News, trends and product introductions for outdoor cooking and entertaining including barbecue grills, grill accessories, grill islands, outdoor kitchens and more.
Casual Living Staff, December 2, 2013POTTSTOWN, Pa. - Alfresco Home, the exclusive North American distributor of the Fornetto wood-fired dual purpose oven and smoker is introducing Fornetto premium hardwood lump charcoal and Fornetto European smoking chips. More
Casual Living Staff, November 27, 2013This Tropical Mahogany hardwood table from Big Green Egg - sourced from eco-sustainable forests - is crafted for form and function with its ample working and serving areas. More
Bruce Bjorkman, November 23, 2013In The Movie City Slickers, Jack Palance told Billy Crystal, "it all comes down to one thing." Well, when it comes down to selling grills, I believe there are three things grill retailers must do on a consistent basis. You have to do the following: More
Chris Mordi, November 23, 2013For thousands of years Outdoor cooking has meant something other than throwing a piece of meat on the grill. More
Casual Living Staff, November 22, 2013RIVERSIDE, Conn. - Grill Daddy, creators of innovative grilling tools, has debuted its latest grill accessory, the King Tong. Designed for both indoor and outdoor use, Grill Daddy's King Tong is engineered with a variety of safety features that allow users to safely tend fire pits, fireplaces and handle hot objects while staying at a safe distance. More
Casual Living Staff, November 20, 2013CRITTENDEN, Ky. - They call it Turkey Day for good reason. According to the latest numbers released by the National Turkey Federation, an estimated 46 million turkeys will be served up for dinner when Americans sit down at tables across the country to celebrate Thanksgiving on Nov. 28. More
Chris Mordi, November 15, 2013David Bakke is an avid outdoor cook from Norcross, Ga., who was recentlyin the market for a grill. Hedidn't know the shopping experiencewould leave his wallet$1,000 lighter than anticipated,resenting his salesperson andthe barbecue he bought. More
Casual Living Staff, November 15, 2013Go kamado-style to sear, smoke or grill food. This grill from ProFire Grills includes a dual-action top vent along with eco-friendly bamboo handle and side shelves. More
Casual Living Staff, November 8, 2013NEW YORK - Shoppers feel that they get a better retail experience online than in-store, including better service, more perks and rewards, and the ability to make smarter purchasing decisions, according to WSL, a leading authority on shopping behavior and retail trends. More
Casual Living Staff, November 6, 2013AVON, Conn. - iDevices, a leading app-enablement company and creator of the original iGrill, announced the release of its ultra-compact, high performance version of iGrill, the iGrill Mini Bluetooth Smart meat thermometer. More
Casual Living Staff, October 17, 2013ATLANTA - The 16th Annual EGGtoberfest, sponsored by Big Green Egg, was held on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta. More
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Casual Living's Jamie Sorcher
July 8, 2013
The indoors move out as the outdoor room evolves
It seems like no matter which magazine you pick up, or which website you visit, the...
June 7, 2013
Indoor luxuries migrate toward the outdoor room
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- Chris– 2013-6-12 10:53:12 EST
in response to iDevices introduces iGrill Mini
- Chris– 2013-6-12 10:53:10 EST
in response to iDevices introduces iGrill Mini
- joyce nicholson taves– 2013-2-12 13:02:41 EST
in response to Alfresco Home introducing Fornetto charcoal and smoking chips
- Ron Corl– 2013-11-11 11:01:51 EST
in response to WSL reveals top five reasons shoppers are buying online this holiday season
Outdoor kitchens will continue to grow larger and more sophisticated. In some inst...
Gas grills are finding themselves alongside charcoal cookers in many outdoor kitch...
Thermoworks' BlueTherm Duo is the company's new Bluetooth-enabled thermometer that...