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How to Smoke Brisket on a Pellet Grill Like a Pitmaster in 7 Easy Steps

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If you’ve been using your pellet smoker for a while, and feel like your skills are up to snuff… Odds are, you’re ready to tackle smoked brisket. But even for the most skilled pitmaster… Smoked brisket proves to be a formidable challenge. Compared to simpler proteins like pork butt or ribs… Smoking beef brisket can … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Cleaning & Maintenance: How to Keep Your Island Good as New in 3 Steps

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Whether you’re already an outdoor kitchen owner or not… At some point, you’re going to have to contend with cleaning and maintaining your island. We all know that outdoor kitchens are a pricey investment. So in order to keep your backyard upgrade looking as shiny and new as possible… Your island’s going to need some … Read more

Rustic Outdoor Kitchen: 5 Radiant Ideas & Design Principles

You’re looking to add an outdoor kitchen to your backyard… But not any ol’ design will do. Whether your backyard is already filled with farmhouse-style charm… Or you’re dreaming of string lights and potted plants… You won’t take anything less than a rustic outdoor kitchen. Lucky for you, it’s easy to infuse a rustic aesthetic … Read more

What is a Pellet Grill? 7 Astounding Perks & Why to Buy

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You’re in the market for a new grill… And you’ve been hearing a bunch of hubbub about pellet grills. They’re not like the gas or charcoal grills of old, you’ve heard… But you’re still not really sure what they’re all about. Which is making you wonder… What is a pellet grill? It’s an important question … Read more

Ribs on Pellet Grill: 11 Must-See Expert Tips & How-to Guide

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Ribs are undoubtedly one of the most sought-after cuts for smoking… And it’s no surprise why. There’s something about a slab of meat on the bone that activates a primal, nearly carnivorous-like instinct in us… But really, what keeps us going back is the flavor. There’s nothing quite like sinking your teeth into a tender, … Read more

Cooking Steak on a Flat Top Grill: 7 Insider Tips & Recipe Guide

Your flat top grill has opened up a world of cooking potential… And when you’re first getting started, it can feel a bit overwhelming. In some ways… It’s almost as if you have to relearn everything you thought you knew about cooking. This cooking appliance is an entirely different beast… Hence, why you’re wondering about … Read more

BBQ Smoker: Best Options of 2024, Expert Reviewed & Tested

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Whether you’re an aspiring pitmaster or a casual griller… No one can deny the irresistible, insanely-addictive flavors that a genuine BBQ smoker can produce. There’s a reason why delicately smoked proteins are always the most coveted dishes at a barbecue. The delectably crispy bark… The richness of the melt-in-your mouth rendered fat… And the bouquet … Read more

Pizza Ovens Countertop: 8 Expert-Tested Recommendations, Reviews, & Essential Considerations

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Restaurant-quality homemade pizza is one of the most satisfying meals… But historically, it hasn’t been easy to achieve! In recent history, if you wanted a high performance pizza oven… You would have to build your own stone or brick pizza oven. (Talk about backbreaking work!) Some countertop ovens were available… But they were either severely … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Outlet: 3 Unique Options, Key Considerations, & Insider Tips from an Expert Designer

Do you want your outdoor kitchen to run a rotisserie, blender, crockpot, or charging station? Well, in that case… You’re going to need an outdoor kitchen outlet. (Maybe several of them!) The trouble is, there’s not much information out there on the topic. How do you plan for electrical outlets in your island? How much … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Vent: Why They’re Essential & Shocking Safety Risks You Can’t Ignore

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You’re in the process of planning your outdoor kitchen… And the topic of ventilation has been brought to your attention. The importance of outdoor kitchen ventilation is often overlooked… But it’s essential to the safety of your island. Then the question becomes… How do you know what your outdoor kitchen vent requirements are? Will you … Read more

Outdoor Kitchen Concrete: 4 Compelling Reasons to Consider One & 3 Unique Options

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With concrete being such an abundantly used building material… It’s no surprise you’re considering it for constructing your outdoor kitchen! It’s sturdy… It’s durable… And it lasts a long time. However, there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to concrete. Some construction methods simply make use of cement board or concrete cultured stone… … Read more

Small Outdoor Kitchen Ideas: 15 Best Designs & How to Plan

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So you want an outdoor kitchen… But your outdoor living space is a bit constrained. Too often we have grandiose ideas of what is possible… Only to have reality come crashing down on us. That’s life, right? Question is… What can be done? Having a small backyard doesn’t mean you have to give up on … Read more

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