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Reviews and Ratings Of Grills, Smokers, Barbecue Pits, & Outdoor Ovens

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Broil King Signet 20 Gas Grill



The Broil King Signet 20 is an entry level grill that packs a lot of value under the hood. We tested this attractive, modestly priced 3-burner and found it gets hot fast and is able to achieve high, searing temps that rival most comparatively priced gas grills. The bad news is, with all burners on low and no water pan, it ran hot at about 490°... Read More

Broil King Sovereign 90 Gas Grill



The Broil Sovereign 90 is a mid-size model in their Sovereign Line. The grill head is cast aluminum with a stainless steel wrap. The Sovereign 90 comes with three 14,600 BTU main burners, an 18,000 BTU stainless rear rotisserie tube burner, a 10,000 BTU side burner and electronic ignition. Rotisserie kit is included... Read More

Broil-Mate 155364 Gas Grill DISCONTINUED



Unfortunately this fine little inexpensive grill has been discontinued... Read More

Broil-Mate 165154 LP Gas Grill



The Broil-Mate 165154 LP Gas Grill is a throwback to the first gas grills which began appearing in the early 1960s and are still made by American companies like Modern Home Products. Back then, cast aluminum housings were the norm instead of stainless or coated steel. The aluminum cookbox retains heat and distributes it evenly... Read More

Broil-Mate 4-Burner 712364H



Broil-Mate's 712364H is a mighty nice 4-burner for the money. Made by Onward Manufacturing, the same folks that give us Broil King, this grill is a great choice for those who want something better than bargain basement brands and are willing to spend a couple hundred bucks more for quality... Read More

Cal-Flame P4 4-Burner Gas Grill



Cal-Flame's P4 32" four burner is one of their more popular models. Loaded with great features and constructed from top quality 304 grade stainless steel, P4 includes a griddle tray (shown right), smoke tray for wood chips, rotisserie with 15,000 BTU Infrared back burner and custom cover... Read More

Cal-Flame P5 5_Burner Gas Grill



Cal-Flame's P5 40" five burner is loaded with great features and constructed from top quality 304 grade stainless steel, P5 includes a griddle tray (shown right), smoke tray for wood chips, rotisserie with 15,000 BTU Infrared back burner and custom cover. The five 15,000 BTU main burners are heavy cast stainless steel and any may be swapped out with an optional infrared sear burner... Read More

Camp Chef Pellet Grill & Smoker DLX



This mid-sized pellet smoker is comparable in capacity to Traeger's popular Lil' Tex Elite, but much more sophisticated and easy to find for well below list price. It's one of the few pellet smokers we've seen with an ash removal system... Read More

Camp Chef Smoke Vault 24"



The Camp Chef Smoke Vault 24" is the larger of their two vertical gas smokers. Many gas smokers have limited temperature range and can't get down and hold low and slow temps of 225⁰. But Smoke Vault can be dialed down to 160⁰ and cranked up to 400⁰! Vertical gassers are often narrow making it a challenge to do ribs... Read More

CanCooker Original



This upgraded riff on the old practice of slow cooking meat and veggies in a cream can over an open fire employs a high-temperature silicone gasket around the lid which seals tight with clamps while excess steam is released via a small hole in the lid. Built out of food grade anodized aluminum, the CanCooker Original has a four gallon capacity and is said to feed up to 20... Read More


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The PK Grill has become our favorite charcoal grill. It proves some ideas never die.

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Mo's Smoking Pouch is essential for gas grills. It is an envelope of mesh 304 stainless steel that holds wood chips or pellets. The airspaces in the mesh are small enough that they limit the amount of oxygen that gets in so the wood smolders. Put it on top of the cooking grate, on the burners, on the coals. It holds enough wood for about 15 minutes for short cooks, so you need to refill it or buy a second pouch for long cooks like pork shoulder and brisket. Mine has survived more than 50 cooks. I like it better than the smoker tubes. Click for more info. - Meathead

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