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yesterdays smoking

post #1 of 6
Thread Starter 

well after a short break from memorial weekend we decided to do a last minutes smoking yesterday

 

just some potatoes and boneless pork chops

 

here are the highlights

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

yea a little made it to a plate this time.

 

however after memorial weekend I have discovered that i need more cubic inches of smoker racks

 

but I will discuse that in another thread.

 

ps one question I used a mesquite hardwood lump charcoal I noticed everything had almost to much smoke flavor to it 

 

this is the first time I used lump charcoal.  So when I use lump charcoal do I need to significantly reduce the amount of wood i add for smoking???

post #2 of 6

I'm not a big Lump guy, but you can probably get away with just the lump without adding any wood.

If you got too much smoke flavor on such a short cook, you are definitely adding too much wood. I would try it without any wood at all to get a base line of your flavor profile for a similar shorter cook then tweak from there.

post #3 of 6

Looks great!  Glad things turned out for ya!

 

I am sort of leary of mesquite....heard it can be strong....I have over done it with Hickory before....never again.

 

Kat

post #4 of 6

OR , you could use a fire pit and pre-burn the wood to Embers and add to the Smoker. All TBS.

Just sayin' , have fun and as always . . .

post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 

I want to thank you all for your suggestions and encouragement..

post #6 of 6

Nice going, Jon!  That's a pretty plate!

 

Red

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