Apple Wood a Good choice for Pork

Jackson Ortega-Scheiner Misc. Leave a Comment

Q. Hey Dr. BBQ,   I was told to use apple wood for smoking a ham. I am brining a whole pork leg and it will be ready to smoke next Sunday. Do you recommend I use the apple wood or do you have another suggestion? When are you going to make another appearance on BBQ All-Stars? Thanks for the …

How Long to Cure Fresh-Cut Hickory?

Jackson Ortega-Scheiner Misc. Leave a Comment

Q: Dear Dr. BBQ: I would like to know how long should fresh cut hickory cure before I can use it in my smoker. Thanks, Bill A: Hi Bill, A year of seasoning would be best, but you could use it a little early if you need to. Make sure it stays dry and gets plenty of room to breathe. …

How to BBQ Free-Range Chicken

Jackson Ortega-Scheiner Misc. Leave a Comment

Q: Good Day Dr. BBQ:       I can’t take it any longer!  I will be BBQing this weekend with broken ribs and all. I have a 10-pound free range chicken that I bought off the Mennonites, I find free range chicken a little tough. Do you good folks have any suggestions on BBQing this bird– ideas such as …