How to fix your BBQ sauce

Ever find yourself about ready to crack open your barbecue grill or smoker and realize that your BBQ sauce isn’t what you need it to be? You could always run to the store to buy something off the shelf. But, what if there’s no time? Or, what if the sauce...

How to fix BBQ sauce that’s too salty

If your barbecue sauce is too salty, whether it’s homemade or comes from a bottle, there are two different methods you can try to make it taste less salty. The first thing to try is to add a little sweet along with a little acid. You might try brown sugar and...

How to fix BBQ sauce that’s too sweet

Whether your barbecue sauce is homemade or from a store, it it’s too sweet for your taste, there are two methods you can try to make it less sweet. Try the first method first. If that doesn’t do the trick, then try the second. While you might be tempted to...

How to fix a BBQ sauce that’s too spicy

If your barbecue sauce is too spicy, whether it’s a homemade sauce or one from a bottle, you can do a few things to lower its heat. There are basically two methods to try. Start with the first one, and if that doesn’t work, then try the second method. Add...

Cook with indirect heat

Many foods benefit from being cooked to the side of the heat source, using indirect heat. Indirect grill heat means having flames on one side of the grill and the food on the other. It works well for large foods like whole chickens, beef roasts, racks of ribs, and any...

You can move food around your grill

A lot of people believe that you shouldn’t flip or move your food around too much on the grill. This probably stems from the desire to create perfect grill marks. If you flip or move your steak more than once, those grill marks obscure or even become muddled....

When is it done?

Knowing when the food that you’re cooking on your grill is done is one of the biggest challenges facing new BBQ masters. There are three grilling rules for knowing when your food on the grill is done: You can cook food longer, but you can’t uncook...

Using your gas grill

The primary advantage that a gas grill has over other types of grills is its ease and reliability of control. Using knobs you can easily control your grill’s temperature. And when you go back out to BBQ tomorrow, those same settings will give you that same...