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iDevices iGrillmini review

on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

The Gadgeteer Kid and I are huge carnivores, as are many of our friends and family members. We barbecue year-round, especially during the summer months. As many of you aficionados of the grill know, cooking everyone’s meal to perfection can be a challenge. Well, the folks at iDevices have recently introduced the iGrillmini, a smaller, Read More…


Get ready for grilling season with the Grillbot

on Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

There are robots to clean your floors and robots to clean your windows, so why can’t a robot clean your grill?  Get a Grillbot, and a robot will use three powerful electric motors and three brass or stainless steel brushes to scrub your grill clean as a whistle.  You don’t have to do anything other Read More…


Propellant-free briquettes burn hotter and cleaner than normal charcoal

on Friday, June 28th, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

If you like cooking outdoors on a grill but don’t like the chemical aftertaste in your food, you’ll be interested in the Afire Koko Coconut Charcoal from Williams-Sonoma.  Afire makes this charcoal from renewable coconut shells (left overs from other coconut uses) with no added propellants or other chemicals, fillers, glues, or nitrates.  The hole in Read More…


Speed up your grilling with the BBQ Dragon

By: Ryan Chapman
on Sunday, May 5th, 2013

One of the perks of a charcoal grill is the charred taste that comes from the searing heat of the coals. The most annoying part of a charcoal grill is waiting for the coals to heat up. With the BBQ Dragon, your wait time is reduced to a mere ten minutes. The BBQ Dragon clips Read More…


m.iGrill Portable Tabletop Gas Grill with Speakers

on Monday, June 4th, 2012

The m.iGrill from Brookstone not only cooks your burgers, it also cranks your tunes.  The m.iGrill has 160 square inches of cooking surface, and it produces 8,500 BTUs of cooking power from a 1 lb. disposable propane container.  The cooking surface and drip pan are dishwasher safe.  The base has a couple of speakers that Read More…


Carson Portable Rotisserie Grill

on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011
Posted in: News, Outdoor Gear

SolidWorks is a 3D CAD software package used in business and education to design and prototype products.  Many cool and useful products have been developed using SolidWorks, and they wanted us to know about some of them, including the Carson Portable Rotisserie Grill.  (See their full press release for other products, including the Zoku Quick Read More…


Cook a Perfect Burger with an iPhone

on Friday, December 17th, 2010

Just when you thought you’d seen everything, comes a wireless cooking thermometer for your iPhone. Wazzat? The iGrill is Bluetooth temperature module that can pair with your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Using the free grilling application, you can check on the temperature of the meat grilling out on your patio, while you’re indoors but Read More…

Steak Station

Charcoal Companion Steak Station Review

on Sunday, July 4th, 2010

The Charcoal Companion Steak Station was designed to make your time at the grill more productive and relaxing by letting the Steak Station keep track of the meat temperature while you relax and enjoy your beer.  So does it work?  How does it compare to those digital meat thermometer forks that we have all used Read More…