The ultimate grilling checklist for your Memorial Day weekend

Check this cheat sheet before you start grilling this weekend!

One of the biggest outdoor weekends is right around the corner! Memorial Day weekend is perfect for grilling, entertaining and welcoming in the summertime. Before you fire up your grill, check out this handy list to make sure your cookout is a success.

Get the Right Tools

Before you get ready to start cooking some delicious foods, you need to make sure you have the right tools to get the job done. From the basics you may already have at home, to some you may not have thought of; check out these essentials.

Grilling with Wood

If you’re thinking about kicking your barbecue up a notch with some wood but don’t know where to start, we have you covered. We’re breaking down all you need to know about flavors and sizes to make your grilling experience easier.

Grilling with Charcoal

However, if you’re sticking with charcoal grilling, try lump charcoal on for size. We talk to some grilling experts about the benefits of using lump charcoal over the traditional briquettes.

Season your Smoker!

If you’re opting to smoke your meats for an upcoming cookout, make sure to season your smoker! New and rehabbed smokers often need a quick seasoning before their first cook. Luckily, the process is simple and we show you how to do it.

Get the Right Rub

But of course you can’t forget about your meat! As most great grillers know, the right rub can make or break what you put on the grill. Here are some quick tips to help spice up your BBQ rubs.

Easy & Delicious Recipes

Of course when you’re Commander-in-Chef of the grill, you have to have some great go-to recipes to entertain the crowd. Check out this quick and easy wing recipe.