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ThermoWorks Smoke Review

ThermoWorks Smoke Review

So if you’re like me and have been using ThermoWorks products for years for cooking both outside and inside…then you’ve probably always kinda wondered why they hadn’t ever come to the table with a wireless cooking thermometer to compete with a lot of other options on the market (one popular option being the iGrill 2). That’s always […]

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REC TEC Pellet Grill Review

REC TEC Pellet Grill Review

For those of you that follow me on my BBQ Bros YouTube Channel, you know that I’ve been cooking on a REC TEC pellet grill for a few months now.  With the craziness of life, I’ve been quite behind on updating my blog…so… I’m finally just getting the chance to post this written review of […]

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Grill Grate Review

GrillGrate Review

I had the chance to try out the GrillGrate the other day and must say I was quite impressed.  The GrillGrate is an interlocking, raised rail grilling surface constructed of hard anodized aluminum that excels at: Delivering flawless sear marks (see the marks on the ribeyes I cooked below!) Preventing flare ups which reduces over-charring Helping to […]

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iGrill Review

Product Review: iGrill

I recently had the chance to review the iGrill.  The iGrill is a wireless Bluetooth meat thermometer that communicates with both Apple and Android devices.  It can be controlled directly on the base unit or via the iGrill app, which is free for download on either platform. Here are some of the features of the iGrill […]

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Top Ten BBQ Christmas Gift Ideas for 2012

Top Ten BBQ Christmas Gift Ideas for 2012

With Christmas just around the corner, I thought I’d share what I feel are the top ten BBQ Christmas gifts this year.  In order for my list to have a variety I’ve included items that are on the pricier side, some on the affordable side, some that I own and some that I want 🙂 […]

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Fruita Peach Wood

Fresh Fruita Peach Wood!

Came home from work today and had my first order of smoke wood from Fruita Wood Chunks sitting on my front porch.  Fruita is one of the largest and most popular online smoke wood retailers.  I normally get smoke wood from local wood vendors or chain stores like Lowes or Home Depot, but I’ve heard […]

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Mini WSM

Reader Spotlight: Detroit Lions Mini WSM

Another one of my readers, Joe, built his first “Mini” Weber Smokey Mountain (or “WSM”) the other day and was kind enough to send me pics of the build.  I gotta hand it to him, he did a great job.  I especially like the blue paint job.  Pics and Joe’s captions are below.  Also check […]

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Burger Pocket Press Review

Product Review: Burger Pocket Press

This week I had the chance to review the Burger Pocket Press.  The Burger Pocket Press is a 4-piece kit that is made of Food Grade ABS Plastic, it’s dishwasher safe and made here in the U.S.  It’s popular for its ability to make perfectly sealed, stuffed burgers, but you can also use the kit to […]

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Meat Rake Review

Product Review: The MeatRake

The creators of The MeatRake recently sent me one of their beastly pork pulling devices to try out.  The MeatRake is made up of professional grade 304 stainless steel, nail-like shredders and has a non-slip polypropylene handle.  Up until receiving the MeatRakes, I had been using Bear Paws for pulling pork.  The MeatRake differs in […]

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Smokenator and Hovergrill Review

Smokenator 2600 and Hovergrill Kit Review

The kind folks at Barbecue Kettle Accessories (based in San Jose, CA) recently sent me a Smokenator 2600 and Hovergrill kit.  Together, these two BBQ accessories convert a Weber charcoal kettle into a 3-rack smoker.  Currently, there are two sizes of the Smokenator:  the 1000 and the 2600.  The Smokenator 2600 fits the 26.75″ Weber […]

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Mini WSM Build

Reader Spotlight: More Mini WSM Builds!

Here are a couple more Mini WSM builds that one of my readers recently submitted to me to check out.  You may notice the LSU Mini that I posted about earlier in a couple of these pics.  You can see here that compared to my Gator Mini, you can really get incredibly detailed with the […]

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Mini WSM

Reader Spotlight: LSU Mini WSM Build

One of my readers (Steve) reached out to me to ask some questions about building a Mini WSM and I told him once he was finished with the project to send me some pictures and I’d post them on the blog.  Let me say one thing first:  I absolutely can’t stand LSU (I bleed Orange […]

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