Re: I almost criedMy son is now 12 but he has been "in charge" of meal every now and then since he was 8. When I asked him what he wanted the first time he was going to cook I expected hot dogs but was happily surprised when he responded with ribe, taters, and peas... :shock: This past summer he had an entry in a friendly back yard grill competion, only the men were allowed to cook. He smoked salmon, he brined it the night before and then used Dutch's recipe for the maple glaze. Everyone loved, I think he ate the most of it though!! He enjoys cooking steaks on the grill too! He has to have his little 8 oz can of mountain dew with him...not sure where he picked that up from...oh yeah! always need a beverage there in case of a flare up!