How many hours per pound does it take to smoke a brisket?

How many hours per pound does it take to smoke a brisket?

If your temperature is set to between 225-250°F expect about 1-1 ½ hours of cook time per pound. This is certainly not a rule to follow too closely, as there are multiple factors to consider. How big is your brisket? A whole brisket can weigh anywhere between 10-16...
What type of wood is best for smoking chicken?

What type of wood is best for smoking chicken?

When it comes to choosing a good smoking wood for chicken, most people tend to lean toward wood from fruit trees (Apple and Cherry are excellent choices). Some other woods that pair well with and complement smoked chicken are: Maple: Contributes a sweeter flavor...
Best Wood for smoking Brisket

Best Wood for smoking Brisket

Brisket tends to be an expensive cut of beef, partially due to its massive size. So when smoking brisket, you want to make sure that you choose the right kind of wood, especially considering the time investment of smoking a 12-14 pound cut of beef. Hickory wood is the...
Using Wood for Grilling instead of Charcoal

Using Wood for Grilling instead of Charcoal

When grilling or BBQing, some people prefer using all-natural wood instead of charcoal. While both have their advantages, there is nothing like the aroma of natural wood smoke on your food. Advantages of Grilling with Charcoal The convenience of charcoal should not be...
Where to buy wood chips for smoking

Where to buy wood chips for smoking

In the age of instant gratification, your best bet for purchasing just about anything is on the Internet, smoking chips included. Where to buy smoking chips online If you are an online shopper, I recommend choosing from the selection of Wildwood Grilling smoking...
How Long Should you Soak a Grilling Plank?

How Long Should you Soak a Grilling Plank?

We all know the old saying, “if I had a dollar for every time…” I have seen recommended grilling plank soak times that vary from 5 minutes to 24 hours. After repeatedly being asked the question, “How long should a grilling plank soak for?” I decided...