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The Do’s and Don’ts of Wood Pellet Storage

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wood Pellet Storage

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wood Pellet Storage Use the following wood pellet storage tips in order to have the most enjoyable experience on your Pit Boss Pellet Grill. You will learn easy tips on how to make your pellets stay fresh and last as l ... Continue Reading

7 Important Meat Smoking Tips for Beginners

7 Important Meat Smoking Tips for Beginners

7 Important Meat Smoking Tips for Beginners Smoking meat has long been the preferred method of cooking for all things beef, pork, chicken, etc. The smoky aroma of hardwood just adds an element of flavor that can’t be reproduced. With the ... Continue Reading

The Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. Guide to Pit Boss Accessories

The Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. Guide to Pit Boss Accessories

Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. Guide to Pit Boss Accessories At Pit Boss, we want to ensure you have all the tools you need to have the best outdoor cooking experience possible. We pride ourselves on being Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. And Pit Boss ... Continue Reading

Pit Boss Pellet Grills vs Gas Grills

Pit Boss Pellet Grills vs Gas Grills

Pit Boss Pellet Grills vs Gas Grills: The Debate is Over Ever since wood pellet grills burst onto the scene in 1985, there’s been a hot debate (pun intended) over which cooking method was the best way to cook your hamburgers, steaks, brisk ... Continue Reading

Pellet Grills 101

Pellet Grills 101

Pellet grills have become the hottest trend on the BBQ and grilling scene. Since technology in the industry really hasn’t changed much in the last 30 years or so, people are excited about the different features and conveniences that pellet grills are ... Continue Reading

Pit Boss Pellet Grill Construction

Pit Boss Pellet Grill Construction

Heavier - Pit Boss Pellet Grill Construction Bigger. Hotter. Heavier. is not just a marketing phrase. It’s a construction standard we use to ensure that our grills and smokers are made with the right materials for the best 8 in 1 grilling ex ... Continue Reading

How to Grill Fish (Like a Boss) on a Wood Pellet Grill

How to Grill Fish (Like a Boss) on a Wood Pellet Grill

How to Grill Fish (Like a Boss) on a Wood Pellet Grill It’s a long-standing tradition to eat fish for Good Friday, although sometimes grilling fish can be trickier than grilling meats, fruits, or vegetables. Team Pit Boss is here t ... Continue Reading

TWICE SMOKED HAM 101 - HOW TO PICK AND COOK THE PERFECT HAM

TWICE SMOKED HAM 101 - HOW TO PICK AND COOK THE PERFECT HAM

Hey Pit Boss Nation, we know you’ve been wanting a sweet, juicy ham recipe for Easter dinner. Well, our pit masters have delivered on this one! Twice smoked ham, also known as “double smoked” ham is the best dish to serve for the spring holiday. It’s ... Continue Reading

The Perfect Sear and Reverse Sear

The Perfect Sear and Reverse Sear

The Perfect Sear and Reverse Sear When it comes to cooking meat, there are seemingly endless methods from which to choose from. However, whether you're grilling beef, pork, poultry, or produce – nothing beats ... Continue Reading

Pit Boss Game Day Playbook

Pit Boss Game Day Playbook

It’s time for the Big Game Party and the only thing better than the commercials, is the food. You have the perfect Game Day menu. Now, inside this Playbook, you’ll find a step by step guide for grilling up each of the dishes just in ... Continue Reading

How To Tame A Grease Fire

How To Tame A Grease Fire

Grease fires aren’t too common on pellet grills, although even the most seasoned griller can experience one. The pros at Team Pit Boss are here to help with a quick guide for taming a grease fire, like a boss. Below you will learn w ... Continue Reading

Pit Boss Steak Cuts 101 – Top 10 Steaks That You Should Know

Pit Boss Steak Cuts 101 – Top 10 Steaks That You Should Know

Top 10 steaks you should know. 1. Ribeye: Ribeye steak comes from the primal rib section of the animal the same cut as a prime rib roast. There are bone-in or boneless versions of this steak. Bone-in ... Continue Reading

Cleaning Your Pit Boss Pellet Grill

Cleaning Your Pit Boss Pellet Grill

Cleaning Your Pit Boss Pellet Grill Pit Boss pellet grills have the most convenient clean up. 100% all-natural hardwood pellets will burn into less than 1% of ash. Which means you can burn through a 40LB bag of pellets and ha ... Continue Reading

Starting Up Your Wood Pellet Grill

Starting Up Your Wood Pellet Grill

1. Have Fuel In The Hopper: Like every road trip, when you make sure there’s gas in the truck, your first step is to double check you have more than enough pellets in the hopper. A good rule of thumb is to have 2 lbs. of pellets for every hour of sm ... Continue Reading

Why Pit Boss

Why Pit Boss

BIGGER HOTTER HEAVIER BIGGER. VALUE Pit Boss Pro Series 1100 $599 1100 in² cooking spaceCooking Range: 180-500° ... Continue Reading

How to Pick a Pit Boss Grill

How to Pick a Pit Boss Grill

Wondering which grill and/or smoker is right for you? Curious as to how you should go about choosing the prefect grilling companion? Well, no need to fret friends. Whether you're looking for a gift for yourself, or something to make yo ... Continue Reading

How To Host The Perfect Holiday Party

How To Host The Perfect Holiday Party

You’re a grill master and everyone knows it. When it comes to the holidays, no one does the holiday meats better than you. That also means, you’ve now been asked to host the holiday party too. Don’t worry, Pit Boss has your back. We ... Continue Reading

As easy as 1, 2, Boss: How to Brine a Turkey

As easy as 1, 2, Boss: How to Brine a Turkey

We know trying new things can be scary, and we all have about 9 million questions when we do! But, fear not my friends! We’ve got you covered this Thanksgiving with this simple “How To” for brining your big bird. Ingredients: 1 ... Continue Reading

How to prep for Thanksgiving

How to prep for Thanksgiving

How to Prep for Thanksgiving: We want to make sure you have a Bossin’ good time this Thanks Grilling! So, we’ve laid out everything you’ll need this year to get the job done. Winning is big, but winning Thanksgiving is the vanilla bean ice cream on ... Continue Reading

How to Carve a Turkey

How to Carve a Turkey

How to carve a turkey: Pick a leg, and pull it away from the body, slicing through the meat directly to the joint. Then, chop straight down to separate. Using your knife, find where the wing connects, chop and separate from the body. Follow the ... Continue Reading

How to Grill a Turkey

How to Grill a Turkey

Although some claim that grilling a turkey isn't very traditional – we would beg to differ! Grilling a turkey on a wood pellet grill is as traditional as fire itself. Enjoy a tender, juicy turkey – cooked to perfection, every time. Let’s keep it si ... Continue Reading

Knives 101

Knives 101

Whether for chopping or slicing, carving or filleting, every well-stocked kitchen needs a decent set of knives. We’ve pulled together a guide to the array of kitchen knives available, plus mini tutorials on chopping techniques and knife maintenance ... Continue Reading

Lamb Cuts

Lamb Cuts

Lamb is a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals, but just be sure to choose leaner cuts on most occasions, reserving the fattier pieces for weekend treats. SHOULDER This part of the animal is a hard worker, so the meat from a shoulder is f ... Continue Reading

Chicken Cuts

Chicken Cuts

Chicken is the staple in the barbecue world and can either be used as a whole bird or be divided into four different cuts. The drumstick, wing, thigh and breast, each bring different things to the meal or occasion. Let’s look at each one of these cut ... Continue Reading

Pork Cuts

Pork Cuts

The Bossin’ Guide to Pork Cuts Whether you’re new to BBQ and grilling or a seasoned pro pit master, you’re no doubt familiar with the popular pork cuts of shoulder and baby back ribs. Go to any barbeque joint in America and they will be serv ... Continue Reading

Fish Cuts

Fish Cuts

Fish comes in various shapes and sizes. Due to this diversity, it can be difficult to understand what part of a fish you should use in recipes or which cut to pick up on grocery trip. There are a number of common cuts of fish, if you’re eating Tilapi ... Continue Reading

Beef Cuts

Beef Cuts

Explaining Beef Cuts and Beef Cooking Temperatures Beef has long been a protein staple that has been incorporated into almost every culture in the world. With its many nutritional benefits and rich flavor profile, it’s hard to go wrong addin ... Continue Reading

Christmas Holiday Page

Christmas Holiday Page

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

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How to Meal Prep like a Fit Boss

How to Meal Prep like a Fit Boss

How to Meal Prep like a Fit Boss The Meal Prep delivery services alone have created a $1.5 billion-dollar industry – and it’s still growing. Now, while you may be tempted to subscribe to one of those services, or maybe you have in the past, ... Continue Reading

Kid-Friendly Easter Crafts on The Grill

Kid-Friendly Easter Crafts on The Grill

Kid-Friendly Easter Crafts on The Grill Easter time is full of amazing food and games for the whole family. There’s plenty of grilling action for the adults, so we enlisted the help of some of our little Pit Bosses to design two easy and fu ... Continue Reading

Celebrating Moms

Celebrating Moms

Mom Bosses of Pit Boss Meet the Mom Bosses of Pit Boss. Really cool moms who work hard, play hard, and love to grill. They share what it means to be a Mom Boss for their family, how grilling has helped them win the meal, and tips f ... Continue Reading

3-2-1 Rib Method

3-2-1 Rib Method

What is the 3-2-1 Rib Method? 3  hours of smoking. 2  hours wrapped in foil. 1  hour of cooking, unwrapped and slathered in barbecue sauce. Ribs are a staple for any Pit Boss’ di ... Continue Reading

Romantic Dinner For Two

Romantic Dinner For Two

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, treat someone special and show off your grilling skills with a romantic dinner for two - grilled to perfection on your Pit Boss. On this How To Tuesday, we are going to walk you throu ... Continue Reading

Pick The Perfect Game Day Menu

Pick The Perfect Game Day Menu

The Perfect Game Day Menu is shareable, full of big juicy flavor, and grilled to impress a crowd. That’s why Pit Boss has your back with three must-have recipes to award you the Game Party MVP. Are you ready to show off your grilling skil ... Continue Reading

How To Build A Bossin’ Burger – Tip #3: Grillin’ To Perfection

How To Build A Bossin’ Burger – Tip #3: Grillin’ To Perfection

1. Prep your grill for cooking at 450°-500°F. Then, grab your patties from the fridge, right when you’re ready to get started. 2. Season them generously on the top and bottom. We recommend the Mushroom Swiss Burger Seasoning ... Continue Reading

How To Build A Bossin' Burger

How To Build A Bossin' Burger

Tip #2: The Perfect Patty The second tip for Building a Bossin’ Burger is all about making the perfect patty. You got the beef picked out with just the right amount of fat. Below are some easy tips for you to take that meat and expertly ... Continue Reading

All About the Beef

All About the Beef

Having the proper amount of fat in your beef is essential. It directly affects the: tenderness, juiciness, and flavor of your burger. The key is to strike a good balance between having enough fat to develop rich flavor, but not so much it becomes exc ... Continue Reading