How to Make a Steel Barrel Smoker?

Answer Any backyard barbecue aficionado will tell you that the only “true” way to barbecue is with a smoker. Grilling has its place in the pantheon of cookout cuisine, but the smoker adds that deep, s... Read More »

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Homemade Barrel Smoker?

Making your own barrel smoker is not as difficult as you may first think. You can transform a metal barrel or drum into a nifty backyard smoker -- and grill, if you want -- although it does require... Read More »

How do I cook with a handmade charcoal barrel smoker?

Control the HeatInsert a thermometer into the cooking chamber of the smoker to determine the temperature. Slow cooking methods require keeping the heat around 250 degrees F. Normal cooking temperat... Read More »

How to Build a Steel Drum Smoker?

There is a major difference between smoking food and grilling food. Not only in taste but cooking technique as well. Keeping your food at a constant temperature of 200 to 250 degrees F for a long p... Read More »

How to Remove Rust from a Stainless Steel Barrel?

Stainless steel barrels form rust stains when moisture is left to oxidize on their surfaces. When hard water evaporates, it leaves behind iron and calcium, which forms rust. Rust corrodes metals, e... Read More »