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BBQ, Inspiration -

Gas grilling has its proponents, mainly because it's so quick and convenient. There's also very little skill involved, which makes it appealing to the lowest common denominator where outdoor cooking is concerned. However, we're here to tell you that charcoal grills are far and away the superior choice. There are numerous reasons for this, but we've managed to narrow it down to just these 6. Thank you to the BBQ Host for making this.   1. The grills are more affordable.   It's possible to buy a charcoal grill for less money than you'd pay for a tank of gas....

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Cooking, Inspiration -

The Pit Barrel was painstakingly designed for simplicity to ensure even novice cooks could create amazing results every time. That said Pit Barrel owners are some clever folks, and we are amazed by their suggestions. One thing that is for certain, Pit Barrel cooker fans will always find new ingenious hacks for their favorite cooker. So, we queried the Pit Barrel fans in the popular user Facebook groups, the Pit Barrel Nation Group and the Pit Barrel Owners Group, to find the most popular user hacks for the best-selling cooker on the market. BTW – If you are a PBC owner or...

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Cooking, Inspiration -

  Justin in Ridgeland, MS with is daughter Henley (6)   The past few weeks have certainly held more than their fair share of stress for us all. As we all look for a way to navigate the changes to daily life, it is important to find the silver linings that will help us through these times. One of the oddly-satisfying benefits to these mandated stay-at-home orders is a chance to escape our regularly over-scheduled weeks of work, school, soccer practice, dance lessons, etc. These days, the once-rushed family dinner is now more accessible, and with the kids home all...

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Inspiration, Keto -

Is your New Year's resolution to become a healthier you? Check out Travis' story on how he lost 154 lbs with the PBC. He is now living a healthy and satisfying lifestyle using his PBC and following the ketogenic lifestyle.  Tell us a little bit about yourself My name is Travis Majors and I am a 46 year old husband and father of 4 kids from age 15 -24 and just 5 weeks ago became a grandparent. I worked 26 years in Law Enforcement/Public Safety/Emergency Management and am currently a Safety Director for Crude Oil Transport Company and have been doing that for around 5 years. I have many...

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Inspiration, Keto -

As 2020 begins, plenty of people will be looking to make positive changes in their lives and understandably many of those goals will deal with health and weight loss. Since a low-carb lifestyle can help with both of these areas, it’s not too surprising that there will be quite a few keto New Year’s Resolutions going around. Throughout January we will share customer stories, the ketogenic lifestyle, keto recipes and how to use the PBC for meal preparation to make your week easier and set you up for success. The Pit Barrel Cooker team wants to help you reach your New Year's resolution...

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