Our Best Recipes for National BBQ Month

May is National BBQ Month! Sure, Americans barbecue all year long, especially while camping, tailgating, and cheering on our favorite teams during the Super Bowl. But in May, grilling and smoking kick into high gear as we spend even more time outside enjoying good food and great friends.

To celebrate National BBQ Month, here are some of our best and most requested recipes at AmazingRibs.com. Want to grill a steak better than anyone on your block? Perfect your technique for smoked brisket? Or serve up the most succulent barbecued ribs ever? Check out our foolproof tested recipes. And if you’re thinking of buying a new piece of outdoor cooking equipment this season, be sure to have a look at our just released 2018 AmazingRibs.com Pitmaster Awards for Best Value Grills and Smokers and Best Luxury Grills and Smokers. The cooker of your dreams awaits you in these lists.

Happy Grilling and Smoking!

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smoked brisket being sliced at Blacks BBQ restaurant
If you've ever wondered how to smoke a brisket then this is the smoked brisket recipe ever! It all begins by selecting the right brisket for your crowd, followed by how to season a brisket, how long to smoke a brisket, how to slice a brisket, and more. Follow this easy BBQ brisket guide for mouthwatering results! read more
Thick ribeye steak on grill
Create grilled steaks as good or better than they do in the best expensive steakhouses with this comprehensive how-to and recipe. From selecting the right cut and beef grade to smoking and searing on the grill, you'll be grilling up mouthwatering steaks for your family and guests in no time! read more
pulled pork sandwich
This easy BBQ pulled pork recipe skips the slow cooker to create authentic low and slow smoked pork on the smoker or grill. With smoke woven through the moist meat, bits of seasoned crust mixed in, and a gentle splash of BBQ sauce, pulled pork is a foolproof low and slow smoked food, perfect for feeding large crowds. read more
Smoked Beef Ribs
Create delicious smoked Texas-style beef ribs at home with this in-depth article and tested recipe. Whether it is meaty beef short ribs or the more flavorful beef back ribs, the key to successfully replicating this Texas BBQ classic is cooking them low and slow over live fire with just the perfect touch of smoke. read more
cooked Simon & Garfunkel chicken
Grilled chicken has never tasted better thanks to this recipe featuring our amazing Simon & Garfunkel Rub, a wonderful herb based rub that is great on chicken, turkey, and veggies. As with most grilled chicken recipes, we recommend you cut the bird into parts so that you can ensure each is cooked to perfection. 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
burger brioche
Here's everything you need to know to make the best thick juicy crispy steakburger hamburger you ever tasted. This reverse seared steakhouse burger recipe produces perfectly cooked burgers with rich steak flavors, a wonderful smoky undertone, perfectly seasoned interior, and enough juice to soak the bun. read more

hamburgers on kettle grill

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