Our food scale demonstrates guidance on adding wood for food smoking.

Get A Food Scale- Step #1 in Adding Wood for Food Smoking

Adding Wood for Food Smoking in The Traditional Smoker

Adding Wood for Food Smoking Using the Charcoal Grill

Adding Wood for Food Smoking Using the LP/Gas Grill

  • smoker wood chips in a foil pouch placed over a hot burner or directly on a heat bar/diffuser
  • smoking wood chips in a smoker box placed on the grill grate with the heat under it
  • smoking wood chunks in a smoker box (these will be small pieces about 2×2-inches) place on a grill grate with the heat under it
  • smoker wood chunks directly on a heat bar/diffuser (3–4 pieces) with the heat on medium

Adding Wood for Food Smoking to Dual Fuel or Hybrid Grills

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