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Barbequeing vs Grilling - What is the difference?

Actually, unknowingly,  most people who say they are barbequing are really grilling their food.  

bulletWhat is the difference? 
bulletGrilling is the technique of cooking over high heat in a relatively quick period of time.  I think mostly about grilling hamburgers or steaks over charcoal or a gas grill when I hear people talking about grilling. 
bulletOn the other hand, barbequing is entirely different.  Although you can still use charcoal or gas, you are cooking at a very low temperature for a very long period of time.  Boston Butts and brisket most definitely need this cooking technique.  Another added feature of barbequing is the use of smoke to add flavor.  You can use any of your favorite woods-pecan, apple, oak to name just a few.   If you do not have a smoker box, there are places who sell canned wood for use in your grill.  (See my links page for information on Blue Moon Woods)
bulletWhat is considered a low temperature?  And for how long a period of time should it be cooked? 
bulletWell, generally the temperature should be kept at around 225 - 250 until done.  The length of time will depend on the cut and size of the meat.  For example, a 5-7 lb Boston Butt should take approximately 1 - 2 hours per pound.  Cook until you reach an internal temperature of 170 - 180, then wrap it in heavy foil and take the internal temperature up to 190 - 195.  You can then carefully open a corner of the foil and let the meat cool down, then pull the meat with your hands or a fork. 
bulletBut let's not get too far ahead of ourselves.  First of all, we need to discuss the meats themselves; the methods of cutting to ensure proper seasoning and even cooking; and the marinating and seasoning of the meats before cooking.   This is something that I discuss and demonstrate during my Cooking Classes at Brown's Home Kitchen Center  -- See Photos on the Meats page  for more information