Smokey Joe Mini WSM

The latest addition to my outdoor cooking arsenal is my new Smokey Joe Mini WSM. This started out life as a Weber Smokey Joe Silver and with a few extra bits and pieces, is now a competent little smoker. Weber produces three models of the…

5 essential bbq tools

5 Essential BBQ Tools Every Backyard Chef Needs

I’ve been posting to this blog now for a number of months. I figure that its about time to share with you what I consider my top 5 essential BBQ tools that without I don’t think I could do what I do with my outdoor…

KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment Review

Grind Your Own Meat with a KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment I have been using the KitchenAid Food Grinder now for the last two weeks grinding my own meatballs and burger patties. I have found that grinding my own meat is enjoyable and has allowed me…

Maverick ET-732 Digital Thermometer Review

Every Backyard Chef Needs a Digital Thermometer It didn’t take long to realise that barbecuing without a digital thermometer is like cooking blind. Not knowing whether a piece of meat is undercooked or overcooked is a nightmare. It is a great way to destroy a…

Weber One Touch Silver Review

The popularity of charcoal grilling and smoking has seen a surge in popularity in recent years, partly due to chefs like Al Brown and the simplistic, primal urge to control fire. My first charcoal grill was the One Touch Silver, after years of use it is…