SMOKING FOOD

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  1. Wildbill

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    After our cook fest meet I have decided to make my shelf a new smoker.
    hoot007 made some of the best smoked chicken I have tasted for years
    I have all the bits to make it just need the time
    any recipe ideas to ade
     
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    I do but it in my head when I get home I will do some picks it going to be made Frome a stingless bucket
    and a small BBQ
    Will post if I get time as things are moving very fast for me at the moment just now
    bill
     
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    On my ever expanding list of things to get around to, is building a coldsmoker like the one on this website.

    http://www.coldsmoking.co.uk/sample.htm

    Was going to make it for hubby for Xmas last year but never got around to it, and already time is getting on for it to come to fruition for this Xmas!

    Oh well, one day maybe
     
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    Another smoking thread.

    WHERE'S BUTTONS???
     
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    I ripped the guts out of an old fridge years ago now, so it was just the steel outer casing, Drilled holes in the sides for the12mm reinforcing steel bars to support the shelves. Had an old Roasting tin full of Manuka sawdust (oak is good too, and Elm) over a meths burner on lowheat.
    Real smoked fish, not like this painted yellow rubbish you buy nowadays, Chicken ("butterflyed") Green lipped mussels.Even thought about doing a loin/belly of pork, till I saw the price!
     
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    I didn't need to go to London thank god so had the day in the home office.
    Been snaking out between phone call to work on my smoker I say work loosely as all the bit's I have just fit to gather nice few rivet drill sum holes job done
    a old BBQ a stainless bin and sun stainless bar and a stainless dog bole
    the dog is not amused
     

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    You can make a basic smoker out of a biscuit tin. Throw some saw dust in the bottom, hardwood is best I think, and then put fish on a rack above it, fit the lid and then put the tin over a BBQ.
    This is hot smoking but it seems a bit hit and miss as temperature control is difficult.

    Looking forward to seeing how Bill gets on.
     
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    I have
    use that method to smoke fish chicken rabbit
    picks posted (y)
     
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    Worth trying that method over a Cadac.
    Fair degree of temperature control.
     
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    it works john done it that way if you don't have wood chips tea levees fresh or used dried out work
    also used coffee ground work and give it a very unique taste
     
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    We have a Cobb BBQ which you are supposed to be able to smoke with. There is a gully around around the charcoal you put the sawdust in. It should work although I haven't tried it.
    We are off to Spain on Sunday but I suspect we won't try it there with fish imported from Scotland!

    Sorry, BRITISH fish!
     
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    smoke sum sardines open them up on the grill yum
     
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    Had some Cornish sardines last week. Grilled them and ate on toast. Very yummy - and filling too. A couple was enough for lunch.
    Cheap as well.
     
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    I will look for them next week!
     
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    Cold smoke cheese.
     
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    trucks take cornish sardines to spain every week . one of my mates is a driver .
    penzance to cadiz one and a half trips a week he does . thety have 4x 40 ft artics doing it every week .
    and we can buy moroccan sardines even cheaper in asda in uk than a moroccan can buy it in morocco. sad it is .
    spain wont buy from morocco because of politics .
     
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