For the last few years a debate has been raging among pellet grillers about which grill is better, Traeger or Green Mountain Grills.
If you’ve had your grill hibernating all winter long, now is the time to get it ready for BBQ season!
If you’re building a new home, remodelling your current one, or considering replacing your fireplace it pays to do a little research before making an investment.
This post can help!
If you’re like most of the folks we speak with, you’ve got a hydro bill that is hard to understand, and that is, frankly, too high and keeps getting worse.
In this post we explain how simple and affordable solar really is.
This recipe really dives into flavor exploration with sweet, spicy, and tangy all in one. With a meat like drumsticks, you are likely to impress your friends and family on a budget!
You can’t go wrong mixing your drumsticks with sriracha!
In the video below Brad explains the difference between the two main gas pilot systems, both work great depending on your needs – and good to know that IPI systems have improved immensely over the last five years.
Friendly Fires is thrilled to welcome well-known Carleton Place area technician, Orville Watts, to the technical team!
2017 was a great year for Friendly Fires! We appreciate all of our customers, friends and family! Enjoy the video and please leave a comment!
Each year many communities around Ontario put on Santa Claus parades, and for the past two years Friendly Fires has joined in that community spirit by participating in not one, but two local Santa Claus parades! For the second year in a row Friendly Fires participated in both the Carleton Place and Almonte Santa Claus […]
Friendly Fires loves helping out local charities. There are many worthy causes out there and although we can’t contribute to each one that asks we do try to do as many as we can. In today’s post we highlight the Society of St Vincent De Paul. For an overview of our charitable work please see […]
It’s a basic idea that we all understand – fireplaces get hot. But sometimes, especially with gas fireplaces that have sealed combustion systems behind glass, it’s easy to overlook basic gas fireplace safety, so please have a read through these Helpful Fireplace Safety Tips to Keep Your Home and Family Safe this Winter. When using […]
Friendly Fires works with local charities, we believe in giving back to the community. Each year we donate goods and services to charities in the communities around our 4 locations – Peterborough, Kingston, Cobourg, and Carleton Place. Grand Prize BBQ! We recently donated a BBQ to the Lanark County Interval House Women’s Shelter for their […]
Zero-clearance fireplaces are a great, efficient choice when looking for a fireplace. Many people want a fireplace in their home; but masonry fireplaces are bulky and the cost can be prohibitive. Zero-clearance fireplaces have flexible, hassle-free installation requirements. Just about any space in any person’s home in Canada is likely to be ideal for having […]
We are thrilled to announce that Friendly Fires has received the 2017 TSSA Impact Safety award. TSSA (Technical Standards & Safety Authority) created its Safety Awards program in 2015 as a way to formally acknowledge those individuals and organizations who work in regulated sectors – fuels, elevating and amusements devices, boilers and pressure vessels, operating […]
Why Wood Stoves are a Wise Decision There are a number of reasons why wood stoves are a wise decision. Today’s wood stoves are not like the old fashioned pieces you can see in a local museum. With many new styles and clean burning technology, a wood stove is a great addition to any home. […]
Be Prepared When the Power Goes Out ! Living in Canada, we’ve all experienced a bad winter storm. Freezing temperatures, piles of snow and, every so often, the power goes out. This begs the question: Is your home ready for a power outage? It’s important to be prepared for power outages. Besides the obvious (food), […]
The Best Turkey Ever! Starting points: We also have a spatchcock (flattened) turkey recipe Turkey does not have to be brined Skin is not necessarily the best part – but it will look great Makes fantastic gravy A 6 kg turkey was used for this recipe Required Items Turkey (not frozen) Two onions Celery (perhaps […]
Kamado Flattened Turkey (Spathcock Turkey) Flattened Turkey: A new twist on an old idea. Benefits of BBQing / smoking a flattened turkey include more consistent cooking time, even cooking of the meat, as well as have more surface area for your rubs and spices. Kamado (Primo, Saffire, Egg, etc…) Set-Up Prepare your charcoal kamado set-up […]
Looking for great Labour Day Recipes? If you’re stuck for ideas for on what to put on the grill this Labour Day weekend, check out these 3 helpful recipe videos guaranteed to satisfy every member of your party. The videos below feature the Primo Charcoal Grill. But these recipes will also come out great on […]
At Friendly Fires, we are a very fortunate company. Not only do we have the most amazing customers and fantastic staff, but our suppliers are world class too! Let me explain… All 4 of our stores have a strong sense of community and giving back. Last year at one of our Christmas parties, I challenged […]