Smoked Turkey Breast

On Monday I decided to smoke a turkey breast for dinner for the family. It’s one of my favorite meats to smoke because it is easy to prep and I get to use different seasoning on it besides the rub I use for chicken or pork.

Offset Smoker Fire Management

This is my 7th cook on the offset smoker cooking with wood and I have to say that I am so glad I finally have my fire management down.

Smoked Beef Jerky Part 2

This is part 2 of making smoked beef jerky. In this post we will cover how I cooked the jerky in my Char Griller Pro offset smoker.

Learning to Cook with Wood

For Father’s Day I decided to make two beer can chickens and a brisket. I’m still getting used to cooking with wood in the smoker. I have read that each offset smoker is different and you have to get a few cooks in before discovering that sweet spot to maintain a consistent temperature.

My First Time Cooking BBQ with Wood

For a while now I have been wanting to elevate my BBQ skills and move up from my electric smoker. Two weeks ago my electric smoker stopped working, and I knew it was time to start cooking with wood. I did a lot of research on an affordable offset smoker and finally made the decision to purchase the Char Griller Smoking Pro offset smoker. I am really happy with my choice even though I will be making a modification and adding fire tape around the seems of the lid to maximize heat retention.

Smoked Bacon Brownies

Over Memorial Day weekend I decided to try something new and smoke bacon brownies in my smoker using apple wood. The process was simple. I started by preheating my oven to 400 degrees. I lined a baking sheet with tin foil and laid out 8 pieces of thick cut applewood smoked bacon on the sheet….

Smoked Baby Back Ribs

Baby back ribs are delicious! When you smoke them right and combine it with a sweet and tangy sauce they are out of this world. when I smoke baby back ribs I use cherry wood and I preheat my smoker to 225 degrees. While the smoker is preheating I prep my ribs. I start first…

Beer Can Chicken

    Beer can chicken is an easy recipe and the smoke time is short, about 5 to 6 hours total. I used cherry wood chips for this smoke. I purchased two whole fryers that were 5 pounds each. The prep work for the chicken is simple. Generously brush the chicken with extra virgin olive…

Cherry Smoked Chicken Drums

Chicken wings and/or drums are great for a quick week night dinner or as an appetizer while entertaining company.