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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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  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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Thanksgiving dinner has never been easier thanks to the Pit Barrel Cooker and Turkey Hangers! We are exactly one week away from Thanksgiving. Cooking the turkey used to mean hours of pacing and peering into the oven or fryer. But thanks to the magic of the Pit Barrel Cooker it has never been easier to host your family and friends! We have created a Thanksgiving cheat sheet to help take the guess work out of deciding how much to make of each item. Check it out here: Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet!   To Brine or not to Brine?  A common question we get is whether...

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Thanksgiving shouldn't have to be stressful! We are now one week away from Thanksgiving.  What does that mean?  Well, besides the fact that all we can think of is a juicy turkey on the Pit Barrel Cooker, It means that it is time to start planning for the feast. One thing we have learned over the years is that preparation is key. The more planning we do ahead of time = the more we will enjoy the day with family and friends.  We want to help take the guess work out of deciding how much to make of each item and spare you from the stress of...

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