By: Max Good
Tow this crowd pleasing 6-burner beast where you like. With almost 1000 square inches of cooking surface and a large 46″ x 21″ hood this baby is feast capable and can even BBQ a whole hog. Two insulated stainless steel ice chests, two large stainless work shelves and dual 30 lb. propane tanks.
Crown Verity makes professional, heavy duty no frills, frumpy, but serious 304 stainless steel grills aimed at commercial users. These cookers are industrial strength, even industrial supply giant Grainger carries Crown Verity equipment.
CV makes a wide variety of cookers from drop in and freestanding residential models to gigantic professional trailer mounted systems with built in sinks, burners and ice chests. They claim their cookers preheat in six to seven minutes. Pros love the fact that they can power wash their catering cookers when the job is finished. In addition to grills CV makes griddles, portable sinks, steamers, fryers and a limited selection of add-ons, like doors, shelves and rotisseries, for their built in and portable cookers.
The Verity family began making plows and agricultural equipment in the 1890s, switched to commercial restaurant products in the 1950s, then branched out into grills and portable food service in the 1990s. Available online and at dealerships across the USA.
Published On: 4/6/2013 Last Modified: 3/17/2021
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This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making this baby foolproof. Set ThermoTemp’s dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin’.
ThermoWorks’ Thermapen ONE provides an accurate reading in one second or less. The ONE also includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight, rotating display, and water resistant seals. Don’t accept cheap substitutes.
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The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.
Winner of the National BBQ Association’s product of the year award. This 8.5″ x 11″ magnet contains more that 80 benchmark temperatures for meats (both USDA recommended temps as well as the temps chefs recommend), fats and oils, sugars, sous vide, eggs, collagens, wood combustion, breads, and more. Although it is not certified as all-weather, we have tested it outdoors in Chicago weather and it has not delaminated in three years, but there is minor fading.
The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it’s easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is beautifully designed, completely portable, and much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado.
The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.
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