The Best Meats to Smoke

Whether you’re smoking pork, beef, chicken, or something a bit more unique we’ve got all the tips, tricks, and techniques to make your next barbecue absolutely delicious.

Best Meats to Smoke for a Beginner

Smoked Chicken Wings are great for parties and other events where you don’t have all day to spend with the smoker but want something tasty.

One of our most popular recipes and a great way to get started with a new smoker is to smoke a beef roast.

Make a Smoked Pork Loin when you’re looking for something from the smoker that looks amazing on  the dinner table.

Smoking Tips 1. Use a digital thermometer to measure the internal temperature 2. A pink smoke ring is a good thing 3.Use a water pan to keep everything moist and juicy For crispy skin and great bark  4. Use the Flip, Fire, and Paint Technique to finish meat that is getting sauced.

What to Smoke for Large Groups

There’s no better way to keep a crowd happy than platters of smoked baby back ribs.

Smoked Chicken Quarters have a rich smoky flavor and warm buttery texture that melts in your mouth.

When it comes to the holidays or sit-down meals, smoking a whole turkey is an easy way to make everyone happy.

Fun Meats for Smoking

The key to Smoking Duck Breasts is to smoke them long enough to cook them through, but not so long that they become tired and rubbery.

Making homemade bacon is a lot easier than it sounds.

What makes Smoking Drumsticks great is how they absorb the smoke's flavors while staying tender and juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside.

Check out Umami's Smoking section for more recipes, tips, and techniques.