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Unread 01-16-2009, 04:30 PM   #44
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There is so much great info here that it is hard to add to it, but I will try.

To me, "BBQ Creosote" is a thick black crusty coating that has a BITTER taste. Not a normal BARK as we know it.

Going back to my first "solo" smoking experience--.
Borrowed my neighbors small sheet metal offset smoker to do some turkey legs.
He said--"Soak your wood for a few days, keep the smoker at 190 and not a degree more, if it gets hot choke off the exhaust to keep it down, and keep the smoke rolling".
I was a good student and did all of that.
It took about 6 hours to produce some of the nastiest Turkey legs you have ever seen!

It is all about clean combustion and properly balanced airflow.

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