Brinkman Smokers Buyer’s Guide

Brinkman smokers are reasonably priced smokers and grills that come in a wide selection and variety. If you enjoy grilling and smoking with charcoal, Brinkman has excellent models from which to choose. Brinkman also sells propane gas smokers and grills as well as electric smokers. Brinkman manufactures quality products at sensible prices for your outdoor cooking needs.

Charcoal smokers and grills are popular for the cook who wants to be active during the cooking process. Many cooks swear by the charcoal flavor. When wood chips or chunks are added to the charcoal, the flavor cannot be beaten. When you get the hang of adjusting the vents to stabilize the temperature you can cook almost anything on a charcoal smoker or grill combo. There are excellent recipes for pork, beef, chicken, seafood and all kinds of vegetables. Even some deserts can be cooked on a charcoal smoker or grill.

Brinkman smokers that use propane gas as fuel are sometimes easier to control than charcoal smokers. Wood chips added to the gas smoker produce an excellent smoky flavor. Many cooks enjoy the cleaner use and easier clean up with gas smokers. Charcoal can be quite messy. Herbs added to the smoker will enhance the flavors of foods and a pot of water in the smoker can provide more moisture for making meats and other foods tender and juicy.

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Healthy Barbecue Guide

If you’re anything like me, when you think of summer barbecues you think of burgers, hot dogs, coleslaw, potato salad, and lots of other deliciously fattening foods. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can have a tasty, healthy barbecue without piling on the pounds. Here’s how.

1. Make Your Own Burgers

Instead of buying ready made burgers that are full of fat, salt and other nasties, make your own. Buy some 95% lean ground beef and pat it into burger shapes, using about 1/4 lb per patty. One patty will contain just 140 calories and 5.4 grams fat. Substitute whole wheat buns for white ones, add salad and avocado and, voila, a healthy, delicious burger!

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