Supplies and Equipment for Barbecue Enthusiasts

Visit us at 140 W. Main Street in New Holland, PA for a wide variety of smokers and grills, rubs and sauces, accessories, gadgets, books, and free advice to help you master amazing barbecue quickly.

Barbecue Enthusiasts

Beginners ask us many questions about how to cook specific cuts of meat, which seasonings to use, and how to overcome specific challenges on the smoker or grill. We really enjoy sharing our first-hand experience and passion for backyard cooking with our customers, and some of them even come back later to share their enthusiasm for our recipes and techniques and to ask more questions.

So… if you’re new to barbecue, we’d love to guide you on your new adventure! 

Barbecue Tips for Beginners

#1: Choosing Your Seasonings

A great seasoning adds “spice” to your food like nothing else! We have 100 or more different barbecue seasonings in our store. It’s easy to either get overwhelmed or carried away, so we recommend starting with these three foundational seasonings:

How To Use These Seasonings

  • Zesty is excellent on chicken, seafood, and nearly everything, for that matter.
  • Mix equal parts of Zesty and TX Brisket for ribs.
  • Mix equal parts of Zesty, TX Brisket, and Spicy for pork butts. We’ve used this combination a lot and have gotten many positive comments on this.

Visit our store at 140 W Main Street in New Holland, PA to pick up these three seasonings for an excellent starting point. If you can’t contain your excitement, we’ve got dozens of other wonderful choices for adding pizzazz to your food. Our staff will be glad to make some recommendations too.

#2: Getting the Fire Going

If you’ve got a charcoal smoker or grill, use a good quality charcoal. We carry some of the best brands of charcoal, including Royal Oak’s Chef Select 100% hardwood briquettes and Rockwood lump charcoal. We also stock a variety of pellets and smoking wood.

Lighting a successful charcoal fire doesn’t have to be frustrating. Get yourself a propane torch or a BBQ Dragon charcoal chimney and before you know it, you'll be building charcoal fires the fun and easy way. You can find all these items in our store at 140 W Main Street in New Holland, PA.

#3: Knowing When It’s Done

A lot of beginners ask us how they can tell when their meat is done, and that’s a great question because one of the keys to becoming the hero of your next party is to avoid drying out the meat by overcooking it. Another danger is serving undercooked meat which can make people sick.

An instant-read thermometer is a worthwhile investment for any barbecue enthusiast. Whether you have $30 to spend on a thermometer, or you decide to go with a more high-end one such as the Thermapen MK4 or Maverick’s PT-75, learn how to use it and memorize the target internal temperatures of each meat category, and you’ll be well on your way to serving amazing barbecue to your guests with confidence.

  • ThermoWorks Billows
  • ThermoWorks Blue DOT
  • ThermoWorks Classic Thermapen Green
  • Thermoworks Dash
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  • ThermoWorks DOT Red
  • ThermoWorks Industrial Infrared Thermometer
  • ThermoWorks High-Temp Air Probe
  • ThermoWorks High-Temp Cooking Probe
  • ThermoWorks Pro Series Straight Probe
  • ThermoWorks Classic Magnetic Boot

And much more…

We are a specialty barbecue store in New Holland, PA and we carry everything you need to cook outdoors. Besides the items we mentioned above, here are some of the items we carry:

  • Smokers and grills made by Meadow Creek, Yoder, Big Green Egg, and Breeo
  • How-to books written by celebrities
  • Fryers
  • Gloves, cutting boards, knives, and pans
  • Cold smoking tools
  • GrillGrates
  • Accessories to make your Big Green Egg more versatile
  • And other fun tools and gadgets
  • Injectors and basters
  • Sauces, seasonings, injections, and brines
  • Quality meat, including briskets, pork ribs, and pork butts

Some of our products are listed in our online catalog.

"They have everything you need."

Cathleen Zimmer

"Great prices on all of your BBQ needs with guys that know their stuff."

Jessica Troyano

The go to spot for all barbecue and smoking supplies.

Brendon Martin

Let's Talk Barbecue!

Let's Talk Barbecue!

Need answers to a burning barbecue question? Ready for an upgrade that old grill? Running low on your favorite rub? To solve those problems and many more, the next step is to call or email us using the information below. Better yet, stop in at the store to browse our huge line of barbecue products and talk to our experts in person.

Call Us: 717-355-0779

Store Location:
Meadow Creek Barbecue Supply, 140 W Main St, New Holland, PA 17557, United States

Store Hours:

Mon – Thur: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Fri: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sun: Closed

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    Meadow Creek Barbecue Supply is a specialty BBQ equipment and supply store in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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    140 W Main St in New Holland
    Phone: 717-355-0779

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