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How to Cook on a Pellet Grill

When pellet grills first came on to the scene, there were many pit masters out there who had been barbecuing for years who believed they were easy – almost too easy. After all, barbecuing and smoking meat was supposed to be hard, right? If you’re not chopping the wood, then breathing in the smoke and […]

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Pellet Grill vs. Electric Smoker

Smoking your meat will provide it with an amazing flavor that simply can’t be obtained through cooking it on a grill or even in your oven. Back in the old days, you’d have to build a smokehouse for smoking your meats. However, since that time, the art of smoking has advanced in many ways. There […]

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How to Make a Pellet Grill

Chances are, you’ve probably heard that smoking is a great way to cook meat. In fact, specialty smoked meats at the store command a premium price. Thankfully, it’s relatively easy to create smoked entrees at home with your own pellet grill. There are a variety of ways that the do-it-yourselfer can create a pellet smoker […]

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How to Smoke Brisket on a Pellet Grill

When you first started barbecuing, you grilled only preformed hamburgers and hotdogs – now you’ve graduated to true barbecue. You’ve finally decided that you’re ready to take the plunge and try to smoke a brisket, which is known as one of the most unpredictable cuts of meat in the world. Sure, it will take a […]

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Are Pellet Grills Safe for Your Health?

Asking if pellet grills are healthy is a lot like comparing the nutritional values between a bag of vegetables and a fistful of candy. It’s really all about what you’re cooking up. However, there are some health concerns when it comes to grilling which has nothing whatsoever to do with taste or the nutrition facts […]

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Smoking Meats on a Pellet Smoker

Alright. As an average carnivore, we know you like meat. There’s something manly about jabbing a sharp object into a slab of properly pellet grilled meat and then stuffing it into the mouth. Taste buds come alive, brain waves start to fire off signals that overload several circuits and eventually a wave of satisfaction covers […]

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Useful Features of the Best Pellet Grills

When it comes to buying the best pellet grills, many ideas and features can be swirling around in your head. However, when making the choice your most likely opportunity to get something truly special is going to come from buying the best pellet grills in terms of features, nothing else. As the primary defining factor […]

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Top Reasons Why You Should Be Grillin’ With Pellets

Who doesn’t like the smell and taste of food grilled to perfection? It gets us drooling just thinking about it. Where we start to lose track of time is when we start to look at grilling options. We’ve had enough of charcoal and propane. The cool kids in the neighborhood are grillin’ with pellets and […]

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10 Questions About Pellet Grills Answered

People who are new to the pellet grill experience often have a number of questions and the topics run the gamut from how they work to should I really buy. We put together our own list of 10 most common question that asked about pellet grills. Question 1:  Can I use the same wood pellets […]

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7 Ways to Cook with a Pellet Grill

Today, people have a lot more options when it comes to outdoor cooking in the backyard. It used to be you had only a few choices; a grill (propane or charcoal) a smoker or combination of the two. Now, thanks to some new heating technology that can be found in a new type of backyard […]

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