REC TEC RT-700 Pellet Grill Review

rec tec rt 700

The REC TEC RT-700 adds WiFi connectivity and a host of over improvements over its predecessor the popular RT-680. The RT-700 aka “The Bull” is REC TECs flagship pellet grill and has been designed to compete with the best offerings from brands like Traeger and Yoder. This is my favorite pellet grill based on looks […]

Green Mountain Grills VS Traeger: Which Pellet Grill Should You Buy?

Since they started selling in 2008, Green Mountain Grills have gained a loyal following thanks to their high tech, well-constructed pellet grills. In this guide, we will run through the main differences between pellet grills from Green Mountain Grills and Traeger. We’ll also look at some of the top grills from each company to help […]

Best Wood Pellets for Smoking

Bags of smoking wood pellets

You have purchased your wood pellet smoker, but now what? With endless options of flavored wood pellets to choose from it’s hard to know where to begin. Experimenting with different flavors of pellets is half the fun of investing in a pellet grill. Don’t worry about sticking with the pellets made by your grill manufacturer […]

Pit Boss 5 Series Vertical Pellet Smoker Review

Pit Boss Vertical Pellet Smoker on deck

Most pellet grills on the market all share the same horizontal design. These might look more “traditional” but there are some advantages to the vertical design of the Pit Boss 5 Series Vertical Pellet Smoker. You can fit a lot more cooking space into a smaller foot print. This makes the Pit Boss a great […]

Pit Boss VS Traeger: Which Pellet Grill Should you Buy?

Traeger vs pit boss brand icons

So you’ve decided to invest in a wood pellet grill but still haven’t decided which brand to buy. Traeger and Pit Boss make some of the most popular pellet grills on the market today. If you ask around you’ll get plenty of opinions about which is better. The problem is, people always end up defending […]

Grilla Wood Pellet Grill Review

Grilla wood pellet grill review

I would never recommend buying a grill just because it turns heads. There are plenty of leaky, budget smokers that look cool but couldn’t maintain a steady temperature if your life depended on it. That’s where the Grilla comes in. With it’s unique design and clever technology the Grilla wood pellet grill is fast becoming […]

Traeger Lil Tex Elite 22 Pellet Grill Review

Traeger lil tex elite review

If you’re addicted to the taste of low and slow barbecue, but don’t have whole weekends you can dedicate to managing the pit, pellet grills can be pretty tempting. Pellet smokers promise to produce food with the distinctive smoke flavor you love, without any of the babysitting that comes with cooking with wood or charcoal. […]

Pellet Grill vs Gas Grill – Which is better?

Pellet grill vs gas grill

Back in the day, buying a grill was a fairly straightforward task. Perhaps you had the choice of a few brands, and the big question was which brand offered the best quality within the constraints of your budget. These days, there is a vast range of grills available. And if you are after a versatile […]

Make your first smoke on a Traeger a success

Traeger first smoke success

So you’re the proud owner of a brand new Traeger grill. Or maybe you are considering whether you should purchase a pellet smoker. Either way, you’re sure to have a few questions before you fire it up for the first time. What pellets should you use? How do you fire up a Traeger, and do […]

Davy Crockett pellet grill review

Davy Crockett Pellet Grill Review

Pretty much all pellet grills on the market focus on one two key features. Versatility and convenience. That makes them great all around grills, but you definitely wouldn’t consider them portable. For one, you need to have a source of electricity to plug the grill in to. You can’t just grab a bag of charcoal […]