pro 100 smoker
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I’ve been using dry sawdust in my Pro 100 smoker and it seems to last an hour maybe an hour and a half. This is with upper and lower vents closed. Would it last longer if I soaked the sawdust in water or some other liquid? Some times I refill the smoke pan to get longer smoke time. I thought the Pro 100 manual said to use dry sawdust.
@djc51 I always soak my sawdust before I start the smoker. I’ll have a review of this up in a couple of days that shows hows I do it but basically, I add the sawdust, then I add water and mix up the sawdust so it is all wet. Then I form a bowl with the sawdust, I push the center down and then form the sides up, close to the top of the bowl. I’ve never had to refill my smoker doing this!
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@djc51 Here is a link to an analysis of soaking vs not. The article argues against soaking except under certain circumstances. It seems to make sense to me. https://amazingribs.com/more-technique-and-science/more-cooking-science/myth-soak-your-wood-first
@Joe-Hell I can’t argue with this guy
@Jonathon A couple of suggestions for smoking cheese. 1) I agree with using an alternative methode of generating the smoke. I personally use the Amazing Smoking Tube with great results. I have a Yoder Smokers YS640 with a second shelf, this allows me to put the smoke generator on the lower level and have the cheese above it. Less heat allows us to smoke even soft cheeses like Brei. 2) I would try to do my smoking at the coolest time of the day. You only need 1-2 hours to get a good smoke flavor. Have fun.
Does anyone have a PK Grill? (Not the smokers) Are they all they are hyped up to be? I’m thinking about entering a steakcook off and getting one.