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Steven Raichlen’s Holiday Gift Guide for 2023

Welcome to our Black Friday Grilling Gift Guide! Ignite the holiday season with perfect presents for barbecue enthusiasts. From savory rubs to premium grilling tools—and yes, even a flamethrower—we’ve got favorites in every price range. Feel free to add these to your wish list too! Happy browsing and sizzling Black Friday shopping!

Grilling Gifts for Barbecue Lovers 2023

SearPro Flamethrower

SearPro really packs a punch! It’s a great gift and useful for searing a steak, lighting your charcoal grill, roasting bell peppers, sous vide, glazing a baked ham, starting your campfire, and anything else you can think of! This compact hand-held torch has one of the widest, most powerful flames of any torch available on the market, GUARANTEED! With temperatures reaching over 1800 degrees Fahrenheit. This product was invented by a First Responder Helicopter Pilot. When asked why he invented this his comments were: (I felt like this truly was the missing link to BBQ, sous vide and charcoal lighting). Best Gift For 2023!

SearPro Flamethrower - Grilling Gifts

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Texas Pepper Jelly’s Rib Candy and Bird Bath

Our Rib Candy and Bird Bath burst with bold fruit flavors making our sauce irresistible! Our expertly crafted glazes will elevate your culinary creations any time of year, but especially during the holidays. All of our flavors are a harmonious blend of sweet and heat and the trademark texture covers your meat (or poultry) to perfection with a sticky goodness that will leave your taste buds dancing. Grab some today and find out how Texas Pepper Jelly glazes transform ordinary meals into extraordinary feasts, making every dish fantastic.

Texas Pepper Jelly

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Tormek Kitchen Knife Sharpener

The Tormek T-1 Kitchen Knife Sharpener will ensure culinary precision this holiday season. With the diamond grinding wheel and composite honing wheel, this sharpener transforms knives from dull to razor-sharp; enhancing efficiency and safety. It’s user-friendly angle guide makes it easy to sharpen knives, even for beginners allowing for professional results. At home, in your own kitchen. You can sharpen standard kitchen knives all the way up to butcher knives. Every slice, chop and cut will be executed with ease. Let the T-1 be the secret ingredient behind memorable meals.


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Barbecue University®

Embark on a culinary adventure at Barbecue University®, nestled in the picturesque Alisal Ranch. Led by Hall of Famer Steven Raichlen, this premier school offers hands-on learning in grilling, smoking, and live fire cooking. From Memphis ribs to Texas brisket, participants explore diverse recipes, each day culminating in a 5-course feast. Set against the stunning backdrop of Solvang, California, and the 10,000-acre ranch, students enjoy luxurious accommodations, horseback riding, and local attractions. Join the next session from September 3 to 6, 2024, for a sizzling experience where the only marks that matter are grill marks!

Barbecue University 2024

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GrillGrates are the perfect gift for the grillmaster in your life. On a pellet grill, a GrillGrate Sear Station allows you to get a temperature pop so you can sear a steak, and on a gas grill, you get no more flare ups and the juiciest food. Flip them over for an instant griddle, or keep them rails up for picture-perfect sear marks. You can buy a universal set for any grill or a perfect-fit set for your grill model at GrillGrate.com. They even make grates that allow you to grill in your pizza oven or air fryer!

Promo: 30% off sitewide* with code TURKEY30 from 11/23-11/27 at 11:59pm EST. 

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Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke BBQ Spice Rub Seasoning Combo Gift Box

Introduce authentic American barbecue flavor to your kitchen with these BBQ spice rubs from Project Smoke!

Steven has scoured the world to find the best in barbecuing and grilling. His Project Smoke spice rubs are like no other, bringing you authentic flavors from around Planet Barbecue.

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Fireboard Spark

Upgrade holiday cooking with the FireBoard Spark—an instant-read thermometer that merges speed and precision. Ideal for short-term checks and prolonged temperature monitoring with its leave-in probe port. Pair it with the FireBoard Mobile App for on-the-go temperature access via WiFi, Bluetooth, and Cloud connectivity. Experience the innovative SyncMode, transforming Spark into a sleek countertop display, effortlessly tracking multiple FireBoard devices. Give the gift of culinary mastery with this smart, versatile thermometer—where accuracy and convenience meet.

Fireboard Spark

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Project Smoke Smoking Fuels

While many people believe the tradition of putting lumps of coal in Christmas stockings was developed as a rebuke or punishment (for “naughty” children), coal was actually a treasure because of its importance, during the 19th century, as a heating fuel.
In one Victorian narrative poem, a poor family was overjoyed to receive enough coal to fill their cellar. Is there someone on your gift list who would appreciate a bag—or several—of smoking chunks or chips in iconic flavors like hickory, mesquite,
cherry, or apple? Thought so!

Raichlen Woodchips and Chunks for Grilling and Smoking

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Petromax Firebowl

Petromax is the German brand for self-sufficient adventures in nature. Since 1910 this established manufacturer has been passionate about bringing quality items for outdoor living, outdoor cooking, bushcraft and lighting to the world. The Petromax product range combines tradition with innovation in a unique way and is characterised by the highest possible level of quality, durability and well-thought-out details. The Petromax Griddle and Fire Bowl is the ideal foundation for intense barbecue adventures. The three support legs can be easily and quickly attached, allowing your Grill Plate to sit safely over the fire. Once you have seasoned the equipment, you can start grilling right away.

Please use this discount code for 15% off of all orders: 15BBQ

Valid through 12/19/23

Excludes: Freight, Sale items and Gift Cards.

*Customer must enter coupon code 15BBQ in shopping cart for discount to be applied. Amount applies to subtotal only, no shipping or tax. Gift cards, sales items and freight items are excluded. May not be combined with any other coupon code or discount. Cannot be applied to previous purchases. Ends Tuesday, December 19th, 2023 at 11:59PM EST.

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The Barbecue! Bible

A 500-recipe celebration of sizzle and smoke, Steven Raichlen’s award-winning The Barbecue! Bible unlocks the secrets of live-fire cooking with top dishes, the tastiest sauces, and insider techniques and tips.

It’s got everything: how to grill the perfect T-bone. Succulent chicken from around the world: Jamaica, Senegal, Brazil, India, Thailand, Uruguay. A perfect meeting of fire and ice: Fire-Roasted Banana Splits. Includes FAQs, problem-solving tips, and comprehensive notes on equipment, ingredients, marinades, rubs—even a chapter on thirst-quenchers to serve while you’re busy fanning the coals.

The Barbecue! Bible

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HORL 2 Knife Sharpener

The HORL 2 Rolling Knife Sharpener is for those who want to get more out of their knives. It combines diamond and ceramic blades to sharpen with precision traditional kitchen knives, as well as special knives such as Japanese and Damascus knives.

No prior knowledge or experimentation for the right angle is needed. While the grinding disk rolls gently back and forth along the blade, the knife stays in place thanks to the magnetic holder, maintaining a stable angle of 15° or 20°.

The HORL sharpener has been on the market since 2016, and each sharpener undergoes rigorous quality controls -30 in total- to ensure a consistently high-quality product.

Purchase now to ensure delivery in time for the holidays.


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Steven Raichlen Signature Series

World-renowned grilling authority Steven Raichlen may be the biggest household name in barbecue with 31 books, cooking shows in multiple countries, and 5 James Beard awards. We’ve worked with Steven Raichlen since 2004, pairing his knowledge and experience with the finest tools of the trade. The result is a hand picked line of signature accessories tailored to his unique style and techniques that give every griller the chance to put award-winning dishes on the table.

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Bacon Up

For generations, food lovers have used bacon grease to add a richer, more complex flavor to almost anything they fry, cook, or bake. But it takes a lot of bacon! Bacon Up® is authentic bacon grease, triple-filtered for purity, and shelf stable – so now it’s easy to always have enough. Its high smoke point makes it perfect for the griddle, skillet, any cast iron – even for deep frying. Great taste, NO trans fat, and NOT hydrogenated – it’s a winner! Available online and in stores nationwide.

BaconUp - Grilling Gift Guide

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4S Fire Texas Onion Oiler

Newly designed Texas Onion Oiler! Use on grill grate to clean and season it. This old south Texas method is a great grilling tool. This will fill your BBQ with flavor instead of a chemical residue. It’s all natural! Onions have natural disinfectant qualities! If you’re cooking with charcoal or wood, toss used onion into the coals, this adds flavor to whatever you’re grilling!

Texas Onion Oiler

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