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Steak Locker Home Dry Age Fridge SL150 Review

By:

Rick Gresh

Commercial steakhouses use specialized equipment for dry aging large quantities of meat. Now we're seeing more manufacturers of Dry Aging equipment offer smaller capacity models for home use. We asked award winning Chicago Chef, Rick Gresh, to weigh in on some of these residential units. Here's his review of The Steak Locker.

Ooni Karu 16 Multi-Fuel Pizza Oven Rated And Reviewed

By:

Meathead

Interested in making restaurant-quality pizzas at home? Ooni's Karu 16 burns charcoal or wood and they offer an optional gas burner which we highly recommend. Although we have a few criticisms, Karu 16 still gets our thumbs up!

Kenmore PG-A40409S0LB-1 4-Burner With Searing Side Burner Review

By:

John “Spinaker” Bowlsby

This moderately priced 4-Burner Gas Grill caught our eye. We love gassers with an external infrared ceramic side burner that provides intense, searing heat. The Kenmore 4-Burner Gas Grill is a good option for someone looking for value and functionality. While this grill will not last a lifetime, it will fit the bill for a budget conscious griller who wants some useful extras without a huge price tag. Click here to read all about it and see how we rated the one.

Nexgrill Neevo 720 Smart Grill With Air Fryer Review Is Coming Soon

By:

Max Good

2022 is shaping up to be the year of the smart grill. Neevo promises true thermostatic control like your kitchen gas oven only outdoors. And this model comes with an air fryer mounted next to the grill. We just received this model and will begin our rigorous tests soon.

Char-Griller Grand Champ Offset Smoker Is Coming Soon

By:

Max Good

We always advise our readers to stay away from cheap offset smokers and jump straight to high quality, heavy metal models. But Char-Griller's Grand Champ provides an intermediate alternative; not cheap as the $200 tin can models, but way less than classic quarter inch steel competition smokers. We're finishing our complete review now and will publish it soon.

Camp Chef Woodwind Pro Review Is Coming Soon

By:

Max Good

Camp Chef Pellet Grills have a knack for coming up with simple solutions to common pellet grill complaints and here they go again. Camp Chef adds a Smoke Box that slides in from the front over the firepot to burn wood chunks over the hot wood pellet fuel. We should get a test unit soon. Here's what we know so far.

Weber Genesis EPX-335 Smart Gas Grill Reviewed And Rated

By:

Max Good

Weber's popular Genesis Gas Grills are a perfect option for those who have grown tired of constantly replacing cheap entry-level gassers and want better quality, performance, and durability. Weber's 2022 models are, in many ways, the best Genesis lineup yet!

ThermoPro TempSpike Wireless Thermometer Review And Rating

By:

Bill McGrath

Read our complete review of the ThermoPro TempSpike wireless thermometer that received a Gold Medal for good performance and ease of use.

Magma Party Size Marine Kettle Gas Grill Reviewed And Rated

By:

Big Jim Maivald

Magma created a stainless steel grill that could survive the harsh saltwater climate found along shores and harbors. Although you won’t be using their products for any BBQ competitions or smoking, they are perfect for harbor cookouts and can even produce a decent char when desired.

Real Food/Fake Food By Larry Olmsted Reviewed And Highly Recommended

By:

Meathead

In the comprehensive book, Real Food/Fake Food, acclaimed author and reporter Larry Olmsted tells a sordid tale of fraud, mislabeling, illegal ingredients, imposters, and government malfeasance in our food supply.

Slow ‘N Sear Travel Kettle Grill Reviewed And Rated

By:

Max Good

SnS Grills, aka Slow 'N Sear, continues to expand their catalog with a portable 18" charcoal grill called the Travel Kettle. Whether stationed on a small patio, cruising in your RV, or on the go to a weekend cabin rental, this platinum medal grill deserves consideration.

ThermoPro TP-420 IR and Instant Read Thermometer Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-420 is a combination infrared (IR) gun and an instant-read thermometer at an attractive price point. Be sure to read our full review and rating.

Weber 70th Anniversary Edition Kettle Charcoal Grill 22″ Review

By:

Max Good

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Weber's iconic kettle grill, the manufacturer has introduced a limited edition version of their 22" charcoal grill! Learn more about what makes it so unique by reading our full platinum medal review of the anniversary kettle grill.

“You Can’t Hurry Ribs” And Other Great Food Tunes You Can Burn

By:

Meathead

Here are about 150 great BBQ and food tunes including Meathead's theme song 'You Can't Hurry Ribs' based on 'You Can't Hurry Love' by Diana Ross.

Food Photography Gear

By:

Meathead

If you want to start a career in food photography why start from scratch. Here's some proven to get the job done and produce stunning results.

 

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The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy


The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It’s among the best bargains for a smoker in the world. This baby cooks circles around cheap offset smokers because temperature control is so much easier. Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them.


The Efficiency Of A Kamado Plus The Flexibility Of The Slow ‘N Sear Insert

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Built around SnS Grill’s patented Slow ‘N Sear charcoal kettle accessory, this 22-inch kamado is a premium ceramic grill that brings true 2-zone cooking to a kamado. Click here for our article on this exciting cooker.


Groundbreaking Hybrid Thermometer!

Thermapen One Instant Read Thermometer

The FireBoard Spark is a hybrid combining instant-read capability, a cabled temperature probe, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Couple that with high standards of design and workmanship and it’s a “must own.” Click here to read our comprehensive Platinum Medal review.


BBQ And Grilling Gifts For Every Occasion


Looking for the perfect gift for the BBQ and grilling enthusiasts in your life? Here’s our suggestion for platinum and gold medal-winning products at a variety of price points. Click here to see our list of Gold Medal Gifts.