Cold Smoke Cheese

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It’s fairly easy to prepare smoked cheese at home, but there’s a few things you need to know. The first thing is Cold Smoking.  It’s basically producing good, clean smoke with little or no heat.  The last thing you want it the temperature high enough to melt the cheese. To produce just the right amount of cool smoke, it doesn’t take many coals.  I start with 6 coals arranged in a small pile. To make it easy I place the coals in a charcoal chimney or tin can for cold smoking.  Since you don’t need a large fire only one …

How to build a fire for BBQ’n

Cooking over wood and coals produces the best barbeque, and knowing how to build the proper fire is very important.  There are all sorts of fire starter products, gas flame throwers, and other gimmicks on the market but all you really need to start the proper fire is three things. Charcoal Chimney:   Metal cylinder with a grate in the bottom designed to hold charcoal.  The coals burn from bottom to top and produce hot coals in about 15-20 minutes. Newspaper: placed in the bottom of the Charcoal Chimney. Produces the initial fire to light the bottom coals Fire Source: Used …