The Girl’s Guide to BTU’s

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What’s the big deal with a BTU? What is it about these three little letters that get your guy excited and on a mission to find the biggest BTU’s so that he can out BTU his friends? Heck, what is a BTU?


BTU stands for British thermal unit and measures the amount of work necessary to raise the temperature of 1 lb. of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit. As a visual reference, imagine one 4” wooden kitchen match burning until totally consumed—that is approximately 1 BTU. Now, imagine 50,000 of them and you get the picture.

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The Kalamazoo Hybrid Grill

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Gas? Charcoal? Wood? What’s your grilling preference? What if you could have them all? With today’s hybrid grills, you can. Most people I know like gas because it is easy, quick, and clean (it is estimated that roughly 70% of Americans cook on gas grills). However, serious cooks usually prefer the flavor that charcoal and wood provide during the grilling process. With today’s hybrid grills, it is possible to have the best of both worlds.


Undoubtedly, the king of the hybrid grills is Kalamazoo’s Outdoor Gourmet K1000HS Hybrid Fire Grill. With a price tag that cost . . . → Read More: The Kalamazoo Hybrid Grill