How Much Charcoal Should You Use?

If you are new to grilling and smoking, you may be wondering how much charcoal to use for your cooking. It is essential to find the ideal balance of how much charcoal to use to ensure that the cooker achieves and maintains the temperature you want and that you are not wasting fuel by using … Read more

Low and Slow Smoked Pork Brisket

Yes, you read it right – pork brisket. You may not have heard about pork brisket before, but the fact is that this is a new pork cut that is becoming increasingly popular. Smoked pork brisket is actually quite delicious when prepared properly. Read on to find out more about the pork brisket cut and … Read more

Can You Eat Raw Steak and Is it Safe?

Blue steak or extra raw steak is a true delicacy in France, the rest of Europe, and other continents, such as Africa and Southeast Asia, but is not as popular in the USA. Steak tartare, Kitfo, and Carpaccio are other popular gourmet dishes that are based on raw meat and are served in high-end restaurants. … Read more

How Long Does Smoked Meat Last?

Smoked meat takes a lot of time and patience to prepare, so often, we make more meat and food than we can consume. The questions are – how long does smoked meat last, and how to store the leftovers without wasting food? First, there is good news. Some types of smoked meat are easier to … Read more

Should You Cook Brisket Fat Side Up or Down?

Along with the debates about which type of grill is the best choice for barbecuing, there has been another ongoing heated discussion among pitmasters – whether to cook the brisket fat side up or down. If you are a newbie in the world of grilling, smoking, and barbecuing, you too may be wondering which side … Read more

11 Best Charcoal Smokers Reviewed for 2021

Charcoal smokers are the top preferred smokers for home and competitive pitmasters due to the unique taste of the smoked food, the adjustability, and the portability of these appliances. Although they require more skill and adjustments, they are still unsurpassed among the variety of other types of smokers, according to enthusiasts and professionals alike. If … Read more