Outdoor Living Essentials for Hosting the Perfect Thanksgiving

With the right outdoor appliances and equipment, you can create a warm and inviting atmosphere that will make your Thanksgiving celebration truly memorable. Check out these Fall Living Must Haves!

nerally, iAs the leaves change colors and the air becomes crisp, there’s no denying that fall is the perfect season for outdoor living. And of course, there are always some Fall Outdoor Living Essential Must Haves! The combination of cool, comfortable weather and the beautiful backdrop of nature makes it an ideal time to gather with family and friends. To create an unforgettable outdoor Thanksgiving experience, we’ve curated a list of essential outdoor appliances that will transform your outdoor living space into a cozy, functional, and welcoming environment.

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are eagerly looking forward to Thanksgiving. A time for gratitude and togetherness. Instead of cramming everyone into your crowded dining room, why not embrace the beauty of fall? Consider hosting your Thanksgiving dinner outdoors. With the right outdoor appliances and equipment, you can create a warm and inviting atmosphere that will make your Thanksgiving celebration truly memorable.


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Here are some must-have outdoor living essentials to ensure your Thanksgiving feast is a smashing success:

1. Grills: The Heart of the Feast

A high-quality grill is the cornerstone of any outdoor Thanksgiving celebration. Whether you prefer a traditional charcoal grill or a sleek gas grill, you can cook up the star of the show – the turkey – to perfection. The smoky, outdoor flavor will add an extra dimension to your Thanksgiving meal that’s impossible to replicate indoors. Don’t forget to have some wood chips or pellets on hand to infuse your turkey with a smoky, aromatic taste.


2. Side Burners: Versatile Cooking Space

Side burners are a game-changer for outdoor cooking. They provide additional cooking space for your Thanksgiving sides, like mashed potatoes, green beans, and stuffing. With a side burner, you can keep all the elements of your meal hot and ready to serve without running back and forth to the kitchen.


3. Gas Fire Pits: Create Cozy Ambiance

Fall evenings can get chilly, but with a gas fire pit, you can keep your guests warm and comfortable. Not only do they provide essential warmth, but the flickering flames also create a cozy and inviting ambiance, perfect for post-dinner conversations and relaxation.


4. Vent Hoods: Smoke-Free Dining

While cooking outdoors is a fantastic experience, it can sometimes lead to a smoky environment. Invest in a high-quality vent hood to keep the smoke at bay. This ensures that you and your guests can enjoy the outdoor Thanksgiving meal without any unpleasant interruptions.


5. Patio Heaters: Extend the Party

If you’re planning on hosting a more extended Thanksgiving celebration or if the temperatures drop significantly, patio heaters are a must. These devices provide consistent, reliable warmth, allowing you to continue the festivities well into the evening.


6. Outdoor Refrigeration: Keep Things Fresh

Don’t forget about keeping your ingredients and beverages cold. Outdoor refrigeration options such as refrigerators and coolers are essential for storing your Thanksgiving essentials, from drinks and desserts to ingredients that require refrigeration.


With these fall outdoor living must-haves, you can create a Thanksgiving celebration like no other. The combination of delicious outdoor cooking, cozy warmth, and the beauty of the fall season will leave your guests feeling grateful and content. Transform your outdoor living space into a Thanksgiving haven, and make lasting memories with your loved ones under the open sky.


Let’s Get Cooking

This year, are taking your holiday feast to the great outdoors and firing up the grill for a mouthwatering Thanksgiving celebration…we invite you to try these delicious recipes that all your friends and family members are sure to love!

a Thanksgiving spread featuring grill foods


1. Festive Smoked Turkey

Our Festive Smoked Turkey is a symphony of flavors, a visual masterpiece, and the heart and soul of your holiday table. It’s more than just a turkey; it’s a labor of love, a culinary journey, and a tradition that adds something truly special to your cherished celebrations.


2. Vegetables: Green, Grilled, and Good For You

Your outdoor BBQ grill isn’t just for grilling delicious meats! The best part about having a high-quality BBQ grill is you can literally cook your entire meal on the grill, including meats, veggies, and even appetizers and dessert!


3. Grilled Hasselback Potatoes with Chive Butter

Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and bursting with mouthwatering flavors, this recipe will have you savoring every bite! Perfectly seasoned and grilled to perfection, they’re a side dish that steals the spotlight!


4. Simple Ciabatta Bread

Out of all the wonderful food you can make with a pizza oven, we love this ciabatta bread! it’s a simple recipe that we can’t keep to ourselves.


5. Grilled Apple Pie Foil Packs

Are you looking to savor the delightful taste of apple pie without the fuss and time commitment of baking a whole pie? Look no further! A charming twist on a classic dessert that’s perfect for any occasion.


6. Smoked Old Fashioned Cocktail

This smoked Old Fashioned cocktail recipe is the perfect companion to a delicious grilled meal surrounded by the outdoor fire pit. There are many variations to an Old Fashioned, and this is a version that everyone will enjoy.



a center grill grate replacement part

FAQ: Where can I order replacement parts?

This will depend on which replacement parts you are trying to locate. If you purchased the item originally from us, simply call or email us and we will locate the parts through our manufacturers. Generally, if the item is still under warranty, we can pretty much order everything in the unit. Otherwise, we can still assist you in ordering these parts or direct you to the manufacturers that would carry these parts.


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