Reviews and Ratings Of Grills, Smokers, Barbecue Pits, & Outdoor Ovens
The SlatGrill is a new, portable grill that breaks down into a small kit for camping, hiking, fishing, biking and all outdoor activities that require traveling light. In addition to familiar, portable compacts from big BBQ manufacturers, there exists a sub-genre of ultra-portable camping grills. Some are simply grates that hang from a tri-pod or rest on fold-out legs... Read More
An upgraded version of Traeger's compact Junior Pellet Smoker. The biggest difference is the Eilte Junior has a superior digital controller whereas the Junior has an old fashioned 3 position controller. It is well worth the extra $50 to go with the Elite over the standard Junior... Read More
Vision's Classic B Series Kamado is slightly larger than standard, 18.5" large round kamados and has some unique and interesting features. Vision makes a few unusual models with added bells and whistles, but this "Classic" kamado seems to be gaining popularity at Costco, Sam's Club and other on-line and brick and mortar outlets... Read More
Vision's Professional S Series Kamado is slightly larger than standard, 18.5" Large round kamados and has some unique and interesting features not found on other ceramics. There are three dampers: calibrated cast iron on top and dual calibrated dampers on the bottom. The bottom dampers are part of a slide out ash drawer, (shown left), that also has a slot for the included electric starter... Read More
The Volcano 3 Collapsible Grill has a very unique design that enables it to be compressed from a 17" height down to 5" for easy storage and transport. Take it out of the included storage bag and pop it open. The legs automatically extend with the body. When finished, the whole unit retracts back to fit in the carrying case. Pretty neat! It burns propane, charcoal or wood... Read More
Q 1400 is the smallest Weber electric with 189 square inches of cook surface. It has a dark grey cast aluminum body and glass-reinforced nylon frame. Most electrics have limited upper temp ranges, but many owners report Weber's Q electrics put a pretty good sear on a steak. Weber states their electrics reach 500 degrees, but can get hotter depending on ambient temperature... Read More
Q 2400 is the largest Weber electric with 280 square inches of cook surface. It has a dark grey cast aluminum body and glass-reinforced nylon frame. Most electrics have limited upper temp ranges, but many owners report Weber's Q electrics put a pretty good sear on a steak. Weber states their electrics reach 500 degrees, but can get hotter depending on ambient temperature... Read More
For 2014 Weber brought back the 14.5" compact version of their popular Smokey Mountain Series. WSMs are high quality, charcoal fueled, bullet-shaped smokers. They are often seen competing head to head with large commercial cookers at practically every competition. And winning. They take very little time to master, and there are a lot of tricks the experts use to produce incredible food... Read More
Blackstone's Patio Oven is propane powered outdoor oven on four heavy casters, (2 locking). The powerful 60,000 BTU gas output is housed in a dome topped pizza oven with an open front. A round ceramic pizza stone rests above the flame and another ceramic plate is positioned above the cook surface in the dome to radiate heat back down... Read More
Put two spoonsful of hickory sawdust in Camerons' stainless steel pan, put the drip pan on top of the sawdust, put the non-stick rack on top of that, and put the meat on the rack. Slide the lid on, turn your exhaust fan on high, turn the burner on high, and in about 30 minutes you have smoked, moist meat... Read More
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