One man and his grill: how a summer fling with barbecuing became a long-term affair

Cooking outdoors is not just an occasional distraction but a daily obsession for Conor Wilson

6th February, 2021
One man and his grill: how a summer fling with barbecuing became a long-term affair

It’s half past four in the morning and the sun hasn’t yet risen on one of the hottest days of 2020. There are very few things that will get me out of bed at this hour, fewer still that will see me dressed and shuffling around the back garden.

In this case, it’s a five-kilo beef brisket, and if it’s to be smoked in time for dinner, it needs to start now....

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