BBQ & Grilling

Whether you like to cook it hot and fast or low and slow, we’ve assembled the best grilling and barbecue tips, product reviews, explainer guides and more that’ll make you want to cook outdoors year round.

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    The Dangerous Reason You Should Never Use a Wire Brush to Clean Your Grill

    It's important to keep your grill clean, but using a wire grill brush can be more dangerous than helpful.

    80 Grilling Ideas for Spring

    Now that the snow has finally melted, it's time to mix up dinner with these grilling ideas for spring.

    How to Grill Chicken Breast

    Learning how to grill chicken breast is the easiest and most delicious way to chow down on chicken.

    Grilled Lobster Tail Recipe

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    I had never tried grilling lobster tails at home until I tried this convenient and deliciously different recipe. It turned...

    20 Best Grilling Accessories You Need at Your Station

    It's time to get outside (and get cooking!) with the best grill accessories and gadgets.

    How to Grill Steak Like a Pro: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Want to make a juicy, perfectly seared steak in your own backyard? Our Test Kitchen experts will show you how...

    20 Gifts for Grillers Who Have Everything

    What do you get the person who already has a legendary backyard barbecue setup? These grilling gifts go beyond BBQ...

    How to Clean Grill Grates for Better Tasting and Safer Food

    Learn how to clean grill grates the right way! Follow these tips and your grilled food will taste better and...

    How to Use a Charcoal Grill

    This summer, learn how to use a charcoal grill. Mastering this skill means you'll have some amazing cookouts, delicious food...

    What Is Liquid Smoke?

    Liquid smoke is an ingredient surrounded by controversy. Many turn their noses up at it, but should they?

    How to Grill a Turkey Perfectly This Thanksgiving

    It's not the most common way to cook for Thanksgiving, but once you learn how to grill a turkey, you'll...

    Easy Ways to Make the Most of Your BBQ Leftovers

    You made hot dogs, hamburgers and steak for a family of 12—but only have a family of four. It happens!...

    The Difference Between Barbecuing and Grilling

    Though most cooks tend to think of "barbecuing" and "grilling" as the same thing, the two cooking methods are different....

    12 Regional Barbecue Sauce Styles All Grill Masters Should Know

    Some barbecue sauces are tangy and sweet, while others are thick and spicy. Here's what you need to know about...

    The Best Tailgate Grill for Your Cookout

    You'll be the MVP of game day when you show up to the party with the best tailgate grill in...

    The Best Tabletop Grill, According to Our Test Kitchen

    With our pick for the best tabletop grill, you'll be able to whip up burgers and steaks on your patio,...

    10 Must-Have Grilling Cookbooks for Backyard Cooks

    This roundup of barbecue and grilling cookbooks will help you master the art of cooking outdoors. Elizabeth Karmel, founder of...

    6 Meals You Can Cook Entirely on the Grill

    Don't heat up the house! Cook your entire meal outside on the grill—including appetizers, side dishes, the main event and...

    The Ingredient You Haven’t Thought to Add to Your Barbecue Sauce

    Barbecue sauce may just be the most controversial sauce in the cooking world. I can’t think of another type of...

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    How to Use a Gas Grill

    Gas grilling is as easy as turning a knob, but you may not be taking advantage of all the grill's...

    64 Low-Carb Recipes You’ll Want to Grill All Summer Long

    It’s easy to stick to your low-carb diet with the help of your grill. Bonus: these dinners, sides and apps...

    Professional Chefs Reveal Their Favorite Grilling Tricks

    Summertime and the cooking's easy. Just follow these surefire tips to flame-broiled heaven.

    The Best Charcoal Grill to Buy in 2020, According to Our Test Kitchen

    There's no comparison to the smoky flavor of meat cooked over charcoal, and if you can't get enough, it might...

    This Is the Best Camping Grill, According to Our Test Kitchen

    Before you hit the great outdoors, make sure you’re prepared to make a meal! Here’s our Test Kitchen-approved pick for...

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    Here’s How to Make a Smoker With Your Grill

    Looking for a shortcut to smokey, authentic barbecue? We'll show you how to make a smoker out of your grill and...

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    How to Clean Your Grill for Perfect Barbecues

    It doesn't matter if you prefer gas or charcoal; we'll explain how to clean a grill from top to bottom.

    How to Start a Charcoal Grill

    Not sure how to start a charcoal grill? Here are three easy ways to light up the coals.

    The Most Common Types of Grills, Explained

    In the market for a new grill? We're cookin' up some recommendations for the most popular types of grills.

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    50 Healthy Grill Recipes to Try This Season

    This season, try some healthy grill recipes to keep you feeling good and will have you ready to tackle all...

    Charcoal vs. Gas Grills: Which Is Better?

    Charcoal vs. gas grill, also known as the "Great Debate." Our simple pros and cons list will help you decide...