The BlueSmoke Blog

As I add new recipe pages and update existing ones, they are added here so you won’t miss any of the new information at Take a look at one or two!

Nov 16, 2017

Super Smoked Turkey Legs -

When smoked turkey legs come out of the meat smoker, the feasting begins! Enjoy smoky turkey drumsticks as a snack or for great smoked turkey sandwiches.

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Nov 15, 2017

Grilling Turkey in a Weber Kettle Grill -

Secrets of grilling turkey in a Weber kettle. Use precise charcoal placement for grilling breasts and whole turkeys that are just plain awesome!

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Nov 14, 2017

Secrets of Grilling Roast Beef To Perfection! -

Guide to grilling roast beef that melts in your mouth and drips with juicy flavor! Learn how to grill roast beef, from cheap chuck to fancy fillet.

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Nov 13, 2017

How To Cook a Turkey Gas Grill Style -

Learn how to cook a turkey in a gas grill with this easy step-by-step technique. Grill smoke your turkey and get great results with great flavor!

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Nov 13, 2017

How to Make Cold Smoked Salmon -

The quality of cold smoked salmon made at home transcends the commercial product. As cool, subdued smoke caresses brine-cured salmon, magic happens!

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Nov 13, 2017

Basic Brine For Smoked Salmon -

Making a basic brine for smoked salmon requires just a few ingredients. Use these salmon brining tips to help you make delicious smoky salmon.

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Nov 11, 2017

More Turkey Smoking Tips -

Yes! More turkey smoking tips for creating the best smoked turkey ever. You'll be a turkey smoker extraordinaire after absorbing these smoked turkey tips.

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Nov 11, 2017

Top Notch Turkey Smoking Tips -

These informative turkey smoking tips get down to the real nitty gritty! Learn how to brine, season and smoke turkeys, and expect spectacular results.

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Nov 11, 2017

Making Turkey Brine For Great Smoked Turkey -

Learn how to make turkey brine that'll make your smoked turkey the best ever! A little known flavor-releasing brine making technique is revealed.

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Nov 11, 2017

How Long to Smoke a Turkey Breast? -

You're smoking a turkey breast. How long does it take? You can cook an impressively juicy, perfectly smoked turkey breast quicker than you think!

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Nov 10, 2017

Smoked Turkey Breast Electric Smoker Style -

Smoked turkey breast electric smoker technique! Setting up the smoker is easy - waiting for that savory smoked turkey breast to finish cooking is tough!

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Nov 10, 2017

Reheating Previously Smoked Turkeys -

Secrets of reheating previously smoked turkeys that retain maximum flavor and juiciness! Transform your frozen smoked turkey back into succulent goodness.

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Nov 10, 2017

Gorgeous Smoked Turkey Breast -

This succulent smoked turkey breast oozes with fantastic flavor from a cranberry-apple brine and becomes beautifully browned in the smoker or grill.

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Nov 10, 2017

Smoked Turkey Rub Recipe -

Use this tasty turkey rub to season a superbly smoked turkey! The awesome rub goes under the turkey skin for maximum flavor and truly luscious goodness.

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Nov 10, 2017

Smoked Turkey Brine Recipes -

Full flavored turkey brine recipes for making impressively incredible, juicy smoked turkey! And remember... Just Brine and It'll Be Fine!

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Nov 09, 2017

The Turkey Smoking Equipment Checklist -

Use the Turkey Smoking Equipment Checklist to determine the equipment, tools and accessories you'll need to smoke that luscious Thanksgiving turkey.

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Nov 07, 2017

Top Smoked Chicken Recipes -

Try my favorite smoked chicken recipes for smoking whole and half chickens, legs, thighs and breasts. Economical, healthy chicken is a great choice for the smoker.

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Nov 07, 2017

Tender Mesquite Smoked Beef Ribs -

This great tasting mesquite smoked beef ribs recipe makes use of the Texas crutch to guarantee the tenderness these beautiful beef ribs deserve!

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Nov 07, 2017

Salmon Brining Tips For Smoked Salmon -

These smoked salmon brining tips guarantee great tasting and safe salmon. Maintain clean equipment, keep the brine cold and enjoy perfect results.

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Nov 07, 2017

Tips For Brining Chicken -

Brining chicken will improve flavor and juiciness. Brine whole chickens for 2 to 4 hours and skinless pieces for 30 to 60 minutes.

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Nov 07, 2017

Smoked Beef Cross Rib Roast -

Mouthwatering beef cross rib roast is smoked to perfection. Caressed with oak smoke, this beautiful beef roast is crowned with lovely bacon.

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Nov 07, 2017

Grill Smoked Rosemary Chicken Breasts -

Incredible rosemary chicken breasts enjoy a bath in rosemary infused marinade before being grill smoked to a savory, juice-filled state of perfection!

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Nov 07, 2017

Smoked 7 Bone Chuck Roast -

Shred a smoked 7 bone chuck roast to make killer bbq beef sandwiches! Smoking with oak adds incredible flavor to your tender, juicy chuck roast.

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Nov 07, 2017

Regional Barbecue Sauce Styles -

Diverse barbecue sauce styles add astounding variety to your favorite smoked meats. Sample a medley of regional barbecue sauces and savor the flavor!

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Nov 07, 2017

Magical Smoky Baked Beans -

Rich and smoky baked beans are a real gas, man! Toss in some chopped smoked brisket and this baked bean recipe delivers deliciously satisfying flavor.

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Nov 07, 2017

Healthy Grilled Salmon Recipes -

Delicious grilled salmon recipes keep you between the lines on Healthy Highway! These salmon recipes cook fast, taste great and provide critical nutrients.

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Nov 03, 2017

Incredible Smoked Chicken Rub Recipe -

This piquant smoked chicken rub recipe seasons poultry to perfection, providing mouthwatering aroma and intensely good flavor to your smoked chickens!

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Nov 03, 2017

Superb Spicy Buffalo Shrimp -

Nice and spicy buffalo shrimp are grill smoked for added awesomeness! This incredible appetizer should be served with bleu cheese dressing and celery.

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Nov 01, 2017

Best Turkey Brining Containers! -

The ultimate turkey brining containers keep it cold with no babysitting required! Play it safe and get one for brining your Thanksgiving turkey.

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Nov 01, 2017

Secrets of Charcoal Grilled Turkey -

How to make charcoal grilled turkey that'll be perfectly done every time! Never suffer overdone breast meat or under cooked turkey thighs again!

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Nov 01, 2017

Succulent Soy Garlic Shrimp Recipe -

These colossal soy garlic shrimp are huge in size and even bigger in flavor! Grill 'em quick and enjoy these perfect morsels of succulent seafood.

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Nov 01, 2017

Making Smoked Cheddar Cheese -

Learn how to make smoked cheddar cheese that's surprisingly good! Smoking cheese at home can be done with an easily modified grill or smoker.

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Oct 31, 2017

Making Magnificent BBQ Marinades -

Learn how to make BBQ marinades, the miraculous liquid that adds fantastic flavor, boosts juiciness and improves the texture of your smoked meats!

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Oct 31, 2017

Spankin' Good Smoked Boston Butt Recipe -

This smoked Boston butt recipe includes a delicious dry rub that really kicks up the flavor! Enjoy great smoked pork with less time in the smoker.

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Oct 31, 2017

Succulent Memphis Style Pork Ribs -

Magical Memphis style pork ribs disappear quickly, and the ribs' authentic flavor is no mere illusion! The spicy Memphis rib rub does the trick!

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Oct 31, 2017

Delectable Grilled Whole Onions Recipe -

Tender & Buttery grilled whole onions overflow with incredible flavor! Intensify the taste of your grilled onions with a savory secret ingredient!

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Oct 31, 2017

Luscious Grilled Rib Roast Recipe -

Enjoy a sumptuous grilled rib roast with your lavish holiday feast. This simple rib roast recipe will satisfy, gratify and delight your palate!

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Oct 30, 2017

Grilled Banana Peppers, Cheese Filled & Bacon Wrapped! -

This grilled banana peppers recipe has a rich cheese filling, with bacon spirals that crisp up perfectly on the grill. These are Awesome Appetizers!

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Oct 30, 2017

The USDA Revised Pork Cooking Temperature Guidelines-

Oink! Great news! The USDA revised its pork cooking temperature from 160°F down to 145°F degrees, and that means juicier meat for us pork lovers!

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Oct 30, 2017

Easy Weber Grill Smoking, Step by Step -

Super-easy Weber grill smoking technique transforms your Weber kettle into an efficient meat smoker. You CAN smoke meats in a charcoal grill!

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Oct 30, 2017

Mouthwatering Memphis Rib Rub Recipe -

Magnificent Memphis rib rub recipe seasons pork ribs with authentic Memphis flavor. This extra special rub bursts with flavor - you won't need the sauce!

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Oct 30, 2017

These Smoked Stuffed Peppers Aren't Like Momma's! -

Scrumptious smoked stuffed peppers will tickle your taste buds! Sweet bell peppers stuffed with a beef-and-rice filling are a mouthwatering meal!

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Oct 30, 2017

Delicious Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs! -

Juicy bacon wrapped chicken thighs, kissed with applewood smoke, are easily made and quick cooking. Give the gift of chicken wrapped in beautiful bacon!

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Oct 11, 2017

Rib Preparation - How to Trim a Whole Spare Rib Slab

A guide to spare rib preparation for the meat smoker. Learn how to trim pork spareribs for the smoker or the grill.

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Oct 11, 2017

Apple Butter Pork Ribs - Smoked Rib Recipe

Enjoy these apple butter pork ribs, which are smoked as usual then basted with thick, sweet apple butter. What a great flavor!

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Oct 11, 2017

Grilled Ancho Butter Shrimp - Tasty Grilled Shrimp Recipe

Grill-smoked ancho butter shrimp is spicy with ancho pepper powder and cayenne pepper. Learn how to grill smoke shrimp and enjoy these tasty appetizers!

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Oct 01, 2017

Tasty Smoked Beef Recipes -

Mouthwatering smoked beef recipes for roasts, ribs, brisket and meatloaf. Smoker cooked or grill-smoked, they are equally tasty.

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Sep 10, 2017

Flavorful Smoked Chicken Recipe -

Fire up the smoker and try this smoked chicken recipe. A flavorful brine and a spicy chicken rub recipe combine to make this smoked chicken recipe a true delight.

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Sep 09, 2017

Smoked Meat Dry Rub Recipes -

Palate pleasing dry rub recipes treat your smoked meats with awesome flavor. Learn the secrets of making perfect dry rubs for all your smoked foods.

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