The kamado or ceramic grill/smoker/oven is a fast growing category with more and more choices every year. With good reason.

These charcoal fueled devices are modern versions of the Japanese kamado, an earthernware cooking urn whose original design is probably at least 3,000 years old. Indian tandoors are similar in concept.

On a ceramic unit the walls abosorb so much heat it is pretty even all over. A great advantage when it comes to smoking,