Manufacturers Archive - Meathead's

Spark Grills

New unusual charcoal grill with digital control.


Yummly is a manufacturer of cooking-related products, such as food thermometers.

Burch Barrel

Born in Big Timber, Montana, Burch Barrel offers a unique camping grill/smoker that doubles as a firepit. It riffs on traditional cowboy cookers that suspend a cauldron or cooking grate over a fire, and adds clever and useful features that are catching the eye of campers, hunters and even backyard cooks. Burch Barrel also sells […]

Everdure by Heston Blumenthal

Heston Blumenthal is one of the world’s top chefs. His Berkshire restaurant, The Fat Duck, has won international accolades and been awarded 3 Michelin stars, while Heston himself was given an O.B.E. by Her Majesty the Queen of England for services to British Gastronomy. Heston collaborated with Everdure, to bring his artistic touch to the […]

Blowin’ Smoke Cookers

Blowin’ Smoke Cookers specializes in large and extra-large reverse flow smokers suitable for competition and catering. Made in the USA in Guthrie, Oklahoma, they offer custom builds and paint.


Headquartered in Miami, ÑukeBBQUSA is the exclusive US importer of Ñuke Argentinian-style gaucho grills and wood-fired outdoor ovens. Hand-crafted by Argentinian artisans, the Ñuke lineup brings a modern style and functionality to the centuries-old traditions of grilling on the Argentinian pampas (prairies). Ideal for those who love to play with fire, Ñuke grills bring the authentic […]

Yukon Glory

Yukon Glory is a manufacturer of innovative BBQ & griddle accessories designed to enhance the outdoor BBQ experience.

Smoke Daddy Inc

Smoke Daddy, Inc. is a family owned business run by a semi-retired machinist who invented the Original Smoke Daddy Cold Smoke Generator. Since 2009, the company has expanded and now produces a wide range of cold smokers, pellet smokers, pellet hopper assemblies, wood pellets, chips, chunks, and custom smoker parts and accessories.

Ferno Grills

Ferno Grills out of California, home of stainless steel outdoor kitchen, introduced their unique gas grill in 2018. Ferno’s patented Firewheel raises and lowers the burners to provide a multi-dimensional gas grilling experience.

IG Charcoal BBQ

IG Charcoal BBQ produces a stainless steel charcoal grill with an adjustable height charcoal tray that is moved up and down by a hand crank. The design is said to be built on a thousand-year-old tradition of Middle-Eastern barbecuing. IG Grill is part of The Illulian Group, self-described as, ” a conglomerate of companies with strong […]


BakerStone offers a small, but very popular selection of pizza boxes that turn any grill into an outdoor pizza oven.

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The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.

Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them

GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, kill hotspots, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily rmoved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke.

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The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

Napoleon’s NK22CK-C Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It’s hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

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Griddle And Deep Fryer In One

The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone’s Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all!

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If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow ‘N’ Sear

The Slow ‘N’ Sear turns your grill into a first class smoker and also creates an extremely hot sear zone you can use to create steakhouse steaks.
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Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making this baby foolproof. Set ThermoTemp’s dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin’.

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