Nearly half of American adults surveyed by the Hearth and Patio Barbecue Association (HPBA) plan to acquire a new grill or smoker in 2016. (That's all?) If you're one of them, read on: Starting with smokers, here's Part 1 of a multi-part series on how to make an informed -- not impulsive -- purchase that will give you years of great grilling and eating and great times.
There are many ways you could categorize the world's dozens, perhaps hundreds, of different grills. You could group them by fuel, for example: charcoal grills, wood-burning grills, gas grills. You could organize them by region of origin -- the grills of South America, for example, or Southeast Asia. But the most useful way, from a griller's point of view, is by the configuration of the fire and where to place the food for cooking.
Elton John doesn't get along with his mother, so she spent her 90th birthday with an Elton John impersonator.
More studies and research will appear in the years to come to substantiate the claims regarding the benefits of e-cigarettes, but for now, we can go with the current studies, read widely and with an open mind as there is proof that e-cigarettes are a safer alternative than traditional cigarettes.
Talk about a reality check.
If Philip Morris wins its case against Uruguay forcing them to scrap its laws aimed at safeguarding public health, smoking bans in other countries will also be threatened. Philip Morris will have a "license to kill". A ruling is expected very soon from the ICSID, a branch of the World Bank.
A convenience-minded gas griller, or diehard wood griller, wants a different sort of live fire experience.
The pellets contain no additives. They burn cleanly, leaving remarkably little ash.
The goal of annual screenings is to detect cancer early before symptoms appear, so it can be cured. The five-year survival rate among people with lung cancer when it's caught in its earliest stage is 77 percent, versus only 4 to 25 percent for people whose cancer has spread.
Well, irresistible as traditional mac and cheese is, it's about to get a lot better.