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

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

The Best Saltwater Inshore Fishing Reels

If you’re a saltwater inshore fishing fan like me, you know one of the most important pieces of equipment is your fishing REEL. I fish the flats and barrier islands of the Gulf Coast of Florida and my reel can mean the difference between netting that redfish or losing him. To help you navigate the … Read more

How a Massage Gun helped me overcome Sciatica Pain – Ahhh, Relief at Last

Sciatica, characterized by radiating pain along the sciatic nerve, can be debilitating, affecting one’s ability to move and perform daily tasks – believe me I know. In this article I tell you more about Sciatica, how my own pain started, how I later used a massage gun to relieve it completely, and what type of … Read more

How to Upgrade Your Computer’s RAM + Best RAM Upgrade Recommendations for PC and Mac

Are you looking to upgrade your computer’s RAM? We can help. This article will give you a review of WHY you might want to upgrade your RAM along with 5 specific recommendations on RAM upgrade products for both a PC as well as a MAC. I’ve updated my RAM on my computers multiple times – … Read more

Top 5 Saltwater Inshore Fishing Rods

If you’re a saltwater inshore fishing fan like me, then you know that saltwater inshore fishing presents its own set of challenges (and opportunities!), requiring specialized gear to tackle the diverse species and conditions found in coastal waters – especially here in Florida and the Gulf Coast. One of the most important pieces of equipment … Read more

5 Best Saltwater Inshore Fishing Rod and Reel Combos – Save Money with these combos

If you’re a fan of saltwater inshore fishing, you know the importance of having a good rod and reel – especially if you fish the flats in Florida like me. If you’ve been at it for awhile, you’re likely to purchase your rod and reel separately so you can fine tune the specs to your … 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