Winter is here, and summer is around the corner. We've found a wide range of grills, from traditional and ceramic to.
Do you want to know which grill type might suit you best? Before you look out our selections for the finest outdoor grills, take a look through our website. I'm firmly in the charcoal grill camp, but if you haven't done anything yet, here's a useful note.
The first step in achieving the best performance and the simplest design for the lower price is by far. Weber's basic 22-inch kettle is easy to assemble and will last for years and years. It can also be used for hot grilling and crispy skin on chicken, but it also drops to $139 when you add it to your cart.
Weber's 22-inch Premium Charcoal Grill is a great deal for $80 more than the basic kettle above. Unlike the Original, the Premium features a better ash catcher (for less mess on your patio), a built-in thermometer in the lid (for help keep a constant temperature when cooking low and slow) and a hinged cooking grate (for adding additional coals without having to remove the entire grate).
Char-Broil's three-burner stainless-steel gas grill has the highest balance of features and efficiency among the models CNET has tested. It boasts a large amount of grilling capacity and space, as well as a side burner and tank storage behind two cabinet doors, and it comes with a 10-year warranty.
Kamado grills are usually made from ceramics and have a great heat retention that allows you to maintain a steady temperature for low-and-low cooking. Big Green Egg has started the kamado craze and is still the leader in creating the most efficient and best-looking kamados.
I purchased a Big Green Egg for the past year, and have smoked ribs, pork butts, whole chickens, and my masterpiece to date, a 10-pound brisket. It took all day, almost 10 hours, to maintain a constant temperature of around 250 degrees. I also had to be more involved in adding coals and adjusting the vents to maintain the grill's temperature.
I had seen the Big Green Eggs on display at Ace Hardware for years before selling them in my trusted Weber for one. The cost is extremely high, and you can start adding accessories, including the stand (that is, a nest for your egg) and a ceramic heat deflector for long cooking times over indirect heat. I regret the result. The build quality is so excellent that I intend to have my Egg for a long time.
Kamado Joe is the largest kamado competitor to Big Green Egg, and the Classic III model is one of CNET's favorites. It performs well in high-heat and low-slow cooking sessions, as well as features the unique SloRoller contraption that prevents meat from drying out during long-slow cooking times. The Kamado Joe's price includes a three-level cooking rack, ceramic heat deflectors, and an aluminum charcoal basket. You can save more than $400
The convenience of having a charcoal grill for tailgating or camping makes a lot of sense. Of the total number of CNET grills, this sleek gas grill from Weber was the perfect choice.
The igniter works well, and the grill quickly rises to zero, achieving a recommended 500 degrees Fahrenheit in 15 minutes. It's large enough to cook for a group of six people, and features flare-out trays to hold your plates and grilling tools. And it comes in a variety of fun colors.