Grilling 101: What is Direct and Indirect Heat?

Grilling 101: What is Direct and Indirect Heat?

Ever wonder about the difference between direct and indirect heat? Or how to use them when grilling? You're not alone! If you're planning on grilling anything more advanced than basic burgers and dogs, you need to understand direct and indirect heat - what they are, why they differ, and how they are used. We explore these fundamentals of grilling and other tips in "Grilling 101: What is Direct and Indirect Heat?"

June 07, 2021 — Jason Klein
Lump Charcoal vs. Briquettes – Which is Better?

Lump Charcoal vs. Briquettes – Which is Better?

Both have been used for years to grill terrific dishes, and the proponents of each have strong feelings about the other, so which is better – lump charcoal or briquettes. Lump is the premier choice of fuel for professional grillers and amateurs for searing and shorter grill sessions, whereas briquettes are cheaper, easier to control and burn longer. Read on as we take on the debate of lump charcoal vs. briquettes – which is better?
April 12, 2021 — Jason Klein