What's New in Backyard Grilling

Check out the newest pages and latest updates in the world of backyard grilling and on The Grill Outdoors site.

If you use an RSS feed reader to automatically deliver updates from your favorite sites, click the orange button in the What's New box (at right) to add The Grill Outdoors to your feeds!

Backyard Game Design Plans

Backyard games are great for quality time with friends and family, but so many are flimsy or disappointing! Build a custom set that you know will last!

Continue reading "Backyard Game Design Plans"

Backyard Design: Build Your Fire Pit, Grill Shack or Grillscape & More

Deciding on and creating a great backyard design is not out of reach! As a theater designer and outdoor cooking lover, I can help you design within your budget and vision.

Continue reading "Backyard Design: Build Your Fire Pit, Grill Shack or Grillscape & More"

Grilling Books, Cookware & Extras

Beyond the basics: Check out my latest favorite grilling books, cookware, and extras to step-up your backyard design or grillscape.

Continue reading "Grilling Books, Cookware & Extras"

Grilling Tools and Accessories: My recommendations

Wondering what you need to get started with backyard grilling or to make the process smooth and easy? You have my word that I have tested these products personally.

Continue reading "Grilling Tools and Accessories: My recommendations"

Design Plans for Your Grillscape (grill shack, grill gazebo, etc.)

Don't know how to start building your grillscape? These grillscape design plans include complete tool/material lists, step-by-step directions and detailed drawings.

Continue reading "Design Plans for Your Grillscape (grill shack, grill gazebo, etc.)"

Chicken Stir Fry in the Grill Wok

This chicken stir fry gets a touch of unique smoky flavor from cooking in a wok over hot coals! The Weber wok couldn't be easier, but a stovetop style is fine too.

Continue reading "Chicken Stir Fry in the Grill Wok"

Darn Good Baked Beans

This smoked baked beans recipe never fails to impress everyone who tries it. As written, it contains bacon and ground beef, but it can easily be made vegetarian.

Continue reading "Darn Good Baked Beans"

Mac and Cheese Smoked on the Grill

How many "best homemade mac and cheese" recipes are online? Tons! But SMOKED mac and cheese made for your grill? This gooey four-cheese mac is the only one you need!

Continue reading "Mac and Cheese Smoked on the Grill"

How To Set Up Your Grill For Two-Zone Heating

What is two-zone heating (or direct vs. indirect heat) on a grill, and how do you set it up? Avoid some common pitfalls with these easy instructions.

Continue reading "How To Set Up Your Grill For Two-Zone Heating"

Pulled Pork or Pork Butt on the Grill

Tired of dry, tough pulled pork sandwiches? This moist and tender pulled pork, made from the pork butt cut, is surprisingly easy to accomplish with some simple guidelines.

Continue reading "Pulled Pork or Pork Butt on the Grill"