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Budget Barbeque

Barbeque on a budget. Real wood and charcoal cooking, low and slow, without investing a full week’s pay into a giant piece of specialized hardware. Meat and fire on the cheap. Can it be done? The question was raised last … Continue reading

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Big Green Egg XL Review

Spring, sprung. And thankfully, the end of the youth-speak. About time. In our previous two thrilling installments, we looked at a pair of single-use cookers – a large-capacity direct-heat charcoal grill and a “low and slow” pellet-feed smoker. Both do … Continue reading

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Louisiana Grills CS-680 Review

Two days until spring. As the younger folk say, “I’m not even kidding.” Yesterday we spent some time with a single-purpose device – the Char-Griller Super Pro. It grills, very well in fact, but that is all it does. And … Continue reading

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Char-Griller Super Pro / Smokin’ Pro Review

Three days until spring. As the kids say, boo-yah! And just to keep you all on your toes, I’m going to start the “Spring Countdown Triple-Header Equipment Review Fest” with something that has nothing at all to do with barbeque. … Continue reading

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Tools Of The Trade Revisited

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Tools Of The Trade

A quick-n-dirty look at what I am using for my cooking platforms (with a couple of crucial accessories to boot!) this summer: Louisiana Grills CS-680 Smoker: This is a “pellet-feed” smoker that uses a hopper full of 100% hardwood pellets … Continue reading

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