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  1. N

    Partial Smoked Brisket then to Chili

    Hey i was looking to see if it is possible to do a few hours of smoke on a brisket pull it off and then slice and cube it and throw it into a chili. I know most people say just cook it all the way through but im not going to hit and food danger zones due to pulling it off and throwing it into a...
  2. John_D

    Bacon flavor Experiment

    Well the test of all kinds of flavors continues. Test batches today , using pork loin Rib cut ( canadian bacon ) 5 hours cold smoke using Applewood , now it's into the fridge to setup before slicing tomorrow, it was 1KG Dill pickle , 1Kg Coffee , 1.5KG Maple Syrup and Crushed Black Peppercorn.
  3. B

    Need Help With my Smoker Please

    So I have the Masterbuilt Electric 135S Smoker and was wondering when I'm smoking my meat for a long time, am I suppose to let the woodchips turn into ashes and then empty them out or do I put more in and change them in a later time like 2-3 hours in?
  4. H

    Smoker chimney?

    Hi So I have built a smoker from 2 gas tanks, based on Franklyn BBQ's online tutorial. The smoker itself is perfect, I get as good a rib and brisket as I could hope for, my only problem is the smoke itself. I have a business with an enclosed back yard where the smoker is housed. I need to...
  5. R

    Question about smoking ham

    so I have a fresh uncurled bone in ham I was thinking about making for Easter. My plan was to use pops brine. I just had a thought about making it boneless and tying it really good. I was just wondering if there’s some tips or tricks about doing it? And if it might be too small at this point to...
  6. L

    Bacon Recipes

    Hey everyone, I am looking for some help. I have tried making a raspberry and chipotle bacon twice. The first time I used raspberry extract and chipotle powder mixed in with the standard salt, sugar and curing salt to make a kind of slurry that I coated the belly in. I let it cure in a ziplock...
  7. Rmartinez2

    2nd attempt at Ribs

    Alright so here's my 2nd attempt at making some ribs. One baby back and the other a full spare. For one I used another rub I concocted and the other is one a member of this forum was kind enough to share (thanks jbellard). I smoked them at 225 for 3 hours then wrapped them. When I wrapped I put...
  8. S

    Help! Brisket Questions!

    So, newbie here so if I'm not following certain forum rules, I apologize! I've only smoked one brisket and it was a few years ago so I'm basically having to learn the basics all over again and have a few (most likely subjective) questions. I will he smoking 2 briskets (9# and 11#). First, I...
  9. Jgurley561


    I've been experimenting with coffee and bourbon and fresh rosemary in my sweat box while smoking a butt. Anyone else tried it? I'm using hickory logs and a homemade rub of sugar, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and smoked paprika.
  10. joseph73

    Smoking Flavor Depth

    I was wondering about how deep the smoke flavor should reach in a turkey. Should it go all the way to the meat on the bone if done properly? I smoked a turkey last night that was done faster than I anticipated. While the outside of the breast was lightly smoked, the inner part, while juicy, was...
  11. agoude

    MES 30 Terrible Smoke Flavor

    So I moved on from my WSM and just bought a MES 30, 135S to be exact, based on my research here it may be a hybrid unit? Regardless, I've done 2 smokes both came out looking great and juicy but had a not so great smoke profile. I used apple wood, dry chips, the first time on Salmon and it came...
  12. A

    Adding a coniferous taste

    I'm aware that I'm probably way off-topic for this forum, and I'm sorry about that. I just couldn't find any other forum with such fine conoisseurs of all things smokey! So. I've been dying to try and smoke coffee beans for a while. While I know this is already a thing, while sipping my morning...
  13. R

    good pepper bacon recipe?

    Hi, so a while back I tried smoking my own bacon and it was delicious now I want to try making pepper bacon. Does anyone have a recipe that they are willing to share?
  14. shipwama

    9lb Butt on Pellet grill

    Well some of my girlfriends friends asked me to smoke some delicious stuff for them. Picked up a 9lb Butt. Got it all rubbed and will toss on the GMG Pellet smoker at around 2AM hope to eat at 6pm(tell me is i meed to go earlier) Can't wait
  15. SmokinAl


    I was at Publix yesterday picking up a couple of bottles of wine for Judy & had to swing by the meat counter. Saw some pork chops & thought we haven't had these in a while, so I asked the butcher if he could cut me a couple of 1" thick bone in pork loin chops. Surprise to me the total bill was...
  16. K

    Newbie could use some guidance

    I have been reading many posts about building a RF smoker from 275 Oil Tank. Have a few questions as I plan my own. 1) Is it necessary to have a heat shield in addition to the RF plate? If so, what is the purpose? 2) Why is it necessary to have a 24x24x44 firebox if the fire is not going to...
  17. L

    Questions on my first Bacon Cure/Smoke

    Making bacon for the first time and would appreciate a quick check in on procedure and on the temperature of the curing environment. I purchased a 4 lb. pork belly and used the recipe from https://barbecuebible.com/recipe/made-scratch-bacon/ Though I did add some (2tbs) maple syrup to the mix...
  18. T

    Beef Tenderloin

    I need help with smoking beef tenderloin. I have 2-4lbs tenderloins and can't not find temp or duration of cooking in a electric smoker. Making them for Christmas
  19. titi cold smoke

    HELP my smoke generator don't smoke !

    Hi! I made this generator, and I use it with oak wood chips. The problem is that the wood chips go out very fast. And there is very little smoke. What is the problem? The pump? The chips? the pipes? Thank you for your answers.
  20. Victor Stratton

    Multi-probe grill temp thermometer needs

    Hello all! I have a large Lang smoker and I would really like to find a 4-6 probe thermometer for the grill temps. I currently have two Maverick ET732 that I use but with 2 racks the temps vary quite a bit and would like 2 more probes to cover the entire smoker. I don't need meat...
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