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Surely you know somebody who loves outdoor cooking who deserves a gift for the holidays, birthday, anniversary, or just for being wonderful. There he is, right in the mirror! Here are our selections of best ideas, all Platinum or Gold Medalists, listed by price.

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Digital Thermometers Are Your Most Valuable Tool And Here's A Great Buy!

maverick PT55 thermometer

A good digital thermometer keeps you from serving dry overcooked food or dangerously undercooked food. They are much faster and much more accurate than dial thermometers. YOU NEED ONE!

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If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow 'N' Sear

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The Slow 'N' Sear turns your grill into a first class smoker and also creates an extremely hot sear zone you can use to create steakhouse steaks.

Click here for our article on this breakthrough tool


Bring The Heat With Broil King Signet's Dual Tube Burners

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The Broil King Signet 320 is a modestly priced, 3-burner gas grill that packs a lot of value and power under the hood. Broil King's proprietary, dual-tube burners get hot fast and are able to achieve high, searing temps that rival most comparatively priced gas grills. The quality cast aluminum housing carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

Click here to read our complete review


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

the good one grill

The Good-One Open Range is a charcoal grill with an offset smoke chamber attached. It is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. The grill sits low in front and doubles as a firebox for the smoke chamber which is spliced on above and behind so it can work like a horizontal offset smoker only better. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

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Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

Griddle And Deep Fryer All In One

The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone's Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all. Plus it has a built in cutting board, garbage bag holder, and paper towel holder. An additional work table on the left side provides plenty of counter space.

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Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

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 in the hardware stores because temperature control is so much easier. Best of all, it is only 9 delivered to your door!

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The Swiss Army Knife Of Thermometers

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The smart folks at ThermoWorks have finally done it: The Swiss Army Knife of thermometers, two in one. Start with the industry standard food thermometer, the Thermapen MK4, (Platinum Medal winner) truly instant (2 to 3 seconds) precise (+ or – 0.7°F). Then they built in an infrared thermometer ideal for measuring the temps of pizza stones, griddles, and frying pans (also great for finding leaks around doors and windows in your house).

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Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater

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Char-Broil's Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you're off to the party! Char-Broil's TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

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The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

NK-22-Ck Grill

Their NK22CK-C Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It's hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

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G&F Suede Welder's Gloves

Heat Resistant Gloves With Extra Long Sleeves Hold The Hot Stuff

If you're using oven mitts at the grill, it's time to trade up. Say hello to these suede welder's gloves. They're heat resistant enough to handle hot grill grates, and flexible enough to handle tongs. The extra long sleeves even let you reach deep into the firebox to move hot logs without getting burned. Our Fave.

Click here to read our detailed review

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GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

grill grates

GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, keep small foods from committing suicide, kill hotspots, are easier to clean, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily removed and moved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke to whatever is above. Every gas grill needs them.

Click here for more about what makes these grates so special


kareubequ bbq smoker

Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

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.

Click here for our review of this superb smoker


Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

masterbuilt gas smoker

The First Propane Smoker With A Thermostat Makes 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'.

Click here to read our detailed review


Professional Steakhouse Knife Set

masterbuilt gas smoker

Our founder, Meathead, wanted the same steak knives used by steakhouses such as Peter Luger, Smith & Wollensky, Morton's, Kobe Club, Palm, and many others. So he located the manufacturer and had them stamp our name on some. They boast pointed, temper-ground, serrated, high-carbon stainless-steel, half-tang blades with excellent cutting edge ability. The beefy hardwood handle provides a comfortable grip secured by three hefty rivets. He has machine washed his more than 100 times. They have never rusted and they stay shiny without polishing. Please note that we do not make, sell, or distribute these knives, they just engrave them with our name.

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PK 360 grill

Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

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 much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado. Beautifully designed and completely portable. Meathead says it is his preferrred grill.

Click here to read our detailed review of the PK 360

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Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

fireboard bbq thermometer

With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.

Click here to read our detailed review


Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker

Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill

Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

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  • richinlbrg
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 1870
    • Leesburg, VA. (Northern, VA)
    • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

    Top | #1

    Asking for foodsaver recommendations

    I know there was a thread on foodsavers some time ago, but I can't find it when I need it. ARGGHHHH

    We are looking to give a foodsaver as a gift. We are thinking of the foodsaver 4980.

    Thoughts/experiences/recommendations?

    The recipients tend to buy meats in bulk and like to freeze. I assume they'll be coking for leftovers, as well.

    TIA!
  • HorseDoctor
    Charter Member
    • Sep 2014
    • 1150
    • Central Iowa

    Top | #2
    Stick with something fairly basic. Rarely need or use all the "bells & whistles". The more extra "stuff" you get the more there is to go wrong. I think I remember that some of the more "automatic" ones were a bit of a problem if you want to use something like the dry age steak bags.

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    • fzxdoc
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 4200
      • My toys:
        Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
        Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
        Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
        Weber Kettle Premium 22"
        Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
        Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


        Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
        Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
        Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
        Grill Grate for SnS
        Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections with GrateGriddle for Summit S650 gasser (they sit on top of existing Weber SS grates)
        2 Grill Grate Griddles
        Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser

        Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
        Fireboard Competition Probes 1" (two) and two more Ambient Probes
        Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
        Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
        Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
        Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
        Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
        Thermoworks Timestick Trio
        Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
        Maverick ET 733
        Maverick (Ivation) ET 732
        Grill Pinz
        Vortex (two of them)

        Two Joule Sous Vide devices
        VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
        Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
        Charcoal Companion TurboQue
        A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

        BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

        Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
        Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
        Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
        Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

      Top | #3
      richinlbrg , I have a similar-looking model of Foodsaver (4860), and I love it. I store almost all of my freezer goods in it. My older Foodsaver died after over 10 years of frequent use. It was an entry-level one. I like this one much better.

      Kathryn

      P.S. Here is the topic about Foodsavers:

      https://pitmaster.amazingribs.com/fo...or-the-freezer
      Last edited by fzxdoc; November 21st, 2015, 11:38 AM.

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      • richinlbrg
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        fzxdoc , is your Foodsaver (4860) a vacuum sealing system?

      • richinlbrg
        richinlbrg commented
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        Never mind, I found your model! Thank you, Kathryn!
    • Powersmoke_80
      Founding Member
      • Aug 2014
      • 928
      • Bay City, Michigan
      • Vintage Brinkmann Longhorn Offset Stick burner (newest addition)
        Weber 22 w/SnS
        Brinkmann Pellet Grill W/ Ortech TR-100
        Vermont Castings, gas
        Masterbuilt smoker, gas
        Future build, 80 gallon tank hybrid, pellet/stick burner
        iGrill black, dual probe thermometer
        Thermapen instant read
        Polder,Speed Read instant thermometer
        Favorite Beer, Yeungling Black&Tan

      Top | #4
      @richinlbrg Sams club sale ends Nov.27th

      Sam’s Club Shops & Promotions Promotions Home Holiday Prep FoodSaver V4825 Series 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing System

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      • oldsteve
        Charter Member
        • Oct 2014
        • 211
        • Citrus Heights, CA
        • KBQ C-60
          Yoder YS640 w/optional GrillGrates
          PBC
          26" Weber original kettle premium (black)
          The Good-One Open Range w/stainless steel shelves
          Weber Go-Anywhere (charcoal)
          Lodge cast iron hibachi
          Thermometers:
          (1) Thermapen (Yellow)
          (2) ChefAlarms
          (2) Dot's
          (2) Maverick ET-733's
          (1) Maverick ET-732
          (1) Ivation same as ET-733
          (1) Thermopop
          (1) Palermo instant read...still working!
          Accessories:
          (2) Slow'n Sear
          GrillGrates assorted sizes
          Extra thermometer probes
          Bear Paws
          The Meatrake
          BillyBar scraper
          Lodge 12" campfire dutch oven
          Weber chimneys (large & small)
          12" Amaze-N-Tube smoker
          Anova Sous Vide machine
          Timestick Trio
          Timestick

        Top | #5
        I bought the model 4980 at Costco when they first went on sale 10-29-15. It replaced a 10-11 year old foodsaver that finally gave up the ghost. I have had limited experience using the new one but one thing is apparent right away, it is much slower at vacuum sealing when using the automatic mode. I use the manual mode instead. One feature I use everyday is the retractable handheld sealer. It works great sealing the special zipper bags they make. Cheese, lunch meat, and other items you use all the time can be opened and resealed very quickly. I'm hoping this model lasts as long as some of my previous foodsavers. I believe this model from Costco has a 5-year warranty.

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        • oldsteve
          Charter Member
          • Oct 2014
          • 211
          • Citrus Heights, CA
          • KBQ C-60
            Yoder YS640 w/optional GrillGrates
            PBC
            26" Weber original kettle premium (black)
            The Good-One Open Range w/stainless steel shelves
            Weber Go-Anywhere (charcoal)
            Lodge cast iron hibachi
            Thermometers:
            (1) Thermapen (Yellow)
            (2) ChefAlarms
            (2) Dot's
            (2) Maverick ET-733's
            (1) Maverick ET-732
            (1) Ivation same as ET-733
            (1) Thermopop
            (1) Palermo instant read...still working!
            Accessories:
            (2) Slow'n Sear
            GrillGrates assorted sizes
            Extra thermometer probes
            Bear Paws
            The Meatrake
            BillyBar scraper
            Lodge 12" campfire dutch oven
            Weber chimneys (large & small)
            12" Amaze-N-Tube smoker
            Anova Sous Vide machine
            Timestick Trio
            Timestick

          Top | #6
          The foodsavers from Costco and Sam's Club are the same machine. They change the model number depending on whose selling it. Both are on sale right now.

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          • richinlbrg
            Founding Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 1870
            • Leesburg, VA. (Northern, VA)
            • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

            Top | #7
            OK, a VERY belated thank you!

            We got the 4980, gifted it and it went over well.

            OK, we actually got two 4980s. #1 thought it looked and sounded like a good idea, so she got one for us, too. We've been so far behind, I just opened ours and used it for the first time today. Got a big tenderloin at Costco, cut it into individual steaks and bagged them in pairs.

            Thank you all for your help and guidance!!

            Looking forward to it getting a lot of use!

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            • DWCowles
              Founding Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 10246
              • Smiths Grove, Ky
              • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

              Top | #8
              Why thank you richinlbrg you are so nice

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                Smh
            • Ninja Q
              Club Member
              • Feb 2016
              • 10
              • SoCal

              Top | #9
              Thought I'd throw this into the discussion. I use a Cabelas brand vaccum sealer. I believe it's a commercial or heavy duty model, all stainless steel. It's a double piston pump and works great for us. I fish a lot. During tuna season, I go through at least 100' of 11" wide bag rolls. Bluefin, yellowfin, yellowtail, duck, quail, pheasent, dove, and grocery store buys all work great. I can keep fish about as close to fresh for a year no problem in the freezer. The best price I've found for bag material is through Cabelas. I use this:http://www.cabelas.com/product/cabel...aler+bag+rolls

              And the rolls work for foodsaver brand sealers just fine. About $15 for 50'. Best price I've found. When on sale, I pick up about 10 boxes for even cheaper. Just thought I'd throw this experience into the discussion...

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              • Willy
                Charter Member
                • Apr 2015
                • 1806
                • High Desert of the Great Southwest

                Top | #10
                Zip Loc brand has come out with bags (rolls) for the vacuum sealers. I just used it for the first time today--so no pluses or minuses to report yet, aside from the fact they seem a bit sturdier than Food Saver brand and were a bit cheaper too.

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                • Dr ROK
                  Charter Member
                  • Dec 2014
                  • 1402
                  • Morrill, Nebraska
                  • Retired high school teacher and principal
                    Dr ROK - Rider of Kawasaki &/or rock and roll fan
                    Yoder 640 on Husker themed comp cart
                    Cookshack Smokette smoker
                    Antique refrigerator smoker
                    Weber 22 1/2" kettle w/ GrillGrates AND Slow and Sear
                    Rec Tec Mini Portable Tailgater w/ GrillGrates
                    Plenty of GrillGrates
                    Uuni wood pellet oven, first generation
                    Roccbox Pizza Oven
                    Meater Block
                    "Go Big Red" Thermopen instant read thermometer
                    Ultrafast instant read thermometer
                    CDN quick read thermometer
                    Maverick ET-732 thermometer
                    Maverick ET-735 thermometer
                    Tru-Temp wireless thermometer
                    Infrared thermometer (Mainly use for pizza on the Uuni and Roccbox)

                    Beverages - Is there really anything other than Guinness? Oh yeah, I forgot about tequila!

                  Top | #11
                  Found these on amazon and they are 5 ply vs most that I find that are 3 ply.

                  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...r_1_31&sr=8-31

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                  • fzxdoc
                    Founding Member
                    • Jul 2014
                    • 4200
                    • My toys:
                      Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
                      Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
                      Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
                      Weber Kettle Premium 22"
                      Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
                      Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


                      Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
                      Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
                      Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
                      Grill Grate for SnS
                      Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections with GrateGriddle for Summit S650 gasser (they sit on top of existing Weber SS grates)
                      2 Grill Grate Griddles
                      Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser

                      Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
                      Fireboard Competition Probes 1" (two) and two more Ambient Probes
                      Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
                      Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
                      Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
                      Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
                      Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
                      Thermoworks Timestick Trio
                      Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
                      Maverick ET 733
                      Maverick (Ivation) ET 732
                      Grill Pinz
                      Vortex (two of them)

                      Two Joule Sous Vide devices
                      VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
                      Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
                      Charcoal Companion TurboQue
                      A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

                      BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

                      Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
                      Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
                      Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
                      Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

                    Top | #12
                    I've been looking for bags other than the Foodsaver brand because my vacuum sealed smoked sausages leak fat to the outside when stored in the freezer for a month or more. I've never seen that before.

                    Maybe I'll give Willy 's or Dr ROK 's suggestions a try.

                    Kathryn

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                    • mgaretz
                      Founding Member
                      • Jul 2014
                      • 716
                      • San Ramon, CA
                      • Mark Garetz
                        Rec Tec pellet grill
                        Weber Genesis Gasser
                        Maverick ET-732 and Thermapen and others

                      Top | #13
                      I finally bit the bullet and bought a chamber sealer. Wow! Once you get one of these there's no going back. Still have my foodsaver but haven't used it since the chamber sealer arrived. Here's the one I got: http://www.webstaurantstore.com/ary-...VMASVP112.html

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                      • Dr ROK
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                        Jealous!
                    • fzxdoc
                      Founding Member
                      • Jul 2014
                      • 4200
                      • My toys:
                        Weber Summit Charcoal Grilling Center (WSCGC) aka Mr. Fancypants
                        Pit Barrel Cooker (which rocks)
                        Weber Summit S650 Gas Grill
                        Weber Kettle Premium 22"
                        Weber Jumbo Joe Premium 22" (a weird little 22" kettle mutant on 22"-long legs) (donated to local battered women's shelter.)
                        Camp Chef Somerset IV 4-burner outdoor gas range


                        Adrenaline BBQ Company's SnS, DnG and Large Charcoal Basket for WSCGC
                        Adrenaline BBQ Company's Elevated SS Rack for WSCGC
                        Adrenaline BBQ Company's SS Rack for DnG
                        Grill Grate for SnS
                        Grill Grates: five 17.375 sections with GrateGriddle for Summit S650 gasser (they sit on top of existing Weber SS grates)
                        2 Grill Grate Griddles
                        Grill Grates: six 19.25 panels for exact fit for Summit S650 gasser

                        Fireboard Extreme BBQ Thermometer Package
                        Fireboard Competition Probes 1" (two) and two more Ambient Probes
                        Pit Viper Fan (to pair with Fireboard Fan Driver Cable)
                        Thermoworks Thermapen MK5 (pink)
                        Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 (pink too)
                        Thermoworks Temp Test 2 Smart Thermometer
                        Thermoworks Extra Big and Loud Timer
                        Thermoworks Timestick Trio
                        Maverick ET 73 a little workhorse with limited range
                        Maverick ET 733
                        Maverick (Ivation) ET 732
                        Grill Pinz
                        Vortex (two of them)

                        Two Joule Sous Vide devices
                        VacMaster Pro 350 Vacuum Sealer
                        Instant Pot 6 Quart Electric Pressure Cooker
                        Charcoal Companion TurboQue
                        A-Maze-N tube 12 inch tube smoker accessory for use with pellets

                        BBQ Dragon and Dragon Chimney

                        Shun Classic 8" Chef's Knife
                        Shun Classic 6" Chef's Knife
                        Shun Classic Gokujo Boning and Fillet Knife
                        Shun Classic 3 1/2 inch Paring Knife

                      Top | #14
                      Whoa baby, that's one heckuva sealer, mgaretz ! If I was a sous vide afficionado, I'd be down for something like that, though.

                      Kathryn

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                      • fzxdoc
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                        Thanks for the additional info, mgaretz . I'm going to work or a rationalization. I don't sous vide, but longer, safer food storage is definitely right up my alley.

                      • mgaretz
                        mgaretz commented
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                        I also am having a lot of fun compressing fruits. It also works well for flash pickling. Cucumbers to pickles in 2 minutes!

                      • Dr ROK
                        Dr ROK commented
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                        Sealing liquids is one of the main reasons I'd like to have one like this. Maybe someday when my kids are not taxing my budget anymore
                    • jlazar
                      Charter Member
                      • Oct 2014
                      • 575
                      • San Antonio
                      • Backwoods Chubby G2
                        Weber 22" Master-Touch GBS Kettle
                        Blackstone 36 Griddle
                        SlowNSear (Original)
                        Fireboard Extreme
                        Maverick 732
                        Super-Fast Thermapen
                        Rapala 7 1/2
                        Bear Paws
                        Weber Rapidfire Chimney
                        Grill Beast 304 Injector
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                      I have this model of Foodsaver and love it. Used it for pulled pork, pulled beef, brisket, ham, chicken, ribs, sausages, fatties, soups. Works well with all.

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                      I like this brand for bags.

                      http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...rch_detailpage

                      The quart bags or rolls are the ones we use 90% of the time. Pint bags are really too small. I wouldn't freeze that small of a portion. Would just use Ziploc instead. You need at least a roll of gallon size for large items but not used that often.

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