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3 Ways to Get Wood Flavor on a Gas Grill

Want to create that delicious smoked flavor but don’t have a BBQ smoker at home? Relax, we’ve got a few tricks up our sleeves to ensure you achieve what seems impossible. With a few extra gadgets and proper wood pellets to fuel your fire, that beautifully smoky wood flavor is attainable with a gas grill.
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Surefire Ways to Keep Your Chicken Moist

One of the most intimidating challenges a griller may face is figuring out how to keep chicken moist. Of course, you never want to undercook chicken. Underdone poultry could potentially expose you and your guests to harmful bacteria such as salmonella. On the other hand, overcooked chicken is dry and tough to swallow – basically, you wasted a great slab of meat. Here at BBQ Island, we’ve undertaken years of experimenting with the best ways to keep your chicken moist, and we think we’ve found the solution.
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How to Use Salt and Smoke to Cure Meat

Salt and smoke curing has been around for eons and still makes for some of the best meat and fish. Here at BBQ Island, you will be able to achieve some of the tastiest meats for your family on any one of our electric, gas, pellet or charcoal smokers. You can salt, smoke or process meat and fish using both methods at the same time. 
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Cookin’ With Crigs: Peach and Hatch Chile Cobbler

It’s summertime, so that means we’re thinking about keeping cool in the heat. You can’t go wrong when there’s a big, heaping spoon of vanilla ice cream in the mix—especially when it’s melting over a bowl of delicious peach cobbler.
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Don’t Get Burned: Top 5 BBQ Safety Tips

If you’re a classic car fanatic, you probably know exactly how to safely drive and maintain your ride. You understand what oil she likes, how to tune her up. Maybe even what parts to replace or upgrade (seat belts and master cylinders come to mind). Here at BBQ Island, we take our grills just as seriously.
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How BBQ Competition Team Loot N’ Booty Feeds A Crowd

One of the great joys of grilling is being able to cook for a big crowd. But it can be a challenge to find recipes and techniques that are easy and delicious enough to work for a big group.
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How Often Should You Clean A BBQ Smoker?

To help your pellet smoker live a long and productive lifetime providing delicious, meaty meals, you have to make sure to keep it clean. Good maintenance is important for any type of grill, but pellet grills require slightly different care than the average kettle grill that you drag along to tailgates.
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Welcome To Kevin’s Backyard Kitchen

Welcome To Kevin’s Backyard Kitchen

A backyard kitchen is the best way to turn your house into an entertaining mecca. To illustrate this, we’d like to share one of our recent projects where we built a premium al fresco cooking area for BBQ Island customer Kevin Alexander in Chandler, AZ. Kevin is thrilled with how his new kitchen turned out, and so are we! Take a look and get inspired by what you can do in your own backyard.

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Bam Bam's Pork Butt Recipe

The prince of pork explains how to create amazing pulled pork.

Pulled Pork
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Bam Bam's Spare Rib Recipe

Bam Bam's answer to: How do I smoke spare ribs?




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Bam Bam's Smoked Chicken Recipe

Bam Bam's answer to: How do I smoke chicken?




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Bam Bam's Beef Brisket Recipe

Bam Bam's answer to: How do I smoke a brisket?

Beef Brisket Picture
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How to Light a Weber Smokey Mountain.

I get asked quite a bit about how I start my coals and maintain my fire in my WSM’s .  It seems that most often, I hear people have problems with over shooting their desired temps.  First off, let me dispel a myth.  Most WSM owners believe that they own a “water” cooker.  BBQ tends to be  a man’s game, not always, but mostly.  Therefore very few of us take the time to actually read through the manual.  If you did, you will find that the water pan in the WSM is a heat sink, not a steamer.  It absorbs heat energy in order to help keep the temps from spiking.

Step 6

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