Homemade 26″ Weber Performer Mod

One of the most desired and "asked for" models of grills that Weber has yet to create is the 26" Performer.   Well this grill may be the closest we have seen to date. WKC member Ron, aka "TexasOnion" decided he would make his own 26" Weber Performer.  This custom setup features two stainless steel Performer carts mounted end to end [...]

26" Performer cart side view 2 comments

Review :: AncientBBQ Silicone BBQ Gloves

I've always been curious about silicone grilling gloves, so when WKC member @fedex posted up an Amazon deal that was too good to pass up I decided to give them a try. This particular offering is made by a company called Ancient BBQ and can be found here: Amazon - Silicone Grilling Gloves Below is some additional information found on the AncientBBQ website: FDA Approved [...]

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1970s Lime Weber Kettle on eBay

There's a Lime Weber grill on ebay right now. The buy it now is $450, which is steep - but it's a pretty rare kettle. We'll have to wait and see if it sells. This one is missing TWO daisy wheel vents, which you can get from a donor kettle or from Weber. It's also [...]

The finish of this Lime green weber looks to be in pretty good shape! 0 comments

2015 Weber Kettle Club Shirts are HERE!

It's been a CRAZY year already, and it's only APRIL. So far this year we've hit: - 11,000 members - 160,000 messages - 13,000 kettles owned We've been featured on Mint.com, a few magazines that I can't remember the name of (apparently people still read magazines). We've formed partnerships with Aaron Franklin, Thermaworks, Cajun Bandit, [...]

the 2015 WKC Shirt is HERE!
Available through May 3rd. 1 comment

Diet Mountain Dew Smokey Joe

This is the only Smokey Joe we have documented that has a Diet Mountain Dew logo and script on the handle.  It is currently owned by WKC member Troy Dunn, aka "dwnthehatch".   This is a new Smokey Joe with a vent code of "AT" which dates it to a 2013 grill. Typically we see the logo grills [...]

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Mini WSM Plans: Smokey Joe Smoker

(note: this article originally published October of 2010 on Meatninja.com. The Meatninja is now blogging for WKC and his site is no longer online) Mini WSM -  in all its glory I've long been into grilling with the occasional venture in smoking and barbecuing. But over the summer, I had a couple really fun experiences [...]

mini WSM / Smokey Joe Smoker 2 comments

Coshell Charcoal Review: Coconut Charcoal

While perusing my favorite local grocer a few months ago, I swung by their grilling aisle to see if they had any wood chunks. I always stop and check, even though they rarely do (and I rarely actually NEED them). This time, though, I noticed an alien product there on the shelves in place of [...]

The hottest, cleanest, longest burning charcoal briquette I've ever used 5 comments

Mini Weber MOD: Midget OTG

I have a family of 4. My youngest is 10 and she's always wanting to learn to grill. I've taught her a few things using the base of my cajun bandit smoker, but it's usually a bit of a pain to set up. Plus with our frequent trips to the beach I needed something small [...]

Mini Red Weber Grill MOD 5 comments

Featured Cook: MrHoss’ Easter Prime Rib!

Hope you all had a great Easter weekend! This weeks featured cook is brought to you by @MrHoss who was at it again and cooked up an amazing Prime Rib Easter Feast. Not only does the food look excellent, it was also all prepared on a couple of beautiful vintage Redhead's! So stop staring, wipe the drool off your chin and [...]

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FRANKLIN BARBECUE– book review and giveaway

We've been waiting for a long time... watching and re-watching Aaron Franklin's PBS TV episodes on YouTube, watching Tony Bourdain and other food celebrities enthuse on TV, re-reading our copy of Texas Monthly where he took top honors, and peeking in the margins of the images for secrets and trying to pick up nuances of his [...]

_COVER Franklin 19 comments