We’re halfway through National Barbecue Month and loving every minute of it. We hope you’ve had some time to try out some new recipes and enjoy a few old favorites as well. If you’d a couple tips on smoking meat, check out our Smoking Basics Publication
. For delicious recipes, try Justin Moore’s BBQ Shrimp
, Greg Bate’s BBQ Dr. Pepper Chicken
, Bobby Flay’s Chicken Thighs
or Dr. BBQ’s new Maple Brined Pork Chops
. Need dessert? Finish off your meal with some Planked Twinkies
. Have a great rest of May & get ready for some fun summer happenings!
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Do any of you cut up your butts into smaller chunks before smoking. I have done a few cooks like this. Adds surface area for the rub and more bark. Seems to make for a faster cook as well. Usually smoke for around 3 hours then into a pan with a little liquid and foil. Speeds things up and I haven't really noticed any drawbacks in the finished product other than the bark does soften a bit. Thoughts? Thanks.