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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cold smoking now, have questions, where are Mighty Quinn, Nola, Utarted???
Well I am into the 4th hour of cold smoke. The bellies don't look any different than when I put them on. Have my small sitting at 300. the smoke is slowly rising out of the large egg. It is freaking me out. I haven't seen any change at all in the colour of the meat. When does it take on the smokey look that you all have shown pictures of. I was planning to smoke for 8 hours today, but am wondering if it is going to need longer. Ambient temp today is 38-40 and when I stick the thermopen down the upper vent of the large, I get a reading of between 49-50* My understanding is that temps up to around 90* are ok. Am I on the right track here. What should the meat look like, does it take on much of a colour. Could one of you that have done this a few times, please hold my hand
I have done a lot of salmon smoking in a Little Chief smoker, but this is a way colder smoke. Hhhhhhhhelp.