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Oklahoma Joe’s Bandera Vertical Offset Smoker Reviewed And Rated

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Robert F. Moss, BBQ Historian

Oklahoma Joe’s Bandera is a compact but capacious offset smoker thanks to its unusual upright vertical design. Though there are a few challenges to work around, the versatile unit is well-suited for the cook who wants to get a little more serious about smoking meats, fish, and vegetables over wood but isn’t ready to invest in a high-end offset cooker. Find out more about this entry-level offset cooker with our complete review and rating.

Char-Broil Cruise Gas Grill Reviewed And Rated

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Max Good, Full time grill tester

Char-Broil bills their Cruise thermostatically controlled gas grill as, "the next generation of gas grilling….." For years, AmazingRibs.com cried out for thermostatic control on gas grills to replace vague LOW, MED, and HIGH control knob settings with specific temperatures so we were excited to see if Char-Broil delivers. Read our full review and find out our rating!

Flame King Cylinder Refill Kit Saves Money And The Environment

By:

Big Jim Maivald

The Flame King refill kit offers an easy and affordable means to refill 1 lb. propane cylinders to save money and the environment.

ThermoPro TP-930 Wireless Meat Thermometer Reviewed And Rated

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-930 is a four-channel wireless thermometer that communicates with Android and Apple phones. It earns a Gold Medal.

ThermoPro TP-910 Bluetooth Meat Thermometer Reviewed And Rated

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-910 is a two-channel wireless thermometer that communicates with Android and Apple phones. It earns a Silver Medal.

ThermoPro TP-511 Digital Candy Thermometer Reviewed And Rated

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Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-511 thermometer is designed for candy making and frying, featuring a long probe. We give it a Gold Medal overall.

ThermoPro TP-450 Dual Laser Infrared Temperature Gun Reviewed And Rated

By:

Bill McGrath

In search of a quality infrared temperature gun? We have thoroughly reviewed the ThermoPro TP-450, featuring a unique two-laser aiming system that can be used to measure the surface temperature of any object.

June Oven Premium Review

By:

Max Good, Full time grill tester

In the market for the perfect multi-function smart oven? June is versatile, effective, and fun! A few concerns arose in our tests, but whatever reservations we had were eclipsed by our love for the unit during the testing process. We award The June Oven our top AmazingRibs.com Platinum Medal.

Meat And Seafood Suppliers Who Sell Online And Mail Order

Many of our favorite meat suppliers now ship right to your door. Here are some suppliers of prime rib roasts, aged ribeyes, wagyu brisket, Berkshire pork, and other meats we love.

Great BBQ And Other Food Products Delivered Straight To Your Door

We're always on the lookout for excellent food to recommend. Now, some of our favorite BBQ joints ship ribs, pulled pork and brisket direct to you, as well as countless other restaurants and food brands.

EndGrain: The Cadillac Of Cutting Boards

By:

Clint Cantwell, Champion Pitmaster

Selecting the right cutting board isn't always a simple task but the team at EndGrain make it easier with this rated and reviewed collection of premium wood boards.

Texas Brisket Made Easy: A Downloadable Deep Dive

By:

Meathead, BBQ Hall of Famer

Beef brisket, Texas-style, is the Mt. Everest of barbecue. It is the most challenging of all meats. But, if you let us be your sherpa, we can get you to the top. If you’ve ever wanted to create a smoked brisket at home just as good, if not better, than the top BBQ joints then this brisket Deep Dive Guide is for you!

Hasty Bake Legacy 131 Reviewed And Rated

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Max Good, Full time grill tester

We love Hasty Bake! The clever and unique design features enable you to easily grill, smoke or roast whatever you like. We have never tested and reviewed finer charcoal grills than Hasty Bake, and the Legacy is their most popular model. We award the Hasty Bake Legacy 131 our top Platinum Medal.

Green Mountain Grills TREK Prime Review

By:

Bill McGrath

The Green Mountain Grills TREK Prime is a portable pellet cooker that is small and light enough to use for tailgating but large and sturdy enough for the back patio, too. Well-constructed and with excellent documentation, it is an excellent choice for a portable smoker and earns our AmazingRibs.com Best Value Platinum Medal.

ThermoPro TP-826B Wireless Thermometer Reviewed And Rated

By:

Bill McGrath

The ThermoPro TP-826B is a low cost, two channel wireless remote food thermometer that performs well but may be susceptible to environmental conditions. It gets a Silver Medal for value.

 

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Grilla Proves That Good Things Come In Small Packages

The small 31.5″ x 29.5″ footprint of the Grilla Pellet Smoker makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, including on a condo patio. Click here for our review on this unique smoker.


The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One


The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker, placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side. Click here to read our complete review.


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.


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