Reviews & Competition Results


Texas Pit Quest

How Does the Pit Barrel Cooker Stack up as a Compact BBQ Smoker Option?

My experience with the Pit Barrel® Cooker began when mine arrived this past February. I was anxious to get it out of the box and try it right away… Read more


Pit Barrel Cooker Fires Up a Thanksgiving Turkey

I have been a fan of the Pit Barrel Cooker since one first arrived on my doorstep a few years ago. While barrel cooking is nothing new, the fact that…. Read more

3AW 693 News Talk

Bob Hart: Which barbecue is right for you?

It may not look like it today, but we are now in the prime barbecue months. For that reason, barbecue sales are booming as Australians choose to involve…. Read more

Grilling with Rich

Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker Product Review and Rating

There were many things that I liked about the Pit Barrel Cooker from the ease of cooking and set up to the actual results of the smoked meats…. Read more

Pit Barrel Cooker Co Turkey Hangers – A First Impression

Recently, the Pit Barrel Cooker Co introduced one of their newest accessories; the turkey hanger. Although it was possible to cook turkey…. Read more

Best value grills and smokers for 2015

If you’re ready to replace that old rust bucket, or thinking about finally adding a smoker to your repertoire, don’t start in the aisles of your nearby…. Read more

Review: BBQ with The Pit Barrel® Cooker

Let’s put this out here front and center. We’re gluttons for good smoked bbq (we’ve had a bbq caterer smoke bbq for 3 parties!) but have always been…. Read more

Pit Barrel Cooker Smokes The Competition With Simple Innovation

The practice of cooking with fire began over 250,000 years ago. I wonder if our ancient ancestors would be surprised to learn how this simple act of… Read more

Pit Barrel Cooker

Affectionately referred to as The PBC, it has proven to be a phenomenon in the residential outdoor cooking world. Aspiring backyard pit… Read more

Top 10 Smokers under $400 for 2015

The 10 best smokers under $400 for making true, low and slow barbecue. These smokers offer a wide variety of options from electric to charcoal… Read more

Product Review: Pit Barrel Cooker

In the Orange and Bourbon Brined Turkey post, I mentioned that I used a Pit Barrel Cooker. I received one to try two weeks ago and I have been… Read more

The Pit Barrel Cooker: Is All The Hype True?

Over the last few years, I’ve heard a lot of chatter about the Pit Barrel Cooker, from their many fans who praise its simplicity and ease of use in cooking… Read more

Mother’s BBQ

Kalbi Marinated Beef Kabobs in the Pit Barrel

Kalbi marinated beef kabobs in the Pit Barrel cooker. I must say that this is my all time favorite marinade to use. You have to try this. Watch Now

Patio Daddio

First Look: Pit Barrel Cooker

Daddio has a new toy! The great folks at the Pit Barrel Cooker Company sent me one of their cookers to test drive…. Read more