Our searchable database has 500 cookers reviewed and rated by the world’s leading authority on the subject, Max Good. Many have comments from owners. Pay attention to our Best Value Awards and start with The AmazingRibs.com Top 10 Value Gas Grills, Charcoal Grills, Smokers, and Tailgaters as well as our Top 10 Luxury Grills & Smokers. We think these are the best values on the market in a wide range of prices. Don’t see what you want? Use the search box on the left. You should also read the articles linked below for shopping tips. What fuel is right for you? Pros and cons of logs, wood pellets, charcoal, gas, and electric. Charcoal grills vs. gas grills. Let’s settle this once and for all. How to buy a grill. A checklist of things to look for before you buy. Take it shopping. How to buy a smoker. A checklist of things to look for before you buy. Take it shopping. Charcoal grills. Still the best way to sear a steak. There are some designs that work better than others. Here’s what you want. Gas grills. Nothing beats gas for convenience and versatility. And yes, you can smoke on them. Her’s what to look for. Electric grills. Really just glorified electric frying pans, better than nothing if you have a small condo balcony and they won’t let you have a charcoal or gas grill. Charcoal and wood smokers. Tip top flavors, some are super easy to use, and others are a pain. We’ll tell which are which. Egg, ceramic, and other kamado-style grill/smokers. Heavily insulated, these are very efficient smokers, exscellent at pizzas and baking, low and slow roasting, and cold weather cooking. Pellet grill/smokers. Thermostat control that is truly set it and forget it, and you’re cooking with wood. Amazing tools, but not good for searing. Gas smokers. No messy charcoal, steady temps, very good flavor, and cheap. Electric smokers. Set it and forget it. But the flavor is lacking. Stovetop smokers. Smoke indoors (if you have a good vent fan) or on camping trips. Small portable grills. For the balcony, beach, boat, and tailgating. Pig, lamb, goat roasters. For the party animal in you. Large capacity, trailers, and commercial smokers. Ready to start catering, open a restaurant, cooking in competitions, or county fairs? Pizza ovens. For the best pizzas, rustic breads, and more. Stainless steel. Is stainless a good choice? Designing an outdoor kitchen. How to plan an outdoor living space, and hidden gotchas. Extension cords for pellet smokers, electric smokers, and electric grills. Let’s not burn down the house. Parts to repair, modify, and upgrade your cooker. Revive the old warhorse. Grills gone wild. Need a laugh? You need more than a grill and a smoker Thermometer guide. Cooking without good digital thermometers is like driving at night without headlights. Dial thermometers are technology from the 1800s and they are often waaaay off. Don’t be making excuses for overcooked meat, or apologies in the hospital. Best BBQ accessories & gadgets. Here are the cool tools and toys that will make you a better outdoor cook. Required kitchen accessories & gadgets. What every kitchen needs. Grill grates. What’s best, what’s worst. And it’s not cast iron. Grate cleaning tools. The best way to get rid of the gunk. Charcoal starters. One method is best, one method is worst, the others, meh. Our favorite regional BBQ sauces. There are so many great sauces. Here are some that we think represent the style of their region. Cookbooks, books, and mags. Our favorite reading. Tunes for barbecue. Make your own mix tape of barbecue, food, and drink music. Extension cords for pellet smokers, electric smokers, and electric grills. Let’s not start a fire. Aprons, T-shirts, more. Fun things to wear and more. Parts to repair, modify, and upgrade your cooker. Revive the old warhorse. Injectors. Quit brining, start injecting. Bar necessities. What you need to serve drinks in style. All about corkscrews. They do not have to be torture devices.Gas Grills, BBQ Grills and Charcoal Grills Outdoor barbecues are a cornerstone of summer. Prepare juicy hamburgers, sizzling hot dogs, marinated chicken breasts and other savory meals with our wide assortment of grills. Propane and natural gas grills quickly fire up, which is great when you want to eat in a hurry. Charcoal grills cook with pieces of charcoal, adding a smoky flavor to dishes. Smoker Grills and Fryers Make moist, flavorful meals with meat smokers that deliver low temperatures over an extended period of time, trapping smoke and moisture into food items. Deep-fry an entire turkey in large-capacity fryers for serving on holidays or at large gatherings. For a healthier alternative, choose an oil-less fryer that uses infrared heat to penetrate foods evenly, so you can enjoy the savory flavor of fried food without all of the added fats and oils. Grilling Accessories With a variety of grilling accessories to choose from, you can turn any summer afternoon or evening into a BBQ gathering. Stock up on a variety of spices and seasonings to add extra flavor to dishes, and keep a thermometer handy to check the internal temperatures of meat. Spatulas, tongs, spearing forks, and other grilling tools and utensils enable safe handling of on-the-grill food items, while cast-iron cookware is durable enough to withstand outdoor grilling.Electric Smokers Electric meat smokers from Masterbuilt and Cajun Injector can be kept inside and provide precise tools to dial in and get that smoky taste just right. On-board control panels simplify the process of controlling the temperature and the level of smoke, and most electric smokers even have a window so you can keep an eye on the meat without having to open the smoker. Outdoor Smokers For a classic flavor, charcoal smokers, propane smokers and water smokers offer an analog alternative to electric smoking, using natural materials to produce a rich, smoky flavor. Kingsford� and Brinkmann models are easy to load are sure to help get the meat to the right level of smokiness and tenderization. Smoker Grills Smoker grill hybrids are great for outdoor cooks who like to multitask and who like preparing a variety of different foods. Keep an eye on grill heat with a built-in temperature gauge and cook each piece of food to perfection. Cooking grates in both the smoker and grill help simplify cleanup. When preparing for a big outdoor feast for friends and family, a smoker grill becomes an essential tool for success.Our searchable database has 500 cookers reviewed and rated by the world’s leading authority on the subject, Max Good. Many have comments from owners. Pay attention to our Best Value Awards and start with The AmazingRibs.com Top 10 Value Gas Grills, Charcoal Grills, Smokers, and Tailgaters as well as our Top 10 Luxury Grills & Smokers. We think these are the best values on the market in a wide range of prices. Don’t see what you want? Use the search box on the left. You should also read the articles linked below for shopping tips.Outdoor barbecues are a cornerstone of summer. Prepare juicy hamburgers, sizzling hot dogs, marinated chicken breasts and other savory meals with our wide assortment of grills. Propane and natural gas grills quickly fire up, which is great when you want to eat in a hurry. Charcoal grills cook with pieces of charcoal, adding a smoky flavor to dishes.Absolutely love this smoker. Assembly was easy, took about 45 minutes. Listened to the suggestions others had on their reviews like using a larger cast iron pan and using wood chunks instead of chips. Glass on the door a plus to monitor the meat. Temperature gauge fairly accurate. Smoker is so simple to use, monitor, and food turns out great!About this website. AmazingRibs.com is all about the science of barbecue, grilling, and outdoor cooking, with great BBQ recipes, tips on technique, science, mythbusting, and unbiased equipment reviews. Learn how to set up your grills and smokers properly, the thermodynamics of what happens when heat hits meat, and how to cook great food outdoors. There are also buying guides to hundreds of barbeque smokers, grills, accessories, and thermometers, as well as hundreds of excellent tested recipes including all the classics: Baby back ribs, pulled pork, Texas brisket, burgers, chicken, smoked turkey, lamb, steaks, chili, barbecue sauces, spice rubs, and side dishes, with the world’s best all edited by Meathead Goldwyn.Pellet Grills & Smokers With the SmokePro pellet grills, you can bring professional wood-fired flavors right to your back patio. Grill, smoke, bake, roast, braise, and barbecue on one grill, all with the touch of a dial. Enjoy the temperature control and smoke output of our Smart Smoke Technology, as well as the easy Ash Cleanout system you won’t find anywhere else. Shop from our selection below, and become your own SmokePro.I have been using wood fired pellet Traegers for over 10 years. I have over 400 BBQ trophies at my house competing with the very best pellet smokers. You got propane grills, everyone seems to have them, the problem is they don’t give any flavor. At the end of the day, you’re grilling’ like a villain having a great time. Traeger Grills take my everyday and make it extraordinary with wood fired flavor goodness.