Practical Grilling & Barbecue Tips

Fine-tune your skills with these practical "how-to" barbecue tips and techniques and put them to good use right away with any of the tasteofBBQ recipes.

The pictured links below cover all the general BBQ & Grilling tips to get you started or reinforce what you may already know.

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Grilling tools & accessories that you can't live without.
Review the "Must Have", "Should Have" and "Nice to Have" BBQ & Grilling tools here to help you decide.

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Methods and types of Barbecue & Grilling.
What's the difference between Barbecue and Grilling? What does Direct grilling mean? How about Indirect? BBQ, Smoking and Rotisserie also discussed here.

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All about charcoal - Lump or Briquette?
Is one better than the other? What's the difference between briquettes and lump charcoal? When do I use one or the other?

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Charcoal Grill Tips - learn how to use your grill:
How much charcoal do I need? How do I light a charcoal grill? How to setup Direct charcoal grilling? How to setup Indirect charcoal grilling? How to have a longer burn time?

smoking chicken

Smoker Grill barbecue tips - learn how to turn your charcoal or gas grill into a Smoker Grill
What is smoking and why should I do it? What are smoking woods? What foods go with what wood? How do I smoke food on a charcoal grill? How about smoking on a gas grill?

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Gas BBQ Grill Tips - learn how to use your grill
Lighting & cleaning a gas BBQ grill? Types of cooking grates and how to oil them? Direct & Indirect cooking on gas grills? Smoking & Rotisserie on a gas BBQ grill?

chicken rotisserie picture

Learn how to use a BBQ Rotisserie
Step-by-step photo instructions on how to use a BBQ Rotisserie including how to prepare both the food and the rotisserie.

Also includes links to other pages such as rotisserie chicken recipes and others.

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BBQ Tips for Chicken

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Grilling Tips for Steak

how to grill a perfect steak

Top 5 Tips for Burgers

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