Pulled #beef sandwiches on the @webergrills Blue Performer coming up!

Rubbed Chuck roast with Worcestershire sauce and Trader Joe’s coffee and garlic rub.

Cut up red onion,  orange and green bell peppers,  garlic and added beef broth and more Worcestershire sauce to the tin that is laced under the Chuck on the grill.

Set up grill using snake method and have tray with veggies and beef broth under to collect drippings.  Pit temp 265.


Quality Grill Parts Heavy Duty Stainless GrateThe @WeberGrills Smokey Mountain Smoker and Weber Rib Rack Review

After purchasing the Quality Grill Parts Heavy Duty Stainless Charcoal Baskets I was so impressed with how well they were built and the quality of the material I wanted to upgrade the grates on my 18.5 inch Weber Smokey Mountain Smoker.

I planned to cook up four racks of pork ribs for yesterday’s Pats/Texans playoff game.

Only problem was that fitting four slabs of spare ribs on an 18 inch WSM I was going to need to use a rib rack. The Weber Rib Rack for $12.99 is a nice value, purchase here.   It’s well built and designed.  The slots are spaced enough apart that the ribs don’t lean up against each other.  When comparing them to the Char Broil ones they both had nice builds but the Char Broil one had six slots instead of five which would have placed the ribs closer together and if the ribs are leaning up against each other they won’t develop bark where they touch.

Trimmed the spare ribs into St Louis cuts which basically squares them up.


The Quality Grill Parts  Heavy Duty Grate for 18.5 inch Weber Smokey Mountain did not disappoint in terms of quality compared the the charcoal baskets I bought from the company.  Same over built, high quality 304 stainless construction.  Comparing the build to the grates that come with the WSM it’s night and day.  They cost $40 on Amazon- purchase here

Check out the short video review here-


Here are some comparison photos between the Quality Grill Parts 18.5 Heavy Duty Grate and the Stock Weber Unit-


Here are the ribs on the new grate and racks-