• How to Decide Between a Gas and Charcoal Grill

    How to Decide Between a Gas and Charcoal Grill

    Grilling can be intimidating. It tends to be fairly male-dominated, though I will say that BBQ dudes are much more chill, welcoming, and helpful than sous-vide dudes, who tend to be pedantic and slightly unhinged. But community aside, it can be hard to know where to get started. The first question you need to ask…

  • Grill Pans Are Pointless

    Grill Pans Are Pointless

    I’ve heard autumn is coming, though I must say it does not feel like it. (The high here today is supposed to be 41C! In Portland, Oregon!) This shift in seasons means a shift in food content, and I’ve already seen a couple of articles and ads promoting “moving your grilling indoors” with a grill…

  • Please Clean Your BBQ Grill

    Please Clean Your BBQ Grill

    A few weeks ago, I was at a family BBQ/birthday party for my two-year-old nephew. With my brother-in-law working later than he had hoped, I picked up BBQ duty. A 5+1 burner gas grill is no big deal for a seasoned veteran like me: Gas open, burners turned, switch pressed. Lit.