Mr. Grill 18 Inch Grill Cleaning Brush Review

I don’t know about you, but my Grill cleaning brush gets a LOT of use.  Even with porcelain grill grates, food tends to stick and the grill requires a good cleaning every time I get the urge to use my grill. As you can see from my grill after I last used it, it needs […]

ThermoWorks DOT Thermometer Review

I tested a great thermometer from ThermoWorks called the DOT. It is a simple probe based thermometer that is made to measure the internal temperature of a piece of meat during the cooking process. The included Pro-Series Probe is 4 inches long that can read temperatures up to 572°F with a cable that withstands 700°F […]

ThermoWorks Thermapen Digital Thermometer Review

I have a new favorite BBQ Accessory!  It is the ThermoWorks Thermapen Digital Thermometer.  It is the coolest BBQ and cooking accessory ever! How do you tell when your BBQ chicken is done and not going to kill your mother-in-law with salmonella poisoning?  How can you tell when your expensive thick cut steaks are medium […]

Top 5 Barbecue Accessories You’ll Need This Summer

So you’ve liberated your barbecue from the garage, the weekend’s weather forecast is glorious and you’re already thinking about all the grilled meat you’re going to consume from the comfort of your garden. Do you have the necessary bits and pieces to get the most out of your cookout, though? Read on for a quick […]

BBQ Dragon – The Barbecue & Fire Supercharger

I am eagerly awaiting a BBQ Dragon for review and will post my opinions when I get it.  Stay tuned! April 26, 2013 Denver, CO – Just in time for the barbecue and grilling season,  Archipelago Group announced the release of its unique new fire-starting tool, the BBQ Dragon. The BBQ Dragon starts charcoal grills […]

BBQ Battle – Weber Smokey Joe vs Weber One Touch

If there’s one thing that any BBQ fanatic cannot deny, it is that the Weber brand is definitely one of the best BBQ brands out there. Far be it from me to take sides however, but the companies reputation speaks for itself; having provided the worlds BBQ lovers and even BBQ newbies with quality machines […]

Homemade Heavy Duty Smoker

I worked with a guy named Jerry for years. He is a great guy and was awesome to work with. He moved on to another company and I hadn’t heard from him in awhile until he pinged me on my new Facebook Barbequelovers page that he builds smokers. He built one for his desk that […]

Try Indoor Grilling When the Weather Isn’t Cooperating

For many enthusiasts, a barbeque isn’t just a summer event for the occasional weekend; it is a year round proposition. Unfortunately, there can be times where the weather just won’t comply; freezing temperatures or torrential rainstorms can put a dampener on those BBQ steaks planned for dinner. But, there is a solution: indoor grilling. Today, […]

Top barbecue and grilling tools every BBQ Chef should Own

The best barbecue grilling tools are the ones that will make grilling easier on the chef. These tools should be very durable and adaptable to any type of cooking needs the chef may have. Fortunately, companies that make barbecue grilling supplies have come up with some great items to meet all your outdoor barbecue kitchen […]

Stuck in a Rut….errr…on a Speed Bump

Barbecue, it’s a great thing and let’s face it, deep down we all salivate over the thought of getting down and dirty with a big plate of tender, juicy ribs fresh from the smoker! Hi guys, my name is Samantha (but you can call me Sammy). My life is pretty much centered around making people […]

How to Buy the Perfect Grill

Summer is, by far, the grandest of the four seasons. Summer gives us wonderful fruits like sweet cherries and ripe, juicy peaches; it gives us summer vacation and a chance to lounge on sunny beaches; and, best of all, it gives us opportunities to have cookouts. Cookouts are the ideal summer activity: it gives you […]

Barbecue Grill Tune Up

Tips and tricks to tune up your barbecue grill and get it ready for a summer full of family memories Does this scenario sound familiar?  Your family and friends are gathering for a barbecue to celebrate your spouses birthday.  You have spent hours getting everything ready and coordinating with each family what they are supposed […]

A Solar Cooker Prototype for a Greener Tomorrow

FURTHER DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMIZATION OF A THERMAL-STORAGE SOLAR COOKER Principal investigator:  David Gordon Wilson Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT – emeritus This note is written because someone unknown has publicized an old highly fanciful and almost wholly inaccurate but beautifully illustrated account (by a small group of business students at MIT) of our solar-cooker work, […]

Ogallala Cream Can Supper Video

Check out this video showing how to create a Cream Can Supper using a 10 Gallon can from the Ogallala Cream Can Supper Company. Check them out at

Ogallala Can Options for Hunting Season

With hunting season coming up don’t forget about a cream can supper for the ole goose blind. What you say?  Goodness we don’t eat THAT much. Well remember there are fours sizes of cans and the two small ones are great for feeding anywhere from 4 to 8 hungry people. You can cut all the […]

7 Tips for Troubleshooting Low Flame Output on your BBQ Grill

  Several questions have been asked on my Weber Technical Support Experience blog post regarding low flame output or yellow flame output on your BBQ Grill or burner, so I thought I would post some ideas to resolve the low flame or yellow flame problem. Obviously you have checked the propane tank to make sure […]

Source for new Cream Cans

I recently ran across a fantastic source for new Cream Cans (Milk Cans) that can be used for a Cream Can (Milk Can) Dinner. For a family reunion that I cooked for, I searched high and low for a source for used cream cans.  I called thrift stores, Intermountain Farmer Stores, an old dairy, and […]

Cream Can Dinner Recipe

Here is a basic recipe for a delicious cream can supper that will feed 30-40 people. This is perfect for the 10 ½ gallon Ogallala Cream Can available from Originally, rocks were used in the bottom of the can to keep food out of the liquid since we are steaming, not boiling. However, we […]

BBQ Smoker that looks like a huge revolver

One of our readers sent us the following pictures of a BBQ Smoker in Texas that their customer created from the ground up that looks like a revolver. It is modeled after the Colt Single Action Army revolver in a 4-3/4 barrel and is built to scale. The firebox is in the handle of the revolver with […]

How to get your BBQ Grill ready for Summer

Each year when it finally starts to warm up, the urge to grill hits up and down the street, and soon the smells of bbq start drifting through the neighborhood.  Summer is rapidly approaching with family barbecues on the calendar along with big plans to clean up the backyard and make it the party place […]