a mound of charcoal briquettes stacked in a grill lit with an orange flame

How Much Charcoal to Use in Grill

Grilling, like any craft, requires the right tools and techniques. One essential element of grilling mastery is knowing how much charcoal to use in your grill. Whether you're a seasoned grill mast...
A rack of bbq ribs on a wooden cutting board with a small bowl of bbq sauce on the side

How To Grill Ribs on Charcoal

Grilling ribs on a charcoal grill is an age-old tradition, and there's nothing quite like the mouthwatering aroma of smoky, tender ribs sizzling over hot coals. Whether you prefer baby back ribs, ...
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Tips on How to Keep a Fire Burning Longer

A crackling fire pit is the heart of any outdoor gathering, casting its warm glow and providing a cozy atmosphere. A burning fire in your outdoor wood furnace or indoor wood burning fireplace is p...
Meat and vegetable shish kebab grilling overtop a charcoal grill

Can You Reuse Charcoal for your Charcoal Grill?

With backyard barbecues, charcoal grills are a staple, providing grilled meats and vegetables with an irresistible, smoky flavor and aroma. As you can imagine, the heart of the charcoal grill expe...
a fire pit smoking against a dark sky with big bright flame and smoke

Why Does My Fire Pit Smoke So Much?

A fire pit is a delightful addition to any outdoor space. It provides warmth, ambiance, and a gathering point for friends and family, but if your fire pit produces excessive smoke, it can quickly ...
Can you grill in the rain - meat grilling on open grill

Can you Grill in the Rain?

Whether you're cooking hot dogs or steak, there's nothing better than the aroma of sizzling meat on a charcoal grill and the camaraderie of a backyard barbecue. But what happens when the weather fo...
How to Build a Safe Fire Pit: Chairs Around Fire

How To Build a Safe Fire Pit

The dancing flames, the cozy warmth, the joy of being with loved ones...there's something really special about being gathered around the fire pit. A well-designed fire pit not only adds charm to y...
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Cooking with a Kamado Grill: What You Need to Know

There's something genuinely magical about cooking over an open flame – the sizzle of food hitting the grill grates, the aromatic smoke wafting through the hot air, and the mouthwatering flavors th...
Everything You Need to Know about Campfire S'Mores

Everything You Need to Know about Campfire S'Mores

Making campfire s'mores is a summertime must-do whether you're on a family camping trip or around the fire pit in the background. With the melty-gooey goodness of the roasted marshmallows combined...