Assorted woods for smoking
Smoke is a key component that contributes to the flavor and texture of barbecued meat. Smoke comes from burning wood, either by placing it directly on the coals of a charcoal grill, or in a separate box or chamber in a gas grill or smoker. There is a learning curve to applying smoke to meat.…

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  1. amwanner1985@gmail.com

    How do you smoke with herbs? Wrap them in foil or just put them in the fire box?

    • laura.monroe@culinary.edu

      You can put them right in the fire box (or right on your coals for grilling without added wood smoke), though some people don’t love the way they burn and leave residue in the box. Wrapping them tightly in foil limits their exposure to the smoke, so some folks will put them in a small foil pan to sit right on top of the coals or wood.

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