Some folks will say that you don't really need to season the Weber smoky mountain (WSM) smoker but I think you should season any smoker when you first buy it if it is new and has not been used. Seasoning...

The Big Green Egg is one of my newest smokers slash cookers slash grills and while I am not hung up on the brand name like some folks, it does exactly what it was designed to do and it does it well. I...

There are many ways to light the charcoal for your charcoal smoker but I highly recommend using a charcoal chimney starter when performing this task. If I can go a step further, allow me to recommend...

Ok.. smoking turkey on a Brinkmann water smoker may not be your thing but for millions of people it is. And probable half of those million have problems maintaining a proper fire and turning out a good...

Smokehouse plans are hard to come by sometimes.. We are happy to say that Ernest, a member of the forum, graciously sent in some pictures and info on his home-built smokehouse that he built in his back...

Propane smokers Vs. Wood has been a source of contention for many barbecue enthusiasts as long as I can remember. Some feel you just cannot get the same flavor using gas as you can with wood. I try...

I am assuming that you have already put the Great Outdoors Smoky Mountain propane smoker together and seasoned it following the instruction manual that ships with the unit… I may write a short...

For any of you who are not familiar with the ECB.. this is a nickname given to the cheap bullet shaped smokers found for 30 to 50 dollars at various department and hardware stores. The one that most...

Many of you new to the craft may be asking, "what in the heck is this minion method you are talking about ?" while you long timers may know what it is but just haven't used it or experienced...

Hello and welcome to the July 2008 edition of the Smoking Meat Newsletter. In this months edition we are covering a question that comes up a lot in any given month and that is "How to control...