Benefits of Pellet Grills

Benefits of Pellet Grills

Pellet grills are a relative newcomer to the world of outdoor cooking and offer the smoke flavor of wood-fired grills combined with the convenience of a gas grill. A pellet grill utilizes food-grade wood pellets as fuel, about one inch long and 1/4-inch in diameter,...
How to Make an Affordable Outdoor Kitchen

How to Make an Affordable Outdoor Kitchen

You’ve seen them on HGTV. You’ve read about them in The New York Times and Houston Lifestyles & Homes magazine. You may even know someone who has one—and now you can’t stop daydreaming about having an outdoor kitchen of your own. If not today,...
How to Take Care of Your Grill

How to Take Care of Your Grill

Like any good relationship, you need to put some work into the one you have with your grill. Luckily the time spent keeping  a clean grill is minimal and the payback for the effort is worth it. Whether you prefer cooking with charcoal or gas, one thing remains the...
How to Buy a Grill

How to Buy a Grill

So you want to buy a grill? You’ve gone to the big box stores. You’ve looked at Weber, Char-Broil and a dozen more. You’ve listened to salespeople tell you about surface areas, BTUs, side burners, infrared burners, and a dozen things you’ve...
Gas Grills: Propane vs. Natural Gas

Gas Grills: Propane vs. Natural Gas

If you’re in the market for a new grill, you may be trying to decide which type of grill you should buy.  According to the HPBA 2014 State of the Barbecue Industry Report, sixty-one percent of households that own a grill, own a gas grill. The following...