Smoked bacon (in brine)

Ingredients Pork belly.  The more meat, the better. 3 pounds. Cane sugar. 3 oz. kosher salt. 1.5 oz. Prague salt. 1/4 teaspoon. Hot chili pepper. A pinch. water. 1 quart. Mix all the ingredients and put them in a plastic container. Keep pork belly in the brine for about a week. On the night before…

Smoked salmon

Smoked salmon recipe based on https://honest-food.net/how-to-smoke-salmon-recipe/ 

Brine – 6-8 hours

1 quart cool water
2 ounces kosher salt
1 cup brown sugar

Dry in fridge – overnight
Warm smoke

Keep smoke temperature between 100 and 180 F for 4 hours or until internal salmon temperature reaches 145 F

Baste

Baste with brown sugar mixed lemon juice and maple syrup.

Do not overheat

Cooked ham recipe by aunt Natalia

Ingredients 2 pounds of raw ham 1 ounce curing salt Brine 1/2 gallon of water 1/3 of a glass of plain salt mixed with the Vegeta seasoning for meats 1 tablespoon of sugar 1/2 tablespoon of herbal pepper (cayenne pepper could be used as substitute) 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper 7 cloves of garlic 6…

Szynka według cioci Natalii

Składniki: 1 kg surowego mięsa od szynki 2 dkg soli do peklowania Zalewa do gotowania; 2 litry wody 1/3 szklanki soli zwykłej wymieszanej z przyprawą do mięs “Vegeta” 1 łyżka cukru 1/2 łyżki pieprzu ziołowego 1/2 łyżki pieprzu czarnego 7 ząbków czosnku 6 ziaren ziela angielskiego 3 liście laurowe2 łyżki oleju Wykonanie: Szynkę natrzeć solą…

Smoked Chicken

I brined  2 chickens for 1 day and then smoked them for 4 hours @ 225F. Brine recipe based on https://ifoodblogger.com/how-to/brine-chicken : The improved brine solution (for 2 chickens) 2 gal. of cold water 1.5 cup  of (kosher) salt 6 oz.  sugar (brown or white) 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into pieces 2 medium onions,…

Ribs on a pellet smoker

I bought recently a pellet smoker. I couldn’t resist: it was a floor sample, 75% off regular price! It was trucked to my house already assembled. The smoker is heavy – 170 pounds, it must bee good! I am still experimenting with settings to achieve better meat smokiness. Right now, I can barely smell smoke….

Smoked pork chops

Ingredients pork chops garlic garlic salt Prague Powder bay leaves salt cumin seeds brown sugar allspice oregano Time needed curing: at least 4 days smoking: 5-7 hours Process acquire pork chops (bone-in) rub spices onto meat make brine with kosher salt, brown sugar and Prague Powder cure meat in brine for 4 days smoke for…

Smoked ribs

Ingredients baby back ribs basting sauce brown sugar apple juice recipe 1 red pepper black pepper anise seeds lemon pepper garlic salt Sweet Honey Cajun rub brown sugar recipe 2 Sweet Honey Cajun rub anise seeds ground cinnamon basil oregano recipe 3 (5/17/17- by Tomasz) mustard seed allspice Sweet Honey Cajun rub black pepper brown…

Smoked pork butt

Ingredients pork butt red pepper black pepper allspice kosher salt Prague Powder#2 (curing salt) brown sugar smokey Chipotle rub bay leaves oregano basil ground cinnamon anise seeds Process: Acquire pork butt (about 4 pounds) Grind red pepper, black pepper, allspice Rub spices into meat Let meat alone for 1 hour Prepare brine using 1/2 cup…