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Grilled apple tarts

Grilled Apple Tarts with Smoked Bacon Salted Caramel

Grilling in foil packets is a mess free tool for cooking everything...

Bacon Wrapped Mushrooms

Bacon Wrapped Mushrooms with Artichoke Stuffing

Stuffed mushrooms get a pork-tastic makeover, courtesy of griller extraordinaire John Dawson...

grilled tri-tip

Grilled Tri Tip with Horseradish Cream

A local speciality in Santa Maria, California, tri-tip was virtually unknown in...

Spring Grilling

Getting in Shape for Grilling Season

It’s been a long, harsh winter all across grilling country.  But that’s...

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Two Must Have BBQ-Grilling Books of 2014

The 2014 batch of new barbecue and grilling cookbooks is starting to...

Peanut Butter Pork Chops

Grilled Peanut Butter Pork Chops

Who would have thought peanut butter and pork would pair so greatly?...

Grilled Tacos al Pastor

Tacos al Pastor

Recently I was at a local traditional taco joint (think a double...

Grilled BBQ Shrimp

Grilled New Orleans BBQ Shrimp

Many years ago I attended college in New Orleans and while I...

grilled meatballs

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Grinding your own meat at home is a great way to utilize...

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Easter Sunday is right around the corner and we’re firing up the grill for some...

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Clint Cantwell

Editor Clint Cantwell

With a large online following and a passion for all things barbecue and grilling, Clint is the Editor of and pitmaster of Smoke in da Eye competition barbecue and grilling team. From his childhood in Texas to several years spent in Kansas City, Wisconsin, New Orleans and New York, Clint's passion for barbecue and grilling runs deep as he travels the country in search of the people, places and tastes that define our shared grilling culture. He currently resides just outside of Memphis, TN along with his wife, three children and Charcoal the dog, sharing his experiences, recipes, tips, techniques and more via the site, social media, traditional media, cooking demos and more. Read more about Clint More