How To Cook A Pork Shoulder On The Grill: A Good Day's Work, For Once

A truth of the modern workplace is that you do a lot of tedious bullshit—meetings and reports and conference calls, spreadsheets and data entry and friggin' change-controls, office politicking and ass-kissing and -covering, long hours and long commutes and long/haggard/grey faces and exhaustion—for the production of… » 5/31/14 1:38pm 5/31/14 1:38pm

Become the Memorial Day Grill Master

Memorial Day marks the start of the serious grilling season, and there's no better weekend to bolster your grill-master game. Luckily, honing your outdoor culinary skills is a lot more simple than it seems, given the right tools, a little preparation, and a few tips on technique. » 5/26/14 7:30am 5/26/14 7:30am

How To Grill A Flank Steak, The Steak For Socialists

We are Americans (no, not you, Canadians) (OK, you too, c'mon over here ya big galoots), and we like big hunks of steak*. To be precise, we like our own big hunks of steak: We like to saunter into Bob's House of Steak all bowlegged and gimlet-eyed like John Wayne and order for ourselves some great obscene wad of… » 4/12/14 1:30pm 4/12/14 1:30pm

The Foodspin Cookout Reader

Here's your handy-dandy collection of all the Foodspins you'll need in order to put together a cookout good enough to stave off total abandonment by all of your loved ones for at least another 32 hours or so. We'll update this occasionally with new cookout-appropriate stuff. In the meantime, get cookin'. Readin'. … » 7/03/13 12:00pm 7/03/13 12:00pm

How To Barbecue Ribs: A Guide For The Perplexed

Pork ribs are to Serious Barbecue—which is something distinct from the burgers-and-dogs routine for which your average Suburban Dad-type unfurls his "Kiss The Cook" apron on the odd sunny July weekend—what the four-seam fastball is to pitching. » 8/31/13 12:00pm 8/31/13 12:00pm

How To Make Kebabs, Because You Like To Stab Things And Play With Fire

You dusted off your crummy charcoal grill way back in April, and by now, through all the contrived family gatherings that are really just flimsy pretexts for playing with fire, you've already run through your basic repertoire of grilled foods: chicken thighs and chicken breasts and steak and lobster and ribs and… » 6/29/13 2:00pm 6/29/13 2:00pm

Small Block Chevy Grill Burns Meat, Not Mustangs

Let's say you're embroiled in an all-out mega-grill arms race against your dastardly neighbor. What's a car guy to do? Create an incredibly unique grilling masterpiece from the leftovers of a small block Chevy engine. » 6/17/09 3:00pm 6/17/09 3:00pm

$17k NASCAR Tailgating Trailer Is Drool-Worthy

We regularly mock anything and everything NASCAR-related around these parts, but you can't deny the fanbase of this racing sport, as proven by this ridiculously amazing NASCAR-themed tailgating trailer. It is loaded up with a full size stainless steel Cal Flame grill, CD/DVD combo deck, JVC stereo system with two… » 5/02/08 1:40pm 5/02/08 1:40pm

Exhaust Pipe Burger Grill is Not George Foreman Approved


You may be able to cook cans of beans and foil-wrapped vegetables directly on your engine, but what about meat? Until now, it's been difficult to grill up a good burger on the road, but this conceptual design is trying to prove otherwise. As part of a "Dining in 2015" design competition, a young lad dreamed up a… » 1/23/08 3:45pm 1/23/08 3:45pm