese
This smoked mushrooms recipe combines a medley of mushrooms with aromatic herbs and melted Fontina cheese for a savory side.

July 5, 2024

The Factory at 17th Street Sauce Co-Packing Facility
Co-Packing at The Factory at 17th Street The Factory at 17th Street is now accepting select co-packing clients.

Corn Meets Grill – Tips for Grilled Corn
Updated July 5, 2024 One of the most universally loved grains on the planet is sweet corn, in season in ...

Grilled Skirt Steak Tacos
Sizzling skirt steak tacos: Juicy, char-grilled beef wrapped in warm tortillas.

July 4, 2024

How to Make the Best Beef Jerky From Home
How to Make the Best Beef Jerky From Home Store-bought jerky can be a convenient protein source, but have you ever considered making your own?

How To Use a Kamado Grill
Does the kamado grill live up to the hype?

July 3, 2024

Southwest Creamed Corn
Dive into Southwest Creamed Corn – Earthy poblanos, tangy cotija cheese, and a splash of lime bring bold flavors to this irresistible dish.

A Revolutionary Fourth of July Menu
“Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave, oer the land of the free and the home of the brave?” ...

Beef Rib Lollipops
If you are looking for a great BBQ showstopper, you need to make these beef rib lollipops.

Everything You Need For Easy-Peasy Summer Barbecues
Standing outside in the sun over flames is tough enough.

July 2, 2024

Video Ribs N Beans
Video Ribs N Beans Video Ribs N Beans= BBQ heaven!

Jammin Jalapeno Bacon Burger
Jammin Jalapeno Bacon Burger topped with Havarti & Pepper Jack cheese a savory Jalapeno Bacon Jam on garlic Texas toast Have I said that “I LOVE BIG BURGERS”?

Tailgating Uncle Bubba’s Whiskey Short Ribs
  Tailgating Uncle Bubba’s Whiskey Short Ribs!!!

Dr. Pepper Ribs
Dr. Pepper Ribs, amazing ribs in just 3 ½ hours just a “Kiss” of Dr. Pepper, tender and almost falling off the bones.

Easy Pulled Pork
Easy Pulled Pork!

Canada Day BBQ Beach Party: A Festive Day of Fun, Food, and Sun
The Canada Day BBQ Beach Party was bustling with activity as attendees enjoyed a sun-soaked day by the sea.

July 1, 2024

July 2024 Pit Perks
Available exclusively to TM BBQ Club members.

Best Grilling Pellets Summer Sale 6/27 to 7/3
Are you grilling this summer?

Two Texas Pitmasters Will Compete on the Third Season of Netflix’s ‘Barbecue Showdown’
Kareem El-Ghayesh and Sloan Rinaldi represent different takes on Texas barbecue as they cook their way to winning $50,000.

BBQ Meatballs
These BBQ meatballs are juicy, moist, and saucy, perfect for a tasty but quick meal.

June 30, 2024

Essential Tips for Hosting a South African Braai Like a Pro
So you've familiarized yourself with the wonders of the South African braai – a sizzling social gathering built around fire-cooked food and good company.

June 29, 2024

“Grill-X: Achieve Perfect Charcoal Flavor for Your Indoor BBQ”
Grilling has traditionally been an outdoor activity, but what happens when it’s raining or snowing?

June 28, 2024

This New Austin Barbecue Truck Infuses Eastern Flair Into Its Dishes
As Sí Baby-Q, you’ll find smoked chicken smothered in coconut curry and served with peanuts and ikan bilis, and roti instead of white bread.

Cowboy Butter Steak
This cowboy butter steak is grilled perfectly tender and juicy while the sauce adds an amazing rich buttery, herby flavor.

Hey Brisket Lovers, Check Out Steven’s New Texas Brisket Rub
Get the perfect Texas brisket with Steven Raichlen's new Planet Barbecue Texas Brisket Rub.

5 Reasons Firebrand is the Fuel of Choice by BBQ Enthusiasts
Whatever the season, there’s always an excuse for an awesome backyard BBQ.

What to Serve With Turkey: 47 Best Side Dishes
Are you looking for some tasty side recipes for your turkey?

June 27, 2024

Grilled Cheese Hot Dogs
These Grilled Cheese Hot Dogs combine the bite of a savory hot dog enveloped in a golden cheese crust with insane textures and pure comfort.

Celebrate July 4th with 17th Street Barbecue
Enjoy a red, white, and barbecue feast from 17th Street Barbecue this July 4th!

June 26, 2024

Huli Huli Ribs (90 Minutes!)
If you love pork ribs, but don’t love the hours it typically takes to make them, these Huli Huli ribs are for you!

In the St. Louis Barbecue Scene, Sweet and Saucy Meets Smoked and Savory
Fourth City Barbecue in Missouri, enhances the traditional local style with skills borrowed from Texas.

June 25, 2024

The Perfect Bark: Turning Prime Beef Short Ribs into BBQ Gold
All our blogs [newsletters] are special, but today’s is exceptional!

June 24, 2024

Peach Pudding
Banana pudding is all well and good, but it’s high time for an update.

June 20, 2024

Mimsy’s Crunk Slaw
Mimsy’s Craft Barbecue in Crockett upped its slaw game by adding fried onion strings for a satisfying crunch and Carolina barbecue sauce for tang.

June 17, 2024

Spicy Southwest Burger
This Spicy Southwest Burger is a flavor-packed beast, pairing seared beef and crispy bacon with fiery jalapeños and smoky chipotle sauce.

This Stylish Pitmaster Goes Way Beyond Salt and Pepper For His Smoked Meat
At Harlem Road Texas BBQ, Ara Malekian spices up his smoked pork shank with curry sauce with a subtle but impactful blend.

Easy to Follow Guide on How to Clean Your Pellet Grill Drip Tray
Pellet grills are simple to use and yes, they are not charcoal grills, but they offer the convenience of gas grills with the smoky flavor of charcoal grills.

June 15, 2024

Gluten-Free Grilling: Safe and Delicious Ideas for Celiac and Gluten-Sensitive Individuals
Long sunny days are a hallmark of summer, and there's no better way to soak them up than with a delicious barbecue!

June 14, 2024

How to Grill Tomahawk Steak: Tips and Tricks for Steak Perfection
This complete guide will teach you how to grill tomahawk steak like a pro, including tips learned from competing on the Steak Competition circuit.

Follow the Smell of Oak and Coffee to This East Texas Barbecue Joint
Brendyn’s BBQ, in Nacogdoches, has excelled since opening its brick and mortar in 2020, especially with its coffee-rubbed brisket.

June 13, 2024

TM BBQ Fest 2024: Early Bird Ticket Information
Everything you need to know to get early access to TM BBQ Fest tickets.

June 12, 2024

Cheer On the Mavs With Beef Ribs and Caviar-Topped Tacos
Zavala's Barbecue is rolling out a special menu at the American Airlines Center as the Mavericks hope to get a few Finals wins at home.

47+ BBQ Shack, Shed, and Pergola Ideas for All-Year Grilling
Perfect for backyard enthusiasts, a well-designed BBQ shack becomes the heart of outdoor gatherings and culinary adventures.

Infrared Grilling 101: The Beginners Guide to Infrared Gas Grills (According to the Grill Experts)
Infrared grilling offers benefits like super high heat output and faster cooking times, but it also poses challenges such as limited versatility for low-temperature cooking.

June 11, 2024

Master Your Summer BBQ with GrillEye
Summer is the perfect time to enhance your BBQ skills, and at The Barbeque Shop, we have the ideal tool to help you achieve perfection: the GrillEye thermometer.

June 8, 2024

BBQ Gear Guide: The Best Smokers And Grills To Buy Today
Despite the uncertainty, one thing hasn’t changed – the joy and comfort that BBQ and grilling brings.

June 6, 2024

June 2024 Pit Perks
Available exclusively to TM BBQ Club members.

June 5, 2024

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Grill Hack: How to Light Charcoal without Lighter Fluid
TL;DR: You don’t need lighter fluid to get a charcoal grill going!

June 3, 2024

Gas Grill Ribs
Gas Grill Ribs If all you have is a gas grill, you can still cook some mighty fine ribs!

June 2, 2024

Empire BBQ Wins Rib King NYC 2024
Nearly a thousand people came to Industry City in Brooklyn to kick off their Memorial Day weekend with Rib King NYC 2024, with Staten Island’s Empire BBQ taking the top prize.

May 31, 2024

List of Seed Oils to Avoid
Here's a handy list of health wrecking seed oils to avoid, an indepth article on what seed oils are, and a list of healthy fats to cook with instead.

The Panther City BBQ Team Hath Wrought Change on Downtown Fort Worth
If fans of the former Bailey's Bar-B-Que can accept it, the new Fort Worth BBQ Company will be a welcome addition to the almost century-old space.

May 30, 2024

Seasonal Grilling: Maximizing Fresh Produce in Your BBQ Dishes
As the seasons change, so too does the variety of fresh fruits and vegetables available at our fingertips.

50,000 Reasons to Go See ‘Barbecue,’ a New Artwork at Fort Worth’s Modern
Artist Rebecca Manson pays homage to her family’s summer traditions in the compelling installation.

May 29, 2024

Quick Pickled Jalapenos
These quick pickled jalapeños add a burst of flavor that’s unforgettable, whether you’re topping off burgers or spicing up a simple taco.

Using Hardwood Pellets for Grill Cooking
Imagine it now: the sun is shining, the smell of sizzling meat fills the air, and your backyard is sparkling with the sounds of laughter and happy conversation.

May 24, 2024

Harry Soo Lego Mini Figure Available Now!
I’m honored to be the first Grand Champion Pitmaster in Lego form, a unique addition to the world’s 400 billion Lego pieces.

How To Make Chipotle Chicken Thighs
Chicken thighs have to be one of the least expensive meals you can make.

How to Win Friends and Not Poison Them With Barbecue
Many folks may be firing up the grill or smoker for the holiday weekend, but there are some basic food-safety precautions you need to know first.

Old School BBQ Chicken
Old School BBQ Chicken BBQ Chicken cooked over charcoal on a Primo Grill and glazed with a Barbecue Sauce to make some grilled, juicy, saucy Old School BBQ Chicken.

May 23, 2024

The Grand Champion of the Atlanta BBQ Scene Has an Infusion of Texas Flavor
Pitmasters Robert Owens and Bryan Hull put their powers together to create a blend of Atlanta- and Texas-style barbecue at their joint restaurant.

May 22, 2024

What are the Best Wood Pellets to Grill with?
Grilling isn’t only about cooking food–it’s about creating an experience that tantalizes the senses and brings people together.

May 19, 2024

Swig & Swine – Moncks Corner
Swig & Swine: South Carolina BBQ never tasted any better!

May 17, 2024

A BBQ Reality Show Contestant Sets Up Shop Just Outside Waco
Joey Victorian may have been eliminated halfway through Netflix's "Barbecue Showdown," but he's hoping Victorian's Barbecue stays for a long time in Mart.

May 16, 2024

The Complete Guide to Char-Broil Grills: Constant Innovators in Grill Technology
Whether you’re shopping for a new barbecue grill or seeking replacement parts, the Grilling Icons series by Griller’s Spot serves up everything you need to

Cooking 1st Place KCBS Ranchers Reserve Competition Brisket w/ Smoky Okie Injection

Shane’s Rib Shack – Spartanburg
Welcome to Shane’s Rib Shack in Spartanburg, SC, home of the best slow-smoked BBQ Pork, Baby Back Ribs , and Chopped Chicken in town.

This Magic Countertop Box Effortlessly Smokes Meat. But Is It Barbecue?
GE Appliances’ $1,000 indoor smoker puts a crusty bark on butts and brisket in your kitchen, and professional pitmasters are mostly here for it.