Grills Gone Wild

Grills Gone Wild



If you don’t like the grills in your hardware store, how about one of these? Send them to me when you see a new one to add to my rogues gallery. And help me write better captions in the comments, below.

Homer hates his grill so he smashes it

barbie dolls over a barbecue, aka barbie-q

Come on over we’ll have a barbie-q.

hog rotisserie

Rube Goldberg prize.

pitchfork skewers

Ultimate low cost hot dog cooker.

v8 grill

Heats up fast.

airliner smoker

Couldn’t you just put the steaks in the engine exhaust?

traeger piggie

Traeger made this pellet burner and they have a longhorn too.

firemen lunch break

When lunch is served, these firemen eat.

flower pot smokers

Why pay for a Big Green Eg when you can make a Big Brown Egg?

tractor grill

Great way to keep the workers on the site.

shopping cart grill

Dinner a la carte?

pistol smoker

A whole new meaning to fire up the grill.

world's largest grill in a truck

World’s largest grill by Johnsonville Brats.

v8 grill

Comes in economy 6 cylinder size too.

oil pan grill

Best oil pan ever.

IBM grill

Finally, a good use for that damn PC.

hog shaped smoker

Say ahhhhhhhh.

kitchen oven smoker

So that’s what that bottom drawer is for. And I keep pot lids in mine.

toilet grill

Is this charcoal or gas?

train smoker

First you gotta get the meat with the cowcatcher.

USB grill

USB powered Korean grill.

v8 grill

When one chimney is not enough.

klose's bling bling grill

Klose’s Bling Bling comes with satellite dish, grill, smoker, fridge, lazy Susan, and even the kitchen sink.

balcony grill with a flower pot

Smells much better than flowers.

grill under the hood

Problem is cops keep pulling him over.


The kamado is an ancient design. The thermometers, not.

hot dog skewers

They plump when hot.

two barrel smoker

Honey, I thought you were going to make me rainbarrels?

piggie bus

Traveling in style.

refrigerator smoker

The beer is in the white one.

hog shaped smoker

Hey, man, don’t bogart that pork.

v8 grill

Gas powered grill.

empty baby carriage grill

Coach class food was never better.

shopping cart campfire

Ran out of money during construction.

lawnmower grill

For guys who cut their lawn while they grill.

motorcycle smoker

For smoking hogs.

cow smoker

For smoking cheese.

jack daniels smoker

Hoping to qualify for the Jack.

bathtub hot tub

Wisconsin brat tub.

engine smoker

Dogs in the hood.

trunk smoker

A grate tailgater.

truck smoker

Built Ford tender.

truck smoker

Now this is a truckstop.

atv grill

The All Terrain Meal on Wheels.

train smoker

A nice cooker but the food is a bit choo chewy.

breakaway grill

For those who always wanted stainless steel appliances.

train smoker

First prize for artistry.

deere cooks pig

Deere cooks pig.

bulldog grill

No doubt a Georgia Bulldog fan

gas grill

Low cost gas grill works for beans.

fridge smoker

Steve Lillegard built this offset smoker.

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Published On: 6/14/2012 Last Modified: 4/24/2021

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