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    Primary source for BBQ & Grilling information

    There are only three services I pay for when I could get the content free: local public radio, Consumer Reports, and now AmazingRibs.com. What these services have in common are I trust the provided information, use frequently if not daily, and lastly they increase and better my knowledge.

    I got into grilling when my father-law bought us a gas grill when my then girlfriend, now wife, and I moved into a small apartment in Burlington, Vermont. During the Summer when our non-AC apartment is above 85 degrees Fahrenheit, using the range was forbidden therefore I would cook outside which was often. At first, I grilled foods using online recipes which produced variable results. Then I found AmazingRibs.com and started learning the science behind grilling and cooking and used the guides which persuaded me to replace the gas grill with a charcoal Kettle grill and honed my grilling and smoking skills. I am still learning and honing my fire control and cooking skills but this site has pushed me into more experiments such as curing. I most appreciate the science and calculation methods (see curing calculator and salt conversion pages) offered on this site.

    I currently use my Weber Kettle Grill for meals requiring high temperatures and searing and a Traeger grill for general cooking and smoking. People think I'm crazy because I have a whole kitchen drawer dedicated for thermometers and thermometer accessories and carry a thermapen with me when attending another person's BBQ. They just don't understand, right?

    Thank you AmazingRibs.com! I'm proud to be a Pit Master!

    Welcome to The Pit. This is The Place for BBQ info for sure.


      Welcome (Lance)


        Welcome from Farmville, Va...


          Welcome and dittos.


            Welcome to the Pit! Pellet cooker and kettle is a great combination!


              Welcome to the pit (Lance)! Nope, they sure don't understand

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                Welcome to the pit!

                Bringing a thermapen to another person's BBQ... that is a power move.


                  Welcome aboard!


                    That's right Lance they don't understand. It's almost like another language around here. I get lost sometimes. Welcome aboard, eat food & have fun!


                      Huntington Beach welcomes you and the @$lls it took to bring a thermapen to another mans BBQ. Did you kiss his wife too?? I would have.😎


                      • Steve B
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                        You horn dog.
                        For some reason I can't put emojis into a reply. But if I could I would use the same one you did.

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                      Welcome from Indiana....


                        Welcome to The Pit. We are happy to have you. Thank you for the support.


                          Welcome to the pit from Southern Illinois. Glad to have you on board.


                            Welcome to The Pit from Kansas City! I might have to try taking my Thermapen to a friends bbq and see what the wife says.



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