Does Smoking Meat Add Calories?

slicing smoked brisket

Smoking can add a delicious flavor to meat that just takes it to the next level, and a properly cooked piece of slow cooked, slow smoked meat is often moist with those meat juices just running down the meat. As a barbecue, smoked meat, and just carnivore in general, just thinking about it gets my …

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The Doner Kebab: Why Has It Become So Popular?

donner kebab gyro on plate

There are many different types of kebabs out there, and what is considered a good kebab in Turkey or Greece or Germany can be wildly different dishes. While it’s common to see kebab shops across most of Europe at this point, that wasn’t always the case even a small number of years ago. Much of …

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Do Kebabs Have Nuts in Them?

peanut ban

Kebabas can be a truly delicious meal, but they come with multiple allergy concerns and obviously those need to come first. It’s not surprising that so many people want to try kebabs for the first time as they can be absolutely delicious and come in many different forms depending on where you are in the …

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Does Humidity Affect Smoking Meat?

Smoking meat covered grill

There is a lot of detail work that goes into making delicious tasting meat, and anyone who has truly earned their title of “Grill Master” over years of grilling, barbecuing, and smoking, and if there’s one thing you learn from decades of smoking meat it’s that there’s always more to learn. And getting that perfect …

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How Long Does A Camp Stove Last?

cooking chicken on a camp stove

Are you planning a camping trip alone or with family? Well, you need to pack the essentials to make your trip unforgettable. If you are planning on preparing meals when out camping, you need to have the best camp stove with you. If this is your first time buying a camp stove, or even if …

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Can You Use Too Much Wood When Smoking Meat?

Too much smoke title card

One of the most common questions I get from new smokers, grillers, and barbecuers is how much wood should they use to smoke their meat? After all, this can make a huge difference in the overall flavor of your meat and for a newbie, it’s a legitimate question. Well, it’s natural to assume that when …

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Why Do My Kebabs Fall Apart?

minced kebabs on grill

Kebabs can be a delicious snack and it’s not hard to see why kebabs in general have been popular and come in so many forms in so many cultures, and why Doner kebabs in particular have really taken off in many areas, but they are far from the only ones! However different some of these …

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Is Pecan Wood Good for Smoking Meat?

pecan tree in field

While not as common in the northern United States, pecan trees are quite common in the more Southern climates and while they might be most famous for the delicious pies that can be made from the pecan nut, wood from pecan trees shouldn’t be overlooked for its great properties smoking meat! This is one of …

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Is Mango Wood Good for Smoking Meat?

mango tree

Smoking meat is a great way to create amazing tasting meat, especially with the smart use of certain woods that are well known for imparting flavor. There’s a reason that cherry, hickory, apple, and mesquite are all extremely well known by barbecue experts, longtime grill masters, and smoked meat enthusiasts. But what about less common …

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How Do I Find Wood for Smoking Meat?

Smoking meat covered grill

While in some places finding good wood for smoking turkey, chicken, beef, pork, and other meats might be easy, not all of us live in a place where cherry or mesquite grow in abundance. Because of this, first-time smokers may find themselves wondering where to get good wood when they want some additional flavor with …

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