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Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware

This Father’s Day, give dad something he can really use – a grill or a grilling accessory!  With all the top grill brands–like Traeger, Weber, and Big Green Egg–under one roof, Ace Hardware has the perfect Father’s Day gift for every budget. The best grilling gifts for tech dads at …

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The Traeger Timberline 850 turns BBQ from art to science

This review took a lot of pork. Over the last few months, I’ve used the Traeger Timberline 850 several times a week. Cooking on this grill is easier than using an oven. With a little bit of planning, a person can simultaneously grill a flock of chickens, a couple of pork butts and a load of veggies and have them turn out perfectly. I did, and it was the best Mother’s Day ever. First the good. It’s simple: This grill can cook the perfect brisket every time. It doesn’t take any skill. Just follow the instructions, and in 12-14 hours, an award-winning brisket will melt in your mouth. And therein lies the rub. This grill turns barbecuing from an art to a science. My completely unscientific ranking of all the food I cooked on this grill: Brisket: 10/10 Pork butt: 10/10 Pork belly: 10/10 Short ribs: 10/10 Country style ribs: 10/10 Beer can chicken: 8/10 Spatchcock chicken: 8/10 Chicken wings: 8/10 Roasted chicken: 7/10 Hamburgers: 7/10 Cookies: 7/10 Flank steak: 6/10 Thick, general cuts of beef: 5/10 gallery ids="1680115,1680114,1680117,1680118,1680123,1680132,1680128,1680120,1680121,1680148" Everything from chicken to every cut of pork to every sort of vegetable comes out nearly perfectly

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