Hello and welcome to “Kamado 101 – The Definitive Guide to Kamado Cooking!” This is a special series of posts, set up in an online course format, created to teach you everything from the very basics of Kamado cooking all the way through advanced concepts. The ultimate goal of the series is to completely transform you into your neighborhood’s backyard barbecue pitmaster!
Below, you’ll find your Kamado 101 “syllabus”. Course topics can be completed in any order, however if you’re new to barbecuing on Kamado grills, it’s recommended that you start at the very beginning with the section on Kamado Basics. Doing so will provide you with the essential foundation needed to master the art and science of Kamado cooking.
Kamado 101 Topics
1.0 – Kamado Basics
1.1 – So, What Exactly is a Kamado?
1.2 – An Abbreviated History of the Kamado Grill
1.3 – Controlling the Temperature of Your Kamado Grill
1.4 – How to Clean Your Kamado Grill
1.5 – Basic Kamado Grill Care & Maintenance
1.6 – Kamado Safety Tips
2.0 – Intermediate Concepts
2.1 – The Ultimate Food Temperature Guide
2.2 – What’s the Texas Crutch and Why Should I Use it?
2.3 – Embracing Kamado Experimentation
2.4.1 – Advanced Kamado Grill Maintenance – Replacing Gaskets
2.4.2 – Advanced Kamado Grill Maintenance – Replacing Bands and Hinges
3.0 – Advanced Concepts
3.1 – How to Reverse Sear a Steak
If there’s a topic that you’d like to see covered in Kamado 101, please reach out to me!