Grilling

Summer is coming 2.0 – You can’t make pancakes on a grill

Grilling is the traditional outdoor cooking method, but did you know that you can have a griddle in your outdoor kitchen?  Blackstone says that 2018 is the year of griddling, and their line of outdoor griddles will allow you to take your place at the forefront of this movement! Griddles expand the types of foods …

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Forget winter! Summer’s coming, and you’ll need a new grill!

According to Wikipedia, a kamado is a traditional wood- or charcoal-fired Japanese stove.  Americans were introduced to this style of cooking during WWII, and that design has been incorporated into ceramic grills, like these Kamado Grills.  This model from Vision Grills is made with a thick ceramic body to retain heat, and they are designed …

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The MEATER wireless meat thermometer review

The Gadgeteer Kid & I are true carnivores without a doubt. We love all kinds of cooked meat from steaks to fish and everything in-between. IMHO, grilling is a science and an art form with cooking everyone’s meal to perfection a stressful experience more often than not. Managing all the variables and people’s preferences is …

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Keep a BBQ Toolbox in your car, and you’re ready to grill at any time

This sleek, red toolbox doesn’t have screwdrivers or wrenches inside, but it has the tools to help you prepare a meal.  The BBQ Toolbox is made of stainless steel and mild steel, and opens up to reveal a 7.75″  x 15.75″ stainless steel grilling surface.  When you open it, the carry handles move down to serve …

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BBQ Dragon Chimney of Insanity charcoal starter review

There’s something magical about charcoal grilling, especially during the long days of summer. You just can’t replicate that taste on a gas grill. Since 2013 BBQ Dragon has been bringing new innovations to the charcoal grilling market, and I have one of their latest gadgets on the back patio for testing. It’s the Chimney of …

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Traeger wants to make you a ‘smarter’ griller this summer with their new Timberline grills

The weather is warming up and that means sun, fun and grilling season. This year Traeger wants to make your grilling and smoking even easier. With their new Timberline 850 and 1300 model grills they’re introducing WiFIRE control. With WiFIRE you can control your Timberline grill from your phone. So you can adjust your grill …

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Light up the meats with Grillight

BBQ masters with nocturnal grilling tendencies will no longer need to juggle a flashlight in one hand while flipping burgers with the other if they use the Grillight Grilling Spatula. Made of restaurant grade stainless steel, this two-in-one meat flipper is also a flashlight too. It features a bright high powered LED in the handle …

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What’s a barbecue without bacon for the burgers?

With the Stainless Steel Bacon Grilling Rack, you can cook some crispy bacon for your burgers right on the grill.  The rack is made of 430 stainless steel and measures 4.88″ x 10.79″ x 5.63″.  It’s big enough to hold 4-6 slices of bacon (you may need a couple if everyone wants bacon), and it cooks the …

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It’s easy to score with Hat Trick BBQ tools

Hockey season is over and you’re jonesing for some stick time, but the temperature outside could melt steel let alone your backyard ice rink. Hat Trick BBQ has the solution to get that stick back in your hands, or at least part of a hockey stick. Hat Trick BBQ has come up with a concept …

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You’ll be ready for a cookout anywhere with this portable grill

Summer’s here, and it’s time for camping, tailgating, and picnicking.  If you want to cook your food at your destination, you’ll have to hope there’s some sort of grill there or that open fires are allowed.  If you take along the Cookout Crusader Portable Grill, you won’t worry about the cooking situation.  The stainless steel …

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Serious about grilling? The Airlighter will have charcoal ready in 5 mins without lighter fluid

Winter is gone and that means it’s time to get outdoors and fire up the grill for some burgers and hotdogs. I’m not sure about you, but it always makes me a little queasy when I have to squirt lighter fluid on charcoal. I know most of it burns away once the charcoal comes up …

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iDevices iGrillmini review

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, …

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