As BBQ Season approaches, Smoker season arrives with it. Smokers are a great way to infuse your food (not just meat) with incredible flavor that is reminiscent of your favorite BBQ restaurant – if not better! Grab your favorite meats, cheeses and even veggies and get ready to fall in love with your Smoker. These recipes are easy to prepare and the scent of the food smoking will have you and your guests’ mouths watering.

First, check out this great information about what to use when smoking your favorite foods:

 

1. Smoked Salmon

Salmon on a cedar plank has been all the rage for the last few years, but have you tried it as a smokey, salty entree? Serve on top of a salad, on a baguette or on it’s own. Smoked Salmon has always been a crowd pleaser!

2. Smoked Ribs

Need we say more? Smother with your favorite BBQ sauce and enjoy this delicious summer meal with friends and family who will definitely be reaching for seconds.

 

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3. Spicy Smoked Chicken Thigh

A healthier and spicier option, these chicken thighs will not disapoint. Skip turning on your oven and instead fire up the Smoker!

 

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4. Smoked Turkey Legs (Disney Copycat)

It’s the most crave-able meal in the entire amusement park and we are here to help you make it at home. Whether you have a Smoker or a BBQ, these Turkey legs will fill you up with delicious smoked meat!

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5. Smoked Armadillo Eggs

An irresistable meaty outside with a creamy core that has a kick of spice! Whether they are served as an appetizer or an entree, your guests will be pleasantly surprised at this alternative to a burger or hotdog.

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6. Smoked Cheese

Oh man, this is so delicious – just do it. Pair with a variety of meats, crackers and fruits for a home made cheese board that will go down in the books as one of the best cheese experiences you and your friends have ever had. Everything is better when it’s made at home.

 

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7. Smoked Grilled Veggies

Don’t have time to make a bunch of salads? Smoke an array of corn and other veggies that look colorful and yummy on the side to any entree you serve.

 

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8. Smoked Beef Short Ribs

These small but mighty Smoker wonders are a hit with any crowd, especially when they are filled with all the delicious flavor from the Smoker! Pair with some fresh produce and a home made potato salad to emulate the flavor of summer.

 

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9. Smoked Meatloaf

It’s a recipe Grandma passed to Mom, and now to you. But you have bigger plans – you’re going to prep your Meatloaf in the Smoker. That’s right, update that Meatloaf flavor with rich, smokey flavors that will go down in generations to come, as the best meatloaf recipe in your family.

 

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10. Pulled Pork Smoked Mac and Cheese

Two of your favorite foods combined into one salty and filling meal. This recipe will change the way you view and cook your macaroni forever! Maybe save this one for special occassions because you do not want to know the health facts when pulled pork is combined with mac and cheese!

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Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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