Archive for the User Reviews Category

Griller Profile: TRU-Infrared Gives Grillers Independence

Griller Profile: TRU-Infrared Gives Grillers Independence

Ben Williams of Manassas, Virginia currently owns the TRU-Infrared Commercial 4-Burner, but he admits that he also has his eye on The Big Easy. This July 4th holiday, Ben plans to do a lot with his 4-burner; his menu includes chicken, burgers, hotdogs, veggies and maybe even some fruit. This monster grill can handle it all. It gives you the independence you need to grill anything you want.

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Griller Profile: A Triple Play Father’s Day

Griller Profile: A Triple Play Father’s Day

Jim Kukalis lives and grills in Manchester, Michigan. For Father’s Day, he is looking forward to an afternoon of grilling with his three children, wife, father and father-in-law. The menu will either be BBQ ribs or steak, coupled with grilled corn and veggies. (To grill the corn, Jim removes the silks but leaves the husks, and soaks the ears in water before grilling.)

“My wife likes to take over the grill on Father’s Day so I can relax, but I prefer to work the grill myself,” he says.

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What’s Cookin’ With Steve Cook?

What's Cookin' With Steve Cook?

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon in Central Texas. I was on my patio and I grilled steaks. They were terrific! Nothing could be better than steaks on my Char-Broil grill. I added a few mesquite chips for the best smoke and they were ready to eat in 18 minutes. It’s really the best grill I’ve ever owned. Life is good!

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TRU-Testimonies: Phil Doriot

TRU-Testimonies: Phil Doriot

Char-Broil TRU-Infrared owner Phil Doriot of Atlanta, GA tells us a little about what makes his grill so special.

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Camping with the Grill-2-Go ICE

Camping with the Grill-2-Go ICE

Members of the Char-Broil LIVE Community Forums are real owners of the grills they talk about. Here’s an unsolicited story by one of the members: Took the wife and kids camping near Ocean City MD. G2G came along.

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Juicy Pork Chops on the Char-Broil Grill2Go

Juicy Pork Chops on the Char-Broil Grill2Go

This is a recent post by Char-Broil LIVE Community Forums member Tinmel – about his new Char-Broil Grill2Go ICE portable grill. Take a look

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Two Ideas for Mother’s Day

Two Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and my sweet three are always fretting about they didn’t go out and purchase. As mother’s, we really aren’t that difficult to please… a hug, a kiss and an “I love you”, goes so much further than a trip to the store.

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Should I “Fry” a turkey this year?

Should I "Fry" a turkey this year?

Trying to decide about buying one of The Big Easy cookers? Drop in on this conversation thread posted right now on Char-Broil LIVE Community Forums…and ask your questions too! “I’ve been playing with the idea of  frying a turkey this year for Thanksgiving. I’ve wrestled Thanksgiving day […]

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Big Easy Electric Smoker Roaster

Big Easy Electric Smoker Roaster

Hey Y’all, you won’t believe it – we FINALLY hit a home run with smoked ribs. After all the attempts in the vertical smoker, the Q 4, and the offset smoker, we came up with the right combination last Saturday. We started out with mighty meaty Duroc […]

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Electric Vertical Smoker

Electric Vertical Smoker

Who do you talk to when you need advice on purchasing a new cooker?  How about asking the folks who own one?  A member of the Char-Broil LIVE Community Forums did just that when he was looking for advice about purchasing a new electric smoker.  Here’s what […]

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Smokey Roasted Chicken Legs

Smokey Roasted Chicken Legs

What’s all the fuss about “Wangs” I wanna know?  They cost a pretty penny per pound and are not that satisfying if you have any hunger!  So says one of the regular contributors to the Char-Broil Community Forum – Muebe. Take a look at this post he […]

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CB’s Beer Brined Chicken Quarters

CB's Beer Brined Chicken Quarters

Sunday I did my second cook in the SRG (Big Easy Smoker Roaster & Grill).  I wanted to try CB’s Beer-Brined Chicken Quarters, but instead of doing them on the grill I roasted them in the SRG.  They turned out excellent – nice and moist and a […]

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Chef Erik’s Mojito Recipe

Chef Erik's Mojito Recipe

PrintChef Erik’s Mojito Recipe Rating: 41 Cook Time: 5 minutesTotal Time: 5 minutes Yield: 1 servings This minty Mojito is a refreshing summertime treat!Ingredients10 mint leaves 2 wedges lime ½ teaspoon simple syrup (15 to 1 sugar to water) 2 oz light rum 1 can Soda/Seltzer H2OInstructionsIn […]

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Big Easy Smoker, Roaster & Grill: A+

Tinnmel a member of the Char-Broil LIVE Community Forums who lives in Portsmouth, VA, explains why he thinks the Big Easy Smoker Roaster & Grill (SRG) is a great time saver during the work week. “I have about 10 people coming for dinner tomorrow at 6:30pm, but […]

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Pizza on the URBAN GRILL

Capt. Jack shares his favorite way to prepare pizza  – on the grill: “with my 14″ Lodge – cast iron griddle ($12 at Academy  and wood chips below the grill … no better way to cook a pizza!” Read the complete post to leave a comment or […]

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An “All Char-Broil” Beef Brisket

[NOTE: This is an excerpt from a post on Char-Broil LIVE Community Forums. A link is at the bottom.] I have been hankering for some beef brisket after so many posts here lately. So I decided to do a brisket using nothing but Char-Broil products. I got […]

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Roasted Bone-in Lamb

Roasted Bone-in Lamb

I haven’t had lamb in a while so I bought a small bone-in lamb roast –2.6lbs. Started out with a sprinkling of lemon juice and a lot of Greek seasoning. Made some slits in the meat and inserted slices of pickled spicy garlic cloves and green onions. […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

The Char-Broil Big Easy Electric Smoker & Roaster has only been available for a few months and already has a following of fans.  Josh hails from Arkansas and from the avatar he uses online I suspect you can tell which team he supports. Besides being a new […]

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Three Yard Birds in a Basket

Three Yard Birds in a Basket

CAPEGIFTS is a relatively new member of the Char-Broil LIVE! Community Forums. He posted this narrative of an idea he had for cooking chicken in his Char-Broil Big Easy Smoker, Roaster & Grill. “I wanted to do 3 chickens at once for my grand daughter’s birthday…”   […]

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Gary’s Bodacious Blackberry Cobbler

Gary's Bodacious Blackberry Cobbler

Berries and cobblers are what I would call a match made in heaven; made even better when the cobbler is prepared outdoors on the grill in a cast iron Dutch Oven. Cast-iron Dutch Ovens are some of the best baking implements you can find because the materials […]

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