Camp Chef SmokePro DLX 24 Pellet Grill - Bronze

Camp Chef SmokePro DLX 24 Pellet Grill - Bronze

MODEL #: PG24B
$499.99

MSRP: $699.99

Camp Chef SmokePro DLX 24 Pellet Grill - Black
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Camp Chef SmokePro DLX 24 Pellet Grill - Black

MODEL #: PG24
$499.99

MSRP: $699.99


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What to Look for When Buying a Vertical Smoker

Vertical smokers are unlike anything on the market. Some don't fully understand their strengths and often confuse them with pellet smoker grills. Here are a few noteworthy considerations to bear in mind when purchasing a vertical smoker purchase.

Temperature

Vertical smokers historically will not exceed a certain heat temperature due to the fact that they are most widely used for low and slow smoking. A typical vertical smoker temperature range can be as low as 150°F all the way up to 350°F. If you're looking for giant orange flames kissing your burgers, then these types of smokers are probably not what you're looking for. (See our pellet grills category.) Vertical smokers are good at one thing, and one thing only--low-temperature cooking.

Types of Food

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As mentioned above, you likely won't be grilling burgers on your vertical smoker.   However, you can find numerous cookbooks dedicated specifically to vertical smoker cooking. Try your hand at smoked salmon, ribs, a whole turkey, brisket, and even pies! We know the art of cooking low and slow takes a lot of patience among other things, but if you're on a mission to create some of the best smoked food then you're in the right place.

Price

Price is possibly the most influential detail to a consumer. Price points are set based on bells and whistles, power sources, and unfortunately, even brand. Vertical charcoal and/or water smokers can be as little at $50. If you're unsure of the use you'll get out of the smoker, we suggest starting there. Propane vertical smokers can start around the $100 range, continuing up to $700+. Wood-fueled can be upwards of $500-1,000+. We suggest buying a vertical smoker that fits within both your budget and cooking style.

Power Source

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Vertical smokers can be powered by many different fuel sources. Electric, charcoal, propane tank, etc. This decision is completely up to you and your preferred cooking methods. You can do some of your own diggings, but we think you'll come to find that everyone's opinions are just that--their own opinions. At OutdoorCooking.com we have two different sources of power available for purchase.

Our Smoke Vault line by Camp Chef is propane powered. If your back patio already has a Weber or Charbroil propane grill or sorts--maybe it makes sense to add another propane-powered cooker for convenience purposes. (Add flavor or moisture later by utilizing the water pan and wood chip tray.)

The 2019 launch of the Vertical XXL Pellet Smoker from Camp Chef was a shock to the smoking world. This beauty is plugged into the wall and fueled by hardwood pellets (not wood chips.) If you're bored of the propane scene and are looking to add automatic flavor, you may consider the XXL Vertical Pellet Smoker. Keep patio space in mind when purchasing your smoker. This unit is an absolute tank when comparing the overall footprints of other vertical smokers.

Pellet Grill or Vertical Smoker

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Lastly, as stated above, if you're looking for a twofer, meaning a grill that renders both low and slow and directly flame grilling--you may want to change direction and consider a pellet grill. The purchase may cost you a little more upfront, but there are a vast number of cooking profiles available on a pellet grill vs. a vertical smoker. Pellet grills allow you to bake, smoke, and grill, etc. (to name a few) on one unit. Pellet grill temperature ranges are usually between 160°F-500°F. (Add a Sear Box and you'll get upwards of 900°F!) On the flip side, a standard size pellet grill will take up more space on your back patio. If space is truly an issue there are a few miniatures (so to speak) pellet grills on the market as well.

What are your vertical smoker questions? Drop your comments below.

 

Smoked Bacon Mac & Cheese

Our friend Gary House over at Cooking-Outdoors.com sent us this recipe for Smoked Bacon Mac 'n Cheese. Being huge fans of anything mac 'n cheese we just had to share. Plus, it uses one of our favorite ways to cook, the Camp Chef Smoke Vault.

Here's the recipe:

Pellet Grills vs. Gas Grills

It’s grilling season and you’re in the midst of purchasing the latest and greatest in outdoor cooking supplies. First and foremost—deciding what grill works best for your cooking style. Grills are a rather large investment and warrant a fair amount of research before diving into the buy. Outdoor grilling is no longer solely limited to burgers and brats but rather offer a variety of cooking options to widen the types of food you can cook. When deciding between the two you can expect to find differences in flavor, price, versatility, and selection.

Flavor

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Flavor is hands down the most crucial differentiating factor when comparing pellet and gas grills. Pellet grills are notorious for using fuel that infuses your food with a variety of hardwood smoky aromas. Brands like Camp Chef sell Premium Hardwood Pellets in flavors like hickory, Southwest mesquite, oak, alder, cherry, and more. These pure hardwood pellets offer no additives or byproducts. Hardwood pellets are great for cooking a variety of food like meats, seafood, veggies, and bakery options. Gas grills simply do not deliver the same flavor diversity that pellet grills or even charcoal grills offer. They are fueled by flavorless propane or natural gas that produces flat food.

Price

How much money are you willing you cough up for an exceptional grill? As expected, gas grills are overall significantly cheaper than pellet grills. Like any consumer-able product, you get what you pay for. A good gas grill can get expensive when considering the brand, size, and other added bells and whistles.  Believe it or not, technology has made its way into the grilling world. They’ve adopted automated digital controllers, high tech sensors, and some even equipped with WI-FI or Bluetooth capabilities. A simple gas grill can sell for as little as $75, whereas a pellet grill will typically start around $400. 

Versatility

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A pellet grill is one of the most versatile outdoor cooking options. Consumers are roasting, smoking, barbecuing, braising, baking, and more. Similar to gas grills, pellet grill enthusiasts also have accessory options of cooking on cast iron grates and adding a gas grill-like sear box to their pellet-fueled grill. While pellet grills come in a variety of sizes, your retailer will likely have accessories for purchase that add extra shelving and prep space. Some models of pellet grills allow for a seamless switch between cooking with a direct or indirect flame. In terms of temperature, gas grills reach a higher temperature. Most gas grills have a temperature range of 250°F - 700°F. Conversely, pellet grills are exceptional at low-temperature cooking containing heat ranges from 160°F - 500°F.

Selection

When you think of your normal everyday grill, you don’t typically reference a pellet grill top of mind. Overall they aren’t as well known as gas grills. Therefore, you can expect to find a better gas grill selection in store. Gas grills essentially provide unlimited options when referencing size, finish, and price. But, over the years pellet smokers have been gaining in popularity among grilling enthusiasts and the general public alike. While there are a ton of exceptional performing gas grills on the market, there aren’t a plethora of high-quality pellet grills. Be choosy and stick with a well-represented pellet brand. Check out our recommended Wood Pellet and Propane Gas Grill selections. 

Let us know what grill will you be purchasing this season and why in the comment section below!

Camp Chef Pellet Grill Accessories You Need

Camp Chef products thrive on providing some of the most versatile equipment within the cooking industry. That's why we love them so much! Enjoy a restaurant style cooking experience with Camp Chef’s Wood Pellet Grill line. Wood pellet grilling adds a variety of smoky wood-fired flavors to any meal. The purchase of a wood pellet grill is a no brainer, but here at Outdoor Cooking, we want you to get the full grilling experience by adding some of the best accessories for your trusty grill.

Pellet Grill Cover, $57.99 - 62.99

We always get a ton of question regarding which pellet grill accessories to buy. Many people have fancy, shiny, ideas in their mind but often forget the most crucial accessory--a patio cover. Manufactured in two sizes, 24-inch and 36-inch, think of the Pellet Grill Cover has an outer skin. It's an investment that will pay for itself in no time at all. The material is both durable and weather resistant for even the more careless of climates. This is an absolute must!

Grill Blanket, $84.99 - 104.99

If you enjoy grilling year-round then a Grill Blanket is an absolutely essential purchase. Pellet Grill Blankets come in two convenient sizes, 24-inch and 36-inch to perfectly wrap your equipment. Due to its fiberglass fire resistant material your grill will remain properly insulated from the cold outdoor elements and in turn, reduce the number of pellets needed to burn during the winter months. Grab your blanket and bundle up for the winter because these guys sell like hot cakes come fall. 

BBQ Sear Box, $219.99

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Want to step up your grill game this season? Purchase a BBQ Sear Box accessory. The simple mounting system allows you to easily add an entirely separate cooking system to your grill. With the addition of the BBQ Sear Box, you’ll be able to get that perfectly seared finish with the irresistible smoky taste you love in one convenient unit. Enjoy an extra 180 square inches of cooking space.  Use that much-needed space to add a vegetable side dish to your meal, perfectly toast your burger buns, or get those steaks to a flawless sizzling sear. 

Sidekick, $219.99

Recently launched in mid-2018, the Sidekick is perfect for those who want an all-encompassing pellet grill. Just like the Sear Box, you can easily mount the Sidekick to your Camp Chef pellet grill. It comes with a ready-to-cook steel griddle BUT is also compatible with other 14-inch cooking accessories. Try the Pizza Oven, BBQ Box, boil water, make french fries. you name it. We recommend the Sidekick to those who have other Camp Chef 14-inch cooking systems. If you already have the accessories for your stove, then why not make use of them on your pellet grill too.

Pellet Grill Jerky Racks, $87.99 - $134.99

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There’s no need to compromise on space if you own a pellet grill. The Pellet Grill Jerky Rack comes with 3 removal-able racks allowing you to quadruple your cooking surface and quicken your overall cook time.  Get creative with your cooking because the Pellet Grill Jerky Rack isn’t only limited to jerky making. Cook for a crowd by layering chicken wings or fish for an even more dynamic use of the Jerky Rack.

What wood pellet grill accessories can you not live without? Leave us a comment below!

Gifts Fit For a King - A Father’s Day Gift Guide

Your dad has been there every step of the way.  He taught you to fish, to ride a bike, and to enjoy the great outdoors. Naturally he deserves a gift fit for a king. Give him a gift he’ll be proud to show off— something he’ll use for years to come. We’ve scoured the OutdoorCooking.com website to find the very best gifts for dad this Father’s Day.

ORIGINAL JERKY GUN JR., WESTON, $35.99

If you’re dad is a do it yourself kind of man then he’ll enjoy making his own jerky. This smaller junior jerky gun will be perfect for those dads just starting out. The simplistic design and 1-pound capacity jerky gun makes it easy to handle.  He’ll be making homemade jerky, snack sticks, and sausage links in no time.

SEQUOIA FIRE PIT, CAMP CHEF, $99.99

The Sequoia Fire Pit can be taken anywhere with the included carry bag. Make the most of family night by roasting marshmallows or hot dogs over the heat dispersing lava rocks. Just hook up your propane tank and let the night radiate in both warmth and laughter. 

SHERPA CAMP TABLE & ORGANIZER, CAMP CHEF, $102.00

We can’t get enough of the convenient Sherpa Camp Table. Not only does it pack nicely, but your dad gets extra storage space with the four removable storage bags/bins. Take it to the campsite, bring it tailgating, or set it up in dad's work shop—either way he will love the versatility.

STRYKER 200 MULTI FUEL STOVE - KING'S CAMO, CAMP CHEF, $104.99

In true royal fashion the King’s Camo Stryker 200 is the perfect gift for the dad who loves the outdoors. This compact stove runs conveniently on both propane and isobutane fuel sources.  He’ll haul around a mere 19.4-ounces and be able to cook up to 1.3-liters.  If your dad loves backpacking, wants to save on space, and still eat like a king—get the King’s Camo Stryker 200 Stove.

DOUBLE ZZ AIR MATTRESS, BIG AGNES, $109.95

We don’t know a dad who doesn’t value a good nights sleep.  Let’s keep it that way—even when he camps. The Double ZZ offers a 4-inch thick cloud-like air mattress for maximum comfort. He’ll be most impressed with how well he fits on the 25 x 78-inch mattress. With a speedy inflation/deflation time, dad will spend more time sleeping. It’s no wonder that Big Agnes takes sleeping seriously. 

6-TRAY FOOD DEHYDRATOR, WESTON, $129.99

The Weston food dehydrator line is a versatile gift that dad will love to add to his fleet. Easily make healthy snacks like dried fruits, banana chips, fruit-roll ups, and jerky.  He’ll be taking these snacks on his next hunting, camping, or road trip. The light-weight counter top design allows for an easy store. Plus, clean up is essentially non-existent.

BIG GAS GRILL 2X, CAMP CHEF, $199.99

Get the most out of your money by getting dad the Big Gas Grill 2X. The detachable legs allow for him to bring it on his next adventure. Whether he’s grilling burgers cheering for his favorite team or whipping up a mean breakfast at the campground—the Big Gas Grill is his new Big Gas best friend. 

BIG HOUSE 4 PERSON TENT, BIG AGNES, $299.95

Spend some quality time outdoors with dad this Father’s Day. Sleep comfortably in the durable—yet spacious—Big Agnes Big House Tent. Just how big is the Big House? The living space is 57-square feet with a height of 68-inches. While the tent can be used for three seasons the memories will last a life time. 

FLAT TOP GRILL 900, CAMP CHEF, $499.99

Dad will be the talk of the town with this massive flat top grill. The possibilities are endless with the flat top grill line by Camp Chef. The large 877-square inch griddle heats food evenly for a foolproof cook every time. Fire up a couple burners and feed the family or light up all six and cook for a crowd.

SMOKEPRO SG PELLET GRILL, CAMP CHEF, $749.99

All dads want a trusty smoker for their back patio. Give dad the sleek Bronze SmokePro SG Pellet Grill. New Slide and Grill Technology allows for dad to diversify his BBQ style by cooking with either direct or indirect heat flames. The larger hopper capacity means less time topping it off with pellets and more time cooking.  Add the BBQ Sear Box to help him extend the menu or get him a bag of his favorite pellets. This might be the tastiest gift on the list!

Which product is your dad getting this Father’s Day? Let us know in the comment section below!

2018 Best Sellers

To us, cooking and grilling season is year round. If you’re on the fence about which products to buy, we’ve got you covered. Gear up for the season with our 2018 best sellers. Our best sellers are completely customer curated—meaning you can’t go wrong. Stock up on your fellow outdoor cooking enthusiasts’ favorite products for a year you’ll never forget.

1. WOODWIND PELLET GRILL WITH SEAR BOX

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It should be no surprise that Camp Chef's Woodwind Pellet Grill that launched April 2017 is still our top seller.  Customers love the diversity of the included side sear box. Pair these two cooking styles together makes the Woodwind one of the most versatile grills on the market. The grill chamber can reach temperatures between 160° F to 500° F, while the sear box can reach 900° F—perfect for getting that perfect caramelized sear.

“I decided to go with the Camp Chef Woodwind grill with [Sear Box] and I couldn’t be more pleased! I now have a single grill that will truly smoke, grill, bake, and sear! In fact, my wife and I meal prep on it! We can use the [Sear Box] to quickly grill our chicken (4-5 minutes) while smoking pork tenderloin! Culinary multi-tasking! Gotta love that!” - Cody O (Amazon Verified Review)

2. SMOKEPRO DLX PELLET GRILL - Bronze

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The SmokePro line by Camp Chef is a staple for pellet grill fanatics. This bronze 24 inch DLX pellet grill is perfect for at home back patio grillers. Cook food to perfection with user friendly features like the dual temperature sensor and digital temperature display.  The Smoke Pro DLX is perfect for beginners or seasoned smokers alike.

“We should have bought one years ago. We have cooked whole chickens on the rack and boy it is the best chicken ever...crispy outside and very moist and tender inside. Ribs, salmon, and steaks are really great also...Would recommend this BBQ unit to anyone.” - Brian V (Amazon Verified Review)

3. FLAT TOP GRILL 475

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The Flat Top Grill 475 is the smallest of the Flat Top Grill fleet by Camp Chef. And boy, they’ve been selling like hot cakes this season. Speaking of hot cakes, that’s not all they can make. Expand your menu ten fold—we’ve seen everything from Sizzling Steak Fajitas, grilled vegetables, and melt in your mouth chicken parmesan sandwiches.

“I’ve never had a flat top grill, but I am sold on the way it cooks and cleans. Cooking is very fast compared to my covered cooker, and just scrape, season, wipe off the excess, and the grill is clean. Very compact! This will fit anywhere!” - HDTVMAN

4. SMOKEPRO LUX PELLET GRILL

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The SmokePro Lux pellet grill was made for our customers who want a larger cooking area. Enjoy all the features of the SmokePro line on one of Camp Chef's biggest units. Get 875 -quare inches of unrestrained savory smoking space. This sleek black grill is the perfect addition to your back patio.

“I have had my Camp Chef Pellet Grill LUX for a few months and I couldn’t be happier. Before I decided on my purchase, I did a lot of research on other brands and found that the Camp Chef had the most features, for the best price. Win-Win! The pellet hopper, has a pull out, which makes it easy when you want to switch flavor of pellets, instead of running the pellets all the way of the hopper and auger chamber. The other feature that Camp Chef has, that I haven’t seen on any other pellet grills, is the ash cup clean out. It’s nice not having to get out the shop vac every time you are done cooking just to clean out the fire pot. This pellet grill cooks great and has plenty of room! It will fit at least 6-8 full pork butts (depending on size). I put 7 in there for a work party, and it cooked like a dream. Filled the hopper and it did the rest. I am very happy with my purchase and I would buy this pellet grill again.” - Boss Man

5. PRO 90X THREE-BURNER STOVE

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For our ever-active outdoor cooking enthusiasts, the Pro 90X is our best selling stove.  Set up for a Friday night football tailgate part, then seamlessly transition to the campground on Saturday morning. The two folding shelves are perfect for extra prep or rest space, while the three-sided windscreen helps protect from the elements. Cook brats, burgers, and everything in between on three powerful burners.  For even more added fun our consumers love to mix and match other 16 inch accessories like a fry griddle and pizza oven.

“We’ve used this several times now and love it. We bought the cast iron cook top to use on it and have cooked everything from breakfast items to steak, etc. It works great and folds up easily for better storage. It is heavy, so it’s hard for me (a 5’1” female) to get in and out of my LQ horse trailer to use if my husband doesn’t go with me...but not impossible. Just takes lots of muscle and maneuvering. I would definitely recommend it if you cook a lot camping. I do think we would have been ok with a 2 burner instead of a 3 burner but it’s nice knowing we have that extra burner if we need it or camp with a big group and want to cook lots of food.” - Countrygrl4u2nv (Amazon Verified Review)

Bonus: BBQ TOOL SET

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The Camp Chef BBQ Tool Set is our best selling accessory to date. Its multi-use, three-piece set pairs well with just about every grill on the market. Get a silicon basting brush, a grill box spatula, and a pair of tongs—nothing but the grilling essentials.

DUTCH OVEN OVAL ROASTER

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Newly launch and loved by everyone, the Dutch Oven Oval Roaster is a must-have for those who love cast iron. The historic scene imprinted on this limited time item pays tribute to the historic Golden Spike site in Utah.

What gear/equipment could you not have lived without this year? Let us know in the comment section below!

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