OPEN THREAD: What are the best wood pellets to use for a Traeger or pellet grill?

One of the most common questions in online forums and groups of pellet grill owners is “What kinds of pellets are out there?” Many questions seem to reflect negative things they’ve heard about “other brands,” and murmurs of possible additives, binders, oils, fillers or scents in some pellets. Sounds gross, right?

TALK BACK: What are your favorite pellets, and how do you store them? (Leave us a reply at bottom of the post!)

Then there is brand loyalty. Many owners swear by their grill manufacturer’s own brand. We can understand that. After all, why make a change or branch out when you’ve got a good thing going? Others state concern with warnings on their grills that using any other pellets will “void the manufacturer warranty.”

Full disclosure, we are no wood pellet experts, but we plan to get better acquainted ourselves! And we’d like to invite you to join us. Over the next few months, we plan to order and review the Best Sellers in Grilling Wood Pellets on Amazon.

For reference, as of today, here’s the #1 Best Seller in the category:

CookinPellets Perfect Mix Smoking Pellets (40 Lbs. Bag)

See the full Best Sellers in Grilling Wood Pellets list.

We’ll also be trying out the  #1 New Release (as of today) in the category (and a brand with significant buzz among pellet grill owners):

Lumber Jack Smoker Pellets (120 Lbs.)

Final thought: Many of us pay a lot of attention to labels on food. So why not take a closer look at the labels of our wood pellets? We want to hear from you! Have a favorite brand of grill or smoker wood pellets? Learned something we should share with readers? Leave a comment or Contact Us.

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7 Tips and Tricks for Traeger and Pellet Grill Owners

If you’re a Traeger or pellet grill owner, you’ve already got your self a slice of the good life. No matter whether you’re a newbie, or a fanatic, there’s always more to learn to become a master griller, smoker, and all around pro.

We set about to collect the top hacks, tips, and tricks to make your grilling, smoking, and barbecuing experience even that much better. Here are the top 7 …

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