Here you’ll find helpful tips on everything from starting a fire to setting up for the perfect grill.

Initial Set Up

Once your fire is lit and the coals are ready, fill the water pan about ¾ of the way up with water and place it into a stacker, and put a grill on top, then place …

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How to Light a Fire

To light a fire using the ProQ Chimney Starter all you need is some newspaper and charcoal. Ball the newspaper up under the base of the starter, being …

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Cooking Temps

Knowing the correct internal temperature of the food you are cooking is vital to ensuring that you, your family and guests are enjoying food that is safe to eat. The times we …

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Hot Smoking and Roasting

This form of cooking is commonly referred to as “Low and Slow”, LOW because you are cooking at temperatures between 200°F – 250°F (95°C – 120°C). By …

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Smoking Woods

Chunks, chips or dust… Alder, Apple, Beech, Cherry, Hickory, Maple, Oak, or oak soaked in either whiskey or wine – A guide to help you decide. Using wood chips, chunks, …

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Cooking directly above the fire / heat source – Commonly referred to as barbecuing. When you’re cooking on a gas, electric or charcoal BBQ and the food is placed …

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Setting up to Grill

Grilling is an art form, and is probably the most difficult way to BBQ there is, due to the high heat and fast pace of cooking. The ProQ smokers are capable of being …

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Cold Smoking

Cold Smoking is easy to do at home. Cold smoking is used for foods such as Cheese, fish, butter, sausages, nuts, salt, eggs and vegetables. Some foods will need to be …

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Cold Smoker Help

If you are using wood dust that is not from ProQ® or you find that the dust is not staying lit, you may try the following… Microwave the dust on high for 30 …

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