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Smoked Burgers Question

post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
I smoked some burgers tonight. THis was the second meat I have smoked on my smoker. I just used salt and pepper, and hickory for the wood. They were good, but the hickory was a bit strong for the kids. Anyone have a better suggestion for the quick burger smoke? I am having a blast, and already have pork, chicken, and ribs ready for this weekend. Do I need to join some sort of smoking anonymous group lol?
post #2 of 12
Next time, try some pecan or even some fruit woods such as cherry. Maybe just smoke for 30 minutes and finish on the grill. Just a couple of ideas.
post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the info. I will try that next time. I did start to do like an apple at first but then went with the hickory. Thanks again!
post #4 of 12
If the burgers are all that your smoking you could try smoking them at a higher temp that way they don't have as long to take in the smoke
post #5 of 12
use cherry or apple just check out this thread.icon_smile.gif

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post #6 of 12
I have found for my personal palet that hickory alone is to strong of a smoke....i like to use hickory in a 2:1 ratio with a lighter wood like apple, cherry, pecan or plum.
post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
Such good advice on here. I am so glad I found this site!
post #8 of 12
This place is the cause & the cure. Don't worry. You are in the right spot. icon_mrgreen.gif
post #9 of 12
no doubt, I started out enjoying smoking now that I found this place I am beyond addicted, but at least I can go to meetings everyday to get my fix when I come here
post #10 of 12
What he said . Get the burgers closer to the heat source .. more core charcoal less wood ...

Buddy
post #11 of 12
I use indirect heat on a weber kettle grill. I only use 1 or 2 small pieces of hickory and that is all. I lite charcoal with about a half of a chimney starter. I have a thread on here about smoked hamburgers, check it out.

RP
post #12 of 12
I just grill the burgers as usual but throw in some hickory chips and it turns out great.
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