Originally Posted by Fwismoker
What aawa is talking about is how you you can get a smoke ring with something like tenderquick.
Of course you know a smoke ring isn't necessarily indicative of smoke flavor but rather the nitric dioxide in the smoke and moisture in the meat. When i do get a good smoke ring i'm always happy because i know it was done the old fashioned way...no cheating.
I get that. Just trying to understand why it does or does not appear in a profound way.