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Hestan vs. Kalamazoo Built-in Professional Grills (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

by Chris Tavares

Way back when you bought a grill and replaced it every few years. Then Weber built a solid grill. If you were looking for a grill with a ton of power and a better simmer, Lynx designed the first pro grill.

Hestan and Kalamazoo compete in the super premium professional bbq segment. We will compare the two very different companies and their grills.

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Topics: BBQ Grills, Kalamazoo, Hestan

Best 54 Inch Professional BBQ Grills (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Eddie Jacob

54 inch is the marquee grill for the outdoor with incredibly high BTU, rotisserie, smoker and really advanced sear burners. We will explore the options, so you can decide the right grill for you and your family.

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Topics: Viking, Lynx, Alfresco, Professional Grills, BBQ Grills, Kalamazoo

Best Outdoor Pizza Oven (Reviews/Ratings/Prices)

by Amy Ross

Since the weather is getting warmer I am sure we are all looking forward to summer barbecues. They are a shared tradition that we all have.

Whenever you host a barbecue or go to one at your neighbor’s house you can expect to see the same foods: burgers, hot dogs, pasta salad etc...by mid-July I am so jaded by the traditional barbecue foods. I’m sure you have experienced a similar feeling.

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Topics: Lynx, Alfresco, BBQ Grills, Kalamazoo

What is a Kalamazzo Hybrid Drawer Grill? (Reviews/Ratings)

by Tam Nguyen

Love the convenience of grilling with gas? Check. Like the higher heat of charcoal grilling? Check. Want the smoky flavoring that wood-grilling provide? Check.

Introducing the grill that can do it all.

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Topics: BBQ Grills, Kalamazoo

A Review of the Best New, Coolest and Unusual Appliances of 2012

by Steve Sheinkopf

Hard to believe, it's the end of another year. As I reflect on this year, there were great new introductions. However, there was not a great quantity. In fact, I could only find 8.

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Topics: Thermador, Jenn-Air, AGA Total Control, American Range, Kalamazoo, Yale Hoods

The 4 Best Barbeque Grills (Ratings/Reviews)

by Steve Sheinkopf

Grills are a bit different now than in the previous years. You can buy sear burners, side burners and really high BTU outputs. This is a different list starting with number 4.

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Topics: Alfresco, Professional Grills, Weber, BBQ Grills, Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Professional BBQ Charcoal Gas Grills

by Steve Sheinkopf

The BBQrs dilemma: gas grilling vs charcoal vs smokers, all three are great for outdoor cooking but are also limited in performance.

Gas grills are great for being able to cook right away but they don’t infuse the flavor of charcoal or smoke. Charcoal and smokers have the smokey flavor but at the expense of time...a ton of time. So if you want the best of all three, you can buy three outside grills or buy one Kalamazoo.

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Topics: Professional Grills, Kalamazoo

Napoleon, Viking, Kalamazoo, Alfresco and Lynx BBQ Grills (Ratings/Reviews)

by Steve Sheinkopf

I write the Yale Buyers Guides and have to update them semi annually. With BBQs, I may have to start over with so many new grills. There are more decent, upscale grills than ever, even before you throw Weber in the mix.

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Topics: Viking, Lynx, Alfresco, Professional Grills, BBQ Grills, Kalamazoo, Napoleon

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