Using meat injector for smoking

Complete guide to injecting meat for smoking

To inject, or not to inject. That is the question. OK that might be getting a bit too philosophical, but it's a valid question. And if you watch a lot of TV shows like BBQ Pitmasters you could be excused for thinking that injecting your meat is an essential pa...
Cold weather smoking tips

7 Practical Cold Weather Smoking Tips

So, it’s miserable outside. Cold, blowy and bleak. However, I’m sure you’d agree that there could be no better time to hoe into some succulent pulled pork or brisket. Once you've managed to whip up the courage to brave the cold, actually smoking in extreme ...
Davy Crockett Pellet Grill Review

Davy Crockett pellet grill review

Pretty much all pellet grills on the market focus on one two key features. Versatility and convenience. That makes them great all around grills, but you definitely wouldn't consider them portable. For one, you need to have a source of electricity to plug th...
Barbecue brisket checklist

Barbecue brisket [checklist]

Mastering barbecue brisket is a badge of honor for the home pit master. It's not about finding the perfect recipe either. By learning the right process and using simple but quality ingredients you'll be setting yourself up for success. We created this 6-ste...
Best grill smoker combos

Best grill smoker combos

If you're serious about barbecue you should probably buy a dedicated smoker. Pound for pound it's hard to beat a smoker that's designed to do one thing well like the Weber Smokey Mountain. For many of us, having a separate smoker and grill just isn't an opt...
REC TEC Mini Pellet Grill Review

REC TEC Mini Pellet Grill Review

Pellet grills might just be the hardest type of smoker to buy. It seems like there's a new challenger being released every couple of months so it can be hard to keep up. What's more it can be hard to understand what features you need and what are just gimmi...
Best charcoal smokers

The best charcoal smokers for 2017

People love to brag about cooking with charcoal. You've got to admit, there's a certain amount of romance with firing up the charcoal smoker. Maybe its because of the more interactive nature, and the fact is requires a little bit of skill to work with. W...
Smoke hollow gas smoker review

Smoke Hollow Gas Smoker Review

If you need to cook for a hungry crowd often, getting a smoker that can fit enough food can be costly. Some of the larger pellet and charcoal options can easily end up costing you over $1000. That's where gas smokers come in. This relatively affordable styl...
Control temperature on your charcoal smoker

How to Control Temperature on Your Charcoal Smoker

For those of us who still cook with charcoal, temperature control is one of the most fundamental skills we need to master. Many an amateur pit master has fired up their brand new smoker only to end up wasting perfectly good meat because they didn't know how co...