Hey guys and gals,
I got a MES smoker for Christmas (model 20070312) and will be using it tomorrow. I live in Kentucky so we see a wide range of temperatures, tomorrow it will be about 45 to 50degrees while I am cooking/smoking.
I have read a few posts about the MES on here.......
Sure its not the best smoker ever but it will do me just fine. Being able to move it easily, electric and a few other features makes it work out well for me. I have grilled, baked, brined, seared ect before but never really smoked.
My favorite team has a basketball and football game tomorrow so 7 friends and I will be getting together for the games. I plan on using the smoker tomorrow and hope to cook a couple different meats on it and then some random items like vegetables and/or stuffed jalapenos. However being this is my first time I also don't want to get in over my head (which I probably already am).
Any tips, advise or recommendations on a couple meats or veggies would be great. I thought about chicken wings (fast to cook, most people like them, can shove a lot on a rack), maybe a pork loin or something else. Its my first go around........ so ill be using some grocery store wood chips, probably apple, if my friend cant find his bourbon ones. Looking for something that wont take 16 hours to cook maybe 3 to 5 hours cook times would fit tomorrows schedule. I have tonight and tomorrow morning to prep or marinade.
Thanks in advance!