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Learn to Grill with Grill Smoke U2022-07-11T10:49:31-07:00
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Grill Smoke U is an online university to help you learn to grill, barbecue and smoke, so you can become a BBQ pitmaster.

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How To Grill
Grilling and Barbecue 101

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LUMP CHARCOAL

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CHARCOAL BRIQUETS

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WOOD PELLETS

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BBQ Tips

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Hey Future Pitmaster

Thanks for stopping by. I’m Christie Vanover, and I’m here to help you learn how to grill, barbecue and smoke. I’m a 2022 California State Barbecue Champion, a 2021 Nevada State Barbecue Champion and the 2020 Nevada Barbecue Association Team of the Year. I’m also a certified barbecue judge and have judged multiple world championships alongside several BBQ hall of famers. I’ve bottled up what I’ve learned over the years to develop Grill Smoke U – a site dedicated to making you a pitmaster.  

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Meat Guides

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brisket rub

Brisket Rub

chicken rub

Chicken Rub

pork rub

Pork Rub

Recipes