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Grill & Stove Reviews

Weber 751001 22 1/2-Inch One-Touch Gold Charcoal Grill, Black

Weber 751001 22 1/2-Inch One-Touch Gold Charcoal Grill, Black Product Description Heavy-gauge porcelain-enamelled lid and bowl, factory-assembled stainless steel One-Touch cleaning system, rust-resistant aluminium legs, removable high-capacity ash catcher, glass-reinforced nylon handles, hinged cooking grate. Available in 18 1/2″ and 22 1/2″ diameter models with a limited 10-year warranty. Product Features * Heavy-gauge porcelain enamel […]



Quick Tips – Gas Grills Cleaning and Maintenance

Gas grills are relatively easy to maintain. Periodically, there are steps to take to ensure years of hassle-free performance. We cover them all below. Gas Griller’s Toolbox Store the following tools near your grill for quick, easy, and regular cleaning – Brass wire grill brush Stainless steel wire brush Soap-embedded, fine steel wool pads (0 […]



Available Soon – Weber Q140 Electric Grill

After some considerable engineering Weber has produced an electric version to its popular Q line of portable grills. If you know anything about electric grills, you’ll know that it’s difficult reaching temperatures high enough to sear a steak.  What Weber have done with the 1,560 Watts (at 120 volts) is nothing short of spectacular. By […]



Quick Look – Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5 inch Smoker

Yesterday the mail man brought me my new 22.5-inch Weber Smokey Mountain Smoker to test out and review. I quickly assembled it (about 15 minutes) and as soon as I get all those leaves clean up I’m going to be test firing the unit. I am particularly interested in seeing how this super-sized WSM heats […]



Rereleased – Weber 26.75-inch Charcoal Kettle Grill

For 2009, Weber is reintroducing (after many years absent) this huge kettle grill. The 26.75″ kettle is just like the popular 18.5 and 22.5 inch grills, but larger, and in most every way, better. This kettle uses the One-Touch cleaning system with ash catcher. It also has a stainless steel, hinged cooking grate and a […]



Choose your charcoal carefully

Many people are only familiar with the charcoal briquettes found at the local grocery or DIY store. Briquettes are far from being pure charcoal.  The manufacturers begin with charcoal which is then ground and combined with fillers and binders to make the charcoal “go further”.  It also has non-wood substances such as petroleum coal added […]



Quick Tips – No more greasy grates.

Occasionally, you may notice your cooking grate is not getting clean, no matter how much scrubbing / scraping / brushing is done ,and that it needs that “extra touch” to get it really clean. To get your barbecue grill “purified”, light a generous amount of charcoal and place it all over the charcoal grate – […]



Keep your barbecue gear clear of rust

How do you control rust in and on barbecue grills and burner bins? First, you must remember to take care of your equipment in order to keep it lasting longer.   One of the best ways to keep your units lasting longer is to always remove the charcoal or wood ashes.   Ash when it becomes […]



Quick Tip – Avoiding a rusty grate and grill.

The most obvious method of keeping the cooking grates, or your grill, from becoming rusted and looking awful, is to use them daily. This would be great for several obvious reasons.  However, in most circumstances, this is not practical. The best method to retard/eliminate the grate from rusting would be to take the following steps […]



What’s best? Charcoal or Wood?

We all want to barbecue our meat and produce the most flavourful meal possible.  But why do some grillers produce far better results than others?  It is often down to simply being the fuel they use. First, I do not recommend using freshly cut, green wood that has not had the moisture cooked out of […]