The Grill Guardian

Ribeyes come off his grill at 125° and his brisket rivals those of Aaron Franklin. No one has to ask who’s in charge because the tongs are in his hand and he orchestrates tailgates more effectively than your mother does Thanksgiving.


nest 9" skillet


Nest Homewares 9” Cast Iron Skillet

If you’ve ever used a cast iron skillet, you likely noticed how awkward it was to hold such a heavy pan with such a short handle. That’s where Nest’s 9” skillet comes in. Featuring a long, cherry tree inspired handle, this impressive piece of hardware will not only last generations, but will become a family heirloom thanks to its elegant design. Whether you’re cooking over a stove or a campfire, the longer handle offers not only better leverage when lifting the skillet, but also helps prevent it from overheating. Best of all, there’s also an option to include a lid, making it great for braising, cooking oatmeal or rice, or any other dish that a lid would come in handy.

 javelin instant read thermometer


LavaTools Javelin Thermometer

Few tools are quite as essential as a thermometer. While the likes of Aaron Franklin may be able to nail a brisket by touch and feel, the average pitmaster would definitely benefit from the instant read technology this thermometer provides. At this price, it's an absolute steal. 

lucchese leather vest


Lucchese Leather Vest & Lucchese Puffer Leather Vest 

Manning the grill is a task that often requires constant attention, so standing outside in the cold is simply part of the job. While staying warm is important, so is preventing your sleeves from burning. I love both of these options because the supple leather wont catch embers like a polyester puffer vest, plus they look great and keep you toasty.

smithey dutch oven 


Smithey Dutch Oven

For the guy who believes everything tastes better outdoors, this dutch oven is ideal for tossing into the the coals without fear of chipping enamel.


Mill Scale Santa Maria



Mill Scale Santa Maria

Cooking over a live fire imparts so much flavor, it’s no wonder every camping meal ends up tasting so good. 

iron grove chefs knife



Iron Grove Western Chef’s Knife

The guys at iron grove have been forging some incredible work for years now. They feel great in hand, come out the box razor sharp, and look awesome in any kitchen. This black birch one is a favorite of mine, but their offerings rotate constantly as each piece is hand crafted in their shop in Dripping Springs, TX. Get him an heirloom that will last for generations, or better yet, sign him up to forge his own. He’ll thank you greatly.

chud press 


Small Business Spotlight

Chud Burger/Tortilla Press

Smash burgers? Check. Quesadillas? Check. Homemade tortillas? Check. The Chudpress does it all. 

dryad titanium tongs 



Small Business Spotlight

Dryad Cookery Titanium Tongs

Built to last, but built to weigh nothing, these make campfire cooking a breeze. Grab a pair and he'll be set for life.

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