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Whether you’re looking for the absolute classics like smoked brisket, pulled pork, and barbecue ribs, or alternative ways to cook tacos, porchetta, fish, or vegetable sides, there should be something here for you.

Every recipe contains an ingredient list, step-by-step instructions, how to set up your grill or smoker, and tips and tricks that come from my own years of experience.

beef wellington, asparagus and bone marrow.

Basque Beef Wellington — Charcoal Seared then Wood Fire Oven Baked

Basque beef is retired dairy cows, left to graze wild for years in the Basque Country, developing incredible marbling and flavor. Quite unlike anything I’d eaten before. We charcoal grill Basque filet in this recipe before making it into a wellington, baked in a wood-fired oven.

Grilled, sliced hanger steak with chimichurri on a large wooden chopping board.

Grilled Hanger Steak, With Flambadou Bone Marrow and ChimiChurri

Quickly seared hanger steak, basted with flaming bone marrow dripped from a red-hot flambadou, served with chimichurri. This recipe is simple, has a bit of theater, an incredibly satisfying, flame-grilled beefy taste, and is everything simple BBQ should be. Give it a go, you won’t be disappointed.

Wild garlic and bone marrow butter melted onto a grilled ribeye steak.

Wild Garlic and Bone Marrow Compound Butter Recipe

This compound butter is easy to make with wild garlic picked from the woods, unctuous beefy bone marrow shafts, shallots, lemon zest, and salt and pepper. Melted over resting steaks, boiled or steamed veg, or baked potatoes, is nothing short of heavenly. Be sure to give it a go!

bone marrow butter melted on steak.

Bone Marrow Butter Recipe — Smoked for an Insane Flavor Profile

This bone marrow butter uses smoked beef marrow bones, as well as smoked shallots and smoked puréed garlic to create an incredible compound butter that packs an almighty flavor punch. It’s perfect for adding into sauces, stocks, gravies, or for melting over boiled veg or resting steaks.

Close up of a burger with tomato and lettuce.
Prep & Serving

How to Make Burgers — From Choosing the Right Meat to Perfect Grilling

Learn how to make delicious, moist, flavor-packed burgers from raw ingredients yourself, at home, to achieve perfect flavor and moistness…and no falling apart patties. We cover it all from meat selection to choosing binders and finally making and cooking the perfect burger.

BBQ mop sauce being smeared all over a porchetta on a grill.
BBQ Theory

BBQ Mop Sauce — What is it? What Does it Do? Plus 4 Favorite Recipes

You often see pitmasters mopping their meats partway through cooking. But why? What are the benefits? Is it recommended for all cooks, or only for certain meats, or during the use of specific BBQ methods? Let’s find out, and look at some of our favorite mop sauce recipes.

Close up of nice, moist beef ribs with a smoke ring and peppery rub crust.

Smoked Beef Ribs Recipe — BIG, Rich, Moist and Tender Short Ribs

Beef ribs are one of my all-time favorite meats to BBQ! Similar taste to brisket, easier to cook and ready in half the time, while also being cheaper to buy. What’s not to like? So here’s how I turn these ‘brisket on a stick’ behemoths into a wonderful beefy treat.

Close up of brisket burnt ends.

How to Make Burnt Ends — Melt in Your Mouth, Cubed Brisket Candy

Burnt ends are the point end of the brisket, cubed, sprinkled with sugar, then coated in sauce and returned to the smoker until they become melt-in-your-mouth, beefy candy bites. There are many methods and recipes you can follow to produce your own. Here’s our take on them, which we’re sure you’ll love.

Close up of a bowl of chimichurri sauce.

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe — Fresh, Flavorful, Delicious

This is my take on the famous South American, zingy, tangy, herby, spicy, garlicky condiment that is, in my opinion, the absolute best accompaniment to many cuts of grilled steak. It’s easy to make, packs a real punch, and will impress anybody you serve it to.

beer can chicken, grilled, sitting upright on a white cutting board with a blurred garden background.

Beer Can Chicken — Dispelling Myths and a Better Way (With recipe)

Beer can chicken causes many disagreements in the BBQ world: Does the beer actually impart any flavor? Is it safe to eat chicken that’s been stuffed with a beer can? Is the ink from a beer can food safe, or is it toxic? Today, we answer all your beer can chicken questions.

Close up shot of a brisket injection.

Beef Brisket Injection: Why, How and 3 Best Recipes

The worst fear of any outdoor cook when tackling brisket is it drying out. Injecting adds moisture, as well as ramps up the flavor profile. See 3 of the best beef brisket injection recipes below, as well as a guide and tips on how to inject the right way.

Slices of smoked beef brisket.

Aaron Franklin Brisket Recipe — Step-by-Step With Videos to Follow

Here’s how to BBQ brisket, as described by Aaron Franklin, widely regarded as one of the top brisket cooks and experts to ever fire up a smoker. With a complete description of his process and videos to follow, you can perfectly recreate his epic brisket for yourself!