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...

Lump Charcoal vs Briquettes – What the experts say

There's something about cooking and talking about barbecue that turns normal people into crazed zealots. The first and perhaps more fundamental question that gets debated over and over again is whether we should use charcoal or briquettes. We've turned to the...
Maverick ET-733 Review

Maverick ET-733 Review

The Maverick ET-733 recently made our list of best smoker thermometers. Consistently one of the top selling thermometers on Amazon, it's easy to see why thermometers form Maverick are one of the most recommended thermometers by professional and amateur pit mas...
The 7 best bbq rubs you can buy

The 7 best bbq rubs you can buy online

Every respectable pit master needs their own mysterious bbq rub. A rub so good you would rather die than tell your best friend, and only whisper  to your first born son on your death bed. OK maybe not everyone is that dramatic... Rubs are one of those amazi...
Best knife for slicing brisket

Best knife for slicing brisket

You've been slaving away for hours and it's finally time to slice. The final step before finally tucking in to that delicious brisket. But before you hack into it with any old knife you need to understand one thing: The way you slice a brisket has a MASSIVE...