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Hell Night

To the Chile-Heads and Their Loved Ones, On the eve of this unprecedented 4-night over-the-top fiery food challenge between the East Coast Grill and our heat seeking public, I think it’s important to remember the exact nature of our original dispute. …I’ve always liked spicy food and, in the early days of the East Coast Grill (circa …

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Do You Soak Wood Chips for an Electric Smoker?

Electric smokers are becoming increasingly popular, as they are super simple to use and extremely convenient. They’re a lot easier to use than traditional smokers. However, wood chips are a vital part of smoking food, as the different types of wood can provide different blends of flavor, and that is what gives food the authentic …

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How to Clean a Blackstone Griddle

The height of many grill fanatics cooking experience is using a Blackstone griddle. There really is nothing like it. Despite being some of the best flat-top grills in the world, there is a fierce debate amongst grilling enthusiasts surrounding the idea of cleaning the Blackstone Griddle. There are many that would argue that, like cast iron pans, one …

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How to Smoke Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are delicious! They are cheaper than wings and legs, they have darker, more flavourful meat and they cook faster too. Personally, I think they’re seriously underrated! But, you’re here so you must also have a healthy hankering for chicken thighs. Presumably, you’re looking for some advice and guidance about smoking up a delicious bbq …

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How Long Do You Need To Brine Pork Shoulder

Is there anything as delicious as a slow-roasted, pulled pork shoulder? If there is, I haven’t tasted it yet. Pork shoulder is forgiving and delicious. Uncooked, it’s a fairly tough piece of meat but once slow-roasted or smoked it becomes fall-off-the fork tender. Sometimes called Boston Butt, this cut is from the front shoulder of the pig. …

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