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by olek
Wed Feb 29, 2012 21:16
Forum: For beginners
Topic: Wood condition for smoking
Replies: 24
Views: 11843

Wood condition for smoking

Hi, I've been trying to find information about the condition of wood for smoking but haven't found a good resource, so I wanted to ask what people here have had success with. I've been using green maple wood. Is there much of a difference between green and seasoned wood other than green releasing a ...
by olek
Wed Jan 11, 2012 07:30
Forum: For beginners
Topic: Black liquid inside smoker
Replies: 16
Views: 11354

Thank you for all the replies. It makes sense that this is condensing water with smoke. I was smoking with pretty fresh maple wood which had a lot of moisture and the chamber with the meat has fairly thin, uninsulated metal panels with a large surface area for the moisture to condense on. I'm not su...
by olek
Tue Jan 10, 2012 03:13
Forum: For beginners
Topic: Black liquid inside smoker
Replies: 16
Views: 11354

Black liquid inside smoker

Hi, I recently build a smoker (picture attached) and I'm using it for the first time to smoke bacon. The inside of the smoker is coated in a black liquid. I'm just wondering if this is normal (smoke condensing?) and safe or if it's a sign that something is wrong? Thanks. http://img18.imageshack.us/i...