Most books on smoking just give some elementary information and then are filled with recipes; this book is the reverse, scholarly information and theory as it applies to smoking meats and a couple of recipes so that you can get one started. Whilst more than a few recipes frequently get the spotlight, it is the authors’ opinion that the technical know-how at the back of preparing meats and sausages is far more important. There is a section with some basic recipes, but after reading the book one must have the ability to create his own recipes without much effort. The book explains differences between grilling, barbecuing and smoking. The sections on smokehouse design include over 200 construction diagrams and photos that cover most known methods: masonry, portable, wood, concrete, and drum smokers. After reading this book a reader will fully comprehend what can also be expected of any particular smoker and how to build one so that you can conform to his individual needs. The book will benefit the serious smoker in addition to the beginner.
Meat Smoking And Smokehouse Design