BBQ & Grilling

The BBQ & Grilling channel is here to help you cook an amazing meal on the grill. Read how to smoke a chicken, grill a juicy hamburger and learn how to obtain the perfect grill marks on your foods.

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The word "hibachi" has its origins in Japan, where it translates to "fire pot."

By Tara Yarlagadda

Barbecue season is upon us in all its mouth-watering glory. What's your BBQ IQ? Find out with this quiz.

By Alia Hoyt

Almost every country in the world has some dish involving meat cooked over the fire. In the U.S., it's called barbecue. Come with us on a mouthwatering-journey through the history, politics and techniques of barbecue.

By Patrick J. Kiger


Corn’s natural sweetness is brought out when cooked over an open flame. You can learn more about how to grill corn on the cob from this article.

By Contributors

There are many types of steak that you can grill to perfection over an open flame. You can learn more about how to grill a flank steak from this article.

By Contributors

Before you grill bratwurst, make sure to check whether it’s raw or precooked. You can learn more about how to grill bratwurst in this article.

By Contributors

Chicken is a popular food that’s very easy to prepare on a grill. You can learn more about how long to grill a chicken breast by reading this article.

By Contributors


Some people are content throwing a slab of meat on the grill and letting it sizzle. But for an extra burst of flavor, massaging a spice rub into your meat can add color, texture and good taste to your meal.

By Christine Venzon

Had your fill of hamburgers and hot dogs? You'll be glad to know there are lots of other tasty options for your grill.

By Emilie Sennebogen

We associate grilling with sunshine and fun. Although the weather doesn't always cooperate, you can still have a good time grilling in the rain, snow or cold. Here are some tips designed to help you cope.

By Linda C. Brinson

Firing up the grill is a great way to prepare healthy food and to add that smoky taste that only an open flame can provide. But if you live in a place where the outdoor grill isn't an option, it's time to think outside the box and go inside your kitchen.

By Emilie Sennebogen


Ask any serious barbecue chef and he or she will tell you the secret to what makes his or her "Q" the best. But the basics of barbecuing are the same everywhere and some general rules should be followed to get ribs that will melt in the mouth.

By Emilie Sennebogen

For most, grilling means cooking outdoors for family and friends on a warm, summer day. But there's a group of people out there that see grilling as so much more: a competition to be named the best griller in the land.

By Sara Elliott

Have you ever wanted to build your own barbeque pit? These building a barbecue pit pictures will show you the steps for constructing a barbecue pit.

From researching the characteristics of BBQ woods to using quality meats, Myron Mixon from Jack's Old South has some great grilling tips for you.

By Myron Mixon


From smoking anything you've got to having fun, Paul Petersen from Pablo Diablo's is serving up some grilling and barbecuing tips in the article. Check them out and be sure to take notes!

By Paul Petersen

Lump charcoal or briquettes? Chimney and newspaper, or good ol' lighter fluid? Find these answers and more with these simple grilling tips from Tuffy Stone of Cool Smoke.

By Tuffy Stone

Fire up the grill and start grilling like a pro with these great grilling tips from Johnny Trigg of Smokin' Triggers BBQ.

By Johnny Trigg

Hold that half rack. Making barbecue has become a competitive (and tasty) sport. So do you want to become a genuine pitmaster or what?

By Susan L. Nasr


From cleaning grill grates to soaking wood chips, Lee Ann Whippen of Wood Chick's BBQ is dishing out some great grilling tips to help get your grill blazin' in no time.

By Lee Ann Whippen

Harry Soo, the resident barbecue and grilling king of Slap Yo' Daddy's BBQ in California, presents his best tips for making the best barbecue you can. Be sure to come hungry!

By Harry Soo

All barbecue masters have their own special sauce recipe, but depending on where you set up your smoker in the United States, you'll probably use a different style of sauce. Every region in the United States, has its own signature style.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Roasting a whole hog is a longstanding tradition for many barbecue chefs, especially those in the Southern United States. But before you send the invitations out for your pig roast, you'll need to locate a hog, dig the pit and find some patience.

By Emilie Sennebogen


Grilling has been around almost as long as humankind has had fire. It has become a culinary art that has outgrown kitchens and simple backyard barbeques. Extreme cooks are pushing the limits and are trying to perfect their methods everyday.

From selecting the perfect grill to learning how to flip and serve your steaks, the right grilling tools are critical to making your cookout a success.

By Bambi Turner