Grilling Basics

New to the grilling game? Learn how to master outdoor cooking with our guide to grilling basics, including  We've got tutorials, videos, how-tos, and tips. After you learn which grill to buy that fits your budget and yard, learn how to arrange coals to cook either with direct or indirect heat, as well as how to light charcoal. If you're cooking with gas, we explain the basics and the differences. Once you're ready, fire up the grill and cook steaks, chicken, vegetables, and even dessert.

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