Atlantic Outdoor Blog

Sometimes the grill is GREENER on the other side! - Green Mountain Grills

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Everyone loves a quickly grilled steak, but some of the best meats for grilling require a vastly different method of cooking than the more common “hot and fast” method. Cuts like brisket, pork shoulder, beef & pork ribs, and pork belly (the list goes on) need to be cooked for a long time at lower temperatures. This process breaks down connective tissue and renders out a lot of the marbled fat throughout the meat - resulting in a tender, juicy, DELICIOUS end product. To purists - ‘low and slow’ is true BBQ - anything else is just grilling.  For many...

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The Homemade Pizza Revolution - Ooni Pizza Ovens

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Pizza is amazing. Homemade pizza is amazing, too. For the longest time, unless you were going to build a wood-fired oven yourself, or fork over thousands of dollars to have one built/installed for you - true wood-fired pizza was out of reach for the typical home cook. Over the last decade, a handful of brands have sought to bring a modernized version of this ancient cooking technology to the home. A few have done it successfully, but none have done it quite like the folks at Ooni. Their line of wood and gas-powered pizza ovens have completely revolutionized the way...

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Getting your BBQ Ready for the First Use! - A Quick Start Guide!

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You’re driving home on a gorgeous spring day and you smell it; your neighbour broke out his grill! Not to be outdone yourself, you pull your grill out of the shed, lug it up onto your deck and get ready for a feast… of hot dogs and patties left in your freezer from the season before. Days like the first grilling day of the year sneak up on you, amiright?! Nevertheless, you got your grill out and tonight you’re grilling! Here’s a few things you may want to do before you turn that first burner on!   *These tips are...

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Kamado Joe Vs Big Green Egg: What's the big diff?

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If you’re familiar with the Kamado style grill, you know the subject of Kamado Joe (KJ) versus Big Green Egg (BGE) grills is a hotly debated one. At first glance, they’re similar looking enough to think it might not matter which one you choose. Colour scheme and minor body shape differences aside - cooking inside those big ceramic chambers must be just about identical, right? In asense - they do have much in common - but we’re going to dive into what sets them apart. Kamado Joe Classic and Big Joe grills are uniquely innovative, opening up a range of...

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How to Choose the Right Lawn Care Equipment for your Yard and Lifestyle

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It’s that time of year! Spring is here, the snow has melted and just as you’re putting away your snowblower for the year you remember: You need new lawn equipment! At Atlantic Outdoor our staff is trained to ask all the right questions about your lawn, lifestyle and expectations before we make any equipment recommendations. If you can’t get in to see us quite yet, this guide is a great first step at deciding which piece of equipment is right for you. What kind of yard do you have? Some of the obvious first questions include the size, grade and...

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