Easter Edition: Smoked Eggs, Etc.

Hello and welcome to the April edition of the greatest smoking meat newsletter on Earth! Easter is just around the corner and with the season comes a great opportunity to show off your culinary skills in the back yard. We are going to be discovering how to smoke up some Easter specialties and I invite you to keep reading and learn a few things you may not know and at any rate get … [Read more...]

Smoked Ham for the Christmas Holidays

Hello friends and welcome to the Christmas edition of the Smoking Meat Newsletter! We talked about smoking turkey in our last issue and while that may be on the menu for Christmas as well, I am going to give you a few easy tips for smoking a ham even if it is pre-cooked. With no further explanation, I am going to jump right into it! Smoking Ham To start with a little lesson … [Read more...]

Complete How-to Information for Smoking Turkey

Hello all and welcome to the Smoking Meat Newsletter.. as you can imagine we are dealing with the only possible things we could be dealing with this month and that is smoked turkey! I love thanksgiving (not just because it is my birthday either) but because it is many things such as cooler weather, crisp cool nights, sitting by the fireplace, cracking fresh pecans, a slightly … [Read more...]

Pulled Pork – A Party in Your Mouth

Hello friends and welcome to the October edition of the most read barbecue/smoking meat newsletter online. As a lot of you know, I have been very, very busy moving out to our new 10 acre property and it is beautiful beyond words. I have a small apple and peach orchard just ready to be tended to and more than 30 pecan trees that are absolutely loaded and ready to drop just after … [Read more...]

Baby Beer Can Chicken – Complete Instructions


Hello and welcome to the September issue of the Smoking Meat Newsletter, quite possibly the best source of information online in the form of a newsletter! I am so happy that it is cooling down some here in Oklahoma and my smoker has been staying fired up to prove it. This month, the focus is on chicken.. we have looked at chicken often but I wanted to take a very common … [Read more...]

Smoking Fundamentals Revisited – August 2006 Newsletter

Welcome to the August edition of the Smoking Meat newsletter.. it has been so hot here that the armadillos are packing up and moving north. I have to admit that with the 105+ degree temperatures over the last month, I have not felt like doing a whole lot of smoking. I still do some but it is one of those things where I run outside to check the meat and then run back in as quickly as possible. It … [Read more...]

Smoked Chicken Walkthrough – Anniversary Issue

Hello and welcome to the July edition of the Smoking Meat newsletter.. it just so happens that this month is also our 24th issue. It's our 2nd anniversary and we are so happy that you are able to celebrate with us. I try to stay with what is concerning folks the most in any given month and I have had so many emails asking about smoking chicken that I feel a real need to cover … [Read more...]

Smoked Meatloaf Extravaganza in June


Hello and welcome to the June edition of the Smoking Meat Newsletter home of the hottest smokin' topics month after month bar none! Last month we discussed one of my favorite grilling items.. country style ribs and if you missed that issue then I think you should check it out soon by clicking here. I have been looking forward to this June issue with great anticipation … [Read more...]

May is National Barbecue Month

Hello and welcome to the May edition of the Smoking Meat Newsletter the voice of the "Low and Slow", and occasionally "high and fast" barbecue community. Last month we talked about smoking eggs in a couple of different ways and hopefully some of you were able to try that in commemoration of the Easter season. If you did not get to read last month's newsletter for whatever reason then please … [Read more...]

How to Clean & Maintain Your Smoker

Hello and welcome to the the March edition of the Smoking Meat newsletter.  This is the perfect time of year to get your smoker ready for the up and coming warm weather, and the perfect time to invite friends and family over and show everyone your artistic abilities in the back yard. Last month we discussed how to brine and smoke those wonderful cornish hens.BTW.. if you … [Read more...]