Archive for January 7, 2019
As spring turns to summer and the weather warms up, you can be sure that Americans are going to get out and grill. That’s especially true on the Fourth of July, when 87 percent of people planning outdoor cooking events for the holiday.
According to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association (HPBA), 75 percent of U.S. households own a smoker or grill. The HBPA also reports that 60 percent of grillers cook outdoors all year-round. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 79.1 million Americans reported grilling in 2016.
With grilling and smoking being such popular summer activities, it’s important to know what you’re doing. Whether you’re using a vault smoker, a stand up smoker, a BBQ pit or carbon steel drum smoker, knowing how to cook your meat perfectly can ensure that your next family cookout is a success.
When it comes to smokers, there are many types and each has their own benefits. Different types of smokers include:
- Offset Smokers: These are tw