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Start Smoking This Thanksgiving (Turkey, That Is)

Based on recent search trends, it seems that plenty of people want to know how to smoke a turkey this year. If you're tired of the same old roast turkey for Thanksgiving but too afraid of fireballs...
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Homemade Onion and Garlic Powder

FalkCulinairUSA
by FalkCulinairUSA 16 days ago

This is something that I have been doing for a while and thought I would share it with the community. Because I smoke a lot of meats I got the idea to smoke some garlic and onion to see if I coul...

Bradley smoker taking FOREVER to heat up???

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by linguafood 6 years ago

Ok, turned my smoker on high about an hour ago and it's *just* under 150. Should I be worried something's wrong? I was hoping to start my ribs at 1 PM but that's obviously not happening. It'...

Pit-smoked brisket at Subway?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Stopped at the light in downtown Monterey today, I noticed a sign on the Subway at the intersection promoting "naturally pit-smoked brisket". This page on its website says it was tested on 100 Aust...

Smoking Brisket Failure

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by dougbma50 3 months ago

I smoked a brisket this weekend and it was very dry. In the past I have had different levels of success although they never really turn out super moist. I am using a smaller RecTec pellet smoker ...

Looking for gluten free rib rubs and sauces

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by miyagi1218 4 months ago

I have a couple gluten free friends coming over and I want to smoke some spare ribs for them. I would like to buy (or make) a great gluten free rub. I tried searching but not easy. Anyone able t...

Slow Roasting/Smoking a Fresh Ham

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by gretchenohar 5 months ago

I've just read a post here on CH from around 2012 regarding slow roasting a fresh ham. One option was to avoid brining and roast at a low temp (200*) till the internal temp reached 160*. I woul...

Casting Nationwide for BBQ Pitmasters

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

"We are searching NATIONWIDE for BBQ PITMASTERS to be on a new TV show from an Emmy-winning production company that will help you take your BBQ business to the next level (or get it started!) • ...

When does the cook sleep?

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by shinypenny 6 months ago

We want to use an electric smoker to smoke a “Pork Steak Ready Shoulder Butt” for pulled pork. It’s 7.33 lbs and has a little bone. I see estimates of about 1-1/2 to 2 hours per pound... but we...

What did I buy? “Pork Steak Ready Shoulder Butt”

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by shinypenny 6 months ago

I was looking for pork shoulder for pulled pork and found this “Pork Steak Ready Shoulder Butt” so I thought why not. How would most people cook this? It’s 7.33 lbs.

NorCal BBQ 101 Class, Livermore, Saturday 8/31

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

A fundraiser for the Calif BBQ Association's charitable endeavors. "During this 6-hour class, taught by some of the best, award-winning pit masters from the CBBQA, students will be guided throug...

Cold smoked salmon, at home

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by foreverhungry 9 years ago

Latest home experiment: cold-smoked 1.7 lbs of sockeye salmon. I followed Ruhlman and Polcyn's "Charcuterie" recipe for curing the salmon - coat salmon with salt and spice mixture, weight it, and f...

Home-Smoking Meat Without a Smoker – It Can Be Done!

OffTheBeatenPlate
by OffTheBeatenPlate 7 years ago

I was REALLY in the mood for some Smoked Duck Pastrami yesterday. Problem is, unless you have the room and disposable income for a proper setup, or live out in the sticks somewhere with an outhouse...

Smoked fish recipe adjustment

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by Bonniexx 10 months ago

I've got skinless frozen haddock that I want to smoke, turn into a pâté, and serve with dark rye. The recipes I've found call for starting with whole or skin on fish. Any recommendations on adjusti...

Emson Pressure Smoker.

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by nuraman00 7 years ago

I smoked a whole chicken a few weeks ago. I had brined the chicken for a day, seasoned it, kept it in the fridge, then put it in the smoker the next day. This is a similar process to how I make...

How long to cook 20lb tukey in smoker and what temp???

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by rarmenda 13 years ago

Hi, I'd like to smoke a 20-25lb turkey in an offset smoker this year. Can anyone provide their advise on what temperture to smoke it, as well as tell me how to estimate the amount of time required ...

Is all oak created equal??

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by JMCa 1 year ago

We're taking down an oak tree to make way for a home addition. I have no idea what variety of oak it is, but I was thinking of saving some of the wood for the smoker. Are some varieties of oak bet...

Smoking 2 - 15 Pound Turkeys

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by LockA 1 year ago

I have volunteered to have an early Thanksgiving at my house this year. With the size of the group I have gotten 2 - 15 pound turkeys. I used my electric smoker to smoke my bird last year and it ...

Tops Bar B Que sauce recipe

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by mknight57 1 year ago

I am looking for a copycat recipe for tops sauce. Help me please.

Braised Reversed Smoked "San Francisco" Ribs

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by sparky403 1 year ago

I have been making my ribs this way for the last dozen years or so -- always to rave reviews (or maybe my friends are just being nice and they eat all the ribs just to make me feel good:-). Anywa...

Pulled pork for 50

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by hwinters 1 year ago

We are hosting a bbq on Saturday afternoon. The head count is way more than expected. I'm a seasoned home chef and won't have any issues seasoning or cooking the pork shoulder but I do have some qu...