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Pit Barrel Cooker. We've been testing this grill/smoker combo and we're impressed! Easy to use, high capacity (eight slabs of ribs), and really inexpensive.
Why you need a digital thermometer . This is the single most important page on this website. Cooking is all about temperature control and a good digital thermometer will prevent overcooked food or worse, making your guests sick with undercooked food. And no matter what you spend on a grill or smoker, the thermometer is crap.
Stainless steel. Is it a good choice for your new grill or smoker?
Calibrating and breaking in your new grill or smoker. Bought it? Check. Put it together? Check. Ready to cook? Not so fast! First you need to season and calibrate your new prize.
2-zone and indirect cooking. These are vital techniques that your grill must support.
Thermodynamics of cooking. You can make a better buying decision if you understand how heat and meat interact.
Best BBQ accessories & gadgets. Tools and toys that make you a better outdoor cook.
Required kitchen accessories & tools. What every kitchen needs.
Guide to grill grates. Which are best, which are worst. Guess which category cast iron is in.
How to start a charcoal fire. One method is best, one method is worst, the others, meh.
Gas, charcoal, pellets, electricity? Which fuel is right for you? The pros and cons of each.
Got a Weber Kettle? You need a Smokenator. This inexpensive device converts grill into a smoker in minutes. Whether you currently own a Weber Kettle or not, this is an economical way to get the best of both worlds.
The Zen of wood and smoke. What is smoke and how does it work?
Fact or fiction? You must soak wood before using it. Hint: Why do you think they build boats from wood?
Smoke wood suppliers. Suppliers of everything from alder to guava wood.
Designing an outdoor kitchen. How to plan an outdoor cooking space.
What you need to know about tailgaters and portable grills
Portable grills. For the tailgate party, balcony, beach, back country hike, Winnebago, yacht, or cattle drive.
Tailgating and camping checklist. We know you'll remember the cooler. But don't forget the paper towels, rain gear, and sunblock. And for goodness sake, don't forget the tickets!