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Grilling Basics

Home Grilling Basics
Olive and cheese pizza cooked on the Kamado Grill

The Best Tricks for Cooking a Pizza on the Kamado Grill

If you own a Kamado grill like the Kamado Joe or Big Green Egg, it's just a matter of time before your mind wanders toward cooking a pizza on the grill.
T-bone or porterhouse steak crusted with spices and ready to cook

How to Grill a T-bone or Porterhouse Steak

I'll outline a very simple step-by-step process for grilling these steaks and dispel a few myths along the way.
eggs and sausage in a cast iron skillet

Start Your Morning Right – With a Small Fire and Delicious...

If you’ve never fired up the grill before noon, I’m here to tell you that grilling for breakfast is a great way to gather your family together before a hectic day, create a memorable brunch for you and your friends, or simply break up the monotony of cold cereal and coffee every morning.
Raw Wagyu beef with herbs - how to cook wagyu

How to Cook Wagyu Beef

Some folks are into cars, some are into jewelry, others may even cherish a beautiful painting. For me, there are few things prettier than the abundance of intermuscular fat (commonly called marbling) contained in wagyu beef. That, my friends, is a show stopper.
salmon filet

A Tale of Two Salmon

It seems like salmon may be the perfect food, but here’s the rub: as a predator fish, high-up on the food chain, your salmon’s sourcing matters.
How to reverse sear steak using the stove and oven

How to Reverse Sear a Tomahawk Steak in an Oven and...

This herb butter is nothing short of decadent and adds next level flavor to any steak.
chuck eye steak with knives

What is a Chuck Eye Steak?

The chuck eye is very close to the taste and tenderness of a ribeye. It comes with the intense beef flavor you love from the chuck, but is infinitely more tender than a typical chuck steak—though not quite as tender as a ribeye.
reverse sear steak on the grill with the Organic Butcher in McLean

How to Reverse Sear a Tomahawk Ribeye Steak on a Grill

Today, I'm using a prime 5th bone tomahawk to demonstrate the reverse sear technique using a gas grill.
closeup of barbecue ribs

St. Louis-Style vs Baby Back Ribs: Which Bones Should You Pick?

I get asked all the time about the difference between baby back ribs (made famous by that Chili’s restaurant jingle) and St. Louis-style ribs. I figured it was worth a post explaining the difference between these two styles.
sliced T-bone steak on board

T-Bone vs Porterhouse: What’s the Difference and Which Cut is Right...

I’m sure you’ve heard about these two iconic cuts of meat. But what exactly is the difference between them? Read on to learn how to tell these two steaks apart and to figure out which might be right for your next grill session.