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Big Green Egg vs. Kamado Joe (Which One Is Right for You?)

If you are like me, I shop every decently priced purchase to the fullest before pulling the trigger on the actual purchase and a Kamado style grill falls in that bucket. So which is better, the Kamado Joe or the Big Green Egg? Let’s dive into some of the differences between the Big Green Egg …

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Is Grilled Chicken Healthy? (And How to Best Prepare It)

When done right, grilled chicken is an excellent healthy meal. Especially if you can get it pulled right at 165 degrees and keep it nice and moist through out the cook. Grilling chicken is definitely a low-fat cooking method and this is even more true if you remove the skin. One thing to note about …

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How to Grill in the Winter? (9 Tips for Grilling in the Winter)

If you love to grill like me, the snowy winter isn’t going to stop me from putting a deliciously grilled steak or burger on the table for dinner! While I’m slowly winterizing everything outside every fall the grill is about the only thing that will remain on the back deck every winter. Prior to getting …

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How to Grill Frozen Burgers (And How to Easily Get Them Apart)

While freshly handmade burgers are always going to be better, grilling frozen burgers are a second best. This is especially true if you are looking for a fast cook on a week night. When it comes to grilling frozen burgers it just doesn’t get any easier. The trickiest part about grilling frozen burgers is probably …

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What Is Grilling? (And How Does It Differ from Barbecuing?)

Grilling is another way of cooking food. Grilling uses a heat source like charcoal, lump coal, propane and even natural gas. The flame creates heat which rises to the grilling rack located above the flame. This is where the raw meat is set and starts to absorb the heat and actually cook. Different grills heat …

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What Size Burger Is Best to Cook? (Plus 5 Tips for the Perfect Burger)

Burgers, burgers, burgers. Who doesn’t love a good burger? They can be made in multiple sizes and multiple ways. I love all kinds of burgers from sliders to stuffed burgers, beer can burgers to A-1 burgers or just a regular quarter pounder. The options are pretty endless, especially when it comes to seasoning options to …

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What Is Spatchcock Chicken? (And How to Cook It)

While cooking a beer can chicken on the Big Green Egg it always turns out super moist and delicious but it isn’t the only way to prepare a good chicken. I also recommend trying to smoke a well rubbed spatchcock chicken. Back in the old days cooking a chicken or fowl started out with killing …

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Cooking Temperatures (Minimum Safe Temps for Common Types of Meat)

When cooking, grilling or even smoking, never rely on just how the food looks. If you have a thick piece of meat, like a steak, the exterior can look like it is done while the internal temperature is still not safe to eat. Always confirm that the meat has been cooked to its minimum safe …

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How to Light The Big Green Egg Without The Electric Starter? (4 Ways)

There is nothing worse than not being able to fire up the Big Green Egg due to the electric starter failing, running out of fire starters or your torch failing prior to starting up a cook. Here it will be discussed how you can still get that amazing dinner done without the Big Green Egg …

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