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Smokehouse Smoker Success!

If you read about our Smokehouse smoker fail, you now know a few things not to do with an electric smoker. Having learned those lessons ourselves we jumped back on the proverbial horse and tried again. This time we had great success.

For our second test we decided to recreate our original test, minus the mistakes. That meant rubbing down some pork chops and putting some, smaller amounts, wood in the hopper. We used a couple small chunks of hickory to add some great smoky flavor to the pork chops.

After setting the temperature to 295 degree and putting a small can of water on the bottom rack, we simply closed the door on the smoker and let it sit for about an hour and a half.

We put aluminum foil on the racks under the pork chops and folded the edges up a little...

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‘Smokehouse’ electric smoker fail!

A friend of the site and sometimes tester of various rubs that we get sent for review loaned us his ‘Smokehouse’ electric smoker for a few days so I could do a proper review of it. After smoking some many delicious meats this summer, I was ecstatic to get my hands on an electric smoker that so many have talked up.

It was suggested that I smoke a pork butt for 8 or more hours for my inaugural run. As it would turn out, it is a good thing that I didn’t take that advice. I happened to have some pork ribs and steaks (chops) on hand and decided to some them. The ‘Smokehouse’ smoker is very simple and straight forward to use. A proper review will follow soon.
So why was this cook a fail? There are two reasons really and both are my fault...
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