Originally Posted by ZeeBest
Any one having problem with smoker temps. out there? Everything I smoke doesn't take as long to get done as it should at a set temperature. Example: I smoke something that should take 6 hours at a certain temp. going by the recipe and mine gets done in 3 hours. I have checked the display temperature against a couple of other thermometers that I placed in the unit for comparison. The smoker seems to be accurate +or- a couple degrees.
Any suggestions? Thanks
Does the item your smoking weigh the same as in the recipe, which is one thing to look at. Also, things will cook quicker on the bottom racks then they do on the top racks f the MES, it does it mine, so I can confidently say it does in your also.
You may read a recipe, it says this size of this, and well yours may be smaller. Also, consider where the recipe comes from. What type of smoker did they use, if they used a BBQ, of course it will take longer, as temp regulation may not be as good.
I have found similar results when using my MES, but it never bothered me. Meat’s done, ‘nough said, lets eat.