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sweet potato fries in basket
March Madness is here. But watching basketball in a bar can be...maddening. For the best seats in the house (and best food and drinks) gather your friends and fans to watch hoops at home. Enjoy March Madness in style with some of our favorite better-than-bar-food recipes for snacks, appetizers, and munchies. read more
football food stadium
Wow guests at your Super Bowl party by welcoming them with a food stadium (a.k.a. the Snackadium) packed with AmazingRibs.com's favorite BBQ and grilling recipes. Football snack stadiums are also the perfect centerpiece for couchgating or tailgating parties throughout the football season! read more
plate of corned beef and cabbage
Step up your food game this St. Patrick's Day with homemade corned beef. On a traditional plate with cabbage, homemade puts the store-bought stuff to shame. It's not hard to make, and you can enjoy it in our recipes for corned beef hash and rockin' reuben sandwiches. See all our best St. Patrick's Day recipes. read more
Mardi Gras king cake
Mardi Gras in New Orleans is a wild party! Celebrate this holiday with the iconic King Cake and other Cajun and Creole foods from jambalaya and gumbo to muffuletta, andouille po' boys, grilled oysters, red beans and rice, pralines, hurricanes, and Sazerac cocktails. Here are some our favorite NOLA-inspired recipes. read more
King of the grill
Here are our top ten grill and BBQ gifts for Father’s Day in a range of prices. We scoured our hundreds of barbecue product reviews and picked our best award winners. Don’t just go buy him another tie this year. Give Dad something he really wants, and help make his barbecue dreams come true. read more
Chinese New Year char siu ribs
Celebrate Chinese New Year with these fantastic Chinese-inspired BBQ and grilling recipes. It's the Year of the Pig! Dig into recipes like five spice pork riblets, hoisinful Chinese ribs, and mu shu pork burgers. Or make grill roasted Peking duck or five spice duck confit to ring in the Lunar New Year. read more
ribs with flame
Here's a list of the AmazingRibs.com top 10 recipes of 2018, the best and most visited ones on our site, including ribs, brisket, pulled pork, pastrami, smoked turkey, spice rubs, and other BBQ favorites. read more
meathead goldwyn grilling steaks over lit charcoal chimneys
If you are new to BBQ and grilling, start here. These articles will give you a solid foundation on BBQ and grilling equipment, ingredients, and techniques. You'll learn about thermodynamics, how to control temperature, meat science, smoke science, and how to get your food done exactly how you want it when you want it. read more
AmazingRibs.com Pitmaster Award logo and grills
Looking to buy a grill or smoker without breaking the bank? Here are 9 great options among gas grills, charcoal grills, smokers, portable grills, and combo cookers. These cookers have all won AmazingRibs.com Pitmaster Awards for Best Value. They have been tested, reviewed and rated, and you can read our full reviews. read more
grilled spatchcocked chicken on platter
Memorial Day is a time to honor those who gave their lives for our country and to gather with friends and family for a barbecue. Here is a everything you need to celebrate this holiday from the menu to the equipment. Since chicken is America's favorite meat, we feature our best BBQ chicken recipes. read more
Smoked ice in cognac glass
Whether it's you or Dad doing the cooking this Father's Day, here's a barbecue menu that will knock everyone's socks off. Surf 'n turf is the centerpiece, including bacon-wrapped stuffed shrimp and a better-than-steakhouse grilled ribeye steak. There are even recipes for drinks and dessert! read more
grilled strawberry shortcake with smoked whipped cream and American flag
Celebrate Independence Day with an all-American menu featuring the best BBQ ribs you ever tasted, old-fashioned potato salad, Boston baked beans, classic cole slaw and, for dessert, a new take on an old standby: Grilled Strawberry Shortcake with Smoked Whipped Cream. Don't forget the ice cold beverages. read more
Tailgate scene at University of Alabama football game
Tailgating is kind of like car camping, but it's a party! Check out this list of cool tailgate gear you may not have thought of--beyond the grill and the food. Once you bring a wireless speaker to your tailgate party, you'll wonder how you ever got by without it! read more
Thanksgiving dinner table
Here's everything you need to get ready for and to enjoy Thanksgiving, including smoked and grilled turkey recipes, carving tips, planning hints, recipes for sides and desserts, and even a chance to win a Thermoworks thermometer in our annual Turkey Shoot photo contest. Celebrate the harvest! read more
woman lifting her dress at the grill
Treat Mom to a great meal this year. Here are 5 of our most requested recipes that will show Mom how much you love her. read more
grilled guacamole in a bowl with tortilla chips
Cinco de Mayo has become a big holiday in North America. May 5th is more popular in America than it is in Mexico. It's a celebration of all things Mexican-American, from the food to the music to the culture. To help you enjoy Cinco de Mayo in style, here are our best Mexican and Mexican-American recipes. read more
hamburgers on kettle grill
May is National BBQ Month! Sure, Americans barbecue all year long. But in May, grilling and smoking kick into high gear as we spend even more time outside enjoying great food and good friends. To celebrate, here are some of our best and most requested BBQ recipes. read more
heart shaped pizza
Wondering what to cook on Valentine's Day? Answer: whatever your loved one wants most! On this romantic holiday, that often includes certain aphrodisiac foods like chocolate, bananas, cherries or whipped cream. Check out our favorite recipes to make your Valentine's Day meal the most memorable yet. read more
charred ears of corn on a charcoal grill
New to charcoal grilling? Here's everything you need from the best grill and charcoal to tongs and a reliable thermometer. read more
AmazingRibs.com Pitmaster Award logo and grills
Ready for a new rig? A brand new, good quality gas grill, smoker, or pellet grill doesn't have to break the bank. For many folks, the sweet spot is about 500 bucks. These 5 grills and smokers all cost less than $500, and they are all winners of our highest honor, the AmazingRibs.com Pitmaster Award for Best Value. read more
fireplace grill insert
Can't get outside to the charcoal grill? Ran out of propane? Your apartment building doesn't allow grills? Grill it or smoke it indoors! From broiling and fireplace grilling to stovetop smoking and slow cooker pulled pork BBQ, we've got you covered. Here's everything you need to enjoy grilled food and BBQ year round. read more
grilled pork belly
On the ketogenic diet? Looking for keto recipes? You're in luck because at AmazingRibs.com, we're all about fat and flavor. We don't publish a lot of recipes for carb heavy pasta or sugary desserts. Here are some of our favorite low carb, high fat, keto friendly recipes. read more
dinosaur ribs
Looking recipes that fit perfectly in a paleo diet? You've come to the right place! At AmazingRibs.com, we've been preaching about, cooking, and enjoying whole, natural, unprocessed foods for a long time. It's a barbecue website after all. Check out some of our favorite paleo friendly recipes. read more
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