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Types of Food Smoking

Types of food smoking

Smoking is a cooking process of flavouring, preserving or cooking food by allowing smoke from smouldering, burning materials such as wood to penetrate it. Different cultures and cuisines use different types of wood. The North Americans use a variety of oak, pecan, alder, maple, mesquite and hickory. However, fruitwood trees are also used, these can include cherry, …

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The Best BBQ Festivals (+BONUS International Event)

the best bbq festivals

It doesn’t matter what part of USA you’re in, there are BBQ festivals right around the corner. Combining live music, outdoor activities and good barbecue (usually washed by great beer or whiskey) is a great day out with the family. These barbecue festivals often allow you to see some of the top BBQ pitmasters and …

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The Different Types of Cookers (Not Just BBQS and Smokers)

Different types of cookers

Do you feel like you need to branch out away from your traditional gas barbecue or smoker? Here are a range of different appliances and cookers you should consider looking into. Each of these different cookers has their own purpose and pros & cons. The awesome thing about each of these cookers is that almost …

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Charlies Master List of THE BEST Things to Smoke (Other Than Brisket & Ribs)

The best things to smoke in your smoker

Contrary to popular belief you can smoke more than just brisket and spare ribs.  Getting creative with your smoker is a natural progression, we often get curious about what different foods would taste like smoked.  I’m sure you have all seen smoked sausage, cheese, fish, and a plethora of different meats, but what else can …

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