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...]

Smoked Meatloaf Logs

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Smoked meatloaf is something I decided to try about 10 years ago on a whim and it has been a regular feature at our table ever since. I wrote about it way back then and I've had hundreds of folks tell me they would never eat an "oven" meatloaf again. Take that same meatloaf, form it into a log, wrap it in bacon and you have smoked meatloaf logs. Most folks agree that bacon makes almost … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Smoked Sea Scallops

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I have been eating scallops for most of my adult life but until I tried them smoked, I had no idea just how good they could really be. Bacon wrapped smoked scallops should be on your menu for an upcoming meal, party or get-together. You really don't need a reason, these are really that good. Some things like smoked lobster, smoked shrimp and now, smoked scallops are a seafood lovers delight and … [Read more...]

Asparagus Stuffed Smoked Chicken Breasts

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I did an article a few years ago on smoked chicken breasts wrapped in bacon and it received such raving reviews that I thought it was high time to do it again but with some sort of twist to make it different and maybe even better. I love asparagus and at my house, it is the vegetable of choice for the smoker or grill so I felt that it would be a lovely way to spruce up the chicken breast by … [Read more...]

Miniature Smoked Bacon Wrapped Fatty

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The smoked bacon wrapped fatty has been around for a while and it is probably one of the best smoking recipes around. For those not in the know, a smoked bacon wrapped fatty is simply a pound of sausage, rolled out flat, stuffed with cheese, veggies, other meats, whatever the mind can think up, and then wrapped in a blanket of bacon that has been weaved together carefully. It is then smoked for … [Read more...]

Smoked Shrimp – Stuffed/Bacon Wrapped

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I've written about smoked shrimp and it was really good but it has so much more potential as I have shown in this newsletter. I have taken extra large shrimp and butterflied them, stuffed them with a cream cheese mixture, wrapped them in a half-slice of bacon and  then smoked them to perfection. These babies surpassed my every expectation and were everything I thought they could be and … [Read more...]

Smoked Bacon and Sausage Flatty

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Hello newsletter friends! Welcome to another wonderful edition of the smoking meat newsletter. I am really excited to show you what I have come up with for this week! All of you have probably at least heard of the bacon explosion.  It's simply ground breakfast sausage, cheese and a lot of other goodies all rolled up into a chub, wrapped in a blanket of bacon and smoked for … [Read more...]

FAQ – Information on Making Sausage, Salami and Prosciutto

Q: Thanks for the continued effort Jeff! Love this stuff.... I have some meat related questions but they're actually pre-smoking questions, preparation really. Hopefully you'll have an idea or a reference for me. I'm a big fan of salami other cured meats, I want to make my own stuff and then smoke it! I think it would be amazing. I need some help on how to make the salami / … [Read more...]

Smoking Sausage – Fatties

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This page is about smoking sausage but perhaps not in the way you are thinking of. If you are looking for instructions for smoking sausage in a smokehouse at low temps then this is not the correct page.. you should go to the forum and look at the sausage category for that type of information. This page is about smoking sausage in a smoker at 225 degrees for 3 to 3.5 hours.. … [Read more...]