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Temperature Control Necessities for your Backyard


Steven Raichlen with Pitmaster BBQ Bob Trudnak of BBQ Guru

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When setting out to smoke your first brisket, you contemplated the same question all BBQers have faced: “225 degrees for 10 hours in the smoker?? How am I going to stay sane and still monitor the cooking temp all day??”

Consider too a large pork shoulder you need to pull off the grill at the exact right internal temperature to maintain its juiciness. Seeking perfection leads to the endless cycle: Open lid. Check temperature. Close lid. Open lid. Check temperature. Close Lid. And causes an inefficient temperature fluctuation in your grill.

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were an automated temperature control system that can monitor both the internal temperature of the food, AND the grill temperature? Enter BBQ Guru, with the CyberQ Cloud.

You may be familiar with BBQ Guru—their temperature controls have been featured in many of Steven Raichlen’s books and have been recommended in several of BarbecueBible.com’s Holiday Gift Guides. All of their products are focused on ease of use and convenient temperature control for grillers. With built-in Wi-Fi, the CyberQ Cloud may be the best yet. Never worry about your food again with temperature monitoring and graphing that allows you to cook and monitor from anywhere, at any time, exactly how you like it.

You’ll receive a “Food Ready” text or email notification to tell you when to remove your food at the peak of perfection—you can even set your temperature with Amazon Alexa voice control.

They didn’t stop there, adding to their lineup an all-in-one ceramic grill that can BBQ, grill, roast, bake, sear, or smoke your food to perfection. The Monolith BBQ Guru Edition includes the CyberQ Cloud to provide an all-in-one solution.

The Monolith’s built-in automatic temperature control cooks food to perfection with the push of a button. The easiest innovative way to add smoky, wood-fired flavors to every meal without having to lift the grill’s lid.

See it in action: Watch as Steven Raichlen and BBQ Guru’s “BBQ Bob” makes a mouthwatering Asian-Tea Smoked Duck on the Monolith Grill.

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