The virtues of lump charcoal versus those of briquettes constitute what is perhaps the second greatest division among barbecue aficionados. The only more passionately debated topic is the question of charcoal vs. gas. If you are new to charcoal grilling, this will likely be the first decision that you will have to make. What are the differences between these two types of fuel? How do they stack up with regard to burn time and flavor? These and other questions will be answered below.
T-Bone and porterhouse steaks are both popular cuts of beef that are quite easy to identify. They also have a lot in common. How similar are T-bone and porterhouse steaks and how much do they differ? Is there any benefit to one over the other? We answer these and other questions below in another BBQ Showdown.
When it comes to American food culture, there are few topics that are debated more passionately than the type of fuel you use in your grill. Choosing one over the other puts on one side of a great divide and guarantees that someone, somewhere will disapprove of you and your food. How great is the difference between gas and charcoal, really? What are the benefits of each? We will answer these and other questions below in another BBQ Showdown.
Porterhouse and ribeye steaks are both considered among the best cuts for their flavor and ease of cooking. Both can be tender, juicy, and flavorful when prepared correctly but does not mean that they are exactly the same. There are certain important qualities to take into account when choosing between these steaks. Which one is easier to cook? Is one better suited for certain cooking methods than the other? We answer these questions and more below.