Big name for a small unit. Icon. But they say good things come in small packages, so does that apply to this model from the Monolith range? Little ceramic grills like this have become quite popular in the last few years with some of the budget supermarkets even getting in on the action.[Read more…]
Ever craved real Texas style BBQ but just not had time to cook it yourself?
Is smoked brisket your nemesis and the one cook you shy away from?
Do you have lots of friends who like to eat your BBQ but don’t cook themselves?[Read more…]
A pellet grill is a great way of cooking for many, it’s simple and easy to control the temperatures, here I take a first look at the Broil King Pellet Grill – Regal 400 model.[Read more…]
The Ascua Parilla from Black Box BBQ is a seriously beautiful and versatile grill. Taking the traditional parilla style grill from Argentina and taking it to a new level with simple but elegant features that make cooking on it a dream.[Read more…]
Around this time of year, I get asked the question a lot about what grill should someone buy. It’s such a massive question as what’s right for one isn’t right for another, then there is space, budget, family size and so many other factors to be considered. But the first starting point for most seems to be gas or charcoal.[Read more…]
I’m a bit of a sauce addict, I’m lucky that I get sent a fair few to try, many are very similar riffs off the same style, so it’s nice when I open a bottle and something a bit different jumps out.[Read more…]
Some brands of BBQ manufacturers produce a product and then stick to the ‘If it aint broke, don’t try to fix it’ school of thought. Well that’s all well and good but more recent times in the BBQ world have meant that some of these long standing and well-established manufacturers are being left behind. The market for outdoor cooking is ever growing, and more and more people are looking to get involved, and are now armed with more knowledge than ever of cooking styles and types of BBQ and grilling, thanks to social media, BBQ blogs and YouTube videos. As that’s where more forward-thinking brands like ProQ have stepped up to the challenge.[Read more…]
Ever lit a fire and in your usual way using wax coils or firelighters just to come back and find it’s snuffed out? Especially if you are dumping more unlit fuel on top which can just starve all the oxygen and suffocate the flames. Well there is an answer and you’d be surprised how simple it is but, as with many simple things it’s also super effective. Well let us introduce you to the Blazaball.[Read more…]
The Masterbuilt Gravity Smoker 560 is a new grill to the market, and I was fortunate to get a pre-release model to test out, and come up with some recipes for. It’s a really interesting and well thought out grill.[Read more…]
Texas Steakhouse Meals at Home
Knife has been on my wish list for a while, hanging around, but never quite bought until recently, John Tesar is a well regarded chef, and working with Jordan Mackay who also co-authored the Franklin BBQ book, which was pretty awesome. John is hugely regarded by many I respect, so I had high hopes for the book.[Read more…]