My first pass at a Smokenator chicken

I couldn’t wait for the Fourth, so I smokenatored a chicken today. I spatchcocked the chicken, and covered it with a simple dry rub. While it rested on a rack in a cheap foil pan, I filled the smokenator compartment with charcoal and lit a few chunks separately in the chimney.

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My new barbeque toy

Just in time for the Fourth, I got a new toy. It’s a Smokenator, a metal baffle that fits into your Weber kettle grill and turns it into a smoker. The grill works great for steaks, but sometimes I want to make ribs or pulled pork, and that means barbeque smoke.

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Spatchcock turkey

You know summer is over when the bags of charcoal have migrated out of the meat department into hiding under the checkout lanes. Don’t they know Labor Day is your last chance to barbeque? That’s what I was thinking, looking at my huge Weber. It hardly seems worth firing it up for just a couple […]

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