Every year there’s one new grill that sets the BBQ world abuzz. Far and away, the most anticipated release of 2017 is the Traeger Timberline, a premium pellet grill that boasts WiFi capability, a sleek design, and loads of cool bells and whistles.
Because of its sleek, high-end appearance, people usually think of stainless steel in terms of aesthetics. However, while it’s certainly true that stainless steel pellet grills catch the eye, it’s often the parts people seldom see that benefit the most from stainless steel construction because stainless steel's extreme durability. On a Traeger Grill that includes the fire pot, drip pan and heat diffuser.
The Traeger Lone Star Elite has a different look and alternate features than Traeger's other grills. Want to learn more about the differences between the Lone Stare Elite and other Traeger Grills? Read on!
The first months of the New Year bring a deluge of announcements about new grill releases. Often the hype proves unwarranted, with too many manufacturers touting minor updates to last year’s models. This year, however, there are some highly anticipated releases worthy of your attention. Among them is Kamado Joe, who in February will unveil new versions of their ceramic grills with impressive new features that will set the bar for kamado grills.
BBQ is known for being hard-core. Whether it’s the long hours or the meticulousness of the process—trim, rub, wait, mop, wrap, wait, sauce, rest, wait—there’s a sense that BBQ is not for dilettantes. Yet despite its reputation, for many people BBQ is fair weather food, cooked exclusively from April to October, forgotten from the winter freeze until the Spring thaw.
Sometimes it can feel like the holiday season is an endurance sport. It kicks off on Thanksgiving then continues unabated for six solid weeks, finally culminating on New Year’s Day. After all those family dinners and festive gatherings, you’ve probably had your fill of button-down shirts and sit-down meals. You could use a break in the form of a laid back afternoon and a big plate of something warm and comforting. That something is Beef Rib Poutine.
Festive music, pretty lights, the time spent with family and friends—this is a great time of year. But the best part of the holiday season isn’t the gift-giving or the gaudy sweaters. Nor is it sugar plums or figgy pudding. It’s the gatherings and get togethers. Specifically, it’s the finger foods served at those annual events.
When we designed the Pellet-Q450, it was to fill a need in the market. There simply weren't many stainless steel pellet grills, and even fewer that came in under $1,500. We envisioned the Q450 as a durable stainless steel pellet grill with all the luxury features of a high-end model—that meant a one-touch controller, precision PID termperature control, a programmable meat probe, and a direct grilling feature. Oh yeah, and it had to cost under $1,000.