A Robot for Your Smoker… It’s the SMOBOT

If you’ve got a Kamado-style cooker, you’ve probably heard the term, chasing temps. This is where people become almost obsessed with achieving and maintaining the perfect temperature in their Kamado. And it can suck some of the fun out of the whole experience. One start-up, IOT Controls, seems to have a solid solution: a WiFi … Read more

The Intelligent Steak Thermometer

Here in Florida, it’s pretty much grilling season year-round. And to ensure our steaks are perfectly cooked, we always use instant-on digital thermometers. Then, we saw this little gadget: the . The SteakChamp goes into the side of the steak and measures core meat temperature along the entire length of its stainless steel probe, not … Read more

SpotCheck #23

Father’s Day is June 19th, so this week’s SpotCheck will feature some of the cool stuff we think every man would love to have in his garage, patio or garden. Hmm… this one appears to have broken 🙁

Outdoor Wood-Fired Pizza on Your Gas Grill

Back in April, we introduced you to the KettlePizza—a device designed to turn your kettle grill into a wood-fired pizza oven. This week, the company launched a version for gas grills, aptly named KettlePizza Gas Pro. Intended for gas grills with at least three burners and a minimum cooking area of 24″ wide by 17″ … Read more

SpotCheck #19 (But Really #1)

Introducing SpotCheck, from GarageSpot. There’s a lot of stuff that comes across the workbench here at GarageSpot each week. And while much of it is pretty cool and certainly relevant to our audiences, there’s either not enough to make a full story of it, or we just don’t have time but do want to share. To that … Read more

Outdoor Wood-Fired Pizza in Your Kettle Grill

I’ll probably get slammed for this, but I’m just not a gas grill kinda guy. I love the old-school kettle grills—the process of making the perfect fire, the wait, the rich taste of charcoal… oh yeah. Now, I’m certainly far from a BBQ connoisseur and even further from being a grill master, but the idea … Read more