Author Archives: Big Wayner

Five for Friday: January 15, 2016 Edition

We’re almost halfway through the month of January.  And it’s payday for me too, so it’s naturally a great day!  But here are five things you may be interested in reading to add some BBQ and grilling sunshine to your dreary winter days:

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Thermapen Mk4 Review

At the beginning of September, ThermoWorks announced the release of the latest member of the Thermapen family — the Thermapen Mk4.  Soon thereafter I was able to acquire one for review, and I have definitely put it through its paces. Here is what I found:

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Five for Friday: The Happy New Year Edition

Happy New Year, everyone!  Let’s start the new year off right by recapping some of the latest happenings in the world of BBQ and grilling!

First off, a huge congratulations to Brooke Orrison Lewis,the 2015 BBQ Person of the Year on  It’s hard to find someone more deserving of the honor this year than Brooke.

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2015: The Good, The Bad, and The Controversial

Happy New Year

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Black Friday Grilling & BBQ Deals for 2015

Hello everyone!  I hope that the Thanksgiving holidays have treated you well and that the food was as delicious as you hoped it would be.  Black Friday is now upon us, and now is the time to be thinking about what to get that griller / BBQer in your family for Christmas.  I’ve attempted to find all of the Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals offered up by various BBQ/grilling companies and listed them below in various formats.  Let me know if I miss any!

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2015 Jack Daniels World Championship Invitational Barbecue Results


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Happy Back to the Future Day!!

Thanks to Weber Grills Canada for posting this!


Five for Friday: Gadgets and Scratch-Offs and News Galore

Happy Friday, everyone! We have been parked in Ennis, MT since the beginning of August.  I’m firmly convinced this is God’s country out here.

Good morning from beautiful Ennis, #Montana!

A photo posted by Wayne Brown (@bigwaynerbbq) on

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Five For Friday: The “I’m Procrastinating” Version

Happy Friday from our current stop in Cody, WY!  Here are some things to keep you entertained throughout the weekend:

Review: Weber Jumbo Joe

A week or so before our big move (which I mentioned in a previous blog post), I was sent a RV care package by David Somerville of — a Weber Jumbo Joe with accessories to kick-start its use!

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