Grilling Guides

What is the difference between direct and indirect grilling? What is the best way to add that incredible wood smoke flavor to your food? How do you achieve perfect grill marks? Kalamazoo's very own grillmaster shares his techniques and tips to help you get the most out of your grill, and elevate your skills to the next level.

Our Guide to the Argentinian-style Gaucho Grill

Cooking with the Gaucho Grill is an experience for all the senses. This guide will teach you tips, tricks, and recipes to help you get the most enjoyment out of your Kalamazoo Gaucho Grill. Master the art of live-fire grilling.

Plank Grilling

Plank grilling infuses food with subtle smoky wood flavors, whilst keeping it moist and delicious. We have put together our guide to plank grilling; including tips, recipes and step-by-step instructions for great results.

Perfectly Grilled Asparagus

Asparagus has a delicious, meaty flavor when grilled over a hot open flame. See our simple tips for the best grilled asparagus.

How to Grill the Perfect Burger

Our guide walks you through every step; from choosing the best beef, to the optimal grilling time and temperature.

Guide to Perfect Salmon on the Grill

Salmon filets are ideal for grilling. We have compiled a step-by-step guide to help you cook delicious salmon on the grill, and achieve great results every time.

How to Grill Corn the Simple Way

Grilled corn on the cob is a summertime favorite. We've compiled our top tips for grilling simple, but delicious, corn on the cob. We've also included helpful advice for those of you cooking on a Kalamazoo Hybrid Fire Grill.

How to Cook Pizza on the Grill

Check out our guide to cooking pizza on the grill. We offer tips for using a pizza stone, and for cooking directly on the grill grates.

Guide to Perfectly Seared Tuna

Our simple guide to seared tuna on the grill will help you achieve delicious results every time.

How to Grill the Perfect Filet

Filet is one of the most sought-after cuts of meat because of its extremely tender texture. Check out our guide to perfectly grilled filet, complete with instructional video.

How to Roast a Chicken on the Grill

Our simple tips will ensure you achieve a nice, crispy skin and perfectly cooked meat, every time.

Perfect Grill Marks

Perfect grill marks are a good sign of a hot grill, heavy grates and a grillmaster who knows what he or she is doing.

Rotisserie Roasting

Rotisserie roasting is great for roasts and whole birds. The rotisserie system rotates the food for even cooking, and bastes meat in its own juices.

Smoking Techniques

Traditional American barbecue is just one style of smoking. Food can be smoke-cured to preserve it and remove moisture; it can be smoke-roasted and it can be cold smoked.

Barbecue Techniques

In simplest terms, barbecuing is the art of cooking food slowly with wood smoke. Learn how to take your next barbecue to the next level.

Searing Techniques

It is all about the Maillard Reaction — the caramelization of sugars and amino acids working together with heat.

Direct Grilling versus Indirect Grilling

The real magic happens when you combine these techniques, resulting in evenly roasted food, with perfect grill marks.