How to Smoke Meat

You don’t need a decade of practice to get the hang of smoking, but it’s more demanding than a round of grilled cheese. First, there’s the heat — you’ll want the temperature low over a long period of time. And then there’s the smoke — you need to keep it smoking for hours. Keeping the

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Choose the right smoker

So you are thinking about taking your grilling to the next level! Congratulations, because we think cooking with a smoker makes some of the best food out there. In the South, this is what they call Barbecue and it is a type of food or way of cooking food “low and slow” that creates tender,

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Barbecue for Beginners

“If you can smoke a slab of ribs, you can cook a whole hog,” says Pat Martin, owner of Martin’s BBQ Joint in Nolensville, Tennessee. Beloved of Bon Appétit staffers (including this one), Martin’s puts out all the classics, from brisket to wet and dry ribs to chicken. So, naturally, we thought Martin himself would

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BBQ U: Smoking 101

Whether you prefer gas or charcoal, cooking on a grill is an incredible way to infuse flavor into your favorite meats and vegetables. But if you’re ready to take your grill mastery up a notch, try using a long, slow burn in a process known as smoking. In the US, smoking finds its roots in

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