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Here's what's new and news. This section is divided in two halves. Below are news articles by our staff and hands-on reviews by our team of experts on the newest grills, smokers, thermometers, and accessories as well as the newest tested recipes created by our team of chefs. In the sidebar (on the left on desktop computers, on the bottom of the page on tablets and smartphones) is news from around the web related to barbecue and grilling.

Weber Smokefire Pellet Grill
Weber has a new pellet smoker and it is alone among pellet cookers in that it can properly sear steak across the entire cooking area. read more
bags of Traeger wood pellets
Traeger, the manufacturer and pioneer of popular pellet grills, is on the wrong end of a class-action lawsuit. An amateur griller in California claims the company misrepresents its bags of wood pellets as consisting of a single type of premium wood when in truth they do not. read more
Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee
Join us July 31, 2020 through August 2, 2020 for an AmazingRibs.com Pitmaster Club Meat-Up in Memphis, home of great barbecue, blues, soul, and rock & roll. Hang out with your virtual friends from the Pitmaster Club, meet Meathead, Max, Clint, Huskee, Spinaker, and David. read more
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AmazingRibs.com is a Finalist for a 2020 IACP Digital Media Award! The “International Association of Culinary Professionals” has been around since the 1970. It's a prestigious organization and a cross-section of everybody in the food business. Winners will be announced at IACP’s annual conference on Saturday March 28. read more
Sous Vide Que Time & Temperature Guide
This handy dandy Sous Vide Que Time & Temperature Guide tells you all you need to know about what temperature to set you immersion circulator for and how long. read more
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Kalamazoo has a rarefied space in the BBQ cosmos with some of the best grills money can buy, and you'll need a lot of money to buy one. Their new Shokunin Kamado Grill is rectangular and made of stainless steel instead of ceramic. We'll be getting our hands on Shokunin soon. Here's what we know so far. read more
burgers and hot dogs on grill
Since the 1950s, the prevailing dietary wisdom has been that eating too much red meat and processed meats—and saturated fat in general—can increase risk for heart disease, the number one cause of death in America. New research casts doubt on that nutritional advice for all individuals. read more
Texas Hot Guts
In Texas, smoked sausage is as central to barbecue as brisket. There is no standard recipe, but natural casings always hold the ground meat mixture. My favorite blend leans more on pork than beef and includes lots of black pepper. If you like smoked sausage, you'll love this Texas Hot Guts recipe. read more
Competition BBQ Chicken
Discover how to create perfect award-winning competition BBQ chicken with this tested recipe from Darren Warth of Iowa’s Smokey D’s BBQ. Arguably the hottest team on the barbecue cooking circuit, Iowa's Smokey D's guide you through the various steps involved in creating amazing 1st place worthy grilled chicken thighs! read more
grilltastic grill brush
This superb Grilltastic grill brush is well built but its superpower is that it sprays steam and that removes everything, including all grease and carbon, in a hurry. Simply fill the water tank, plug it in, click the switch, and in a few seconds the 1500 watt steam generator will have the grates looking like new. read more

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Meathead Goldwyn

Meathead is the founder and publisher of AmazingRibs.com, and is also known as the site's Hedonism Evangelist and BBQ Whisperer. He is also the author of "Meathead, The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", a New York Times Best Seller and named one of the "100 Best Cookbooks of All Time" by Southern Living.

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