Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for that unique something for the outdoor cook in your life? We’ve put together a list of 12 of our favorites for your outdoor / BBQ addict. Look at it this way – BBQ is cheaper than golf and, even if it isn’t, you can’t eat golf balls!

Our 12 days of BBQ list

12. Dizzy Pig Cow lick Seasoning

Cowlick

Not just for BBQ! Cow lick is as at home on steaks, burgers, chops, beef soups, and even chili as it is on Brisket. It’s our go to beef seasoning both inside and outside.
Dizzy Pig Cowlick

11. Savannah Jean’s BBQ Sauce

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New this year from our teammate Todd, Savannah Jean’s is a sweet spicy blend with just the right amount of heat and bite. Look for this to make big inroads in the BBQ world in 2014. Get in on the ground floor!
Savannah Jean’s BBQ

10.  Deep bottle measuring Spoons

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BBQ cooks tend to purchase rubs and spices in larger than average containers and there are few thing more frustrating than having your measuring spoon wider than the mouth of the spice jar or not being able to reach into the contents. These spoons solve both problems.
Sur la Table

9.  Stainless Steel Pan Rack

20038_wire_grateNo more rust, no more crust with these 100% 18-8 stainless steel wire racks. They measure 10″ x 18″ x 3/4 so they fit both disposable aluminum pans as well as stainless hotel pans. Completely dish washer safe. No more rust or chrome flakes on your turn ins.
SS Cooking racks

8. 5cc Power Injector

5cc-draw-injectorNot just for competitors! High volume meat injector system that can push up to 5ml of injection with a single squeeze of the handle. Spring loaded to automatically refill reservoir dramatically cutting your injection time.
5cc Injector

7. MAC 10.5 inch Black Ceramic Honing Rod

Mac_black_ceramicThis is the best ceramic honing rod on the market for keeping your knives in razor sharp condition.  The Mac Black Ceramic Honing Rod is an extremely hard 81° Rockwell compared to metal rods (“steels”) at 62° and white ceramic rods at 76°. The rod must be significantly harder than the steel blade so that the softer blade hones when rubbed against the harder rod.
MAC Ceramic honing rod

6. Thermoworks ChefAlarm ®

chefalarm_green_z_aIt seems this one is on everyone’s gift guide this year and with good reason.  Features include: Splash-proof design for commercial kitchens; Uses Pro-Series® temperature probes; Includes Pro-Series High Temp Cooking Probe with cable to 700°F max temp: Optional Pro-Series Needle Probe for thin cuts and Sous Vide: Adjustable high and low alarms; Always-on Min & Max temperatures; Adjustable volume to 92dB (4 settings); Includes count-down and count-up timer; Really big digits and a backlight!;  Available in 9 colors.

Make sure you order the needle probe too – your chicken and fish will thank you.
Thermoworks ChefAlarm ®

5. Wusthof 6inch flexible trim knife

 

4550-FlexThis is our go to trim blade.  This Wusthof Flexible Fillet Knife features a 6-inch blade which is perfect for working fat and silver skin off of briskets, pork butts, and ribs. The blade of this knife is thin and extremely flexible but wider than a traditional boning knife making it easy to work in small areas producing clean cuts.
6inch Trim Knife

 4.  Niedner ECONOFLO FORESTRY FIRE HOSE, 3/4 Inch x 50 Ft.,

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At this point you’re going whuuuut? Fire hose? More people ask us about this at comps than anything else. It’s a flat portable 3/4″ fire hose designed for smoke jumpers.  Here’s why it’s great for BBQ cooks that travel – 50 feet of this hose rolls up into an 8 inch coil and weighs 24 ounces. No more huge coils of rubber hose. Don’t confuse this with the cheap expand-o hose you get at Home Depot or Lowes. This hose is rated for 300 psi service with a burst pressure of 600 psi. More than enough to handle the high water pressure found at a lot of fairgrounds.
FORESTRY FIRE HOSE

3. BBQ Guru CyberQ Wifi

Cyber-wifi-no-adaptorAnother item that’s in everyone’s 2013 gift guide with good reason. Not only does the CyberQ maintain your pit temperature, It also can broadcast the info and control info to your PC, smart phone or tablet via wi-fi.  ANYTHING that lets you get more sleep at contests is a good thing!
BBQ Guru CyberQ

2. Wusthof 14″ Grand Slicer

451736You know it was going to to be on here. We designed it! 36cm (14 inch) radial curved Grand Brisket slicer by Wusthof – A MABA original. This knife is designed for both the professional and hobbyist cook. A 2mm wide blade with a razor sharp 16.5 degree beveled blade effortlessly slices through the softest meats without tearing. The radial curve of the blade and incorporated scallops will cut blemish free slices with ease.
14″ Grand Slicer

1. Remote Tire pressure Monitor System (TPMS)

 

TST_TPMSAnother off the beaten path gift for BBQ cooks that travel and tow trailers. Remotely monitors both the pressure and temperature  of your trailer tires (or any tires really. The system can monitor up to 24 tires simultaneously). Alerts you when either exceed or drop below defined limits so you can take action before you experience a blow out or a hub freeze.
TST 510 TPMS System

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