Masterbuilt Electric Smoker Review

Masterbuilt Electric Smoker Review

Getting into smoking meat can be an expensive prospect for many people. And if splashing out a few hundred to over a grand on a new smoker wasn't enough, you've also got to learn how to use the damn thing! Luckily there are now lots of decent entry - mid le...
smoking times and temperatues

Smoking times and temperatures chart

The first step on your journey to becoming a master of the pit is knowing exactly what temperature to smoke at, and when to pull your food. What you can't tell from watching shows like BBQ Pit Masters, is that even the experts use a good digital meat thermo...
Pit barrel cooker review

Pit Barrel Cooker Review

Though originally inspired by Marine Corp BBQs in Iraq, the Pit Barrel Cooker (PBC) is far from a makeshift flaming pit. Now one of the top sub $500 smokers on the market market, this barrel cooks up smokey, succulent meat with ease. A variation on the Ugly...
Best bluetooth bbq thermometers

The Best Bluetooth BBQ Thermometers for 2017

If you're a total gadget guy like me, then everything needs to connect to your smartphone. It just feels wrong to buy a new piece of technology and have it NOT connect to your phone. While you can easily install a smart thermostat like the nest to con...
Best gas smokers under 400

The best gas smokers under $400 for 2017

Every veteran pit master loves to brag about how they spent 16 hours in the snow slaving over the fire to produce the finest, most succulent brisket known to man. But if you're just getting into smoking meat but don't want to sacrifice your entire weekend t...
Smoking a whole turkey

10 Tips for smoking a whole turkey

As proud proud pitmasters we can't sit idly by and risk letting a whole turkey get dried out and ruined in the oven when we have a smoker sitting right outside. The smoker is our domain, where we are king, and where a turkey belongs. But if you've never smoke...
Best electric smokers

The Best Electric Smokers for 2017

So you want to smoke meat, but sitting out in the rain tending a fire doesn't sound like fun to you? Electric smokers are the perfect choice if you want a set it and forget it approach. You get a good balance between ease of use and flavour. Most electri...
Best insulated bbq gloves 2017

Best insulated BBQ Gloves guide 2017

Hands up if you've ever tried to arrange coals, handle food or rearrange logs with a regular pair of cloth oven mitts you found in a kitchen drawer. If you're like us and dumb enough to try this, chances are you burnt your hands to hell (and probably pissed...