Product Highlight: Bear Paws

​​As a barbecue enthusiast or caterer, you know how easy it is to burn your fingers when trying to​ move a hot pork butt or chicken or ​shred meat ​hot off the smoker. Bear Paws ​are ​the perfect solution for pulling pork and chicken and handling large pieces of meat such as a roast or whole turkey without bulky insulated gloves.

Product Highlight: Swing-Away Grate Stacker

One of the disadvantages of many ceramic cookers is how quickly they fill up ​when you’re cooking for a small crowd. Of course, you can add additional grills for more space​ or you could ​upgrade to​ a massive XXL Big Green Egg. ​This product highlight reveals a third and inexpensive way to add more cooking area to your ceramic grill.

Product Highlight: Meat Church Seasoning

A tasty, well-balanced barbecue rub is ​essential when you’re smoking or grilling​. Whether you are just getting started with outdoor cooking or have already figured out which flavors you like, Meat Church has a variety of interesting flavor​s ​that will bring new inspiration to your barbecue.

Product Highlight: Bayou Classic Fryer

A deep fryer adds many possibilities for backyard entertaining and catering events. Fries and wings are popular as well as seafood, hushpuppies, and chicken tenders. You can also have a lot of fun with blooming onions, alligator fritters, and pig wings with a fryer like this. Read this blog post to learn what sets the Bayou Classic Fryer apart.

Product Highlight: Kick Ash Basket

Do you cook on a Big Green Egg? The Kick Ash Basket makes separating the ashes from usable leftovers quick and easy and gives you better circulation for a hotter and more efficient fire in your Big Green Egg.

Product Highlight: GrillGrates

Would you pay money to eliminate meal-destroying flare-ups on your grill? Would you like to make annoying hot spots on your gas grill a thing of the past? Are you frustrated that you can’t sear steaks like a boss?

If so, you’ll LOVE reading these five ways GrillGrates will transform your grilling.

Product Highlight: Stainless Steel BBQ Griddle by Little Griddle

Direct heat grilling and low and slow barbecue are fine methods of cooking outdoors, but nothing can replace the magic of frying food in a pan or on a griddle. Watch the videos in this blog post to discover some of the fun ways to use a griddle on the grill.

Product Highlight: Royal Oak Chef’s Select Charcoal

There’s a lot of mystery around charcoal briquettes, and unfortunately, reading ​online comments about it can leave you more confused than before. ​

Do the leading manufacturers really add weird ingredients to our charcoal such as limestone and ​glue? ​Does not “burning off” the briquettes give our meat a chemical flavor?

Check out our tips for choosing charcoal briquettes that make smoking meat easier and more fun.

Product Highlight: BBQ Dragon

There are a lot of different ways to light charcoal, including lighter fluid and a match, a charcoal chimney with newspaper, blowers, and a propane torch. Some of these methods work better than others depending on the grill or smoker you’re using.

The BBQ Dragon is simply a cordless (battery powered) fan with a flexible neck and spring-loaded clamp for clipping it on onto a grill or table. It’s blows air onto your fire. ​Period.

​​It sounds like ​a gimmick, but​ today I’m going to cut through the fluff and explain exactly when and why you should consider using the BBQ Dragon.

Product Highlight: Maverick PT-75 Instant-Read Thermometer

Today we’re kicking off ​a ​weekly product highlight ​here on the blog. ​Th​ere are ​hundreds of​excellent barbecue products and accessories​ on the market today, so we thought we’d use this space to ​talk about our favorite ​ones and explain why ​they are a worthwhile investment​. ​This week we​’re talking about the Maverick PT-75 Instant-Read Thermometer​, Maverick’s newest instant-read probe thermometer released in 2017. ​