Tag Archives: BBQ

Savannah Stoker Auto-Tune

  The Savannah Stoker is a PID controller upgrade for the Traeger brand of pellet grill. PID controllers get their name from the type of feedback loop they use to control the output. PID is short for “Proportional Integral Derivative”. A good description for those of atechnical bent can be found on the Wikipedia listing for… Read More »

BBQ Smoked Chili

Decided to try out the new Savannah Stoker controller by cooking up some beef for chili. note: This is not Texas chili. It has beans and other stuff in it! Ingredients: 3 lbs of stew quality beef (chuck, anything that will break down is good). I used some “bulk -buy” chuck that I had bought several… Read More »

Savannah Stoker Quick Start Guide

I recently received my long awaited Savannah Stoker. Thought I’d write it up! The Savannah Stoker is a new product that is still under final development. The Development Team can be found at the Pelletheads website, specifically check out the Savannah Stoker thread.  You can also follow the Savannah Stoker Facebook page. The Savannah Stoker… Read More »

Baby Back Ribs on my Traeger pellet smoker grill

I whipped up a batch of baby back ribs on my Traeger grill yesterday. OK, maybe whipped isn’t the right word. I bought 3 racks of ribs from the local butcher on Friday.  These were not pre-packaged/sealed/prepared, just plain ribs. Saturday night, I mixed Pappy’s rub (their reduced sodium offering) with sugar, and rubbed down… Read More »