Top 7 Instant Pots: Understanding the Many Different Models and Choosing the Right One for You

Instant Pots have revolutionized home cooking by combining the functions of multiple kitchen appliances into a single, versatile device. I’ll admit I was late to the Instant Pot party and by the time I jumped in I was overwhelmed by all the different models. I’m writing this article to help you figure out what’s the … Read more

3 Fish Taco Recipes: Baja-style, Chipotle, and Blackened. Which is your fav?

Fish tacos – the quintessential taste of summer! My wife loves them. Fresh, flavorful, and endlessly customizable, these handheld delights are a crowd-pleaser for any occasion. Let me give you 3 of our favorite recipes along with a few tips to make sure they come out great! Note: I’m actually gonna give you two FISH … Read more

Traeger Flatrock Grill vs Blackstone Griddle

When it comes to outdoor cooking, griddles have gained immense popularity for their versatility and efficiency. If you read my blog you know I love my griddle cooking. Blackstone is the current leader in the griddle world, but Traeger has a new entry with their Flatrock Grill. Let’s compare the Traeger Flatrock Grill and the … Read more

Traeger Flatrock Griddle Review

The Traeger Flatrock Grill is an innovative addition to the world of outdoor cooking, bringing a new dimension to the classic grilling experience. Known for their pioneering work with pellet grills, Traeger has ventured into the realm of flat top griddles with the Flatrock, aiming to offer a versatile and high-performing appliance that caters to … Read more

Battle of the Ironwoods – Traeger Ironwood XL vs Ironwood 885: Who Wins?

Let’s compare the new Traeger Ironwood Xl vs their Ironwood 885 pellet grill and see who’s the champ? When it comes to outdoor cooking, particularly smoking and grilling, Traeger has established itself as a premium brand, known for its innovative pellet grills and readers of my blog know how much I love my Traeger Ironwood … Read more

The 5 Best Cold Brew Coffee Makers

In the realm of coffee aficionados, cold brew has carved a niche for itself as the epitome of smoothness, boldness, and depth. And they are great before a workout too! The journey from coffee beans to a refreshing, chilled brew involves more than just steeping; it requires the right tools. As the cold brew trend … Read more

10 Best BBQ Cookbooks – Master the Art of Grilling and Smoking

Who doesn’t love a good barbecue? With with its sizzling meats, smoky flavors, and rich sauces, BBQ is more than just a cooking method; it’s a culinary tradition deeply ingrained in cultures worldwide. Whether you’re a novice griller or a seasoned pitmaster, the journey to mastering the art of BBQ is an ongoing adventure and … Read more

Traeger XL Series Review – The ultimate pellet grills?

Regular readers of my blog know of my love for Traeger – I’m a long time fan of these pellet grills and love my Ironwood-series model as the perfect balance of features vs value. As the outdoor cooking world continues to evolve Traeger has long been a name synonymous with innovation, reliability, and flavor. With … Read more

Traeger Ironwood XL Review

If you read my blog you know how much I love my Traeger Ironwood – it’s my #1 grill among many out in the barn. Traeger continues to push the boundaries of outdoor cooking with its innovative lineup of pellet grills, and the Traeger Ironwood XL exemplifies this commitment to excellence. In this review, we’ll … Read more

The Best Outdoor Pizza Ovens in 2024: 5 Top Recommendations

Are you a pizza enthusiast who loves the taste of a wood-fired oven-baked pizza? If so, investing in an outdoor pizza oven might be the perfect addition to your backyard or patio. With the rise in popularity of outdoor cooking and dining experiences, outdoor pizza ovens have become a sought-after item for home chefs and … Read more

Best Ooni Pizza Oven – Which should you buy in 2024?

Are you a pizza enthusiast looking to bring the authentic taste of wood-fired pizza into your own backyard? If so, you’ve likely heard of Ooni, the renowned brand that has revolutionized outdoor pizza cooking. With their range of portable, high-quality pizza ovens, Ooni has become a favorite among home cooks and pizza aficionados alike. But … Read more

Battle of the Kamados: Big Green Egg vs. Kamado Joe. Who wins in 2024?

If you follow my blog you know I love kamado-style cooking, and who doesn’t? Kamado-style grills have revolutionized outdoor cooking, offering versatility, efficiency, and unparalleled flavor. Among the titans of this market stand two behemoths: the Big Green Egg and the Kamado Joe. Both have earned fervent followings and boast impressive features, but which one … Read more

Battle of the Best: Ooni vs. Roccbox – The Ultimate Pizza Oven Showdown of 2024

In the world of outdoor cooking, pizza ovens have become a must-have for enthusiasts and professionals alike. Two prominent brands, Ooni and Roccbox, have dominated the market with their innovative designs and high-quality performance. But when it comes to choosing the best pizza oven in 2024, which brand reigns supreme? In this article, we’ll compare … Read more