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What is a Pellet Grill? Learn the Basics

What is a Pellet Grill? Learn the Basics

What is a Pellet Grill? Learn the Basics Ever since Oregonian inventor Joe Traeger first took the technology from pellet stoves he was making for his heating company and converted it to be used on a grill, pellet grills have become a BBQ phenomenon. Many outside of the BBQ world still may not understand what they are, or at least how they work. You yourself may have been in a hardware store looking at grills and wondered why some had a box welded on to the side ..

Father’s Day BBQ Recipes Dad Will Love

Father’s Day BBQ Recipes Dad Will Love

Father’s Day BBQ Recipes Dad Will Love Father’s Day. It’s that special time of year when we all collectively decide to celebrate and show the dads in our lives how much we appreciate and love them. Most of us decide to cook a special meal for our fathers and we can’t think of a better way to honor dad then with a festive Father’s Day BBQ. These delicious recipes will not only satisfy his belly but warm his heart. Father’s Day Recipes on the Grill ... find out more

Father’s Day BBQ Recipes Dad Will Love

Father’s Day BBQ Recipes Dad Will Love

Father’s Day BBQ Recipes Dad Will Love Father’s Day. It’s that special time of year when we all collectively decide to celebrate and show the dads in our lives how much we appreciate and love them. Most of us decide to cook a special meal for our fathers and we can’t think of a better way to honor dad then with a festive Father’s Day BBQ. These delicious recipes will not only satisfy his belly but warm his heart. Father’s Day Recipes on the Grill ..

5 Tips to Know Where to Buy High Quality Meat

5 Tips to Know Where to Buy High Quality Meat

5 Tips to Know Where to Buy High Quality Meat Have you ever gone to a large grocery chain, spent time to pick out a pricey steak from the meat section and come home to cook it on your grill, only to be left disappointed? You did everything right. You didn’t freeze it. You followed the recipe and seasoned the steak perfectly. You even let it rest for 10 minutes after you were done cooking it. But something just wa..

How to Make Authentic Beef Jerky That Tastes Delicious

How to Make Authentic Beef Jerky That Tastes Delicious

How to Make Authentic Beef Jerky That Tastes Delicious After buying a pellet grill or smoker, after conquering the brisket, and cooking the perfect slab of baby back ribs, many enthusiasts wonder how to make authentic beef jerky on their new grill. This article will walk you through the different cuts of beef that make the best jerky, as well as some marinade recipes and best practices for smoking your meat low and slow. If followed correctly, you will be making delicious, chewy, and fl... find out more

How to Make Authentic Beef Jerky That Tastes Delicious

How to Make Authentic Beef Jerky That Tastes Delicious

How to Make Authentic Beef Jerky That Tastes Delicious After buying a pellet grill or smoker, after conquering the brisket, and cooking the perfect slab of baby back ribs, many enthusiasts wonder how to make authentic beef jerky on their new grill. This article will walk you through the different cuts of beef that make the best jerky, as well as some marinade recipes and best practices for smoking your meat low and slow. If followed correctly, you will be making delicious, chewy, and fl..

How to Plan the Perfect Mother’s Day BBQ Buffet

How to Plan the Perfect Mother’s Day BBQ Buffet

How to Plan the Perfect Mother’s Day BBQ Buffet Planning a Mother’s Day meal is no easy feat. Especially if you’re not usually the one that has been doing the planning all year. But this is a special day, and even if you think you need a little help from the mom in your life, you know full well that she has earned a day to rest and relax without having to worry about all that stuff. So, we’re here to give you some Mother’s Day BBQ ideas for a buffet feast that she’ll love and you’ll hav..

7 Premium Benefits of Smoking Meat

7 Premium Benefits of Smoking Meat

7 Premium Benefits of Smoking Meat Smoking meat has been around since man discovered how to create fire. There are several reasons why this cooking method has survived the ages and why it’s used in almost every culture around the world. The benefits of smoking meat are numerous, but we condensed it down to our top 7. A brief history of smoked meats Smoking meat and fish has been around since man’s early beginnings. Indigenous cultures used wood smoking as a wa... find out more

7 Premium Benefits of Smoking Meat

7 Premium Benefits of Smoking Meat

7 Premium Benefits of Smoking Meat Smoking meat has been around since man discovered how to create fire. There are several reasons why this cooking method has survived the ages and why it’s used in almost every culture around the world. The benefits of smoking meat are numerous, but we condensed it down to our top 7. A brief history of smoked meats Smoking meat and fish has been around since man’s early beginnings. Indigenous cultures used wood smoking as a wa..

The Best Pellets for Smoking on Your Louisiana Grill

The Best Pellets for Smoking on Your Louisiana Grill

The Best Pellets for Smoking on Your Louisiana Grill One of the main benefits of using a Pellet Grill or Vertical Smoker are the flavors you can achieve from smoking your food “low and slow”. This method preserves tenderness and maximizes retention of natural flavors during the cooking process. Popularly known as BBQ, smoking is one of the main 8 in 1 cooking options our customers love about our Louisiana Pellet Grills. Using our wood pellets can enhance the natural flavors of whatever..

Wood Pellets Guide for Smoking and Grilling

Wood Pellets Guide for Smoking and Grilling

Wood Pellets for Smoking and Grilling:Learn About What Fuels Your Pellet Grill You may have heard a thing or two about pellet grills lately. Maybe your neighbor fired one up while you were over for a football game one Sunday. Or, a celebrity you follow on Instagram was espousing all the flavor and convenience benefits of smoking meat on a pellet grill. At Louisiana Grills we welcome you aboard the Pellet Grill revolution. In order to understand all things pellet... find out more

Wood Pellets Guide for Smoking and Grilling

Wood Pellets Guide for Smoking and Grilling

Wood Pellets for Smoking and Grilling:Learn About What Fuels Your Pellet Grill You may have heard a thing or two about pellet grills lately. Maybe your neighbor fired one up while you were over for a football game one Sunday. Or, a celebrity you follow on Instagram was espousing all the flavor and convenience benefits of smoking meat on a pellet grill. At Louisiana Grills we welcome you aboard the Pellet Grill revolution. In order to understand all things pellet..

5 Simple & Sophisticated Easter BBQ Ideas

5 Simple & Sophisticated Easter BBQ Ideas

5 Simple & Sophisticated Easter BBQ Ideas Easter is almost upon us, and there’s nothing better than sharing a family meal to celebrate. Between egg hunts, services, and the perfect spring time weather there’s so much to enjoy. That’s why we’re bringing you the 5 simple and sophisticated Easter BBQ Ideas to top off the joyful spring day with a meal that everyone can love. Easter BBQ Ideas to Please the Whole Family Discover some of our tried and true recipes. F..

The Top 5 Easter Traditions in America – Louisiana Grills

The Top 5 Easter Traditions in America – Louisiana Grills

5 Great American Easter Traditions Easter, the traditional Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, is observed throughout the world in many different cultures. There are even a few Easter traditions that originated in the United States. For instance, did you know that Peeps, those oddly delicious marshmallow bunnies, were created in Pennsylvania? No matter where the tradition originated, Americans have a way of making it their own. Here’s a list of our favori... find out more

The Top 5 Easter Traditions in America – Louisiana Grills

The Top 5 Easter Traditions in America – Louisiana Grills

5 Great American Easter Traditions Easter, the traditional Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, is observed throughout the world in many different cultures. There are even a few Easter traditions that originated in the United States. For instance, did you know that Peeps, those oddly delicious marshmallow bunnies, were created in Pennsylvania? No matter where the tradition originated, Americans have a way of making it their own. Here’s a list of our favori..

Pork Cuts

Pork Cuts

The general rule, the primal pork cuts from the top of the pig (the loin) are leaner and tender than pieces from the bottom. Cooking the tougher cuts (shoulder and hocks) low and slow can make these pieces tender and juicy. And it’s important that the cuts available at the grocery will vary depending on geography. PORK SHOULDER, or PORK BUTT The front of the pig: Pork shoulder (also called pork butt or “Boston butt”) is typically sold around 5 to 10 pounds as a boneless roast at the grocer..

Lamb Cuts

Lamb Cuts

Lamb is a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals, but just be sure to choose leaner cuts on most occasions, reserving the fattier pieces for weekend treats. SHOULDER This part of the animal is a hard worker, so the meat from a shoulder is full of flavor. It’s a slow cooker since it takes a while to become tender, but this means it’s a great choice for stewing and slow-roasting. To maximize the flavor, cook lamb shoulder on the bone until the meat simply falls apart when pulled with a f... find out more

Lamb Cuts

Lamb Cuts

Lamb is a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals, but just be sure to choose leaner cuts on most occasions, reserving the fattier pieces for weekend treats. SHOULDER This part of the animal is a hard worker, so the meat from a shoulder is full of flavor. It’s a slow cooker since it takes a while to become tender, but this means it’s a great choice for stewing and slow-roasting. To maximize the flavor, cook lamb shoulder on the bone until the meat simply falls apart when pulled with a f..

Fish Cuts

Fish Cuts

Fish comes in various shapes and sizes. Due to this diversity, it can be difficult to understand what part of a fish you should use in recipes or which cut to pick up on grocery trip. There are a number of common cuts of fish, if you’re eating Tilapia, salmon or tuna, so once you’ve found your favorites, you should have no problem identifying them across the board. Whole Fish: While the whole fish isn’t exactly a cut, it’s still a common way to cook a fish. Some cooks like everything intact wh..

Chicken Cuts

Chicken Cuts

Chicken is the staple in the barbecue world and can either be used as a whole bird or be divided into four different cuts. The drumstick, wing, thigh and breast, each bring different things to the meal or occasion. Let’s look at each one of these cuts and what they can be used for. Whole bird The whole chicken can be used for making chicken stock. You would roast in a Pit Boss Smoker or smoke the chicken and then use the cooked meat for sandwiches and salads. Alternatively, you could flatten... find out more

Chicken Cuts

Chicken Cuts

Chicken is the staple in the barbecue world and can either be used as a whole bird or be divided into four different cuts. The drumstick, wing, thigh and breast, each bring different things to the meal or occasion. Let’s look at each one of these cuts and what they can be used for. Whole bird The whole chicken can be used for making chicken stock. You would roast in a Pit Boss Smoker or smoke the chicken and then use the cooked meat for sandwiches and salads. Alternatively, you could flatten..

Beef Cuts

Beef Cuts

At some point in time, a person who cooks beef will become curious about where the major cuts come from on a cow. This guide will help to explain the location of major beef cuts, and which cuts are considered the best and the most reliable ways to cook each one. The Basics of Beef Cuts Beef is divided into large sections called primal cuts, which you can see in our beef cuts chart. These primal beef cuts, or "primals," are then broken down further into "food-service cuts." These are then c..



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