While you’re used to charcoal grills, charcoal isn’t the only burning hot fuel on the block. The OG cooking method for us humans was over wood — and wood grilling is making a comeback. And though scrumptious, we’re not just talking s’mores and potatoes. We’re talking about a reverse seared NY strip steak, grilled sriracha salmon, and so much more.
A return to the basics of cooking with wood means that modern grills can give you much more than hot dogs and burgers. Traeger Grills, famous for its smart wood pellet grills, actually hosts a litany of recipes, including the obvious paleo variant, but also recipes that are vegan, vegetarian, or just overall healthy. And yeah, fine, here’s the list of wood burning grill-sourced cocktails you’re definitely most interested in. If you want to add some excitement into your spring and summer grilling adventures, consider wood. To help, we put together a list of some best selling grills.
Renegade Pro Wood Pellet Grill and Smoker
The Renegade's versatility lets you opt between smoking ribs and baking pies — big wheels let you drag it around with you everywhere you go.
Eastwood 22 Wood Pellet Grill and Smoker
The Eastwood 22 is smaller than the 34 and likewise a bit more affordable — otherwise, it packs the same punch as its older and broader-boned sibling.
Z Grills Pro Pellet Grill and Smoker
Consistent heat control and convenient usability are Z Grills mainstays in this woodfire grill, which is a great entry model.
Camp Chef’s Woodwind Pellet Grill
LED readouts, auto ignition, and a 500-degree maximum in the Woodwind allows you extra time to get your wood fire grill to a perfectly smoked condition.
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