This Summer, Get Your Smoke On

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The Best Smoked Summer Recipes
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Maybe it’s all of the campfires and BBQ competitions, but smoked summer recipes sound great this time of year. Luckily, we’re got some for you! As smoking gains even more traction amongst home cooks, becoming less niche and more mainstream, we wanted to share a couple of delicious recipes where it’s all about the smoke:

 

Smoked Pork Shoulder

The Best Smoked Summer Recipes

This recipe proves it’s easier than you’d believe to smoke up some succulent pork — you just need the time. Whether you eat it on a sandwich or prefer it with a side of cornbread or baked beans, we support your decision to go ham.

Get the recipe, here.

 

Smoked Pork Loin Sandwiches with Pepper Jack Cheese and Tequila Onions

The Best Smoked Summer Recipes

A perfect recipe for leftover pork loin or for when you need to dress up something pre-smoked.

Get the full recipe, here.

 

Smoked BBQ Pulled Chicken

The Best Smoked Summer Recipes

Photo/Recipe Credit: Smoked BBQ Pulled Chicken from Dad with a Pan.

What’s better than BBQ pulled chicken? Yup — smoked BBQ pulled chicken. Kudos to Dad with a Pan for this gobble-worthy take on a BBQ standby.

Get the recipe, here.

 

Smoked Brisket Nachos

The Best Smoked Summer Recipes

Trust us, these nachos may be decadent, but they’re anything but junk food. By putting leftover brisket to good use on top of tortilla chips, two kinds of cheese and fresh Pico, you’ll have built the nacho plate of your dreams.

Get the recipe, here.

 

Smoked King Cut T-Bone

The Best Smoked Summer Recipes

The reigning royal of smoking steak recipes. Stupendous!

Get the full recipe, here.

 

Smoked Turkey Legs

The Best Smoked Summer Recipes

Photo/Recipe Credit: Smoked Turkey Legs from The Woks of Life.

Is there any other way to consume a turkey leg? The answer is no. So give yourself over to the goodness that is this recipe from The Woks of Life. No need to thank us when you’re gleefully tearing into this amazing piece of meat.

Get the recipe, here.

 

Smoked Brisket Sliders

The Best Smoked Summer Recipes

The fun thing about sliders is that you feel like you get to even more of them. And with these, you’ll definitely want to — with an easy homemade BBQ sauce and cool coleslaw as toppings, you’ll be hard-pressed to stop eating these babies.

Get the recipe, here.

 

If smoking still sounds a little daunting to you, don’t fret. Watch how easy it is in this video of ours — you’ll learn how to smoke a brisket in six easy steps:

 

Have you tried your hand at smoking at home? Share your story with us in a comment, or reach out to us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in August 2016 and has been updated for freshness and comprehensiveness.