How to Smoke Ribs – December 2009 Newsletter

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Hello friends and welcome to the December 2009 edition of the Smoking Meat Newsletter. Maybe it's just me but it seems like this year has come and gone way too fast! It is Christmas already and as is the tradition at the Phillips household, ribs are on the menu. I have always liked turkey and ham but after eating all of that turkey and ham at Thanksgiving, I'm just ready … [Read more...]


How to Smoke a Ham

November 12, 2009 Smoking Meat Newsletter Hello friends.. what an exciting month! We have split the November edition of the newsletter up into two mega letters containing everything you ever wanted to know about smoking a turkey and smoking a ham. Last week we talked about turkey and this week.. you guessed it! We are going to discuss the smoking of ham in great detail and … [Read more...]


Everything You Need to Know About Smoking a Turkey

Hello friends and welcome to the greatest month of the year and with that comes my favorite holiday, namely Thanksgiving or turkey day as some call it. It's my birthday month as well but we won't talk about that right now;-) I have a very special month planned for all of you so listen up: Today we are talking about smoking turkey and I am not only writing about it … [Read more...]


Q & A Session – October 2009 Smoking Meat Newsletter

Hello fellow smoker and smokers in training! Welcome to the smoking meat newsletter where I do my best to share fresh, relevant  material to help you learn the art of smoking meat. As we have been accustomed to doing several times each year, we are featuring some very good questions and my incredibly witty answers right here on the newsletter. It is a win win … [Read more...]


Smoked Buffalo Chicken Recipe – August 2009 Newsletter

Hello friends and welcome to the August 2009 issue of the smoking meat newsletter. I am so excited this month due to the fact that we are talking about one of my favorite foods.. smoked buffalo chicken wings!! Now I love buffalo wings the traditional way but I have never really got into smoking them or trying to do something different with them. I received an email from a friend of mine at … [Read more...]


Smoked Beef Brisket for July 4th – July 2009 Newsletter

Hello friends and welcome to this special smoked beef brisket holiday edition of the smoking meat newsletter. A couple of times each year I  produce a special newsletter in commemoration of a holiday or other unique event or to give added information in the event of a barrage of like-minded questions or comments. As such, I have had a larger than normal amount of questions … [Read more...]


Question and Answer Session – July 2009 Newsletter

Hello smoking meat friends and welcome to the July Edition of the smoking meat newsletter! I have been on Ocracoke Island for the past week or so and was so happy to meet the islanders, eat the food, hear the stories and spend some time on the sandy beaches getting some much needed sun and relaxation. I had a great time looking at all the shops, hunting for seashells, chasing … [Read more...]


Smoked Boudin

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Hello friends and welcome to this fine June 2009 edition of the smoking meat newsletter! I have been doing lots of experimentation with different meats and products so as to come up with some new things to share and this month I am going to share my smoked boudin recipe. This stuff nearly blew my socks clean off.. I think if my shoes had not been tied real tight it probably would … [Read more...]


Question and Answer Session – May 2009 Newsletter

Good day friends!! Welcome to this May 2009 edition of the smoking meat newsletter. With all of the rain we have had in my neck of the woods.. the smoking has been quite hampered but I have used the time wisely to do some writing and other useful things. Here in the Tulsa area we have had more than 15 consecutive days of rain.. I for one am ready for some nicer weather. I guess … [Read more...]


Smoking the Easter Ham – April 2009 Newsletter

Good day friends!! Welcome to the April 2009 edition of the smoking meat newsletter. This is the Easter edition and as is the custom, we are discussing how to smoke the Easter ham. I want to thank all of you who sent your special meatball recipes in response to last months topic, Smoked Meatballs with Spaghetti". A few of you also informed me that this is actually … [Read more...]