Cranberry Pecan Stuffed Turkey Breast

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I like to do turkey a little different at Christmas since Thanksgiving usually "does me in" on turkey in general. This cranberry pecan stuffed turkey breast cooked in the smoker is a wonderful dish that allows you to use turkey while mixing things up a little bit.    Cranberry Pecan Stuffed Turkey Breast Helpful Information Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 3 hours Smoker Temp: … [Read more...]

Cherry Bourbon Smoked Pork Tenderloin

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Smoked pork tenderloins are one of the easiest things you can cook in your smoker when you want something that tastes great, has a "fancy" feel to it and you don't have a lot of time to spare. In around 2 hours, you can take a pork tenderloin from raw to smoked amazingly delicious and folks will think you slaved over it for hours. The cherry bourbon compote my lovely came up with is a … [Read more...]

Mesquite Smoked Prime Rib for Christmas

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This week I am featuring mesquite smoked prime rib, one of my favorite cuts of beef. This cut is sometimes referred to as a standing rib roast, depending on where you purchase it. It is not inexpensive by any means but it is very Christmas worthy and when you want to give the very best at your Christmas dinner, this will do it. Easy to prepare, super flavorful and goes great with smoke.. … [Read more...]

Smoked Pork Baby Back Ribs for Christmas

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We have smoked ribs nearly every Christmas dinner and, in my opinion, it's a wonderful tradition! There's plenty of smoked ribs to go around and if anyone leaves hungry, it's their own fault. Based on emails that I receive, the one thing that many folks struggle with when dealing with ribs, is how to get them super tender. Well, you better not say that too loud around folks who cook for … [Read more...]

Smoking Meat for Thanksgiving – FAQ

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First and foremost, I want to wish all of you a very happy Thanksgiving and I hope you are able to spend a lot of quality time with family and friends. I know that many of you may still have questions about smoking the turkey and ham for Thanksgiving this year so I have compiled a few of the most asked questions and answers to hopefully help you out a little before the big day. I get so many … [Read more...]

Double Smoked Ham Steaks

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Thanksgiving isn't the same without double smoked ham and these double smoked ham steaks take things to a better place in my opinion. Each piece can be seasoned and smoked for an even better eating experience. We also made a delicious cranberry glaze that got brushed on about halfway through the smoking process if you're into that. I'll give you a few other options as well. Share:    Double … [Read more...]

Smoked Maple Barbecue Turkey

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Every year I try to come up with a new and amazing Thanksgiving turkey recipe and based on emails I receive, I think I have produced some real crowd pleasers over the last few years. Well, this year, in an effort to "hit it out of the ballpark" again, I have developed a smoked maple barbecue turkey that, quite frankly, may just be the best I've done yet if I can say that with a certain amount … [Read more...]

Sweet and Spicy Smoked Turkey Legs

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These sweet and spicy smoked turkey legs are easy to do in the smoker in just a couple of hours and they are a wonderful addition to the Thanksgiving festivities. Share:    Sweet and Spicy Smoked Turkey Legs Helpful Information Prep Time: 10 minutes Marinate Time: 10 hours Cook Time: 2 hours (depends on size) Smoker Temp: 225°F Meat Finish Temp: 165°F Recommended … [Read more...]

Smoked Beef Country Style Ribs

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Smoked beef country style ribs, usually from the chuck roast but can be from other parts as well, are cut into strips that are perfectly sized for individual servings just like their pork counterparts. In this recipe, I created a marinade, which I will share with you below, that puts a lot of wonderful flavor into them in just a few short hours or overnight to help bring out that amazing beef … [Read more...]

Smoked Bacon Candy (Pig Candy)

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Smoked bacon candy doesn't need a lot of introduction and there's not a better marriage of foods than what happens when you combine sweet syrup and bacon. Add the smoke factor and this might just knock you off your feet. Share:    Helpful Information Prep Time: 15 minutes Marinate Time: 8 hours (optional) Cook Time: 2 hours Smoker Temp: 225°F Meat Finish Temp: n/a Recommended … [Read more...]