Our 2018 Christmas Gift Guide

Our 2018 Christmas Gift Guide

Finding gifts for everyone on your list can be a struggle, but luckily we’ve done all the work for you and curated a list of our top 10 holiday gift ideas for foodies. From spicy infused salts to specialized storage paper for cheese, we’ve got something...
The difference between wild and farm raised duck

The difference between wild and farm raised duck

Wild versus farm raised ducks So, what’s the difference between a prepared wild duck and a farm raised duck? The answer basically comes down to flavor and texture, but there is much more to it than that. If you managed to get your hands on a wild duck, the odds are...
So, we bought a pig

So, we bought a pig

It’s safe to say most of us here at Wildwood Grilling are a little food-obsessed, and when the county fair came around in August someone had a wild hair: what if we bought a pig? Some of our crew probably thought we were joking, but the more we thought about it the...
What type of wood is best for smoking chicken?

What type of wood is best for smoking chicken?

When it comes to choosing a good smoking wood for chicken, most people tend to lean toward wood from fruit trees (Apple and Cherry are excellent choices). Some other woods that pair well with and complement smoked chicken are: Maple: Contributes a sweeter flavor...
Best Wood for smoking Brisket

Best Wood for smoking Brisket

Brisket tends to be an expensive cut of beef, partially due to its massive size. So when smoking brisket, you want to make sure that you choose the right kind of wood, especially considering the time investment of smoking a 12-14 pound cut of beef. Hickory wood is the...
Using Wood for Grilling instead of Charcoal

Using Wood for Grilling instead of Charcoal

When grilling or BBQing, some people prefer using all-natural wood instead of charcoal. While both have their advantages, there is nothing like the aroma of natural wood smoke on your food. Advantages of Grilling with Charcoal The convenience of charcoal should not be...
Where to buy wood chips for smoking

Where to buy wood chips for smoking

In the age of instant gratification, your best bet for purchasing just about anything is on the Internet, smoking chips included. Where to buy smoking chips online If you are an online shopper, I recommend choosing from the selection of Wildwood Grilling smoking...
Cedar Plank Salmon Spice Rubs

Cedar Plank Salmon Spice Rubs

When it comes to rubs and seasoning for Cedar planked salmon, you can get as creative or as simple as you like. Sometimes less is more and this applies to the delicate nature of fish like salmon. Here are some of my favorite and trusted rub concoctions that I believe...
Why Cook Salmon on a Cedar Plank?

Why Cook Salmon on a Cedar Plank?

So, why would you cook a piece of salmon on a Cedar plank? What are the benefits? What’s the difference between using Cedar or just using the grill or oven like you always have before? If you have cooked salmon on a Cedar plank, you would know the following: Salmon...
How to Spatchcock a Chicken

How to Spatchcock a Chicken

When I was a young ambitious chef, I picked up a job as a commis (entry level cook) in Mallorca, Spain. During my first week, my new Head Chef Mike, told me to spatchcock 24 game hens before service. I had just returned to work, and there was only 15 minutes or so...