Traeger Pellet Grills Review: Traeger Pellet grills BBQ 155.01 19.5 BTU
One plate buffet, with a cat’s portion of food, bland seasoning and boring atmosphere may be nice to show off to your peers or date, but it will never be able to satisfy your appetite and you know it very well too! There are some things lives that do not have to cost you a fortune, and does not require you to cross the seven seas to be able to enjoy. Nothing hits the spot like a good old, southern style barbecue and grill on the backyard with your friends and family. There is no food more coveted and guarded in the family that your grandma’s beer can chicken with her secret blend of spices.
Nothing brings the family together, closer, than a small get-together over some great barbecue of roasted chuck and baked potatoes. You are bound to become the center of attention with the special lamb rack with Greek rub recipe you have wanted to make for them. It is true: nothing takes to back to the old day, and invites the better days, like some good food. And no food is more welcoming and warm than some great grill and BBQ.
But, being around the grill the right way is easier said than done, all grill masters know, how difficult it to master grill-cooking perfectly is. Getting juicy, succulent meat while being cooked to perfect doneness and texture requires some serious trial and error, and years of practice on the grill. However, thanks to pellet grills and its wonders, can cook just as well as the experienced pit masters without having to burn down the house.
A pellet grill is an outdoor cooking appliance that is a combination of several other cooking devices: the oven, stove, grill etc. A pellet can be used to cover a huge range of cooking styles including baking, searing, grilling of course, and smoking too! It uses electricity to run the auger which feed the machine its fuel, the pellets. Pellets of numerous flavorings are available on the market; hickory, oak and olive are just to name a few. These flavored pellets are what smokes the food on the grill. To give you a better understanding of a pellet grill, I will review to you the Traeger Pellet grills, and who knows, maybe this will become the excuse for your next grill party!
Traeger has a long and valuable part in the world of grills and BBQ. Initially it began in Oregon in the 1990s when Joe Traeger developed and patented the Traeger pellet grill in 1985 and 1986, respectively. While the initial production was slow since it was able to cover only a small geographical location and crowd, the popularity of its quality work triggered its eventual mass production. Its quality is what lead it to reach the home of many consumers. Traeger is committed to providing quality grills, skilled workmanship and the richest flavor in their pellets. All of its grills feature 6 uses: grill, bake, smoke, slow cook, braise and BBQ.
Features of the Traeger Pellet grills BBQ 155.01 19.5 BTU
The Traeger pellet grills have a 292 square inch cooking surface area. They weigh 70 pounds and measure 21 inch by 23 inch by 21 inch in dimensions. It is made out of steel and arrives in a black and bronze body. It has an automatic auger, an electronic auto start and a digital temperature control. The Traeger Pellet grills also feature a Digital Thermostat Control which detects the temperatures inside the grills using an RTD detector, and instructs the auger to fuel the fire and release the pellets according to that. Other than that, they also come with a manual temperature setting of smoke, medium and high.
The Traeger Pellet grills can accommodate temperatures from 180 degrees to 375 degrees, and high. It has a state of the art digital temperature control system that not only monitors the temperature to keep it consistent and even, but also regulates the pellets the auger feeds to the fire according to that temperature. This means you do not have to keep guessing, and adjusting the temperature in the dark anymore!
Also, one great thing about this pellet grills is its efficiency. It requires 300 watts of energy to power it for the first 4 to 5 minutes; however after that it efficiency runs on 50 watts of energy. That is less energy consumption than a light bulb!
The Traeger Pellet grills require minimum maintenance and cleaning. It has a convenient drip bucket that holds up the grease and liquid without making a mess. They recommend cleaning it after every use cycle, and you can easily get away with cleaning it only 2 to 3 time a year. People who have to clean grills before, know what a huge relief this is!
Convenience and User Comfort
This amazing grill also come with an auto ignition and shut down. Traeger Pellet grills are also recommended to be used to Traeger’s pellets. Traeger’s pellets are claimed to be one of the purest wood pellets available; free of any sawdust or binders. It also comes with a 3 year limited warranty
- Traeger Pellet grills are easy to assemble and fit into small spaces due to its compact size.
- It requires minimal cleaning.
- It takes a little time to heat up and get ready for use.
- It has a small cooking surface, making it unfit for larger cuts of meat.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Traeger Pellet grills
- Does it have folding legs?
Answer: Yes, it does.
- Does it have a hopper cleaner?
Answer: No, it does not.
The Traeger Pellet grills are definitely products from a quality house, and its features and performance will prove it all. However, it is not ideal for cooking up a larger quantity or size of meat due to its compact size. But, if you do think you could look over the very minor flaws, it is actually a great purchase for a small family or crowd!