2 09, 2013

Food Categories

By |September 2nd, 2013|Resources|1 Comment




Chuck Roast




Corned Beef

Prime Rib



Beef Jerky



Pulled Pork




Pork Chops





Cornish Hens



Smoked Eggs








Rack of Lamb

Lamb Shanks

Leg of Lamb




Pizza, Bread & Pasta


24 01, 2013

About Jeff

By |January 24th, 2013|Administrative, Resources|23 Comments

When I was about 14 years old, I read the book My Side of the Mountain.   My imagination was tantalized by the idea that a young boy could take care of himself and eat things like pine cones and live in the trunk of a great tree.

I was already fascinated by living off the land, […]

13 11, 2012

Jeff’s Naked Rib Rub Recipe and BBQ Sauce Recipe

By |November 13th, 2012|Resources, Rubs and Spices, Sauces and Marinades|86 Comments

Note: For a limited time, when you order the recipes for my rub and sauce, I will give you the PDF version of the Smoking Basics eCourse absolutely FREE!


You know it when you taste it.

You even know it when you see it, glazed or caramelized onto delicious top-notch barbecue.

Well, I can show you how to make it yourself!

That’s […]

6 10, 2012

The Smoking Recipe Index

By |October 6th, 2012|Resources|5 Comments

If you are looking for a smoking recipe then you have come to the right place.

With more than 300 pages of information on smoking every kind of meat imaginable, we have recipes running out our ears if you will pardon the overused cliche.

Periodically I may also add some user submitted recipes to this site as well […]

6 10, 2012

The Smoking Meat FAQ

By |October 6th, 2012|Resources|4 Comments

Another brand new part of the smoking meat website.. you ask questions and I answer them. These are actual emails I have recieved from web visitors on various subjects related to smoking meat.

Most of my answers are so long and detailed that each one takes up a separate page.

Simply click on the one that interests […]

6 10, 2012

The Smoking Basics eCourse

By |October 6th, 2012|Resources, Smokeology|76 Comments

Due to the huge number of emails I receive on a daily basic concerning different aspects of smoking meat, I have put together a basic course which covers most of the things a person new to the smoking arena or maybe even those who are somewhat proficient but would like to brush up on some […]

6 10, 2012

Contact Us

By |October 6th, 2012|Resources|21 Comments

This form is for your convenience and is a direct line to my email system, I will do my best to get back with you as soon as possible however, try to understand that I do get a LOT of email and I cannot answer every smoking meat question that comes in.

Note: Please check out […]

6 10, 2012

Smoking Meat/Barbecue Forum

By |October 6th, 2012|Resources|2 Comments

Barbecue forums have been a great source of learning for me over the years. I find that it is an excellent way to express yourself, ask questions, share knowledge and gain rapport with other people.

I have begun to get so many questions on a daily basis that I cannot always get them all answered properly.

This […]

1 09, 2008

Meat Safety – September 2008 Smoking Meat Newsletter

By |September 1st, 2008|Newsletters, Resources, Smokeology|0 Comments

Hello and welcome to the September edition of the smoking meat newsletter… hoping most of you are into some cooler weather and with the nip in the air comes the desire to bathe yourselves in the wonderful smell of hickory, mesquite, pecan and various other great smelling smoking woods.

Not to put a damper on this […]

1 07, 2005

Smoking Times and Temperatures Chart

By |July 1st, 2005|Beef, Pork, Poultry, Resources, Smokeology|76 Comments

My smoking times and temperatures chart for smoking meat is at the bottom of this page.

When it comes to smoking meat, the time is not nearly as important as the temperature. Temperature should always be used to determine when the meat is done cooking rather than the time.

I have many people who email me and […]