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  • Spinaker
    Moderator
    • Nov 2014
    • 10686
    • Land of Tonka
    • John "J R"
      Instagram: JRBowlsby
      Smokin' Hound Que
      Minnesota/ United States of America

      ********************************************
      Assistants
      Dexter (Beagle mix)
      Kinnick (American Foxhound)
      ************************

      Grills/Smokers/Fryers
      Big Green Egg (Large) X3
      Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

      Karubeque C-60
      Kamado Joe Jr. (Black)
      Lodge L410 Hibachi
      Pit Barrel Cooker
      Pit Barrel Cooker 2.0
      R&V Works FF2-R-ST 4-Gallon Fryer

      Weber Spirit Gasser
      ******************.
      Thermometers
      FireBoard (Base Package)
      Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
      Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
      **************

      Accessories
      Big Green Egg Plate Setter
      Benzomatic TS4000 Torch X 2
      Benzomatic TS800 High Temp Torch X 2

      Bayou Classic 44 qt Stainless Stock Pot
      Bayou Classic 35K BTU Burner

      Digi Q DX2 (Medium Pit Viper Fan)
      Dragon VT 2-23 C Torch
      Eggspander Kit X2
      Field Skillet No. 8,10,12

      Finex Cat Iron Line
      FireBoard Drive
      Lots and Lots of Griswold Cast Iron
      Grill Grates
      Joule Water Circulator
      KBQ Fire Grate

      Kick Ash Basket (KAB) X4
      Lots of Lodge Cast Iron
      Husky 6 Drawer BBQ Equipment Cabinet
      Large Vortex
      Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum
      Marquette Castings No. 13 (First Run)
      Smithey No. 12
      Smokeware Chimney Cap X 3
      Stargazer No.10, 12
      Tool Wizard BBQ Tongs
      Univex Duro 10" Meat Slicer
      ********************************
      Fuel
      FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
      Kingsford Blue and White
      Rockwood Lump Charcoal
      Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
      **************************

      Cutlery
      Buck 119 Special
      Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

      Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
      Global
      Shun
      Wusthof
      *******
      Next Major Purchase
      Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

    BBQ Related National Holidays!

    Whew!! I edited a pretty comprehensive list of National holidays. I have linked some of them to articles and recipes from the main site. Some are threads from The Pit. If there are any that you would like me to add, please let me know below and I will add it to the list. Please keep them to BBQ or food and drink related. I removed the holidays that are not related to BBQ, food and/or drink in some way. Some of these are US national holidays that are important BBQing days, like the Fourth of July and Labor Day. Please let me know what I need to add to the list. Happy Holidays!

    2018 is the year of BACON!!

    January (National Slow Cooking Month)
    12th Smoked Meats Day
    14th Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day

    February
    2nd Tator Tot Day
    9th Pizza Day
    18th Drink Wine Day
    20th Cherry Pie Day
    21st Margarita Day
    Chili Day

    March
    2nd Oreo Cookie Day
    9th Meatball Day
    14th Pi Day
    17th Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
    St. Patricks Day
    30th Butchers Day

    April (National Grilled Cheese Month)
    1st Sourdough Bread Day
    12th Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
    20th Cheddar Fries Day

    May (National BBQ & Beef Month)
    7th Roast Leg of Lamb Day
    10th Shrimp Day
    13th Mother's Day
    Apple Pie Day
    14th Buttermilk Biscuit Day
    28th Memorial Day, Second Biggest BBQ day of the year
    Brisket Day!
    Hamburger Day
    30th Mint Julep day

    June
    1st Doughnut Day
    2nd Rotisserie Chicken Day
    10th Iced Tea Day
    11th Corn On The Cob Day
    12th Jerky Day
    14th Bourbon Day
    17th Father's Day

    July (National Hot Dog Month)
    4th Independence Day (USA) Largest BBQ day of the year
    National Spare Rib Day
    5th National SPAM Day
    6th Fried Chicken Day
    29th Chicken Wing Day

    August (National Sandwich Month)
    1st National Night Out
    2nd Ice Cream Sandwich Day
    19th National Hot and Spicy Food Day

    September (National Chicken Month)
    1st National Food Bank Day
    2nd National Tailgating Day
    4th Labor Day (Third Largest BBQ Day of the Year)
    7th Beer Lover's Day
    Salami Day
    9th Winer Schnitzel Day
    10th National TV dinner Day
    11th Patriot Day and National day of Service and Remembrance
    15th Double Cheeseburger Day
    18th Cheese Burger Day

    October (National Pork Month)
    1st Homemade Cookies Day
    4th Taco Day
    8th Smoked Salmon Day
    12th Farmers Day
    National Pulled Pork Day
    Gumbo Day
    27th American Beer Day

    November (National Turkey Month)
    3rd Sandwich Day
    4th Chicken Lady Day
    23rd US Thanksgiving

    December
    25th Pumpkin Pie Day
    Prime Rib Day
    30th Bacon Day
  • ecowper
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 3360
    • Maple Valley, WA
    • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
      Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

      Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
      Thermometer = Maverick ET732
      Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
      Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
      Thermapen Classic = Grey
      PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

      Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
      Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
      Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
      Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

      Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


      Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

    #2
    You left out May 4th - ecowper’s birthday

    Comment


    • vwskirch
      vwskirch commented
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      May the fourth be with you

    • tbob4
      tbob4 commented
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      vwskirch - that's really bad!! I'll bet he uses that from now on if he hasn't already.

    • ecowper
      ecowper commented
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      tbob4 I remind my family every year that I was born on Star Wars Day
  • Jon Solberg
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 4819

    #3
    Nice man but where’s the short list of BBQ days?

    Comment

    • ecowper
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 3360
      • Maple Valley, WA
      • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
        Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

        Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
        Thermometer = Maverick ET732
        Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
        Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
        Thermapen Classic = Grey
        PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

        Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
        Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
        Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
        Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

        Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


        Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

      #4
      Jon Solberg the short list? That’s an easy one. Every day ending in Y

      Comment

      • Jon Solberg
        Former Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 4819

        #5
        Rhubarb Vodka Day? Get out!

        Comment


        • Spinaker
          Spinaker commented
          Editing a comment
          Jon, No offense was taken at all my friend. I wanted to get the list knocked down. I just left a lot of outliers on the list to see what people liked and what they didn't like. Now, I think, I have it narrowed down pretty well. I am always open to suggestions. We can take or add anything to the list.

        • ecowper
          ecowper commented
          Editing a comment
          I think this is pretty cool, honestly.

        • Spinaker
          Spinaker commented
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          ecowper Thanks! I added links to the days. So now you will be taken to a recipe, post or technique that corresponds to the holiday with in the AR database. ecowper
      • Spinaker
        Moderator
        • Nov 2014
        • 10686
        • Land of Tonka
        • John "J R"
          Instagram: JRBowlsby
          Smokin' Hound Que
          Minnesota/ United States of America

          ********************************************
          Assistants
          Dexter (Beagle mix)
          Kinnick (American Foxhound)
          ************************

          Grills/Smokers/Fryers
          Big Green Egg (Large) X3
          Blackstone 36" Outdoor Griddle 4-Burner

          Karubeque C-60
          Kamado Joe Jr. (Black)
          Lodge L410 Hibachi
          Pit Barrel Cooker
          Pit Barrel Cooker 2.0
          R&V Works FF2-R-ST 4-Gallon Fryer

          Weber Spirit Gasser
          ******************.
          Thermometers
          FireBoard (Base Package)
          Thermoworks ThermaPen (Red)
          Thermoworks MK4 (Orange)
          **************

          Accessories
          Big Green Egg Plate Setter
          Benzomatic TS4000 Torch X 2
          Benzomatic TS800 High Temp Torch X 2

          Bayou Classic 44 qt Stainless Stock Pot
          Bayou Classic 35K BTU Burner

          Digi Q DX2 (Medium Pit Viper Fan)
          Dragon VT 2-23 C Torch
          Eggspander Kit X2
          Field Skillet No. 8,10,12

          Finex Cat Iron Line
          FireBoard Drive
          Lots and Lots of Griswold Cast Iron
          Grill Grates
          Joule Water Circulator
          KBQ Fire Grate

          Kick Ash Basket (KAB) X4
          Lots of Lodge Cast Iron
          Husky 6 Drawer BBQ Equipment Cabinet
          Large Vortex
          Marlin 1894 .44 Magnum
          Marquette Castings No. 13 (First Run)
          Smithey No. 12
          Smokeware Chimney Cap X 3
          Stargazer No.10, 12
          Tool Wizard BBQ Tongs
          Univex Duro 10" Meat Slicer
          ********************************
          Fuel
          FOGO Priemium Lump Charcoal
          Kingsford Blue and White
          Rockwood Lump Charcoal
          Apple, Cherry & Oak Log splits for the C-60
          **************************

          Cutlery
          Buck 119 Special
          Cuda 7' Fillet Knife

          Dexter 12" Brisket Sword
          Global
          Shun
          Wusthof
          *******
          Next Major Purchase
          Lone Star Grillz 24 X 48 Offset

        #6
        HawkerXP
        Let me know what you think.

        Comment


        • HawkerXP
          HawkerXP commented
          Editing a comment
          Looks great! No more missing those important meat related holidays!
      • Steve B
        Club Member
        • Jun 2016
        • 3009
        • Rockland county New York
        • Lonestar Grillz 24x36 offset smoker, grill, w/ main chamber charcoal grate and 3 tel-tru thermometers - left, right and center
          Yoke Up custom charcoal basket and a Grill Wraps cover.

          22.5 copper kettle w/ SnS, DnG, BBQ vortex, gasket and stainless steel hinge kit.

          Napoleon gas grill (soon to go bye bye) rotting out.

          1 maverick et-733 digital thermometer - black
          1 maverick et-733 - gray
          1 new standard grilling remote digital thermometer
          1 thermoworks thermopen mk4 - red
          1 thermoworks thermopop - red

          Pre Miala flavor injector
          taylor digital scale
          TSM meat grinder
          chefs choice food slicer
          cuisinhart food processor
          food saver vacuum sealer
          TSM harvest food dehydrator

        #7
        How about any “hot peppers day” ??

        so this is what you do when the boat is parked for the season.
        great idea for a topic.

        Comment


        • Steve B
          Steve B commented
          Editing a comment
          Uh Sunday,Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

          No seriously I have to research this.

        • HouseHomey
          HouseHomey commented
          Editing a comment
          We are all in trouble. The boats only been parked for 1 day.

        • Spinaker
          Spinaker commented
          Editing a comment
          Hehehehe. HouseHomey
      • kmhfive
        Club Member
        • Mar 2017
        • 2988
        • Northern Illinois
        • Weber Kettle -- 22.5" (In-Service Date June 2015)
          Slow-n-Sear/Drip-n-Griddle/Grill Grates (In-Service Date March 2016)
          Pit Boss 820 (Retired)
          GMG Jim Bowie WiFi (In-Service Date April 2017)
          Maverick ET-733
          Fireboard
          Home-brewer

        #8
        Wow! What a list.

        Comment


        • Spinaker
          Spinaker commented
          Editing a comment
          Thanks. Let me know if you come across any.
      • Mr. Bones
        Birthday Hat Master
        • Sep 2016
        • 9464
        • Kansas Territory
        • Grills / Smokers
          *********************************************

          Kingsford 24" grill (Free) 'Billy'
          Brinkmann Smoke n Grill
          Oklahoma Joe Highland, gaskets, LavaLock baffle / tuning plate. 'Big Joe'
          Weber 18" Kettle ($30 CL) 'Lil' Feller'
          Weber Smokey Joe ($25 CL) 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber 22.5 Master Touch '93 P Code Blue($85) from fellow WKC member Bmitch 'Elwood'
          Weber 22.5 Bar-B-Q Kettle '69-'70 "Patent Pending" Red ($80) from fellow WKC member dwnthehatch 'Maureen'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DD Code Black ($40 CL) 'DeeDee'
          Weber 22.5 OTS DO Code Black ($15 CL)
          Weber 22.5 OTS E Code Black ($20 CL
          Weber 22.5 OTS EE Code Black ($20 CL

          Weber "C" Code 18.5" WSM '81 ($50 CL) 8-0!!!
          Weber "H" Code 18.5" WSM '86 ($75 CL)
          Weber " " Code 18.5" WSM

          Weber 26.75, $199 NFM clearance !!!
          Weber SJS AH 'Lil' Brother'
          Weber SJS AT 'Lil' Sister'
          Weber SJS DE Code (FREE) 'Lil' Helper'
          Weber SJG M Code 'Lil Traveller'
          Weber SJS AH Code 'Kermit'
          (Lime Green)
          Horizon 20" Classic, w/baffle/tuning plate (FREE)
          Good One Open Range, (FREE), Monthly Prize from AR giveaway!!!!



          Thermometers:
          *********************************************
          Ol' Skool Bi-metal probe pocket thermo, that has checked / served ~ 1,000,000 meals in my possession, easily...
          Maverick ET-732, (Black)
          Thermopops, (Red, Yellow, Green)
          ThermaPen Mk4 (Black), THANKS!!! to jgjeske1
          Blue ThermaPen Mk4
          Orange Thermapen Mk4
          Pink Thermapen Mk4
          ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S
          ThermoWorks Smoke
          ThermoWorks Open Box Smoke
          4 Pro Series cable extensions
          Smoke Gateway

          Accessories:
          *********************************************
          2 Slow 'N Sears, Slow 'N Sear XL, Grill 'N Griddle
          BBQ Vortex, 2 Hovergrills, Top Deck
          Warming shelf
          MyWeigh KD-8000Kitchen Scale
          Backyard Grill marinade injector
          Acoustic Guitars/Electric Guitars/Basses/1928 National Duolian/Harmonicas/Banjo Washboard, Spoons, kazoos, pocket comb with wax paper, egg shakers ;-)
          Bear Paws
          Meat Rakes
          BBQ Dragon/Chimley of Insanity, Dragon Wing Shelves (x2 ea.)



          Cookware:
          Probably a ton of cast iron, mostly very old...still cookin'
          G'Ma's Piqua skillet, :-)( They went out of business in 1934~)
          '60's Revere Ware (Mom's), + others found elsewhere
          60's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (Mom's) Daily driver
          50's CorningWare 10-cup percolator (G'Ma's), for a backup! ;-)
          Carpy Wally World stock pots, in approx 2 gal/3gal sizes, blue speckledty-porcelain enameled
          Tramontina 6.5 qt Dutch Oven

          Cutlery, etc.:
          Shi*-ton of kitchen/chef knives, most sharper than my straight-razors are. (Better steel!) Chicago Cutlery, Old Hickory, various, including some nice German stuff ;-)
          Dexter 12" slicing knife, 6" Sani-Safe boning knife
          Smith's Tri-Hone Natural Arkansas Knife Sharpening System
          Multiple steels, from all over the planet
          Crock sticks
          Diamond stones, various
          Lansky Sharpening System

          Tableware
          Daily driver:Washington Forge Mardi Gras, Navy / Cobalt Blue
          Dinner: Guests: Washington Forge, Town and Country
          Fancy / Formal: Family silverware

        #9
        Very Cool, Spinaker !
        Thanks for going to all th' trouble!

        Comment


        • Spinaker
          Spinaker commented
          Editing a comment
          No problem Bones. I was inspired by HawkerXP and the fact that so few knew about National Pulled Pork Day!

        • HawkerXP
          HawkerXP commented
          Editing a comment
          I never knew I had the power to inspire :0 Spinaker

          Don't forget our patron Saint.
      • Jerod Broussard
        Moderator
        • Jun 2014
        • 9790
        • East Texas
        • Pit Barrel Cooker "Texas Brisket Edition"
          Weber One Touch Premium Copper 22" Kettle (gift)
          Slow 'n Sear for 22" Kettle
          Weber One Touch Premium Black 26" Kettle (gift)
          Slow 'n Sear XL for 26" Kettle (gift)
          Weber Smokey Joe Gold
          Weber Rapid Fire Chimney
          Vortex
          Maverick ET-732 White
          Maverick ET-732 Copper
          2- Auber SYL-1615 fan systems(Awesome!!!!!!!!)
          Thermoworks Thermapen w/ Back light (gift)
          Thermoworks Timestick
          Cambro Model 300MPC110 w/ Winco SS Pans
          B & B and Kingsford Charcoal
          B & B Pellets

        #10
        We do BBQ weeks around here, as in the weeks I am on vacation and can cook for 300 or so.

        Comment

        • DWCowles
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 9703
          • 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.

          #11
          I don’t see April 9th on the list

          Comment


          • Spinaker
            Spinaker commented
            Editing a comment
            Which one is that? Please fill me in and I will add it.

          • DWCowles
            DWCowles commented
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            DWCowles Day 😂

          • Spinaker
            Spinaker commented
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            Hahaha. You got me.
        • HouseHomey
          Club Member
          • May 2016
          • 5310
          • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
          • Equipment
            Primo Oval xl

            Slow n Sear (two)
            Drip n Griddle
            22" Weber Kettle
            26" Weber Kettle one touch
            Blackstone 36” Pro Series
            Sous vide machine
            Kitchen Aid
            Meat grinder
            sausage stuffer
            5 Crock Pots
            Akootrimonts
            Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
            cast iron pans,
            Dutch ovens
            Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
            The help and preferences
            1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
            KBB
            FOGO
            A 9 year old princess foster child
            Patience and old patio furniture
            "Baby Girl" The cat

            Erik S.

          #12
          Seriously, no taco day? 🌮

          Comment


          • HouseHomey
            HouseHomey commented
            Editing a comment
            Mr. Bones well brother, now worries I stopped for 4 carnitas tacos on the way home from work last night. I got us covered.

          • Spinaker
            Spinaker commented
            Editing a comment
            I can add it. No problem.

          • Spinaker
            Spinaker commented
            Editing a comment
            Added! Thanks, E
        • Thunder77
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 2777
          • Halethorpe, MD
          • Weber 26.75" Kettle with SnS. Broil King Baron 5 burner. Akorn Kamado, and Akorn Jr kamado. Primo Oval Junior. Love grilling steaks, ribs, and chicken. Need to master smoked salmon Favorite cool weather beer: Sam Adams Octoberfest Favorite warm weather beer: Yuengling Traditional Lager All-time favorite drink: Single Malt Scotch

          #13
          Great. I was born on National TV Dinner Day! Bummer....

          Comment


          • Spinaker
            Spinaker commented
            Editing a comment
            Can't win them all!

          • HawkerXP
            HawkerXP commented
            Editing a comment
            I believe TV dinner's was where tater tots started! That's worth celebrating! Thunder77 Spinaker
        • Danjohnston949
          Former Member
          • Dec 2014
          • 4418
          • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

          #14
          Spinaker, Thanks for the BBQ Holiday List‼️ I think You Should Refine It As Needed❗️ Then Contact ABCBBQ Dave & Meathead and Design a Laser Cut SS Wall Hanger with the Holiday Dates ‼️ I Think You can Sell Them for $1.00 to Pit Club Members❓ $2.00 for Others❓ 👍👍👍👍👍 Don't Forget Some Canadian and Other's Holiday's Don't Coincide with the US's❓ Do the Google❓ It's Probably Best to Be Politically Correct and
          Cut Plaques on Order to Better Accomidate Every One❓ 😉🤗😇🤗😉 👍👍👍👍👍
          IMHOP, YOU WILL BE WELL OFF DIRECTLY ‼️ 👍👍👍👍👍 🙄
          Eat Well and Prosper❗️ From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan

          Comment


          • Spinaker
            Spinaker commented
            Editing a comment
            I am open to adding international holidays too. I thought I would allow those members to let me know. I don't know their significance in relation to BBQ. This list can be edited over and over. Gimme one from the great windy north!

          • richinlbrg
            richinlbrg commented
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            I see another pit magnet in the making.
        • HouseHomey
          Club Member
          • May 2016
          • 5310
          • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
          • Equipment
            Primo Oval xl

            Slow n Sear (two)
            Drip n Griddle
            22" Weber Kettle
            26" Weber Kettle one touch
            Blackstone 36” Pro Series
            Sous vide machine
            Kitchen Aid
            Meat grinder
            sausage stuffer
            5 Crock Pots
            Akootrimonts
            Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
            cast iron pans,
            Dutch ovens
            Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
            The help and preferences
            1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
            KBB
            FOGO
            A 9 year old princess foster child
            Patience and old patio furniture
            "Baby Girl" The cat

            Erik S.

          #15
          Now I have to wait another year.

          Comment

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          The Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 is considered by the pros, and our team, to be the single best instant read thermometer. The MK4 includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight and rotating display. Don't accept cheap substitutes.

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          Grilla Pellet Smoker proves good things come in small packages

          Grilla pellet smoker
          We always liked Grilla. The small 31.5" x 29.5" footprint makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, as on a condo patio.

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          Delta by Nuke,
          Stylish and Affordable
          Gaucho Grill

          Weber Genesis Grill
          Delta by Nuke burns wood or charcoal and comes with an adjustable height grill grate. This Argentinian grill will get your flame on!

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          Genesis II E-335
          A Versatile Gasser That Does It All!

          Weber Genesis Grill
          Webers Genesis line has long been one of the most popular choices for gas grillers. The new Genesis II E-335 offers solid performance, a sear burner for sizzling heat and an excellent warranty.

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          GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

          grill grates
          GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, kill hotspots, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily rmoved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke.

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          Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

          PK 360 grill
          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 beautifully designed, completely portable, and much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado.

          Click here to read our detailed review of the PK 360

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          Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

          kareubequ bbq 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.

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          Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

          masterbuilt gas smoker
          This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making 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'.

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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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          Track Up To Six Temperatures At Once

          Grilla pellet smoker
          FireBoard Drive 2 is an updated version of a well-received product that sets the standard for performance and functionality in the wireless food thermometer/thermostatic controller class.

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          The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

          NK-22-Ck Grill
          Napoleon's 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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          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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