- 3-in-1 smoker, barbecue and grill with 670 square inches cooking surface in main chamber and 355 square inches in firebox chamber
- Chrome-plated cool-touch handles to protect your hands from the heat
- Multiple adjustable dampers to easily control the heat and smoke in your cooker
- Storage rack allows user to keep cooking utensils and extra charcoal close-at-hand
- Charcoal smoker for authentic smokehouse flavor at home.Rust-resistant aluminum heat shield
- Made of porcelain-enameled steel; heat-resistant nylon handle
- 2 nickel-plated 18-1/2-inch-wide cooking grates for a total of 481 square inches
- Water pan; built-in thermometer; individual vents on bowl and lid; storage cover
- Measures approximately 21 by 19 by 41 inches; 10-year limited warranty
- Power source : Charcoal
Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker Smoker
Taking Things Slow
For the moistest, juiciest cuts of meat, sometimes low and slow is the way to go. That's where Weber's two Smokey Mountain Cooker smokers come in. After one use, you'll want to slow things down every night.
18-1/2-Inch Smokey Mountain Cooker Smoker
Weber's 18-1/2-inch Smokey Mountain Cooker charcoal smoker makes it easy to enjoy authentic smokehouse flavor at home. The unit comes equipped with two nickel-plated 18-1/2-inch-wide cooking grates for a total of 481 square inches of cooking space. Other highlights include a water pan, built-in thermometer, individual vents on the bowl and lid, a heat-resistant nylon handle, and a storage cover. Made of porcelain-enameled steel, the smoker measures approximately 21 by 19 by 41 inches and carries a 10-year limited warranty.
A durable, built-in lid thermometer allows you to easily monitor your smoker's temperature.
Porcelain-Enameled Water Pan
Adds steam to the smoking process so meat stays moist and tender.
Heavy-Duty Cooking Grates
The two cooking grates are made of heavy-duty plated steel, providing ample room for smoking ribs and a roast at the same time.
What is Weber T.I.P.S.?
When George Stephen created the first Weber grill, he wanted to be able to bring his family together for a good meal. He insisted on a product that would exceed customers' expectations.
In the years since then, the Weber name has become synonymous with backyard barbecues and the family, friends, and good times that go with them. At Weber, they continue that tradition of excellence in everything they do from the development of new grills and accessories to the services they provide to customer and dealers.
From the very beginning, Weber revolutionized backyard grilling. Since then, they have continued to develop products that enhance the grilling experience. From the original kettle with heat controlling dampers to electronic temperature controls and Flavorizer bars, Weber continues to be at the forefront of modern grilling, making the backyard a part of your kitchen.
Weber grills have been and will continue to be the true definition of performance in backyard grilling. Whether you're cooking a basic burger or an extensive meal, Weber grills are designed and engineered to give you the best performance every time.
Service is of the utmost importance at Weber. Their Customer and Dealer Service associates work every day to ensure that their customers and dealers have the support they need.
2012 Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker Smokers
|Color / Item||Black / 721001||Black / 731001|
|Two plated-steel cooking grates||•||•|
|Diameter||18-1/2 inches||22-1/2 inches|
|Total cooking area||481 square inches||726 square inches|
|Porcelain-enameled bowl, lid, and water pan||•||•|
|Four rust-resistant aluminum vents||•||•|
|Rust-resistant aluminum fuel door||•||•|
|Glass-reinforced nylon handle(s)||•||•|
|Premium cover included||•||•|
|LxWxH (inches)||21 x 19 x 41||24 x 23 x 48.5|
In fact, just like any meat smoker in the market, this appliance is very good in producing flavorful smoked meats or even better than the old fashioned meat smoker. Besides that, there are more advantages using it than using the others.
One of the good things about using this new invention is that it is very convenient in cooking smoked meats. This brinkman electric smoker is very efficient in maintaining the heat at constant temperature without breaking a sweat. You do not have to monitor the cooking process unlike some other meat smokers. It is easy to use and that what you expected to achieve using traditional meat smokers can also be done using this modern creation. You do not have to forgo that beautiful ring of pink that you always see on a properly smoked meat for you can also have it through the invention.
As mentioned above, it is easy to use brinkman electric smoker and it requires nothing more than just some wood chips or chunks, water, and the meat itself. Before cooking the meat, you need to soak the wood chips in water for around 30 minutes. After that, put the wood on the lava rocks but not to let it touch those heating element. Once done, fill the water bowl with water and put the lower rack in place. And you can begin with the cooking.
First, place the meat in a single layer on the cooking rack. Remember to have some space around it so that the smoke can be circulated around. You can smoke a lot of type of meat at the same go using brinkman electric smoker. You can smoke bacon, ham, turkey, and so on at the same time without having to separate them or anything. This is another advantage of using this invention. After that, cover the smoker and plug the heating element in and you are pretty much set for a good smoked meat. Do remember to occasionally check the amount of smoke and also the wood chunks. If you feel like it is in need of some adding, then, you add some wood chunks or chips to it.
It is that simple to cook smoked meats unlike with old fashioned meat smoker. However hard it may be back in those days, now, with brinkman electric smoker, you can enjoy the tasty and flavorful smoked meats without having to go through a lot of trouble in cooking one. This cool appliance is definitely the equipment to have in a house, especially so during the summer when barbecue is a must in all of the families. So, hurry up and grab one now before it is too late.
Those who love that special “barbecue pit” flavor coming out of their backyard should use a charcoal smoker to get the best flavor. There are a many models to suit your needs as there are things to throw on it and cook. You can start out at the inexpensive end for a little as $ 59.99, or you can move straight into the big ones that cost hundreds of dollars.
All the charcoal models work essentially the same. You put a fire in them that will cook the meat real slow and you add pieces of selected wood that smokes up and gives the meat that special flavor you want. This does not matter if you are using a propane, electric, or plain smoker grills.
Types of Wood a Smoker Uses
Mesquite and hickory are the types of wood that people love to use the most. However, you can also try other favorites like alder, cherry, maple, apple, oak and pecan. Each variety gives the food its own special flavor that will make your mouth water. Depending on the size unit you have, you may want to get the wood sized as chips, pellets, blocks, chunks, or logs
A Great Smoker for Beginners
There is a model that Brinkman Smoker makes that is the one I recommend the most for the average person just starting to do their own barbequing at a cost most people can afford. They call this model the Cook’N Ca’Jun II Charcoal Smoker & Grill. This little plain unit can take up to fifty pounds of meat and turn it into a delectable delight. The thing resembles a canister on legs with a dome lid covering it. You open up the door on the front to easily retrieve the water and charcoal pans. When you look inside the smoker you will notice the charcoal pan on the bottom, then the water pan, and then the two chrome plated steel grills where you set your meat. The dome lid goes on top to seal the smoke in and start the cooking.
Now to get the meat done the best you will want to cook it slow over most of the day. You will want to make sure that it always has enough charcoal and wood chips to get the flavoring you want. There is a thermometer on the lid to let you know what the temperature inside is. A nice aspect is that it has metal handles covered with wood to protect you from getting burned when you open it up, or maybe if you want to move a little if it is in the way of something. Now be forewarned, every time you open it up you let heat escapes and that means you will have to keep your meat inside longer to get the smoking done that you want. Another nice thing about this model is that you can just use it as a regular backyard grill for hot dogs and hamburgers.
A More Advanced Unit
Now if you need a little bit more food than the Cook’n Ca’jun can cook, there is the Master Forge Smoker that lets you put up to 60 pounds of meat on its 376 inches of cooking surface. This unit has two wire grills inside and the whole thing rests on an aluminized steel base.
When you first get into barbecuing it probably is best to start out a little small just to make sure you like it. After you get going and become good at barbecuing, there are a lot of other models to choose from for the more advanced person. However, when you are just starting out, you should go with something affordable and easy to use for a great experience.
Charcoal is a far better option for heat energy than any of the polluting fossil fuels and gas. This is because charcoal never burns entirely. It only gives off smoke, which is entirely safe and healthy. However, let’s not ponder too much on the benefits of charcoal. While the substance has been used for drawing and artwork, it can also be used in grills and barbecues. This is because there are many charcoal smoker grills. These grills use the smoke from charcoal. These grills vary between traditional and modern and advanced models. Let’s get a closer look at charcoal smoker grills.
Among the various smoker grills for sale, the charcoal ones have undergone many positive developments. There are smoker grills of varying sizes and shapes. Many of the latest designs of charcoal smoker grills are trendy and stylish. However, looks are not all-important. The variety in charcoal smoker grills have also many different features and add-ons. Whilst you browse through the spread of smokers grills for sale, you will find that many have structural advantages. This means that some of the charcoal grills have vents and air ducts. These help to keep the generation of smoke in control. As a result, your meat will not be overcooked or burnt. You can use the stored smoke for a leisurely cooking and grilling of your meat.
Apart from these features, there are many other wondrous benefits of charcoal smoker grills. Some of the extremely advanced smoker grills for sale have the rare feature of being cool on the exterior, while retaining the heat inside. Also, some of the charcoal grills have the ability to adjust the settings of the grill and barbecue grates.
The smoker grills for sale are also being made of diverse materials. So, the metallic ones would be incredibly light and strong. The porcelain ones will be a bit bulky but stylish and arty. You can also choose among the charcoal grills and barbecues according to your convenience and requirements. For instance, if you want a portable grill, you can get one. The same would apply to those, who want grills only for domestic use.
Practically everyone can have that “barbecue pit” flavor in their backyard every night with a charcoal smoker. There are many models to choose from at costs as low as $ 59.99 to highs in the hundreds of dollars. This all depends on what you need and how much you want to cook.
There are now models that use propane and electricity to provide the heat needed, and there are still the plain old charcoal ones that have been used for years. Either way, they generally perform the same, you put heat and and wood inside them, and slow cook the meat until it absorbs the flavoring from the wood.
Wood That is Good to Use
Most people seem to enjoy the mesquite and hickory woods the best, but many also like to use apple, pecan, alder, cherry, maple and oak to get the flavor they want. Now, depending on the size of the unit you have, you may want to use pellets, chip, logs, or blocks of these wood when doing your cooking. However, if you have a smaller smoker, you will probably want to stick with chips.
A Beginner’s Smoker
Most people who start something new want to see how they like it before they spend a lot of money. The one that I think is best for beginners is the Cook’n Ca’jun II Smoker & Grill made by Brinkman’s. This unit might be small, but it can cook up to 50 pounds of meat at a time. The thing looks like a canister with legs that has a dome on it. The front door allows you to easily reach inside and grab the charcoal and water pans. If you look in the top you will see how things are arranged. On the floor is the charcoal pan with the water pan right above it. Then there is the 2 chrome plate steel grills where you place your meat.
The dome is the lid that covers it all up.
To get the meat just right you need to let it cook for hours. Keep on eye on the thermometer on the lid to make sure everything stays hot, and only open the door to throw in chips and charcoal when you have to. Every time that door opens precious heat escapes and that will add to your cooking time. This unit also has wooden handles over the metal to make it easy to move and open without getting burned. If you want to move it to a different location, then these handles provide an easy way to do that as well. Like other models, you can also use this as a simple backyard grill for cooking other things.
When You Want Something Better
The Master Forge Smoker is a little bigger that the Cook’N Ca’jun. This model can smoke up to 60 pounds of meat laying on top of two large grills of 376 inches of pure cooking space. This unit has an aluminized steel base that can sit up like a large table top grill to cook hamburgers, steaks, and hot dogs if you need it to after you finish smoking.
Once you get going and you find yourself using your charcoal smoker all the time, you may want to start thinking about upgrading to a more versatile and bigger unit. There are plenty of style an models to choose from. However, for now, start out with one of these smaller units and just enjoy yourself. We can almost smell the cooking from here!