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A UDS is among the most cost effective smoker. For your money, you can’t get a better smoker than by building your

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Everything You Need to Know About Smoking and Best Smokers Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction SMOKING BASICS SMOKING VS… HOW

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We tested the top selling Wi-Fi thermometers to tell you everything you need to know about purchasing the very best wireless meat

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A Complete Guide to Smoking a Pork Butt (Shoulder) – From science, cook times, internal temperatures, methodologies, and our favorite smoked pork

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Before you get started understand the basics of what makes BBQ so great to how the smoking process works from cook-times, temperature, to producing quality smoke.

Getting Started


This is the practical application of yielding great tasting BBQ. Through this step-by-step process we'll take you through your BBQ session from beginning to end. 



We'll cover the various styles of smokers and provide you a detailed explanation of pros and cons for each - when it comes time to buy your next smoker, you'll be ready. 

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If you’re an American, you know what barbecue is. I personally love slow cooking everything from beef to chicken over a low heat and smoke. I doesn’t mater if I’m using a simple grill or a barrel smoker, nothing beats properly barbecued food. Hell, even veggies on the grill taste amazing. But what exactly are we talking about when we talk about BBQ?

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A Complete Guide to Smoking a Pork Butt (Shoulder) – From science, cook times, internal temperatures, methodologies, and our favorite smoked pork butt rub and sauce recipes. Table of Contents Part I - SCIENCE Part II - PREPARATION Part III - SMOKING Part VI - RECIPES Part V - SERVING Smoking a pork butt to make delicious pulled pork is a Southern delicacy,

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Eh, so maybe we take our BBQ a little too seriously. We dedicate time to testing and experimenting with products, recipes, and methodologies related to outdoor cooking, grilling and smoking -- all so you don't have to. We've been rated as one of the best meat smoking websites. We bring you a wide range of product recommendations from smokers, grills, BBQ gifts, knives, to detailed tutorials on how to yield the best bbq, from pork butt to brisket and everything in-between. If you love BBQ geekdom as much as we do, follow us.

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We take a look at some of the most affordable smokers to find value you can count on. These are the smokers we like best for the money.

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We tested 6 of the top selling gas grills under $600 to find out how they stacked up against each other. These are the results and what you need to know before purchasing a a gas grill.

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When it comes to great BBQ reaching and maintaining the ideal temperature is a must. We've spent endless hours testing over 50 various thermometers to revel our favorites in each category; from instant read thermometers to Wi-Fi smart thermometers, wireless leave-in probe thermometers, to Bluetooth based thermometers.