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Weekends are made for relaxing in your comfy chair with a cold drink, some good tunes and bonus points if you have a favorite person to do that with.
Here's some smoker recipes I like to do on the weekends because they're easy to prepare, smoke up in just a few hours and taste amazing.
Note: If you're looking for a digital meat thermometer, my guide called “6 best digital meat thermometers” will help you decide which one is best for you.
Jazzed Up Raspberry Pork Ribs
There is no better way to celebrate the weekend or a great holiday than with these jazzed up raspberry glazed pork ribs.
Smoked Chicken Nachos
The smoked flavor that comes through in these smoked chicken nachos is simply mesmerizing. Uses smoked chicken tenderloins shredded or cut into pieces.
Skirt Steak Tacos
Skirt steak is beefy, robust, full of flavor and most important, tender if you cook it right and cut it right. The perfect meat for Taco Tuesday!
Alabama white sauce on smoked chicken drumsticks. This particular variation was sent to me by a reader a few years ago. It is simple and delicious..
Maple Barbecue Pork Tenderloins
Smoked pork tenderloin is lean, delicious and easy to cook in any smoker.
Juicy Lucy Burgers
A juicy Lucy burger is a cheesy, messy, wear-a-bib, sort of burger that will make you smile from ear to ear when you taste it. Have plenty of moist towelettes on hand!
Espresso Brined Tri-tip
I used an espresso brine that incorporates coffee as well as a touch of cocoa to really make that delicious beef flavor pop. The salt in the brine, as with all brines, helps to bring out the natural flavors of the meat
Five Hour Pork Butt
For what it’s worth, pork butt (Boston butt, pork shoulder) normally takes 12-14 hours to turn it into tender, juicy pulled pork. Using this method you’ll be shaving 7+ hours from the cook
Dump Cake in the Pellet Smoker
This is a great thing to do in the pellet smoker if you're wanting something sweet After dinner. Just put it in when the other food gets done and it'll be done in time for dessert.
Smoked Pork Belly
Pork belly is the stuff that bacon is made of and it's just bursting with flavor– the absolute best part of the pig if you ask me.
Super-sized jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese and brisket then wrapped in bacon and smoked until perfecly done.
Hot Dog Burnt Ends
These smoked hot dog burnt ends are "off the hook" good and I must admit that I was pleasantly surprised at just how tasty they were as well as how easy they were to whip up.