Get Grilling With The Daily Meal

Here at The Daily Meal, we love everything about summer. We love picnics and lobster rolls and day drinking. But above all else, we love grilling. Whether we're in our own backyards, on our balconies, in a park or at a campsite gathered — finally! in-person!! — with friends and family, there's just something special about cooking over an open fire.

To help you prepare for your summer barbecuing, we've excited to share this grilling and barbecue guide so that everything you need to grill is at your fingertips. Whether it's cooking advice, recipes, videos or inspiration that you're looking for, The Daily Meal has all of the essentials for your grilled meals and barbecues this summer.

Essential grilling tools

The 4 Essential Grilling Tools You Need This Summer

The Best Gifts for the Grillmaster in Your Life

Grilling basics

How to Get Your Grill Ready for Grilling Season

How to Grill for Beginners: What Mistakes You Should Avoid

Every Regional Barbecue Style, Explained

The Healthiest and Unhealthiest Storebought Hot Dogs

Foods You Should Never Serve at a Cookout

Grilling tips and tricks

Tips and Tricks for the Best Burgers Ever

Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Chicken

How Long to Cook Hot Dogs on the Grill

How Long to Cook Burgers On The Grill

How Long to Cook Chicken on the Grill

When to Add Sauce to Your Grilled Chicken

Tips and Tricks for Grilling the Perfect Steak

Steak Doneness Temperature Guide for Every Preference

How to Cook Meat Perfectly Every Time: Invest in This Kitchen Tool

How Long Is Grilled Chicken Good in the Fridge?

How To Season a Steak for the Grill

How Do You Rest a Steak?

How Do Americans Prefer Their Burgers? A Recent Poll Reveals All

How to grill...

How to Grill Fish

How to Grill Ribs

How to Grill Pork Chops

How to Grill Corn

How to Cook Bratwurst

How to Grill Zucchini

How to Grill With a Cedar Plank

How to Grill With Wooden Skewers

How to Grill Chicken, Steak and More of the Most Popular Grilling Questions in Every State

Our favorite grilling recipes

Our 50 Best Grilling Recipes

The Best Burger Recipes

13 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes to Serve at Your Next Cookout

10 Regional Hot Dog Recipes

Grilled Chicken Recipes That Aren't Boring

Welcome Grilling Season With Kebabs

Easy Grilling Recipes for Steak, Chicken, Pizza and More

Everything You Need to Grill This Summer

Grilled Chicken, Salmon, Zucchini and More of the Top Searched Grilling Recipes in Every State

Labor Day Recipes: Easy Grilled Recipes for the Holiday Weekend


The best cookout sides

No-Cook Side Dishes for Summer Cookouts and Weeknight Dinners

Potato Salad Recipes Perfect for Cookouts, Picnics and More

Easy Salsa and Dip Recipes Perfect for Summer

Salad Recipes for When You're Tired of Salad

Our 50 Best Salad and Salad Dressing Recipes

The Best Dishes to Bring to a Party

Potato Recipes for Cheesy, Mashed and More

The Best Mac and Cheese Recipes

Cold Side Dishes, Soups, Entrees and Desserts for Hot Days

This Baked Beans Recipe Will Be Your Summertime Staple

This Easy Pasta Salad Is Perfect for Serving Alongside Burgers and Hot Dogs

This Collard Greens Recipe Is so Good, You Don't Need Bacon