Grilling is cooking meat by the direct application of high heat with a gas burner or an electric heater. Grilling is simple since temperature is easy, but doesn't bring any new flavors to the party.
BBQing is cooking meat by the direct application of heat with charcoal or wood. The burning of the fuel adds flavor to the meat. BBQing requires more skill since the flames must be managed to prevent burning or low temperatures.
Smoking is cooking meat by the indirect application of heat with wood at low temperatures. Low temperatures are considered around 225. The smoke of the burning wood adds significant flavor to the meat.
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
How to make a Smoker from a Trash Can