Become a BBQ Genius with Smart Grill Technology
May 23, 2017 - bbq set
With one of America’s some-more barbecue-centric holidays, Memorial Day, quick coming we’ve identified a operation of intelligent culinary products that will renovate even a many fire-averse fledgling prepare into a distinguished griddle master.
Life’s a Gas
If you’re looking for a intelligent griddle with all a trimmings, you’ll need to go gas-powered as a coherence of propane tanks allows manufacturers to work some-more record into a griddle itself.
Regular readers of this mainstay know we’re fans of a Lynx Smart Grill ($6,999 to $9,499).
The top-of-the-line cooker comes with all a facilities you’d wish from an intelligent barbecue—Wi-Fi capability, voice command, remote monitoring, app-based ignition and control and on-device alerts to flip or mislay meat. And it’s a sincerely stylish griddle to boot.
But Lynx isn’t a usually diversion in city when it comes high-tech feverishness sources.
The Char-Broil Smart Chef ($799) promises sum mobile control of your grill—and during a significantly reduce cost indicate as well.
The Smart Chef provides dual opposite cooking modes: Control, a set-it-and-forget-it mode and Manual, that provides a conventional, hands-on cooking experience.
Whichever mode we choose, a Smart Chef will keep we well-informed on a device of your choice, as to griddle temperature, burner status, food doneness, cooking times, inner beef temperatures and even a gas turn of your propane tank.
Smart Chef also offers innumerable recipes regardless of protein type, expelling what can be a toughest pursuit for any chef—deciding what to cook.
Where There’s Fire, There’s Smoke
For some BBQ fans, flame-broiled meats simply ambience improved when they are baked over a charcoal-fed fire.
Fortunately for admirers of classical cooking techniques, contemporary record can still lend a hand.
The Chef Smart by MyGrill (Not to be confused with a Smart Chef by Char-Broil) is a full-service colourless intelligent grill. While Chef Smart doesn’t have all a bells and whistles of a gas-powered cousins, it does offer some intelligent automations that make barbecuing easier and inspire experimentation, in terms of technique and menu.
The Chef Smart is built with an embedded thermometer that monitors a charcoal-based feverishness and adjusts a griddle apparatus accordingly—elevating or obscure a griddle from a glow and accelerating or decelerating a involuntary revolution of a grill’s many spits.
Equipped with 7 selectable pre-programmed recipes, formed on a operation of renouned grillable proteins, a Chef Smart offers users a ability to set their menu and step behind while cooking is prepared. Or griddle masters can take a some-more hands-on approach, blending their personal preferences with Chef Smart’s record to control elevation, revolution and temperature.
If a Chef Smart has we salivating, conduct to MyGrill.com for some-more info on pricing.
But maybe you’re utterly happy with your stream (and classic) colourless grill, and simply wish to deliver a small record to palliate a weight of visit barbecuing or urge your culinary skills. Here too, we have options.
The Looftlighter ($79), an inventive device that looks something like industrial strength curling iron, sets your colourless fervent in 60 seconds.
Employing super-heated air, a Looftlighter provides glow in underneath a notation but a use of any distasteful, and environmentally detrimental, lighter fluid.
Once a glow is resounding and cooking has commenced, a Weber iGrill 2 ($99) can come in handy, providing a same discernment afforded by a many high-end gas grills.
The Bluetooth-based, app-connected beef thermometer will lane a feverishness course of your fry from tender to well-done, with all a rarities along a approach so we can offer we guest a ideally baked cut of meat.
Best of all, a iGrill 2 is watchful adequate that we needn’t share your secret, and we can concede your friends and family to labor underneath a misinterpretation that your are some arrange of barbecuing savant.
A Distasteful Duty
There is one aspect of barbecuing that is wholly too most effort, regardless of a griddle we select—cleanup.
Fortunately, Grillbot ($119 to $139) offers leisure from a restraint of scrubbing barbecuing grates.
The Roomba for your barbecue, Grillbot cleans your griddle during a pull of a button, enabling we to suffer a post-steak, hammock-based slumber.
Roasting on a Rainy Day
Because a continue might not always accommodate your enterprise to barbecue, it’s best to have a fill-in plan.
For stormy days (or really, any day), a Cinder is some-more than able ($399).
Employing an array of little heating nodes to grasp pointing feverishness control, a Cinder offers a purest set-it-and-forget-it barbecuing experience. Simply calculate a aim feverishness and prepare time of a dish we are scheming (via Cinder’s concomitant app), place a protein on a grill, module a prescribed aim temp, and continue to live your life. The Cinder app alerts we when your dish is ready.
Cinder also works good with solidified food products, permitting barbecuing to turn a coax of a impulse decision.
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