Pellet Grills (Smokers)


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Before you get started understand the basics of what makes BBQ so great to how the smoking process works from cook-times, temperature, to producing quality smoke.

Getting Started


This is the practical application of yielding great tasting BBQ. Through this step-by-step process we'll take you through your BBQ session from beginning to end. 



We'll cover the various styles of smokers and provide you a detailed explanation of pros and cons for each - when it comes time to buy your next smoker, you'll be ready. 

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About MeatGeeks

Eh, so maybe we take our BBQ a little too seriously. We dedicate time to testing and experimenting with products, recipes, and methodologies related to outdoor cooking, grilling and smoking -- all so you don't have to. We bring you a wide range of product recommendations from smokers, grills, bbq accessories, to detailed tutorials on how to yield the best bbq, from pork butt to brisket and everything in-between. If you love BBQ geekdom as much as we do, follow us.

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We take a look at some of the most affordable smokers to find value you can count on. These are the smokers we like best for the money.

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We tested 6 of the top selling gas grills under $600 to find out how they stacked up against each other. These are the results and what you need to know before purchasing a a gas grill.

Top 30

When it comes to great BBQ reaching and maintaining the ideal temperature is a must. We've spent endless hours testing over 50 various thermometers to revel our favorites in each category; from instant read thermometers to Wi-Fi smart thermometers, wireless leave-in probe thermometers, to Bluetooth based thermometers.