The art of barbecue differs from place to place. Different rubs, sauces, spices—it’s all about local tradition. This collection of regional sauces takes you from one end of the Barbecue Belt to the other with an array of five sauces from America’s foremost BBQ hotspots: Kansas City, Texas, two from Tennesse and one from North Cackalacka.
Fact: Everything is better with beer. Even cookies. These Black & Tan cookies use a bit of butterscotch ale in the ganache crust as well as good ol’ Guiness in the cookie dough. Unlike beer, these won’t make you fat & drunk … just fat. L.A.-based Batch From Scratch bakers also make a whiskey cookie. Give those a shot, too.
All you need are some skewers, because chicken satay is really just grilled chicken on a stick. Sure, the secret to a sweet satay is in the marinade, but the sticks score serious presentation points. Learn how to turn your grilled breast into your grilled best with just a few simple steps. Right here.
When it comes to hot wings, it makes no sense to f—k around. Since Tabasco perfected hot sauce 140 years ago with their signature recipe, we’re pretty sure their Buffalo style sauce is up to snuff. You wouldn’t want wimpy wings would you?
With twenty essential stainless steel tools for total barbecue devastation, the only thing missing from the BBQ Briefcase is a set of handcuffs for the handle. When you’re carrying this thing, you’re on a one-man mission to kill at the grill.
Maybe now is the time to grant your inner frat boy just one last wish. Call it atonement to the Gods Of Beer. I mean, you’ve played it pretty safe. Good job, normal haircut. Look at this thing. All stainless like a Delorean, pressurized tap. It’s on wheels, man. The thing carries a keg. Grow a set and roll one of these into your life.
Meatloaf is awesome. Not the singer, he’s weird looking. We’re talking about the food; the American home-cooked classic. Everyones grandma has their own special family recipe, but unless your granny snuck bacon into hers, we’ve got her beat. Bacon equals better. Check it out.
For over 30 years, outdoor chefs and true grill masters have relied on the superb design of Grillworks freestanding grills. It’s all about the manual cast aluminum crank wheel that lets you adjust the height of the cooking surface for perfect grilling temps at all times. All stainless steel construction, made in the USA.
Having a barbecue usually means you’ll be drinking while you cook. For this reason alone, the Pit Mitt is a good idea. Its magical, heat-resistant material allows you to do stupid stuff like reaching into the red-hot coals for a mushroom or picking up a 475º burger. It will also grip your beer nicely. Maybe get two.
Down home cookin’. What does that really mean? It means the food isn’t just a decoration for the plate, it’s made for chowing down. It’s hearty and maybe not healthy. Barbecued ribs qualify. Especially, when they’re spiced & glazed up with a root beer marinade. Fire up the grill, we’ve got the recipe right here.