Big Green Egg Safety: Burping Your Egg

Burping your Big Green Egg is essential to avoiding dangerous backdrafts. Jon Solberg takes you through this simple but effective process.
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Big Green Egg Safety: Burping Your Egg

GrillGirl’s Father’s Day Gift Guide is Here!

Not sure what to get Dad for Father's Day? Well, GrillGirl is here with some grilltastic gift ideas that are sure to make his holiday a hit!
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GrillGirl’s Father’s Day Gift Guide is Here!

How to Lay a Fire and Control the Temp in Your Big Green Egg

Note: This post is a part of GrillGirl's Big Green Egg Series, a deep dive into the popular Kamado style
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How to Lay a Fire and Control the Temp in Your Big Green Egg

Getting to Know Your Big Green Egg: What’s Inside?

I’m so excited to be working on a series of articles featuring one of the greatest backyard cookers of all
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Getting to Know Your Big Green Egg: What’s Inside?

Smoked Bologna on the Pit Barrel Cooker

In North Carolina bologna is called “Preacher’s Steak” and in Mississippi it is called “Mississippi Rib eye”. Most people don’t know that Bologna is actually a smoked sausage, and the name originates from Bologna, Italy where the American Bologna is the descendent of Italian Mortadella. Bologna is usually a mixture of pork and beef and salt […]

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Bacon, Pork & Guinness Cassoulet (Dutch Oven Pork and Beans)

dutch oven pork and beans

Cassoulet is like the French’s version of Pork and Beans. It’s a rustic, peasant dish, that is pure comfort food. Cassoulet (named for the casserole dish it cooks in) is often made with meat (pork, mutton, duck…) and pork skins and white beans. I’ve adapted this classic French dish for the grill, using Smithfield Applewood […]

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Smoked Watermelon Gazpacho

Smoked Gazpacho has been a longtime favorite of mine, smoking the veggies before making them into this classic chilled soup takes it to a whole new level of flavor. So what about Watermelon Gazpacho? Believe it or not, the flavors of watermelon, the crispness of the cucumbers and acidity of the tomatoes blend perfectly together […]

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How to Grind Your Own Burgers at Home

My latest contributing writer, Jon Solberg, has given instructions for grinding your own burgers at home, even if you don’t have a meat grinder!  – read all about Jon in his bio on my contributor’s page. Thanks for the awesome instructions Jon- grinding burgers makes for an epic burger experience!  There’s a lot to be said […]

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Orca Cooler Review

Rotomolded, high end coolers, claiming superior ice retention, are all the rage these days. In fact, they’ve become kind of a “status” symbol of sorts, as they often come with a hefty price tag. But are they worth it? I got the opportunity to test out the Orca 26 Galloon, Seafoam cooler on a girl’s […]

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