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We are always forging ahead at AmazingRibs.com to bring you fresh information about outdoor cooking, barbecue culture, grilling and smoking techniques, food science, and the latest in outdoor cooking tools and technology. Here are the latest tested recipes from our team of chefs, new articles by our staff, and new hands-on reviews by our team of experts on the latest grills, smokers, thermometers, and accessories.


Gozney Dome Dual Fuel Oven Reviewed And Rated

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Dave Joachim, AmazingRibs.com Contributing Author

When the Gozney Dome pizza oven went on sale to the public in 2021, it sold out in 8 hours. We tested the dual fuel version (wood or gas) and were blown away by its versatility, performance, and design. Read our complete review of this Platinum Award winner.
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A History of Memphis Barbecue

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Robert F. Moss, AmazingRibs.com Author And BBQ Historian

Memphis is one of the few American cities that can boast of a barbecue style that's all its own‚ with pork shoulder and ribs the signature barbecue cuts, charcoal the fuel of choice for the city's brick pits, and a sweet, tangy blend of tomato and molasses for the sauce. Barbecue historian Robert F. Moss digs into the story of how Memphis got its signature style, with roots going back more than a century

Diving Deep Into The Most Popular Proteins With Our E-Books

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Since 2005, AmazingRibs.com has worked hard to make outdoor cooking easy. Recently, we stepped up our efforts by collecting all our knowledge and expertise on our most popular recipes into deep dive guides published electronically. These books bring all our tips and techniques into one comprehensive look at each topic, such as ribs, barbecue chicken, turkey, and sous vide.

Private: Best New BBQ & Grilling Products Of 2021

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Dave Joachim, AmazingRibs.com Contributing Author

Looking for the best new BBQ and grilling equipment? At the end of every year, we pick the top new gas and charcoal grills, smokers, thermometers, and tools that we have tested, rated and reviewed the previous year. Our BBQ experts know their stuff, so it's an honor to be chosen. Here's the best new stuff for 2021!

Ñuke Puma Review

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Dave Joachim, AmazingRibs.com Contributing Author

The Ñuke Puma is a Santa Maria style grill made by hand in Argentina. It burns wood or charcoal and the removable V-shaped grill grates are adjustable from 4 to 23 inches above the coals with Puma's signature crank wheel. This stylish entry into the premium Santa Maria and gaucho grill market also has a front door lined with fire brick and comes with a rolling cart, fire poker, shovel, and enameled cast iron griddle. Read our complete review of this Gold Medal winning grill.
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Deep Fried Turkey Makes A Fast Thanksgiving Feast

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Thanksgiving dinner just got faster! Deep fried turkey delivers crisp skin and moist meat in record time. Just follow our safety precautions.

Kalamazoo Shokunin Kamado Grill Review

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Max Good, AmazingRibs.com’s Full-Time Grill Tester

Just when we thought we’d seen everything in the world of kamados, Kalamazoo unveils their striking Shokunin Kamado Grill. Kalamazoo occupies 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. They can cost as much as a car! We give this unique, ultra-luxury kamado our AmazingRibs.com Platinum Medal. Read our review to learn why.
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Satay Spice Rub Tastes Great On Chicken, Peanuts, And More

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Satay spice rub is heavy on ground turmeric. That's how chicken satay gets its golden color. Try the rub on grill roasted peanuts too!

Hasty Bake Gourmet PRO 258 Review

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

The new Hasty Bake Gourmet PRO 258 is an upgraded version of their Gourmet 256. We have never tested and reviewed a finer charcoal grill. Hasty Bake easily earns our Best Value AmazingRibs.com Platinum Medal. There is nothing you can't do with this grill and it deserves a place in the back yard of every serious outdoor cook. It is the Swiss Army knife of grills.

Green Mountain Grills Ledge (Formerly Daniel Boone) Prime Pellet Smoker Review

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Dave Joachim, AmazingRibs.com Contributing Author

The Ledge Prime from Green Mountain Grills might be the pellet cooker to show you the pleasures of these machines. It's their most popular model, a mid-size, mid-priced smoker with WiFi, a robust smartphone app, solid all-around performance, and more extras than most in its price range. Read our full review!

Weber Summit Kamado E6 and S6 Charcoal Grill Review

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Max Good, AmazingRibs.com’s Full-Time Grill Tester

Iconic Weber Kettles are some of the most popular and respected backyard grills in the world. Those who've mastered a kettle can do everything on it from grill a steak to bake a cake and these Summit Kamados are kettles on steroids. If you like your Weber Kettle, you'll love their Kamados. We give these babies our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Platinum Medals!
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Is MSG Bad For You?

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Many people think MSG is bad for you. The truth is that scientists have not found a connection between MSG and ill health. In fact, I recommend using MSG. It is an effective flavor enhancer.

ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 Instant Read Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath, AmazingRibs.com Chief Thermometer Reviewer

The ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 is a new instant read thermometer with solid construction, accuracy, response time, and water resistance. Read our complete review.
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Farm to Table

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Christopher Kimball, AmazingRibs.com Content Contributor

Farm to table is a buzzword phrase these days. Check out food writer Christopher Kimball's unique take on the term, with the emphasis on farm.

Weber Genesis II SX-335 Smart Grill Review

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Max Good, AmazingRibs.com’s Full-Time Grill Tester

The Weber Genesis II SX-335 three burner with sear burner and side burner is, at its core, a wonderful gas grill. The electronics are disappointing but this grill still cooks like nobody's business. We're giving Genesis II SX-335 Smart Grill our Bronze Medal, with qualifications.

Z Grills 450B Pellet Grill Reviewed And Rated

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John “Spinaker” Bowlsby

The Z Grills 450B is part of their Basic Series and, true to the name, it is a straightforward, no frills, mid-size pellet smoker. This generic model looks like many other value priced pellet smokers and has similar features and performance. It competes with lower priced models from Camp Chef and Pit Boss and is worth a look if you're on a tight budget. Read our review to learn why it gets our Best Value Silver Medal.
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This Whole Head, Pit Cooked Barbacoa Keeps Texas Traditions Alive

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Adrian Davila, AmazingRibs.com Content Contributor

This technique of slow-smoking a beef or lamb head wrapped in maguey leaves in a traditional underground pit has been used in many cultures for thousands of years. I grew up eating this kind of whole-head barbacoa with tortillas on my family's ranch in Texas.
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Mama Davila’s Salsa Picante Recipe

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Adrian Davila, AmazingRibs.com Content Contributor

This salsa picante is the table sauce that's served at any and every meal in Texas. Enjoy it with fresh tortilla chips, over tacos or eggs, or with other savory dishes and meats.

ThermoPro TP-620 Instant Read Food Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath, AmazingRibs.com Chief Thermometer Reviewer

Read our full review of the new ThermoPro TP-620 instant read thermometer that has all the bells and whistles to make a cook's job easier.
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Pork Tenderloin Lollipops, A Meaty Treat For All Ages

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Clint Cantwell, AmazingRibs.com President And BBQ Personality

Here's the ultimate grab-and-go appetizer. Pork tenderloin is cut into medallions that are then skewered with lollipop sticks before being grilled and served with a soy-ginger dipping sauce.
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Japanese Yakitori Ribs Will Make Your Mouth Happy

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Meathead, AmazingRibs.com Founder And BBQ Hall of Famer

Japanese yakitori sauce is usually painted on chunks of grilled meat. But the sweet and salty combo makes fantastic yakitori ribs.
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Get A Taste Of Japan With This Whole Sea Bass Grilled In Wasabi Crust

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Dave Joachim, AmazingRibs.com Contributing Author

Slashing a whole sea bass helps it grill more evenly and gets the seasoning closer to the meat. Here, those slashes deliver the bracing Japanese flavors of wasabi, lemon zest, garlic, and ginger.

Ole Hickory EL-EDX Commercial Smoker Review

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Max Good, AmazingRibs.com’s Full-Time Grill Tester

Big commercial smokers like the Ole Hickory EL-EDX are made for the high output needs of restaurants and caterers. Pitmasters around the country swear by them. Read our review to find out why.
mustard sage pork tenderloin wrapped in pancetta

Grill A Better Weeknight Dinner With Mustard Sage Pork Tenderloin Wrapped In Pancetta

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Dave Joachim, AmazingRibs.com Contributing Author

You often see pork tenderloin brined, but this faster recipe wraps the pork in herbed mustard and pancetta to keep it moist and flavorful.

Portable Kitchen PK300 Review

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Max Good, AmazingRibs.com’s Full-Time Grill Tester

We've always loved the PK Original and now that the family is growing, there's even more to love. PK's quest to build a better mousetrap has proven successful so far and appears to be gaining momentum. Their approach has been logical and elegant in equal parts.

ThermoWorks Thermapen ONE Review

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Bill McGrath, AmazingRibs.com Chief Thermometer Reviewer

Read our complete review of the highly popular Thermapen instant-read thermometer- the super fast Thermapen ONE - with a one second response time, improved accuracy, and a brighter backlight.

Slow ‘N Sear SNS-500 Wireless Remote Thermometer Review

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Bill McGrath, AmazingRibs.com Chief Thermometer Reviewer

The new SNS-500 four-channel, long range food thermometer performs well, is solidly built, and earned our Gold Medal Award. Check out our complete review.

Cuisinart Griddler Five Review

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Max Good, AmazingRibs.com’s Full-Time Grill Tester

Cuisinart's Griddler Five is an electric indoor griddle/grill that upgrades their previous version with a sleek modern look, LCD display, digital controls, and a sear function. If you're shopping for a small indoor electric, Cuisinart's Griddler Five deserves a look. It's versatile, easy to clean, and light and small enough to store out of the way in an upper kitchen cabinet. We award it our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Gold Medal.
2021 BBQ Hall of Fame

Meathead Makes The Barbecue Hall Of Fame!

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Clint Cantwell, AmazingRibs.com President And BBQ Personality

On May 26, 2021, we were informed that Meathead, the owner of AmazingRibs.com, made the Barbecue Hall of Fame. Wow! This is quite an honor. The other two living inductees honored this year are Ollie Gates of Gates BBQ in Kansas City, and Rodney Scott of Rodney Scott’s BBQ in Charleston. “Legacy” (deceased) inductees this year include Arthur Bryant of Arthur Bryant’s BBQ in Kansas City and Lyttle Bridges Cabaniss of Bridges Barbecue in Shelby NC. Meathead is the second inductee from the Chicago area, the other being James Lemons, founder of Lem’s Bar-B-Que.
chart of AmazingRibs.com page views

The Most Popular BBQ And Grilling Websites: Debunking A Recent Report

When it comes to determining the most popular BBQ and grilling websites, the only true reporting tool is Google Analytics. When seeking your "go to" outdoor cooking resource, it is hard to dispute AmazingRibs.com's reach with more than 25 million page views annually, coupled with its 17,000 member strong Pitmaster Club subdomain.

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Published On: 2/15/2019 Last Modified: 6/24/2024

 

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