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SPOTLIGHT

Some Of Our Favorite
Tools And Toys

These are not ads. These are products we love and highly recommend. Click here to read more about our medals and what they mean.

 


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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.

Click here to see our list of Gold Medal Gifts


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!

Click here for more info on the Maverick PT-55 Waterproof Instant-Read Thermometer Review shown above. It may be the best value in a thermometer out there


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

slow n sear

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

the good one grill

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.

Click here to read our complete review


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.

Click here to read our detailed review and to order


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!

Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them


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).

Click here to read our test results and comprehensive review and why it won our Platinum Medal.


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.

Click here to read our detailed review and to order


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.

Click here for more about what makes this grill special


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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

Click here to order from Amazon


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.

Click here to read our detailed review and to order


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

Click here to order it direct from PK and get a special deal for AmazingRibs.com readers only


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.

Click here to read our detailed review and to order

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  • I joined a gym and said to the trainer, “I want to impress beautiful girls, which machine should I use?”

    He said, “Try the ATM outside.

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    • CaptainMike
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      I recently read a quote attributed to Frank Sinatra where he said something like "Women have access to a lot products for sexual arousal these days. The Mercedes Benz 500SL is one of them"
      Last edited by CaptainMike; August 5th, 2019, 12:42 PM.

  • Some of us could do this a few years ago.

    An American walks into an Irish pubs and announces to all the patrons that he will pay $500 to anyone who can drink 10 pints of Guinness in 10 minutes. Everyone raise their head but ignores the absurd bet and then goes back to their merry making except for one Irishman who leaves the pub. Some time passes and the Irishman returns to the pub and asked if the bet is still on the table? Sure it is says the American! Bartender line up the 10 Guinness!
    The Irishman drinks all 10 in 10 minutes. Astonished the American hands over the $500 and ask "May I ask where you went earlier?"
    The Irishman replies with a smirk, "I went to the pub next door to see if I could do it."

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    • HawkerXP
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      I think I know that guy.

    • JimLinebarger
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      Keep 'em coming!

  • My friends step dad doesn't like it when he calls him fake dad....ready



    He prefers faux pa...

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    • So I finished writing my book on aeroplanes but it didn't take off. I think the pilot was bad.

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        So when you went to a publisher with your pitch, all you got was a yaw? Could just be in a stall, might throttle up soon. Or you could chock it up to a learning experience.

      • THE Humble Texan
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        try a different course but don't make a flap about it.

      • holehogg
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        I wasn't banking on getting any good advice anyways.

    • Definition of stress: What you experience when you suppress the urge to beat the living crap out of someone who so desperately deserves it.

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      • ComfortablyNumb
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        Bogy Yeah, my first thought was hourly, unless I'm at a store, when it can be minute to minute! ;-)

      • Bogy
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        Mr. Bones is a saint!

      • Mr. Bones
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        To be honest, yeah, it is WAY more often than daily, but I was tryin, desperately, to kinda downplay of a very opinionated, raised with no mercy, 3 tours of combat sf Veteran riled up...

        I like to think I'm mostly past anger, an violence , but, but, truth be told, among Family here...

        I still have my Moments....

        Bogy yer too funny; I certainly ain't qualified, on th face of this*' Miracle', to achieve Sainthood, but I LOVE th way yer sense of humour works, always!

    • I was thinking, (always dangerous)…



      If a parent is trying to put his child to sleep and the child is refusing, wouldn’t it be illegal because technically the child is resisting a rest?

      But then I realized it’s a lose-lose situation and it’s illegal either way because if the child willingly goes to sleep it makes it a kid napping.

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        Would the child be charged with a minor infraction?

    • While I was dishing up my lunch meals one of my peeps asked me "New oven mitts"
      My reply "No, Boxing Gloves - for anyone who complains about today's lunch"

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        And here I thought you were playing baseball......

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        • HOW CANADA GOT ITS NAME

          Since some of the citizens speak English, and some French, it was decided they should coin a new word that was neither French nor English. It was then decided to put some letters in a hat and make the new name out of the letters drawn. So the hat was filled with slips of paper, each with a letter on it and the Prime Minister was called upon to draw the letters. So he drew the first letter and announced it do the audience, "C, eh!" Then the second, "N, eh!" Then the third, "D, eh!" And that's how they came up with Canada, eh!

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          • Craigar
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            For a minute there I thought you were talking about Joseph Smith.

          • gcdmd
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            That aboot sums it up.

        • holehogg Dishing up lunch reminds me of doing the same...

          I asked the guy, “Is it for here or to go?”
          He went off!
          Slammed his tray down and stomped away.
          Some prisoners have no sense of humour.

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            • Mr. Bones
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              LOL on all, Brother!
              I remember askin specifically that Pic #3 not be published on th internut, as I don't like to be seen as lookin all "pensive", when in all actuality, I am doin is jus havin me a think...

          • I got so mad at my GPS this morning that I told it to go to hell.
            It promptly took me to my in-laws house.

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            • Henrik
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              Love it!

          • What do you do if someone says an onion is the only thing that makes them cry?
            Throw a watermelon in their face.

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            • Did you hear about the dyslexic, agnostic insomniac? He stays awake all night pondering the existence of dog.

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              • ComfortablyNumb
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                Been telling that one for years!

              • Mr. Bones
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                No wonder I cain't never sleep...
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