OK, you’ve tackled charcoal and gas grilling. You’ve even ventured into pellet grilling. All of these cooking methods have been met with universal acclaim and adoration from your friends and family. Now it’s time to try the most challenging method of all: smoking. In honor of National BBQ Month, let us help you with the basic information you’ll need to get started smoking!
If you’re an outdoor cooking enthusiast, chances are you’ve already heard of using wood pellets. If you’re undecided or curious about whether this style of cooking works for you, read below for more information.
Wood Pellets – the Basics
To begin, cooking with wood pellets is best called convection smoking, since the food cooks using indirect heat.
If you are interested in smoked brisket, ribs, pork shoulder, turkey, or whole chickens, wood pellet grills may be just the thing for you.