The One-Ingredient Hack That Guarantees Perfect Grilled Salmon Every TimeSkills
Hint: You already have it in your pantry.
Here’s the Best Way to Clean Your Grill for Less than $1Skills
The secret is probably already in your pantry.
This Humble Pantry Staple Is the Secret to the Crispiest Grilled Chicken WingsSkills
This tiny step will make your wings so much better.
We Tested 5 Ways of Grilling Salmon and Found a New Go-to MethodSkills
It's super-easy and the fish doesn't stick to the grill.
Turning Your Gas Grill into a Smoker Is Way Easier than You ThinkSkills
And you probably already have everything you need.
This Easy Tip Promises to Keep Your Burgers Juicy on the GrillSkills
Not everyone's a pro at grilling, but this tip will make you look like one.
Munch & Mingle: Grill Food You Can Eat with Your FingersSkills
We’ve talked about melamine plates and other alternatives for paper plates, but what about no plates at all? Especially at a barbecue, when it’s okay to drop things on the ground, finger food is very welcome. But we’re not talking tea sandwiches. These finger foods are hot off the grill.Speaking of… let’s not go grabbing things right off the grates. Let these things cool a few minutes before you offer them to your guests.
May 13, 2022
We Tried 6 Methods for Grilling Chicken and Found a New Favorite
Skills Showdown
The winner gives you tender, juicy perfection every time.
Aug 12, 2021
We Grilled Hot Dogs 6 Different Ways and the Winner Blew Us Away
Skills Showdown
Our top dog will seriously upgrade your next cookout.
Jul 15, 2021
The One-Ingredient Secret to Better Burgers Is Already in Your Fridge
I Tried It
The technique is inspired by In-N-Out.
Jul 4, 2021
This Is How Often You Need to Clean Your Grill (It’s Not as Often as You Think!)Skills
A deep scrubbing isn't required after every cooking session.
Jun 29, 2021
This Is How Long You Need to Soak Your Skewers Before GrillingSkills
Yes, you do have to soak your skewers. Trust us.
Jun 10, 2021
For the Best Grilled Steak of Your Life, Add a Little Sugar
Recipe Review
You'll love the flavor and char that sugar adds to your steak.
Jun 4, 2021
We Tried 6 Popular Methods for Better Burger Patties and the Winner Was a Complete Surprise
Skills Showdown
The winner truly makes a tastier burger on the grill or in a skillet!
Sep 3, 2020
This Small but Brilliant Tip Makes Grilled Vegetables Even BetterSkills
It's the key to flavorful, perfectly charred summer veggies.
Jul 27, 2020
10 Grilled Veggies to Pair with Anything You’re CookingSkills
Exactly what to eat next to your burgers, dogs, and more all grilling season long.
Jul 16, 2020
7 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling VegetablesSkills
For better grilled veggies, avoid these missteps.
Jul 14, 2020
The Surprising Tip for the Sweetest Grilled ZucchiniSkills
When you season your vegetables matters more than you might think!
Jul 9, 2020
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking on a Charcoal GrillSkills
Whether you're a novice or a master griller, be sure to steer clear of these five common mistakes.
Jun 25, 2020
The 5 Best Types of Fish for GrillingSkills
The right type will make grilling easier.
Jun 17, 2020
The Secret to Plumper Hot Dogs from the GrillSkills
You just need 10 seconds and a knife!
Jun 9, 2020
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Ribs
Mistakes to Avoid
No tough or chewy ribs with these simple steps.
Jun 9, 2020
Honestly, an Herb Brush Is the Best Grill Tool You Aren’t UsingSkills
Plus three ways to use it.
May 30, 2020
Yes, You Really Do Need to Soak Kebab SkewersSkills
Plus three ways to soak your skewers for better cooking!
May 28, 2020
The Secret to Grilling Burgers That Are Always Tender and JuicySkills
Follow these guidelines for juicy, never-dry burgers.
May 24, 2020
How Nonstick Spray Can Get Your Charcoal Chimney Started FasterSkills
It's not just for baking!
May 23, 2020
What’s the Difference Between Direct and Indirect Heat?Skills
Plus how and when to use them.
May 21, 2020
8 Grilling Hacks That Will Make You Feel Like a Meal Prep GeniusSkills
You'll be wondering why you didn't think of these first.
May 21, 2020
The Most Common Grilling Mistake Beginners Make Skills
Give your grill time.
May 20, 2020
These Days, My Grill Is My Lifeline. Here’s How I Use It for Easier Weeknight Meals.Skills
The grill has afforded me a much-needed break. Here's how you can do the same.
May 20, 2020
Get Hotter Coals Faster with a Charcoal Chimney Starter (Here’s How)Skills
Here's exactly how to light your coals with a chimney and some tricks for getting the coals hotter, faster.
May 19, 2020
The Short and Sweet on How Long to Grill Chicken Skills
Time, temperature, and a reliable thermometer will give you chicken from the grill that is stress-free and delicious.
May 19, 2020
How to Use Your Broiler Like a Grill Skills
Your broiler is just an indoor grill and probably the most underused and under valued tool in your kitchen.
May 18, 2020
An Absolute Newbie's Guide to Lighting a Charcoal GrillSkills
Here are the two best ways to light charcoal for your grill (and how to extinguish the fire safely).
May 16, 2020
A Total Beginner’s Guide to Grilling with GasSkills
If you've got a brand-new (or a new-to-you) gas grill in your life and you're ready to heat things up outside this summer, we're here to help.
May 14, 2020
Foil Packet Dinners Are the Best Gift You Can Give YourselfSkills
Here's how to make them without a hitch.
May 12, 2020
It’s Fine on Salad, but Italian Dressing Is Even Better as a Marinade
Tips from The Kitchn
This old-school method makes mouthwatering chicken and steak.
Sep 22, 2019
A Simple Trick for Always Having Soaked Wooden Skewers on HandSkills
Who wants to wait around for 30 minutes just so your skewers can soak?
Aug 29, 2019
4 Common Grilled Chicken Mistakes (& How to Fix Them)Skills
Because you deserve better grilled chicken.
Jul 3, 2019
The Very Best Grill Basket Is Probably Already in Your KitchenSkills
No need to buy any fancy equipment.
Jul 1, 2019
Our Favorite New Use for Miso Paste Has Nothing to Do with SoupSkills
We were shocked at how well this works.
Jun 20, 2019
Mayonnaise (Yes, Mayo!) Will Change Your Grill Life. Here’s How.Skills
Just a single swipe is all you need.
Jun 6, 2019
The Surprising Reason Why Any Grill Owner Should Grill a Loaf of White BreadSkills
And why you should do it ASAP.
May 29, 2019
What I Wish I Would Have Known: 10 Smart Cooks on the Best Grilling TipsSkills
We turned to a few barbecue experts to demystify grilling once and for all.
May 21, 2019
Your Top 10 Grilling Safety Questions, AnsweredSkills
You've got questions, we've got answers.
May 15, 2019
The Best Way to Quickly & Safely Thaw Frozen Steak Skills
Remember this rule as we head into grilling season.
May 15, 2019
The 10-Second Trick For Tastier Hot Dogs & Sausages on The GrillSkills
This is the best summer grilling hack we know.
May 9, 2019
An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Grilling (AKA Everything You Are Afraid to Ask)Skills
Here are the answers to your most burning grilling questions.
May 6, 2019
5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking over an Open FireSkills
There’s such a thrill and joy in cooking over a campfire, beach bonfire, or even your backyard fire bowl. Foods roast and blister, developing a rich, smoky flavor unlike anything else. But unless cooking over an open flame is a regular ritual for you, mastering this art requires an awareness of the most common mistakes that foil the best of intentions. Here are five pitfalls to avoid when cooking over an open fire this summer.
May 1, 2019
From Stovetop to Sheet Pan: 8 Essential Ways to Cook SteakSkills
Steak may feel like a luxury only to be enjoyed at splurgy restaurants, but that’s hardly the case. Once you learn how to cook it yourself, you may never bother to make a reservation at a steakhouse again. Even the best, priciest cut of steak from a great butcher is cheaper than an average steak dinner out — and it’s much more satisfying to make it at home. Pair your steak with a quick sauce and maybe a glass of wine and be glad you stayed in.
Mar 28, 2019
We Got a Sneak Peek of IKEA’s Upcoming Summer Stuff — Here’s What We’re Most Excited AboutSkills
On what is easily the coldest day so far this winter, I met with IKEA to talk about … summer. Because, why not? The weather will warm up again eventually (or so I’m told) and IKEA waits for no squall: The stores will start to roll out the summer collection (and other new items) in February. Yes, as in the next few weeks! I got a sneak peek and these are the new items I’m most excited about. Take a look and pick your favorite in the comments at the end of this post!
Jan 31, 2019
What’s the Difference Between Barbecuing and Grilling?Skills
Many of us use the terms “barbecuing” and “grilling” interchangeably. For example, you’ve likely invited friends and family over for a backyard barbecue, where you’re serving up grilled burgers and dogs. If we’re getting technical (and we are), that’s not actually a barbecue. Here’s why.
Jul 12, 2018
This Beauty Trend Will Also Make for Better GrillingSkills
Like most of the internet, I’ve recently fallen in love with the podcast Forever35. Hosts Doree Shafrir and Kate Spencer talk about self-care — everything from facial serums to meal planning — and have a huge Facebook community that exchanges daily updates, questions, and advice about it all. As a fan and fellow self-care lover, I’ve put some of their advice into practice in my own home — but most surprisingly at the grill, too.
Jun 28, 2018
4 Reasons Why You Think You Hate Grilled Chicken (and Our Helpful Advice)Skills
Don't give up on it just yet.
Jun 27, 2018
10 Tips That Will Help You Do Most of Your Summer Cooking on the Grill (Because Air Conditioning Gets Expensive!)Skills
Raise your hand if summer heat — and a lack of central air — has ever brought you to the point where you lie on your kitchen floor in utter defeat, overheating and cursing and wondering if you’ll ever have the gumption to light a stove burner again. You too? Well, give me that hand. Let me help you up off the floor … and lead you outside to the grill.
Jun 18, 2018
What to Prep on Sunday for a Week of Easy GrillingSkills
My secrets to easier, tastier weeknight grilling is all in the meal prep.
May 23, 2018
5 Tips for the Best Grilled Pork ChopsSkills
Always be brining, friends.
May 15, 2018
5 Freezer Marinades for Chicken or PorkSkills
While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it’s easy to forget to plan ahead and get that meat into a marinade well before you’re ready to cook it. Enter: the freezer marinade, when you bring that meat home from the grocery store toss it in a marinade first and freeze it right in it. It will absorb the marinade whenever you decide to thaw it, and then all you have to do is bake, sauté, or grill it.
Oct 3, 2017
What to Know If You're Grilling BaconSkills
"Everything changes when you can take it outside."
Jul 2, 2017
What Are the Rules of Cooking Over a Fire Pit?Skills
There’s no denying that there’s something satisfyingly primal about the idea of cooking over an open fire pit. It makes feels like you could totally hold your own as an extreme camper or on a season of Survivor. Of course, you can cook over an open flame even if you’re not living in the wild or competing for a cash prize. If you’re heading out on a brief camping trip or adding a fire pit to your yard, here are some best practices to keep in mind.
Jun 29, 2017
Don’t Forget to Do This for Even Juicier Grilled MeatSkills
Grilling season is upon us, and that means we’re trading our sheet pans and skillets for the grill whenever we can. Meals cooked outdoors are fast and easy to make and clean-up — win, win! So, are you ready for a summer of great grilled meats? Of course you are! The key to grilling up juicy meat every time is simple — as long as you remember to do this one thing first.
Jun 26, 2017
Your Grilled Veggies Want You to Pay Better Attention to ThemSkills
When it comes to vegetables, the line between grilled and sacrificed to the fire gods is thin. The goal of grilling proteins is to grill them until cooked sufficiently to eat. With vegetables and fruit, the goal line can, and should, move. Sometimes we seek only a wispy waft of smoky flavor, or a crosshatch of grill marks, or deckled edges of finishing char. Other times we want the food cooked through, good and plenty.
Jun 15, 2017
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Chicken BreastSkills
Grilling chicken breast isn't hard, but to master juicy, flavorful chicken breast on the grill a few key mistakes must be avoided.
Jun 15, 2017