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2019 Crave Grill Guide and Reviews

by Steven Doyle

Grilling season is in full swing and it is time you thought about tossing out the old rusty model you have been clinging to for so many years. We have a little guidance in selecting a new model that will not only impress your neighbors, but ease you through many summers ahead. Unlike our pal Hank Hill, we prefer using real charcoal for a better tasting product.

When using charcoal, we recommend natural lump charcoal and not briquettes which can be laced with undesirable ingredients. Lump charcoal burns hot, and with some brands your grill can reach over 1000 degrees Fahrenheit. Perfect for grilling steaks. You just can’t get this kind of heat out of briquettes. Plus there is very little waste cleanup with natural charcoal.          Continue reading

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We Went To Zuckerberg’s For A BBQ (Sort Of)

screenshot_2016-10-09-18-36-19by Steven Doyle

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, invited about 100,000 people to his back yard in Palo Alto, California for a BBQ. You were invited if you happened to be on Facebook Sunday afternoon.

The BBQ was virtual, but a bit entertaining none the less. There were at least a few people extremely excited to see Mark’s live feed on Facebook. Namely the brands of grills and smokers he uses on a regular basis who got a huge plug, and a certain BBQ Sauce brand that will no doubt be emptied from shelves across the county, and ordered from around the world.   Continue reading

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Sharpen Your Grill Skill With Doug Pickering

doug1by Steven Doyle

I know you have not forgotten about pitmaster Doug Pickering who ran his catering business out of the now shuttered WORK in Deep Ellum. While we are all awaiting the announcement of his latest venture, you can get an up close and personal view of his techniques by checking out one of Doug’s grilling classes. This is a pretty neat way to sharpen your skills before summer hits.

Doug will be offering BGE School to the public at his home or yours. He will cover proper charcoal/wood loading techniques, in additional a full tutorial on the proper way to cook/trim/prep a brisket, and ribs, and of course you will get a full lesson on the art of ‪BBQ. Now is the time to act as the weather gets hotter you will lose your desire to perfect the grill.   Continue reading

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