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[…]

Grilled Calamari

Got Bait? Grilled squid, y’all

For seafood fanatics, the bounty of the sea is like heaven for the taste buds. The bounty includes the chewy favorite of Italian restaurants around the U.S. — Calamari, or grilled squid. Plain, uncooked calamari is exceptionally low in calories and fat. Sushi squid, without any additives, has a mere 26 calories per ounce, and[…]

Eat Like a Tiger Shark

Eat like a Tiger Shark: Grilled Clams with Garlic Butter

When we think of the most dangerous shark in the ocean, the great white comes to mind. But following in at a close second is the tiger shark, a predator who is known to eat anything, including humans. Tiger sharks are not picky eaters, and when they bite, they don’t let go easily. As scavengers,[…]

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Eat like a Nurse Shark: Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Nurse sharks are known for being bottom-dwellers, preferring warm and shallow waters in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific oceans. Cruising the sea bottom for snacks, nurse sharks suck the sand, using their strong jaws to crush shellfish. Their diet consists mainly of fish, shrimp and squid. We’re joining in on the nurse shark diet with[…]

Tropical Tuna

Eat like a Great White: Tropical Tuna Steaks

As the Earth’s largest predatory fish, Great White sharks don’t eat often; but when they do, they eat well. Because they may go days without eating, they prefer to find prey that is rich in nutrients and fat to keep them sustained, such as sea lions, turtles and ocean fish such as tuna. This week,[…]

Perfect Bite Chicken Rub

Product Review: Perfect Bite Chicken Rub

Here at Grillax, we like to think outside the box. So when we received Perfect Bite BBQ’s Perfect Bite Chicken Rub, and tested it on its intended ingredient, our first instinct was to ask: “But is it good on other meat?” The first thing we noticed about Perfect Bite is its clean and bright citrus[…]

Sears' grilling bike

Half bike, half grill equals Summer fun

 About a year ago, the creatives at Real Art produced a mini-doc on a very cool grilling tool … The Mobile Grilling Unit, a Sears grilling bike. The unique outdoor cooking vehicle is half bike, half grill, and all summertime fun. Real Art created the mashup as part of a Grilling is Happiness campaign for the Sears company,[…]

Hot Dog Bar

Twist on Tradition: Enjoy summer with Gourmet Dog Bar

No Independence Day celebration is complete without a hot dog. This year, we’ll help you wow your guests without having to miss out on the tradition … We even threw in some fun, kid-pleasing recipes, too, with a Gourmet Dog Bar. For the basis of every dog, you’ll want to stick with your tried and[…]

Chicken Burger

Chili Lime Chicken Burgers

Burgers can be so boring. They’re everywhere; almost every fast food chain, sit-down restaurants, and burning on your neighbor’s grill. This year, we’d like to spice things up a bit and give you an alternative to the boring burger that is both tastier AND healthier. Enter Chili Lime Chicken Burgers. These burgers use ground chicken[…]