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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.

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June 19, or Juneteenth, celebrates African-American emancipation, and barbecue is central to the festivities. It began in Texas, so why not celebrate with our favorite Texas BBQ, including brisket, ribs, sausage, Cowboy Candy (candied jalapenos), cole slaw, pinto beans, potato salad, and mac and cheese. read more
Platinum Medal Grills Delivered To Your Door
Despite the uncertainty, one thing hasn’t changed – the joy and comfort that BBQ and grilling brings. It starts with the right smoker or grill so we’ve compiled an elite list of top rated AmazingRibs.com Platinum Medal winners, all of which can be delivered to your door so you can continue to stay safe at home. read more
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As the coronavirus keeps people home, more and more home cooks are asking us: How do I smoke a brisket? What's the best way to clean my grill grates? How do I mail-order a gas grill? What's the best way to build a wood fire? Here are answers, including how to stay safe when handling food in the COVID-19 era. read more
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Here's how to make ribs in your oven that most folks will think you nursed for hours in the smoker. Just because you don't have a smoker or a grill or are waiting out a blizzard doesn't mean that you can't make tender, juicy ribs indoors with a flavor that might fool you into thinking it was cooked outdoors. read more
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
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Fans of Canadian bacon will rejoice this recipe for making flavorful smoked pork loin at home. Making Canadian bacon or back bacon is more like curing a ham than making American bacon. Order boneless loin (not tenderloin) if you want to make this. Irish bacon is made like Canadian bacon but without the smoking step. read more
The Keeper Of The Flame on YouTube
Are you in the market for a new outdoor cooker? Watch our video buying guides to avoid buyers' remorse. We show you all the pros and cons of gas grills, charcoal grills, and various smokers so you can make smart buying decisions. read more
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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
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Masterbuilt's Gravity Series 560 Digital Charcoal Grill + Smoker is a one-of-a-kind machine. It marries the ease of thermostatic control with smoky charcoal flavor. We haven’t seen anything quite like the Gravity Series, and we love it in spite of a couple significant flaws. 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
gunter wilhelm 8 inch chef knife
This is a superb chef knife with a wicked sharp 15 degree cutting edge that is also drop dead gorgeous. read more
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The Gunter Wilhelm Premier ProCut 10 inch Serrated Bread Knife is a superb blade with a wicked sharp cutting edge that is also drop dead gorgeous. read more
Grilled Spatchcock Turkey With Sage Butter
This spatchcock (butterflied) turkey gets a boost of flavor from sage butter and citrus-herb salt before hitting the smoker or grill for the perfect dose of smoke and flame. By spatchcocking the turkey, you guarantee that the dark and white meat are cooked to perfection as the heat is dispersed evenly across the bird. 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
basting elk steak in cast iron skillet
Here's everything you need to know about cooking with cast iron on your grill, in a campfire, and in your kitchen. Learn the science behind cast-iron skillets, Dutch ovens, and griddles, why they work so well, and how to season, clean, and repair vintage cast-iron pans. Try some of our favorite cast iron recipes too! read more

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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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