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The Fast Eddy’s™ by Cookshack Competition Cooking Class will be taught by Pitmaster, Ed “Fast Eddy” Maurin and World Food BBQ Grand Champion, David Bouska (Butcher BBQ Team). They will be teaching their own personal competition cooking techniques they have used to win numerous grand championships all over the USA. This is a hands-on class where you

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How to Assemble Your Pellet Grill

The only assembly required of you for your pellet grill is the installation of the Side Shelf (and Vent Flue for PG1000). If you purchase the optional front shelf for the PG500 (Cookshack Part Number SC705), additional assembly will be required. PG500 Assembly Simply locate the Side Shelf inside of the grill. The bolts you will need

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Seasoning Your Pellet Grill

We recommend seasoning, or breaking in, your pellet gril before you cook. Seasoning your grill will remove any kind of solvents or impurities on the grill. This also helps add the “smoke” or “grilled” flavor since you are lining the inside of your grill with wood smoke (seasoning process is similar to that of a Dutch oven). To

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Clean up and Maintenance for the Pellet Grills

Here at Cookshack, we want to make everything as simple as possible, including clean up! For easy cleaning of your Fast Eddy’s™ by Cookshack pellet grill: Line the ash tray and grease shield with heavy duty foil. Check to make sure you have a sufficient amount of pellet inside your hopper for the cooking you plan to

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PG1000 wins The Best Value Gold Medal

Cookshack was recently awarded the Best Value Gold Medal for the PG1000!  We are beyond honored to receive such an honor from a great barbecue resource center such as For those of you who have not heard of, they are a full functional website that includes a forum, cooking guides, grilling techniques, recipes, reviews, ratings

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Where You Should Store/Use Your Grill

Are you thinking about getting a pellet grill but do not know exactly where to put it? Maybe you have a pellet grill and want to make sure it doesn’t rust or wear out. Here are a few things to consider when choosing a location for your pellet grill. Choose a dry location that is sheltered. Leaving

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