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Juicy Smoked Prime Rib On The BGE

Juicy Smoked Prime Rib On The BGE

Very few cooks can rival a juicy smoked prime rib simply because this beef cut is a mouthwatering jewel of outdoor cooking. Here’s how a barbecue world champion does it… To get this party started, let’s do some trimming on the prime rib. Keep an eye out for silverskin and hard fat, both of which… Continue Reading

How to Cure a Ham at Home

How to Cure a Ham at Home

The holidays are here, and every pitmaster has to learn how to cure a ham to stay on top of their game. The curing process will give your holiday ham rich flavor and make the end product something to drool over… You will need: Ham 1.5 Cups Kosher salt 2 Cups Brown sugar 1 Tbsp… Continue Reading

How to Choose the Right Wood for Smoking Meat

How to Choose the Right Wood for Smoking Meat

Knowing how to pick the right wood for smoking different meats is an essential skill every Pitmaster should possess. Here are some tips from one of the greatest out there… Smoking With Wood – How to Choose the Right Wood for Smoking Meat Probably the most frequent question we get on our Facebook page is…… Continue Reading

Smoked Brisket and Beef Ribs on Vertical Offset Smoker

Smoked Brisket and Beef Ribs on Vertical Offset Smoker

A wise man once said “there’s no such thing as too much beef!”, so here’s how to do smoked brisket & beef ribs – at the same time. This┬ásmoked brisket and beef ribs guide also includes tips for water smoking. Hopefully this cook will be enough for dinner… Brisket & Beef Ribs On A Vertical… Continue Reading

How To Modify and Season a New Smoker

How To Modify and Season a New Smoker

If you’re new to smoking meat you might’ve heard about customizing and season your new smoker. The task might seem daunting, but fear not because Aaron Franklin has got you covered. The modification tips found below are focused mainly on stick burning (wood and charcoal fueled) offset smokers. If you’re a gas or electric cooker… Continue Reading

How to Smoke Spare Ribs On The Grill

How to Smoke Spare Ribs On The Grill

If you follow along with this simple “how to smoke spare ribs” on the grill tutorial, you’ll end up with delicious, tender pork ribs that will have them going back for seconds, thirds, and more! You will need Spare Ribs Your favorite rub Apple Juice Foil BBQ sauce How to Smoke Spare Ribs On The… Continue Reading

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I just want to say this is an awesome group. A few weeks back I got in to a conversation with some guy on here and he told me about rubbing the ribs with mustard then putting on the rub. I used his advice yesterday when I BBQ'd for the Super Bowl and those ribs came out good, thanks!

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We are a blog for grilling, smoking, BBQ enthusiasts with a passion for rubbing their meat, pulling their pork, and having a great time doing it. If you share the same love for your meat, then we share the same love for you, welcome to I Love Grilling Meat my friend!

At I Love Grilling Meat our mission is to be the best blog providing knowledge, techniques, and skills in the grilling, smoking, and barbecuing meat fields to any and all who wish to become better pitmasters and providers of those sweet n' savory meats we've all grown to love so dearly.

Our goal is to be the ultimate one stop destination for anyone that has an interest in or questions regarding grilling, smoking meat, and barbecuing. We strive to maintain a truthful and unbiased library of knowledge, both in original content, product reviews, and barbecuing tips, as well as curated articles from other top grilling, smoking, and barbecuing websites.

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