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The Butchers Block | Bearded Butchers Blog

  • Our Must Have Big Green Egg Accessories

    The Big Green Egg is one of the most useful cooking tools around. You can get it to do any type of cooking. From smoking meat to grilling steak, and everything in-between. Right out of the box, your Big Green Egg is great. But adding a few ultimate must-have and nice-to-have Big Green Egg accessories will transform the cooking process. Here are some of our favorites!

  • How to Clean a Big Green Egg

    The Big Green Egg is a phenomenal charcoal kamado grill and smoker, but it's also a big financial investment. It makes sense that you would want to keep it clean so that it will last for a long time. Cleaning your Big Green Egg is simple to do and doesn't take much work as long as you regularly maintain it. We'll go through each step in the cleaning process so you'll know exactly how to keep your Big Green Egg clean and working perfectly.
  • How to Control Temperature on a Kamado Grill

    One of the most challenging skills you need to learn when you start grilling or smoking on a kamado grill is how to control the temperature correctly. This article will give you the knowledge you need to perfect your skills. You'll learn all about the way to set the perfect temperature on a kamado grill the first try.
  • Ultimate Guide to Buying a Grill

    One of the most thrilling days for any grill master is the moment when you buy a brand-new grill. We want you to pick the best grill out there and we know there are a ton of options to pick between, so we put together this ultimate guide to buying a grill or smoker.
  • How to Regulate Temperature in a Charcoal Grill

    Once you master the proper technique to maintain a specific temperature in your grill, you'll be able to perfectly cook any type of meat. In this article, we'll explain the components of a charcoal grill or smoker that allow the cook to get to the correct temperature and keep the temp there.
  • Grilling and Reverse Searing a Bison Tomahawk Steak

    A popular way to cook a steak right now is the reverse sear method. This fancy term is actually a really easy way to get a perfect medium rare steak with that delightful, crunchy, crispy exterior that only high-heat creates. Today we're sharing our simple recipe that lets you use some of the skills from grilling and smoking to sear a steak to 5-star excellence.
  • Kamado Joe vs Big Green Egg

    Shopping for a kamado grill is a challenge because there are many types and sizes of grills to choose between. Two of the most popular brands on the market are from Kamado Joe and The Big Green Egg. Today, we are going to explore the similarities and differences of these two smokers and help you determine which one will suit your cooking needs the best.