Many visitors have been asking what the most popular posts were in 2012.  They didn’t want to miss out on any of the top recipes and advice given on  So below, please find the top 10 posts in 2012, presented in David Letterman style:

10: Milk Can Dinner – Food for 40
Cooking for 40 people can be easily be accomplished with this ingenious method of cooking in a milk can.  Love the results with steamed vegetables and sausage!

9: Wendy’s Frosty Recipe – Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream
A recipe for creating a dessert similar to the ever popular chocolate shake from Wendys.  I love a chocolate shake!  It is one of my favorite desserts!

8: Award Winning Chili Cookoff Recipe
I have to admit, I use this recipe all the time.  I cook it all in a Dutch oven on my stovetop and just let all those wonderful ingredients mix together.  It is even better the next day for lunch!

7: Grilled Corn on the Cob in Foil Recipe
This is a delicious way to cook corn on the cob!  The garlic salt adds a wonderful touch.  Also try the Grilled Corn on the Cob in the husks recipe as well!

6.  Weber Grill Technical Support Experience
My experience working with Weber Technical Support to solve the problem that my back burner would not light on my Weber Grill.  The solution and my description of the support experience.

5. Breaking in a new BBQ Grill
For those of you who got a new grill or are taking your old one out of winter storage, this post helps you to get it fired up and ready for cooking all season long.

4.  Smoking a Boston Butt for Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Instructions for cooking a Boston Butt for pulled pork.  includes links to the rub recipe as well as the sauce recipe that we used

3.  A Solar Grill Prototype for a Greener Tomorrow
Lots of visitors were interested in a post about a Solar Grill Prototype created by an iTeam at MIT.  This project is trying to help solve multiple problems for those people who cook over an open fire to provide food for their families.  Join in the discussion in the comments section.

2.  5 Tips for Troubleshooting Low Flame Output on your BBQ Grill
Many people are having low flame output problems on your BBQ Grill and come to to fix their problems.  We have had tons of people comment about how useful this post is and thanking us for solving their problems and saving their family BBQ.  Check it out and let us know if it solves your problem too.

And finally the most popular post on in 2012:

1.  Smoking a Boston Butt Recipe
It would seem that Smoking Boston Butts is a hot topic with 2 of the top 5 posts on talking about that popular BBQ Subject.  It is a GREAT set of instructions and I highly recommend anyone wanting to cook a Boston Butt to go through it and leave your comments when your done!

Image courtesy of bbum

Image courtesy of bbum

That’s it – The top 10 posts on in 2012.

Let us know what you would like to see in 2013 and beyond!

The team at