Browsing Archive: September, 2015

Smoking 101

Posted by The Butcher on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, In : Smoking 
Smoking Time is upon us. The weather is cooler and there will be some less humid days which means it is a great time to smoke. Smoking is an art that is easily mastered and I'll walk you through it in this series of blog posts. 

Today, we will start with some theory. Which is better: charcoal, lump coal or wood? 
The easy answer is stay away from charcoal. The manufacturing process of charcoal is essentially like cooking your meat with gasoline. This is true not just when you use lighter fluid ...
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I have been cutting meat for over50 years. I have done everything from working for shopping chains to now owning my own shop. I am part of the last group that was tested to be a certified meat cutter; when butchers still broke down the meat they needed from sides and whole carcasses. I have a vast knowledge of the field and am happy to share.