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Offline Steve

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Adding charcoal to electric smoker?
« on: February 11, 2005, 12:27:44 PM »
Someone once told me that if you add one charcoal briquette to your electric smoker (in addition to the usual hickory chunks) that it will produce a nice pink smoke ring in the meat. Anyone ever try this?




Offline Randy

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Re: Adding charcoal to electric smoker?
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2005, 02:47:05 PM »
Probadly not.  It is the buring of the wood that produces the chemicals for the smoke ring.  Interesting point, the colder the meat the better the smoke ring.  The little things that turn the meat red live longer when the meats colder allowing for a deeper ring.

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Re: Adding charcoal to electric smoker?
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2005, 04:02:00 PM »
Someone once told me that if you add one charcoal briquette to your electric smoker (in addition to the usual hickory chunks) that it will produce a nice pink smoke ring in the meat. Anyone ever try this?


I wouldn't use a charcoal briquett, I have heard of (But never tried) of mixing wood and lump charcoal.

DKM
« Last Edit: February 12, 2005, 04:04:20 PM by DKM »
Just how many boards can I be on anyways.

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Re: Adding charcoal to electric smoker?
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2005, 04:46:39 PM »