Tip 30 – Keeping a BBQ Journal – 30 Days to Better BBQ

BBQ Journal

Learning different skills and techniques on your BBQ is all about experimentation, but if you aren’t keeping notes on each of your cooks then the results of all those experiments will be lost forever. Keeping a BBQ journal or log will, over time, give you an archive of all the cooks have done along with … Read moreTip 30 – Keeping a BBQ Journal – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Tip 29 – Year round BBQ – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Frost of Weber Handle

Our weather in the UK has become one of the trademark features of UK BBQ, but maybe not for the right reasons. It has become somewhat of a national joke that as soon as you put flame to charcoal, the heavens will open and any plans for a BBQ are ruined. I’m not going to … Read moreTip 29 – Year round BBQ – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Tip 27 – Become best friends with your Butcher – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Beef Ribs from Hillstown Farm Shop

A couple of weeks ago, as I rocked up outside my local farm shop, I found myself asking a really strange question…… “When did I begin to get so excited about going to the butchers?” It’s an affliction that most BBQ enthusiasts suffer from. Well….. I say suffer, but truth be told, it’s simply another … Read moreTip 27 – Become best friends with your Butcher – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Tip 26 – Varieties of Smoking Wood – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Cherry Wood

Today we are going to take a look at some of the varieties of wood used for smoking and the different flavours they can add to your food. As with any ingredient you use in your cooking, each different variety of wood works better with some meats than others and will give you a different … Read moreTip 26 – Varieties of Smoking Wood – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Tip 25 – Snake vs Minion Method – 30 Days to Better BBQ

Minion Method on WSM

Getting a long cook time from your BBQ can be difficult to manage if you are relying on simply adding lit coals each time your temperature starts to drop. For most long cooks, you want to keep your temperature quite low and steady. This means you only need a few briquettes to be lit at … Read moreTip 25 – Snake vs Minion Method – 30 Days to Better BBQ