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Everything You Need to Unlock Your Inner Pitmaster From the Comfort of Your Home.

Barbecue brings people together over great food, family and fun, and it’s your turn to be the house on the block where everyone wants to be. BBQ recipes and techniques shouldn’t be a closely guarded secret that only competition teams know. We show you the best gear, recipes and techniques that will help you elevate your BBQ game to the next level. Watch step-by-step videos and read in-depth articles that will have all of your neighbors wondering how you became the pitmaster everyone else wishes they could be.

  • Get access to step by step tutorials for the classic competition meats like brisket, pulled pork and more!
  • Download the exact recipes we use so you can produce mouth-watering barbecue at your home.
  • Do all this from the comfort of your kitchen or living room!
  • Learn which grills and accessories are perfect for you to achieve your dreams and match your cooking style.
  • Get hands on tutorials with techniques that will raise your grilling game to new heights.
  • Learn new recipes that your friends haven’t ever seen before and become the grillmaster of your neighborhood.

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The Best Pellet Grill of 2023

We love pellet smokers here at the Barbecue Lab. These machines have taken the guesswork out of smoking and given great success to the most inexperienced barbecuer.With traditional offset smokers, you’d have to add wood or manage charcoal every 45 minutes. But with pellet smokers, you can get great results

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You too can build a DIY outdoor kitchen like this!

Well folks, the time has come. We have FINALLY completed our DIY outdoor kitchen build and patio project. It consumed the better part of a year of our lives and tested our endurance and physical, mental, and emotional strength. But alas, it is finally complete(ish) and we're absolutely loving the

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