How to Smoke a Suckling Pig

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Q:  Dear Dr. BBQ,   I am planning on smoking a suckling pig on my Weber (rotisserie) this weekend but I have a couple questions.  I know how to prepare the pig, but I am a little unsure of how to cook it.  When I did a big pig before (150 pounds) it was obviously direct grilling. For the suckling …

Different Sauces for Different Seasons?

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Q:  Dear Dr. BBQ, Why are traditional BBQ sauces used more often in the summer months, whereas teriyaki, honey and Cajun are more often used in the winter months?   –Linda   A:  Hi Linda,   I never really thought about that but if it’s true it’s probably because the weather forces many of us to cook inside and then …

Too Much Smoke Likely Caused Twangy Aftertaste

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Q:  Hello Ray: Got your book and have enjoyed trying out the recipes immensely.  I tried your big time competition brisket on the fifth. I  followed the directions closely and everything looked beautiful except the meat had a definite twangy afte taste. The only thing I can think of is I marinated it in an aluminum pan with the Schmear …

When It Comes to Wood, Less Is More

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Q: Hi Dr. BBQ, I bought your book a few days ago and it is great! I can’t wait to try out the recipes you shared. I need to get the scoop on the proper use of charcoal and wood in a smoker. I have an offset firebox horizontal smoker. Information I have read online suggests you burn down charcoal …

Smoking Two Meats Simultaneously

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Hi Dr. BBQ, I saw you on the OLN All Star Barbecue Showdown recently, and I was most impressed with your talents and methods. So, I wanted to ask you question. I just bought an offset smoker, an entry model, which is a step up from a gas grill I have and also the small Weber Kettle. I wanted to …