Category Archives: Meat Smoking

A Brined and Smoked Turkey Day!

This magnificent wild fellah was shot (by camera only) a few years ago on our property. This is what the Pilgrims supposedly ate. This guy was in absolutely magnificent physical condition and hopefully he’s still strutting around to this very … Continue reading

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The Ol’ Miner’s Smoker

The Ol’ Miner himself sent this picture to us (his trusty IT staff) for another Miner’s Mix enterprise (hint: keep an eye out for “Sierra Smoke”).  This is the Ol’ Miners Pit Smoker.  It’s got some pretty special modifications designed by … Continue reading

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Miners Mix Pulled Pork – Yum!

The Day Before: Rub pork butt liberally with Miners Mix Maynards Memphis Rub. Apply rub heavily! Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight. The Next Day: Prepare grill/smoker for indirect cooking and control heat to maintain temperature between 220 to … Continue reading

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Other Cookers I’ve Owned

A couple of weeks ago, I talked about the Kamado style grills I own and a little later I spoke about my offset pit smoker. I have several more cookers sitting around that don’t get a lot of use anymore. … Continue reading

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Offset Pit Smokers

I have a smallish pit smoker; the cook chamber is about 5’ long and the cooking grates are about 22” wide. Though I prefer not to use racks to hold ribs vertical, my smoker will easily hold enough ribs in … Continue reading

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