Everyone loves ‘Optional Extras’ boxes – whether it’s buying a car or a smoker, they give us an opportunity to customise our purchase and makes us feel like we are part of the creation process: that we’re creating something unique. It’s actually a brilliant sales technique. Many offset manufacturers will offer the option of an insulated firebox, however it’s one that is often overlooked in Australia for a variety of reasons. Here’s Why An Insulated Firebox Will Change Your Life.
Those of us that have traveled the world will have no doubt realised that boning is different in every country. This is because different cultures have different approaches to boning and as cultures have developed over time, so have their boning techniques. In this article, we’re going to examine The Secret to a Good Boning. Continue reading The Secret to a Good Boning…
So, you’re interested in competition BBQ. You’ve read a few blog posts, watched a few videos and joined a few Facebook groups. And you’ve come across the Australasian Barbecue Alliance. Actually, if you’ve been getting into BBQ and you haven’t come across the Australasian Barbecue Alliance yet, you’re doing it wrong! But what is the ABA and how did it come about? Continue reading What is the Australasian Barbecue Alliance?
Recently, I wrote an article How to Install a Tel-Tru Thermometer in a Pro Q. I got asked several times if the same thermometer would work in a Weber. It just so happens that when I installed it in my Pro Q, I also installed some in my Webers. So please, read on for How to Install a Tel-Tru Thermometer in a Weber. Continue reading How to Install a Tel-Tru Thermometer in a Weber
I love my little ProQ Frontier. It’s a first generation model that I bought five years ago when they were relatively unknown in Australia. One thing that niggled me about it though, was the thermometer. It wasn’t long before I knew I had to work out how to install a Tel-Tru thermometer in a ProQ. Fortunately, it’s dead easy. Continue reading How to Install a Tel-Tru Thermometer in a ProQ
One of the most humble servants in your kitchen is also the most overlooked – your cutting board. They are used for a huge variety of tasks which leave them looking very worn and sorry looking. The solution is quick and easy and so here is How to Restore a Cutting Board. Continue reading How to Restore a Cutting Board
The rise of competitive BBQ in Australia is unstoppable right now. To be a shameless punster, the sport is red hot. With 25 sanctioned competitions already scheduled for 2017, there will be an ever-growing number of new teams coming out to play. But with 12 different possible categories to compete in, where should you focus your attention and practice? To help out, here are the Top 3 Competitive BBQ Categories for 2017. Continue reading Top 3 Competitive BBQ Categories for 2017
It is with great pleasure and of course gratitude that I can now announce that the Smoking Hot Confessions has landed its first podcast sponsor. This incredibly exciting opportunity has come about partly due to the interest expressed by you, the Smoking Hot Confessions fan base in seeing the first Australian BBQ Podcast come about. Continue reading SHC Lands First Podcast Sponsor!
As you are aware, I’ve been working on an exciting new project, a brand new podcast, all about BBQ. I’ve been working literally day and night on this podcast and wanted to let you know where I’m up to with it. Continue reading Podcast Guests Confirmed
Saturday August 20 saw 45 premier BBQ teams battle it out for glory in the picturesque town of Bangalow in the Byron Hinterlands. They were competing for the title of Grand Champion of the Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival 2016. Continue reading Bangalow BBQ and Bluegrass Festival 2016 – Gallery