9 Interesting Burger Facts

May 28th is National Hamburger Day and we are celebrating it this year. Most humans love burgers. Billions of them are consumed around the world every year. And May 28th is a day designated to celebrating all things hamburger. Here are 9 facts about hamburgers that you may not have known about: - Hamburgers did not [...]

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Burger Throwdown E-Cook

Spring is in the air (unless you live in Michigan where we had snow on May 15th), we are getting more daylight by the day and May is “National BBQ Month” with May 28th being “National Burger Day”. We have so much to look forward to and here @ the WKC this means another cook [...]


1968 “The Caribbean”

It's not unusual for Weber kettle enthusiasts to have friends who look out for them. Recently, glrasmussen received an alert about this rare machine. Its color, Avocado, and design details identify it as "The Caribbean" in old Weber catalogs. This one is likely from 1968, because the dark ring is located high and narrow. Later [...]

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“Patent Pending” Fleetwood, with rare rotisserie

When this first appeared on WKC's radar, forum members collectively held their breath. Who picked it up, and why did we want to see more? It's because rotisseries can produce cooking magic, and Weber's rotisserie accessory for the 26.75" kettle is a rare bird indeed. SteveZ soon presented his cleaned, scrubbed, and buffed machine. Wow! Rumor has it, [...]

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’76-’77 Lime 22.5″ captivates

WKC member jolayiv is the second owner of this luscious, lickable  Lime (officially, "Key Lime") 22.5” kettle from 1976-77. He reports that the original owners loved to slow roast turkeys in it, and when you see these photos you’ll agree this is no “turkey,” with gorgeous color everywhere. jolayiv cleaned, polished, protected. Read more >   [...]

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One Touch Platinum transformation

This project by WKC forum member 1ROW epitomizes Weber Kettle Club's Rescue Restore Respect motto. His Dad's best friend was looking for a grill. 1ROW not only put one together for him from disparate parts others might have thrown away, but surprised him with a custom, one-off jaw-dropping design combining elements of classy-looking wood, smart integration of existing [...]

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Weber’s new #GrillofaLifetime set to launch tomorrow!

The speculation and anticipation surrounding the new Weber Summit Smoker has been hot topic in the forums, and finally tomorrow we get to see what all the fuss is about! Here are the Weber teaser photo's released to date: #GrillofaLifetime Grill On!

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Korean BBQ on the Kettle: Beef Bulgogi

Up until recently my only experience tasting Korean BBQ was some pork jerky that they sell at Costco (Warning - highly addictive!) but I had never tasted the real deal pork or beef made fresh on a grill. Thankfully that all changed when Troy kindly introduced me to some Beef Bulgogi cooked up on his 26" Red Aristocrat! ... the rest as [...]

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St. Patty’s Day Contest

Do you have the luck of the Irish? Well, probably not, but if you have some skills on the grill and can cook up some Irish cuisine then you have a chance at some prizes. ShoeStringShop Dan has stepped forward with the idea of a St. Patty’s Day cook off. Prizes include Weber’s Burger Book [...]


1979: Weber Grill History

1979: Weber Grill History edit The 1979 Weber Charcoal grill is identified by lid vent with the modern embossed or “raised” WEBER logo.  The turn tab on the lid vent is large and now matches the turn tabs on the bowl vents. This is the style of lid vent used today.   Features and Changes in [...]