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How to Use a Smoker For BBQ

If you are new to grilling and BBQ, then using a smoker may seem like it would be really difficult. While it is true that it is harder than grilling a hot dog, it is something that anyone can get the hang up with just a little practice. There are really two major...

Solutions to Common Barbecue Problems

While many people might think that grilling as simple as applying heat to meat, there are a host of problems that often crop up with prepping BBQ meat. In this post, we address five of the most common barbecue blunders. Food Sticks to the Grill Keeping food from...

How-To Grill

There are some basic tips that everyone should know before starting to grill or barbecue. So here are our suggestions getting started with grilling! One of the most important lessons you need to learn when first starting to barbecue is direct heat vs indirect heat....

5 Amazing Barbecue Sauces

Barbecue sauces are the key to making the type of food that people will notice! Nearly everyone has experienced eating someone’s barbecue and wondering what sauce they used. There are some different types of Barbecue sauces and each region of the country has different...

BBQ Supplies Everyone Needs

BBQ is an incredibly rewarding hobby, and it tastes good too! If you are into BBQ then you are going to need some BBQ supplies. That is why having a good to BBQ store like American Outdoor is important. Basically, anything can be grilled, and the supplies you need...

How to Use a Meat Injector

You may have heard or seen people talk about meat injections. Especially on TV many of the pro BBQ’ers use meat injections to get the best taste they can. It may even seem like you have to use injections in all of your BBQ, and this isn't true. However, it might be a...

The Pros and Cons of Gas Grills

Gas grills have been a staple in the grill market for years. The main reason for this is because of how easy to use they are. We’ve talked about pellet grills in multiple blogs, so today we wanted to cover gas grills and some of their pros and cons. Pros: Easy to use...

6 Grilling Myths

Grilling isn’t an exact science, but that doesn’t mean that people aren’t making mistakes all the time. We often hear people mention tips for grilling that just aren't true. We are going to dispel some of these common myths, and maybe this will help you become an even...

What’s the deal with the gloves?!

Have you seen the white gloves that are included in our online orders? We have been asked what these are so we are here to explain! These knit cotton gloves are very useful; competition cookers use them under latex gloves. This way they are able to pick up meat with...

Tips for Grilling Vegetables

When you think grilling, you may currently only think about meat. If this is the case, then you are missing out! Vegetables are a great way to add some more healthy options and add some extra flavor to your meals. Here are some tips to make your veggies taste as good...