BBQs Basics

Our BBQ basics section focuses on the essentials. While most of our advice is aimed at newcomers to the world of BBQs, there is a wealth of tips and information that even seasoned BBQ pros will find useful. In our BBQ basics section, we cover the topics; grilling and BBQ basics, meat doneness temperatures, smoker BBQ basics and gas grills or charcoal grills.

Grilling and BBQ basics tells you difference between the three main cooking temperatures and you will also find lots of advice to consider when cooking on a BBQ, including specific advice for cooking burgers, steaks, seafood and chicken.

Our smoker BBQ basics article covers the essentials to understanding smoker cookers. You will find a little bit of history, the main reason smokers are so popular and the basic information you need in order to cook using a smoker.

BBQing can seem like a pretty complicated subject with many differing opinions about what is the best way to do things. However, we try to cut through the opinions and give you the facts about BBQ basics. Once you do this, you will find that BBQ basics are really just that, basic.

A Quick BBQ Fact:

Did you know there are six different ways to spell barbecue in the english language? BBQ, Bar-BQ, Bar-B-Cue, Bar-B-Que, Barbeque and Barbecue. That's a lot of BBQs!