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Offset Smoker Heat Management (How To)

Offset Smoker Heat Management (How To)

Controlling the fire in your smoker might be tricky. So here’s an Offset Smoker heat management guide, full of tips for all levels of pitmasters… Offset Smoker Heat Management (How To) Using an offset smoker might be more labor intensive than other types of smokers, but it is definitely worth it. Here are a few… Continue Reading

Brown Sugar Bacon Burger (Arby’s Copycat)

Brown Sugar Bacon Burger (Arby’s Copycat)

If you’ve tired the Brown Sugar Bacon burger at Arby’s, you know it tastes like BLT Heaven, so why not enjoy cooking it at home? You will need:  6 slices Pork Bacon Green Leaf Lettuce Tomato slices Mayonaise Burger Buns (used here: KING’S HAWAIIAN) Brown Sugar Bacon Burger (Arby’s Copycat) The beauty with Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato burgers is… Continue Reading

Garlic Butter Plank Grilled Prawns Recipe

Garlic Butter Plank Grilled Prawns Recipe

A delicious appetizer/side dish that only takes 20 minutes from start to finish, this grilled prawns recipe fits the bill… You will need: Prawns ½ Cup molten Salted Butter ½ Cup minced Garlic Chopped Green Onions Cedar plank(s) Garlic Butter Plank Grilled Prawns Recipe Mix the molten salted butter with the garlic to create garlic… Continue Reading

Smoked Herb Rubbed Chicken Recipe

Smoked Herb Rubbed Chicken Recipe

Strong in aroma and rich in flavor, this herb rubbed chicken is a great excuse to fire up your smoker and do this cook for your entire family… You will need (for 1 chicken): 2 cloves Garlic Kosher salt Black pepper Sage Thyme Parsley 1/3 C olive oil Zest of 1 orange 1/2 orange Smoked… Continue Reading

How To Smoke a Brisket Hot and Fast (Washington Style)

How To Smoke a Brisket Hot and Fast (Washington Style)

Most Pitmasters will swear by it, but cooking a 20 hour brisket is not always an option… Here’s how to cook a brisket hot and fast, along with recipes to Reb BBQ’s “Washington Style” rub & mop sauce… You will need: Espresso Beans Ground Black Pepper Kosher Salt Garlic Powder Paprika Stout Beer Apple Cider… Continue Reading

How to Smoke Garlic at Home

How to Smoke Garlic at Home

Let’s go over how to smoke garlic at home: Hot or cold smoked, this golden brown miracle will take your marinades, salad dressings and compound butter to a new level… How to Smoke Garlic at Home The best way to smoke garlic is, of course, cold smoking it. “But what if I don’t own a… Continue Reading

Original Texas Style BBQ Beef Ribs

Original Texas Style BBQ Beef Ribs

Texas Style BBQ means simple rub, low & slow smoke, and of course beef all day. This is an original Texas style BBQ beef ribs recipe from a real Texan pitmaster… Original Texas Style BBQ Beef Ribs There are not many things to worry about when preparing your beef ribs. Only trim off fat in… Continue Reading

Squeeze Inn’s Squeeze Burger Recipe

Squeeze Inn’s Squeeze Burger Recipe

Are you looking to up your burger game? This Squeeze Burger recipe, with its unique “cheese skirt” is definitely worth your time…. Ingredients: 80/20 ground beef (⅓ oz per patty) Montreal Steak Seasoning Lawry’s season salt Burger buns A lot of cheese! Mayonaise Mustard Dill pickles (long cut) Tomato slices Red onion Lettuce Squeeze Inn’s… Continue Reading

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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.

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