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Cinder Grill is not your average George Foreman Grill. Cook precisely like sous-vide in half the time and without using water. No more babysitting your grill while cooking. Enjoy effortless and delicious food and get your free time back.

Celebrate Autumn’s Bounty with the Cinder Grill

Celebrate Autumn’s Bounty with the Cinder Grill

Autumn is the harvest season for a reason. After a long summer of converting sunshine to sugar and ripeness, fruits and vegetables are at their peak. There's no better way to highlight this delicious bounty than grilling them. Here we feature six dishes which bring grilled fruit and grilled vegetables to their absolute best using the Cinder Grill.
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Five No-Cook Appetizers on the Cinder Grill

Five No-Cook Appetizers + One on the Cinder Grill

‘Good things come to those who wait’ is a time honored saying. Fortunately, the wait isn’t very long with the Cinder Grill. Our splendid steak machine sous vides to perfection in a fraction of the time that taken by the traditional water bath. Even so, when entertaining it’s a good idea to serve some delicious appetizers to your guests while they eat.
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Extra Plates for Speedy Sous Vide & So Much More!

The Cinder Grill is the fastest, most efficient sous vide on the market, the perfect steak cooker and so much more. Its point of contact with the food is a pair of anodized ceramic nonstick plates, which transfer heat evenly for precise results. Each grill of course comes with a set of plates. For all these reasons and more we recommend an extra set of plates for the Cinder Grill.
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Let’s Make Your Labor Day Grill-iant!

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  • easy recipes
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  • keto
  • labor day
  • paleo
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  • whole30

Let’s Make Your Labor Day Grill-iant!

Enjoy your long weekend and honor our collective industry by having fun entertaining at home. We’ve selected a Labor Day recipe or two from our Recipes page for you, with notes on how they fit together into a delicious meal.

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Perfect Steak Thickness on the Cinder Grill

The perfect steak glistens in the mind's eye. Thick, beautifully browned, richly savory, opening beneath a sharp knife to reveal a glowing rosy interior. The Cinder Grill promises this vision, and consistently delivers with precision cooking.  However,  our unique steak cooker operates in a slightly different way than you might expect.  The commonly accepted thickness for steak is not precisely the one you should use for your Cinder Grill, and here we'll explain why.
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Five Ways To Butter Your Steak

Five Ways To Butter Your Steak

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  • carnivore breakfast
  • carnivore diet
  • grass fed
  • grilling
  • guide
  • healthy
  • keto
  • meal plan
  • Meat
  • paleo
  • perfect steak
  • precision grill
  • sous-vide cooking
Here's a culinary magic trick for you. Buttering your steak, far from gilding the lily, turns something superb into something sublime. Here we've written about five ways to do so for you.
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Cooking With Dad and the Cinder Grill

  • carnivore diet
  • father's day
  • keto
  • meat
  • sous vide
  • sous-vide cooking
  • steak
  • surf and turf

This Father's Day, give your Dad the most precious gift of all: the gift of time spent together. Cook with him, preferably on the best kitchen appliance available: the Cinder Grill.  Enjoy authentic grilled flavor indoors without smoke or ash, at your convenience. The Cinder is accessible day or night, rain or shine, just as constant as fatherly care.

 

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Olive Oil and the Cinder Grill

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  • carnivorediet
  • indoor grilling
  • keto
  • meat
  • paleo
  • sousvide

Whoever came up with "Everything old is new again" must have been thinking of olive oil. This ancient condiment fits perfectly into modern lives, more popular and more delicious than ever. This blog post focuses on the tasty relationship between olive oil and the Cinder Grill, and how to make the most of both together.

 

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Sauces: Enhancing Dishes From The Cinder Grill

Sauces contribute mightily to the culinary world. They use items which might otherwise be wasted, such as drippings. They also tie together all the dishes in a meal with a unifying flavor. We wrote this blog to explore the possibilities, tips, and tricks of delicious sauces from the Cinder Grill.

 

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Memorial Day: The Start of Grilling Season

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  • grilling
  • indoor grilling
  • meat
  • memorial day
  • memorial weekend
  • steaks

Memorial Day officially opens the Summer Grilling Season, which alone is reason to celebrate! Well, with the Cinder Grill, the grilling season lasts year round, and can be celebrated wherever you like. Bring the start of the grilling season indoors with these new Cinder Grill recipes

 

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The Direct Sear Method

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  • indoor grill
  • keto
  • minimal smoke
  • paleo
  • perfect everytime
  • sear
We denizens of the Cinder Grill community are familiar with the Reverse Sear Method. It's the Cinder's standard cooking method, in which meat is brought to the desired internal temperature and then seared. This reliably produces tender juicy beef and other meats. 
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Food Safety and the Drip Tray

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  • drip tray
One of the Cinder Grill’s most ingenious features is its Drip Tray. This removable, washable tray catches all the juices and fats rendered out of the food, keeping everything neatly out of the way until you’re finished cooking. While the Cinder’s instructions prompt the cook to discard those drippings due to food safety, several of our thoughtful customers have let us know that you’d like to save those liquid culinary assets and use them in your food. So we thought we’d write a brief guide on how to keep and enjoy the contents of the drip tray.
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Melted Cheese on the Cinder Grill

The only thing tastier than cheese is melted cheese.  The heat intensifies flavor and produces that smooth flowing mouthfeel so many of us love.  However, melted cheese is a little more complex than you might think. A major component of a cheese’s ability to melt well is its moisture content, and another is stable heat. Both of these aspects, and many other factors, make the Cinder Grill a perfect method of melting. 

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Reheating Food on the Cinder Grill

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  • steak
  • tricks
The Cinder Grill excels at cooking meals. However, did you know that it also reheats leftovers and microwave meals very well? In these frugal days we all want to avoid food waste and use up leftovers by transforming them into new meals. The Cinder Grill can help with that in several ways.
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five ways to use bbq sauce in grilling

Five Ways To Use Barbecue Sauce in Grilling

Barbecue sauce, that rich smoky condiment. It brings mouthwatering spice, sweetness, and a tasty tang of molasses to any food we put it on. Coating food with barbecue sauce and then grilling it is a surefire way to burn everything. However, there are many ways we can turn that sugar to our advantage, along with the other components.
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Five Kitchen Tools To Use With Your Cinder

Like all kitchen tools, the Cinder Grill works best when the proper kitchen equipment is used with it.  Therefore, here’s a short list of the five items we find essential to use with the Cinder. All of these tools are inexpensive and familiar. Furthermore, they’ll improve not only your Cinder Grill experience but all your cooking. 
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Meat Lovers’ Roasts on the Cinder Grill

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  • guide
  • meal plan
  • meat
  • steak
One question we’re frequently asked about the Cinder Grill is if we will make it in multiple sizes. Right now we’re more focused on how meat lovers can enjoy the flexibility of our current size. Our magic meat machine can cook anything from a single meal to a feast’s centerpiece. Therefore, there’s no better way to demonstrate that versatility than with a delicious, show-stopping roast that feeds a crowd. Furthermore, roasts are often considered tricky recipes, but with the Cinder Grill you’ll cook like a pro every time. 
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Cook Fish? Enjoy Perfectly Cooked Results From The Cinder

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  • Fish/Seafood
  • mediterranean diet
Tasty, healthy, delicate fish.  Seafood is delicious and nutritious, high in protein and sometimes in good fats as well. It provides a major proportion of many planned diets, such as the Ketogenic and Mediterranean Diets. The solution, of course, is the Cinder Grill. Its temperature control makes it easy to cook fish and it turns out perfectly cooked results every time. 
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Eat More Organ Meat: A Guide

The true carnivore makes use of the entire animal. However, it isn’t just carnivores who benefit from nose-to-tail eating.  Organ meats are some of the most nutritious, low-fat and inexpensive cuts available. Also, making use of organ meats means each animal can provide more food, which makes animal husbandry more efficient and sustainable. Therefore, organ meats benefit both the farmer and the diner. A win all around!
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Vegetables on the Cinder Grill

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  • steak
  • Vegetarian
We fondly call our Cinder Grill “a magic meat machine”. However, in truth, it’s just as good at preparing vegetables. The Cinder’s single-degree precision cooking holds vegetables at the perfect temperature to break down cell walls just enough but no more. 
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Cinder Grill: No Preheat Needed (or Wanted)

Cinder Grill, the world’s first Precision Grill, is the fastest way to sous vide possible. Instead of hours and hours spent bobbing in a bulky, splashing water bath, your food comes to temp in an hour or even less. Usually when we cook we preheat whatever we’re using. Instead the unique Cinder needs to not be preheated to work its precise magic. 
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How's Your Carnivore Month Going?

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  • carnivore breakfast
  • carnivore diet
  • Carnivore month
  • grassfed beef
  • indoor grill
  • keto
  • meal plan
  • Meat
  • perfect steak
  • steak
  • tender
  • tricks
January is World Carnivore Month! The ultimate goal of every New Year’s Resolution is to change your life for the better. The challenge of Carnivore Month really delivers on that promise. Not only do you spend the first month of the year treating yourself to a healthy and delicious diet, but you can find support wherever you turn, knowing thousands of people are working on the same project as you are.
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Tips For Success With Recipes

In cooking as in the rest of life, success is wonderful but not guaranteed. Cooking is a skill that develops over time and with practice, as well as by learning from others’ experiences. Therefore, we’ve written a few tips for success when cooking from recipes, to help you avoid many of the issues we’ve experienced.
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Steaks For Christmas

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  • perfect everytime
  • sous vide
  • steak
  • tender
How about steaks for Christmas dinner? The same beefy deliciousness as the big holiday roast, in a slightly more manageable and individual package. They’ll feel like gifts for your guests, and will definitely be gifts for the cook when you make them on the Cinder Grill
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Easy Holiday Entertaining With The Cinder

Every holiday is all about celebrating and making merry together. The Cinder Grill is a great tool to bring people together by making holiday entertaining easier, especially for smaller groups. For instance, the hands-off cooking the Cinder provides allows the cook time to sit with family and guests, rather than having to worry about overcooking. 
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Your New Cinder: What To Expect

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  • carnivore diet
  • holidays
  • perfect everytime
  • steaks
It’s an exciting day! Your new kitchen appliance, the Cinder Grill, has arrived in its custom box! Now, what to expect from this new indoor grill? Well, that’s why we’ve written this quick guide for you! We want you to have the best possible experience with your Cinder, starting right at the start. 
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Can You Cook That On The Cinder Grill?

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  • carnivorediet
  • keto
  • steak
One of our most frequently asked questions is “can you cook this item on the Cinder Grill?” While the food item changes with each request, the question is essential. Therefore we’ve decided to give it five answers as examples.
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Pardon the Turkey: Thanksgiving For Two

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Vegetarian? Grilling Is For You!

Grilling isn’t just for meat-eaters. In fact, many vegetarian options reach their fullest potential on the grill.  High heat, rich flavors, and beautiful grill marks enhance vegetarian cooking just as much as any meat-based dish.  However, as any seasoned cook knows, vegetarian grilling isn’t just tossing some veggies on the grill and calling it a day. A little care, some planning, and a bit of adventure go a long way towards making vegetarian grilling fun, festive, and perfect every time. 

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perfect tasty crepes on the cinder grill

Crêpes and the Cinder Grill

Crepes are beautiful deceivers. They radiate elegance, class, and difficulty, but only the first two are true. Indeed, crepes are thrifty and simple, especially with the easy recipe and directions given in our Strawberry Crepe Cake. However, crepes go far beyond dessert. Read onwards for some ideas of the vast versatility of crepes, and remember to cook them on your Cinder Grill for perfect results.
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easy side dishes for thanksgiving on the cinder grill

Easy Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

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  • easy recipes
  • holidays
  • thanksgiving
  • turkey
On Thanksgiving the turkey may be the star, but the side dishes make the meal. .  Of course, even easy side dishes take space and time to prepare. To that end, we’ve created a selection of easy recipes for the Cinder Grill which can cook quietly and reliably while you prepare others. With the Cinder’s help your Thanksgiving table will carry an abundance of delights.
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A Cosy Thanksgiving From the Cinder Grill

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  • holidays
  • thanksgiving
  • turkey
With the Cinder Grill, you can make a festive, easy dinner to celebrate all you’re thankful for, this year and always. We’ve assembled a sample menu for an easy Thanksgiving, but do remember this is just a guideline. Feel free to swap in or modify recipes as you please.
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Thanksgiving Grilling

Thanksgiving is a celebration and celebrating should be fun! However, the sad reality is that it often isn’t so much fun for the cook. The big meal tends to take over the kitchen, the day and even the week. Grilling or smoking a turkey makes for a classic dish, but many other components can also be grilled, all adding up to a festive and easy meal. 
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The Benefits of Brining

Brining improves food, full stop. A wide range of foods benefit from brining; not just meats and fish, but even vegetables and tofu. It all but guarantees juicy and tender food, perfect results, and foolproof cooking. Also, it’s much quicker than you might think. However, the Cinder Grill shares many of the benefits of brining. Each can work alone, but they produce even better results when you use them together.
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Easy seared tuna recipe on Cinder grill

Fish on the Grill

Grilled fish expresses the complementary contrast of fire and water like nothing else. Moist, savory fish, kissed by smoke and crisped by fire -- what’s not to love? Besides the high risk of overcooking, and also of your precious food sticking to the grill and shredding apart when you try to remove it. So we’ve written this article full of tips and ideas on the best way to grill fish with ease.
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Baking Outside The Hot Box

Baking Outside The Hot Box

Live In An Apartment? Cinder Cooks For You

Live In An Apartment? Cinder Cooks For You

There’s no point to keeping anything that takes up space without everyday value. This is where the Cinder Grill comes in. Its sleek, compact design makes for both pleasant decor and easy cleanup, and it makes cooking at home foolproof. With the Cinder you can fit an easy meal into your busy schedule whenever you want.
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How to Vary Simple Meals

Sometimes getting dinner on the table, night after night, feels like an endless task. Also, unfortunately, a thankless one. Worst of all, a boring one. Sometimes it feels like you’re eating the same meal every night, unless you give up on cooking and have unsatisfying fast food. However, you can solve this dilemma! With a little easy meal planning and a few staples on hand, you can enjoy varied yet simple meals every night! We’ve provided a few ideas and tips on simple meal planning to help you keep dinnertime from falling into a rut. 
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Let the Perfect Steak Rest (Except on the Cinder)

Let the Perfect Steak Rest (Except on the Cinder)

As part of confident cooking, we’ve studied the steps to the perfect steak. Season properly, reverse sear, then let the meat rest. Still, have you ever heard why we let meat rest between cooking and devouring? Also, you probably haven’t heard that meat right off the Cinder doesn’t need a rest, though it can handle one. Read on for an explanation of both facts.
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Cinder At College: This Indoor Grill Cooks For You

Cooking is a valuable skill acquired over years of practice and study. Not everyone has the talent, the time, or the inclination to become a good cook. Many of us, such as college students, are far too busy yet need solid nutrition. Many an indoor grill offers help with this dilemma. However, only the Cinder Grill has TempSense ® technology and the single degree precision needed for perfect food, no hassle.
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kid in the kitchen: five easy recipes on the cinder grill that you can cook with your kids

Kids in the Kitchen: Five Cinder Grill Recipes

Cooking is both a vital skill and a fun activity. What better way to bond with your kids than to cook with them? Bringing your kids in the kitchen is fun, educational, and rewarding. Try making one of these easy and quick recipes with your kids today!
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