Category Archives: Grills

Benefits of Pellet Grills

Pellet grills are a relative newcomer to the world of outdoor cooking and offer the smoke flavor of wood-fired grills combined with the convenience of a gas grill. A pellet grill utilizes food-grade wood pellets as fuel, about one inch long and 1/4-inch in diameter, composed of hardwood sawdust compressed into a cylindrical shape. Pellets...
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How to Make an Affordable Outdoor Kitchen

You've seen them on HGTV. You've read about them in The New York Times and Houston Lifestyles & Homes magazine. You may even know someone who has one—and now you can’t stop daydreaming about having an outdoor kitchen of your own. If not today, someday. But is it a good investment? The short answer is yes. Sure,...
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How to Take Care of Your Grill

Like any good relationship, you need to put some work into the one you have with your grill. Luckily the time spent keeping  a clean grill is minimal and the payback for the effort is worth it. Whether you prefer cooking with charcoal or gas, one thing remains the same – routine and yearly cleaning and maintenance is...
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How to Buy a Grill

So you want to buy a grill? You've gone to the big box stores. You've looked at Weber, Char-Broil and a dozen more. You've listened to salespeople tell you about surface areas, BTUs, side burners, infrared burners, and a dozen things you've never heard of. Now you're more confused than before and what you need is...
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