Tips On Indoor Grilling and BBQ (cont'd)

Black metal frame inside a fireplace with burning wood. The frame holds a cooking grate loaded with food over the hot fire.
Rome Industries' Adjustable Cooking Grate is designed to fit in a standard fireplace or a fire pit at a campsite. We give this model our Best Value Bronze Medal. read more
Wood logs burning in a fireplace. A cooking grate loaded with food hovers over the flames. A crank wheel id in the upper right corner of the fireplace.
Turns your existing wood fireplace into a grill. An up and down shaft bolts to your fireplace wall then raises and lowers the grate with a crank wheel. Grillworks Fireplacer is beautiful and high quality, but pricey for a fireplace insert. You get what you pay for and this one gets our Gold Medal. read more
Small shallow orange box with a criss-crossed metal grate on top.
Livart's LV-982 is an indoor electric grill popular for Yakitori style grilling. Japanese Yakitori is bite sized pieces of chicken and veggies on skewers, however, the 982 is not limited to Yakitori and is often used to grill a variety of bite sized foods. We award it our Silver Medal. read more
Red metal object on an indoor gas kitchen range looks like an oversize tea kettle.
Nordic Ware's Stovetop Kettle Smoker looks like it may be one of the better indoor smokers available, earning our Gold Medal. Most indoor smokers have no lid or a shallow low profile lid. The 36550 has a high domed lid big enough for smoking/roasting a whole chicken. read more
Shiny metal tray with a slide off lid partial open. Colorful packages are in the background.
We tested this indoor smoker and gave it our Bronze Medal. Put two spoonfuls of hickory sawdust in Camerons' stainless steel pan and put the meat on the rack. Slide the lid on, turn your exhaust fan on high, turn the burner on high, and in about 30 minutes you have smoked, moist meat. read more
Black kettle grill mounted on a pedestal with lid off and hanging on the side. The grill surface is loaded with food.
The George Foreman 15 Serving Indoor/Outdoor Grill is an attractive electric cooker that can be used as a tabletop grill, or freestanding grill. read more
different types of barbecue and grill smoke
Learn all about wood smoke and how it adds flavor to BBQ. Find out whether you should be using wood chunks, chips, pellets, logs, or sawdust in your cooker. Discover the truth behind the claim that different woods have different flavors. read more


Dave Joachim Editor David Joachim has authored, edited, or collaborated on more than 45 cookbooks including four on barbecue and grilling, making him a perfect match for a website dedicated to the “Science of Barbecue and Grilling.” His Food Science column has appeared in "Fine Cooking" magazine since 2011. 



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