Grilling

Protect surfaces from heat and mess with a BBQ tool holster

NEWS – Summer is in full swing, and so is the BBQing season. An issue I always run into when grilling is where to put my hot and messy tools while I’m cooking. Sure, most grills come equipped with a shelf, but hot utensils can easily get knocked off. And BBQ brushes can leave quite …

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Raise your BBQ game with an ASMOKE Portable Applewood Pellet Grill

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – It’s a high accomplishment to become the backyard Grill Master. And higher still to graduate from the sophomore level of scorching hot dogs and hamburger patties to quality BBQ with complexity: slow cooking, smoked, or roasting. Artisan grilling that demands time, patience, attention, and skill. ASMOKE has an Indiegogo campaign looking for …

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Ooni’s new Modular Tables are as stylish as the pizza ovens they’re made for

  NEWS – Ooni is known for its outdoor pizza ovens. I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing two of them, the Ooni 3 and Koda. They’re both fantastic. The only small issue I’ve had is where to place the oven when using it. I currently use a small foldable card table covered by a 2-inch …

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Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 indoor grill review

REVIEW – I previously reviewed the Ninja Cooking System, and thoroughly loved it. When the Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill review offer came along I jumped at the chance to see if it was as good as the previous product. What is it? The Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill is a virtually smoke-free indoor grill …

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Cuisinart 360º Griddle Cooking Center review

REVIEW – Up until this spring, I had no idea that outdoor griddles existed. But after discovering them, I became obsessed with finding out everything I could about them. How much do they cost? How do they work? Are they better than regular bbq grills? I needed a new bbq grill, and it came down …

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Coal at Christmas can be a good thing with the Masterbuilt Gravity Series grill/smoker

NEWS – Grilling and smoking food is an intensely personal thing.  Propane and natural gas grills have been lauded for their simplicity, but barbeque purists maintain nothing is better than old-fashioned charcoal for that perfect grilled flavor. Masterbuilt, a leader in the grilling and smoking world, just introduced a new line of gravity-feed charcoal grill/smokers …

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MEATER Block wireless meat thermometer review

REVIEW – Last year I reviewed both the MEATER and MEATER+ smart wireless meat thermometers. I have used them many times over the past year, even purchasing a few as gifts for family and friends. As the story goes, MEATER announced the Block around the middle of last year but has taken over a year …

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Uten Barbecue Charcoal Grill review

REVIEW – Take your charcoal grill on the road! This week we’re checking out the Uten Barbecue Charcoal Grill, It’s a lightweight & portable design made for transporting to the campsite, the beach, or the park. How does it hold up to the testing? To the review! What is it? It’s an open-styule portable charcoal …

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Discover your inner short order cook with the Blackstone 28″ outdoor griddle

NEWS – I love cooking outdoors, and I’ve used gas grills, charcoal grills, and even pizza ovens (check out my review for the Ooni Koda). But I saw something recently that I’ve never seen before for outdoor cooking, an outdoor griddle. The Blackstone 28” Griddle Cooking Station basically takes the griddle from the back of …

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Traeger’s new Pro WiFi pellet grill is smarter, faster, and smokier

NEWS – With spring and summer just around the corner that can mean only one thing, IT’S GRILLING SEASON! Traeger, the popular manufacturer of wood pellet grills, introduced a new line based on their best-selling Pro Series grill. There are two models available for 2019, the Pro 575 and Pro 780. The names correspond with …

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Get ready for spring with the FlipFork BOSS – the only grilling tool you’ll ever need

NEWS – Let me ask you a question. How many bbq tools do you have in your grilling arsenal? Think about it I’ll wait… If you’re like me, your answer was probably too many. What if you only needed one? The FlipFork BOSS is a 5-in-1 grilling tool. The BOSS takes five essential grilling utensils …

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Cuisinart GR-5B Series Griddler FIVE tabletop grill and panini press review

REVIEW – I don’t consider myself a cook as much as I consider myself an eater. I like to eat but to do that I have to cook. The best thing about cooking is the eating part. The worst thing about cooking is the cleanup. For that reason, I’m always looking for shortcuts and ways …

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