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Offline bears fan

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what to cold smoke?
« on: March 05, 2010, 06:39:26 PM »
I'm going to cold smoke some cheese tomorrow and wondering what else I could smoke at the same time. 
Anyone have some ideas?

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Re: what to cold smoke?
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2010, 07:00:22 PM »
pepperoni, garlic cloves, salt

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Re: what to cold smoke?
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2010, 07:29:54 PM »
need a little more detail.  How do you smoke those items?  I don't know if I've ever had any of those items smoked before.  I'll give it a try, but need to know if you use sliced peperoni's, remove the skin on the garlic?

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Re: what to cold smoke?
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2010, 10:19:43 PM »
With the salt just get some commercial coffee filters and pour it on them. Then smoke away. On the garlic just separate the cloves, then trim off the bottoms. Put them in a tea towel and roll them around and the skins should come off.
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Re: what to cold smoke?
« Reply #4 on: March 06, 2010, 05:41:12 AM »
I like Hormel brand pepperoni for smoking. Get a stick of pepperoni, cut it so it fits the rack, remove casing and smoke for 2-3 hours.

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Re: what to cold smoke?
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2010, 04:53:22 PM »
Last cold smoke I did I had cheese and salmon in there together. I used the cured lox recipe that came in the book with the smoker (also available on the Bradley website).
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Re: what to cold smoke?
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2010, 05:26:32 PM »
So what are your times and temps on the garlic and salt?  I am curious about this because I hot smoke garlic quite a bit to use in chili and various other things but am thinking the cold smoked stuff would have a whole different flavor.  Haven't tried salt yet but could see some good things coming from that.

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Re: what to cold smoke?
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2010, 10:18:25 AM »
I like to cold smoke steaks, just as you would cheese.

When New York or Sirloin is on sale I buy the whole side, cut into steaks, smoke, then vacuum seal and freeze for a later date.

After the smoke I will save a couple, wrap in plastic and sit in fridge over night to let the smoke soak in before they go on the grill.

 

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Re: what to cold smoke?
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2010, 11:57:00 AM »
I have not done salt but garlic heads take a while, at least four hours.