This is for those of you who are so clueless that you are not even sure where the meat goes in your smoker. If you have questions like: Where does the charcoal go? Where does the wood go? Do I use wood...

Hello and welcome to another edition of the smoking meat newsletter and it’s time again for my answers to your most pressing smoking meat questions. I have selected some questions that...

Hello and welcome to this edition of the smoking meat newsletter. It is late July and it's hot but I still have the smoker going fairly often and I hope you guys have found some great ways to...

Before I explain how to make a foil woodchip pack, I need to explain why this is important. I often have folks ask me if they should soak the wood chips in water or not and my answer is always the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Meat safety guidelines must be followed when handling, cooking and serving meat to ensure the safety of your family and friends as well as yourself. Most of this is common sense like washing your...

Foil Pans for Smoking – A Great Idea!! One of the newest things I have been doing is implementing the use of foil pans into the smoking process. Some of you may already do this but I was...