Season 1

Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen is designed to help you take your grilling to the next level! Check out innovative recipes for grilled treats from coffee-crusted chicken to ginger mint lobster roast. Plus, watch as Steven Raichlen tests sizzling new grills from infrared rotisseries and ceramic kamado cookers to wood-burning grills and industrial-strength smokers.

Credited with reinventing American Barbecue, Raichlen's signature easy-to-follow teaching style both entertains and educates viewers. From basic charcoal grills to today's extravagant outdoor kitchens, plus all the sauces, rubs and accessories you can imagine, Raichlen covers all the bases necessary to build viewer loyalty, confidence and talent at the grill.


Episode 204: By The Sea

Seafood may come from the water, but nothing brings out its briny succulence like the high, dry, smoky heat of …

The Ultimate

Episode 113: Really Big Beef

In barbecue, as in life, bigger is often better. Especially when it comes to beef. Every aspiring grill master should …

NOLA Smoked Shrimp

Episode 109: Shell Games

Shellfish come from the water, but deliver their ultimate flavor through fire. Grill masters from California to the Mediterranean to …

North Carolina Pulled Pork

Episode 107: Shoulders and Butts

In Memphis, Tennessee, and the Carolinas, barbecue means just one thing: pork shoulder smoke-roasted until its so tender you can …

Buccaneer Chicken

Episode 104: Bird Meets Grill

When I was growing up, barbecue meant chicken marinated in sweet barbecue sauce, burnt charcoal-black on the outside, still raw …

Steven Raichlen's Project Fire - Episode 303: Best Ribs Ever

Episode 101: Smoke Screen

Smoke is the soul of true barbecue. As you climb the ladder of barbecue enlightenment, you’ll want to be able …

First Timer's Ribs

Episode 108: Raichlen on Ribs

Every self-respecting grill master should have at least one infallible rib recipe under his or her belt. Here are three …