Ultimate Thai Chicken

  Fresh ingredients make all the difference in this sweet, spicy and tangy Thai chicken recipe. Don’t skimp here – make sure you have fresh cilantro, lemon grass and limes to get the zing nature intended. We love how these flavors meld together, accentuated by the heat and smoke from the grill. Chicken legs/thighs Fresh cilantro[…]

Ultimate Ribs

Pork ribs, arguably, are the most popular meats cooked on the grill. Ribs are easy to prepare. Ribs don’t take as long to cook as larger cuts of meat. And the taste — Whoa, Nellie! Here is a quick guide to the Ultimate Ribs, Grillax style. In just five steps, you will be the Rib Ruler of[…]

Ultimate Prime Rib: Be prepared to weep

“But I am a great eater of beef, and I believe that does harm to my wit.” — William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night If there ever was a perfect cut of beef to put on your grill, it would arguably be the prime rib roast. The succulent, intense flavor combined with a tender texture make it hard to[…]

The homemade charcoal halo can create singe-free zones in any circular grill or smoker. It's great for grilling corn or other veggies.

Charcoal Halo made with dog bowl will change how you grill

Indirect grilling on kettle grills can be especially effective when using a homemade charcoal halo. All you need is a $5 dog bowl from the pet store and you’re in business. One of the benefits of indirect grilling is a slower and more gentle cooking method, enabling one to cook large, thick cuts of meat without any[…]

Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos on the FireDisc

We have another product review recipe while using a FireDisc Grill. We’ll show you how to prepare tasty fish tacos at home or at an event. It’s easier than you think, and will be a great addition to your tailgating recipe arsenal. FD Fish Tacos 8 fresh fish filets Seasoned corn meal (see below) Soft flour tortillas[…]

Grillax Academy — Pork: Boston Butt (shoulder)

Grilling a pork shoulder, the Boston Butt, is one of the best tests for future GrillMasters to hone their cooking skills. It’s a big piece of meat, however, it’s not difficult to perfect. Once you get your method perfected, you’ll be the toast of the neighborhood. Are you ready? Let’s start by choosing what type[…]

The Finger Method: Perfect Steak Every Time

  Want a fool-proof method to checking the doneness of steaks? The Grillax Finger Method will allow you to serve up a perfect steak exactly as your guests want it. If there’s anything that can ruin the reputation of a member of GrillaxNation, it’s serving a steak to a guest that’s just isn’t cooked the[…]

Beer and Baby Backs

Sweet and spicy Beer-Basted Baby Backs

Want to impress everyone with a new spin on ribs at your tailgate? Chef David Payne shows GrillaxNation how to grill some sweet and spicy beer-basted baby backs using Char-Broil’s Pinch Of Sizzle brines, marinades, rubs and sauces. Beer-Basted Babybacks Ribs 2 slabs, pork baby back ribs 22-ounce beer of choice (works great with Lime flavored[…]

Wood Smoke

Wood Smoke 101: Grilling better with wealth of options

It’s easy to throw any old chunks of wood on a fire to create flavor, but is your wood smoke doing its job? Take a look at this easy checklist for different types of wood readily available for using on grills and smokers worldwide. Mild Cherry is a very mild smoking wood offering a sweet,[…]

ThermoWorks Thermapen: Be food safety savvy

The newest item in the Grillax Test Kitchen is…drumroll please… the ThermoWorks Thermapen. The Thermapen has been designed to give super-fast temperature readings, so we were eager to test it out. At Grillax, one of our tried and true recipes is smoked whole chicken. We love to give it a quick sear on both sides,[…]