8 Easy Tips to Smoking Meat Like a Pro - The first step to bringing out the robust flavor of ribs, brisket and other meats is selecting the best meat smoker and deciding which fuel option — charcoal, electric or gas – works best for you. Smokers are fueled by propane gas, electricity or traditional charcoal briquettes. The fuel in turn heats wood that generates smoke. http://www.odumagazine.com/8-easy-tips-to-smoking-meat-like-a-pro/
Beef Snack Sticks - I have used this recipe with great success - (Not the link on the pic) http://www.dakotahsausagestuffer.com/Articles.asp?ID=363 * We don't even grind the meat/fat any more, just buy lean hamburger, because it is the right ratio of meat-fat. I'm serious! Let me know if you try the Dakota recipe - we double the spices, too, and just use sugar instead of the corn syrup solids. We also add a bunch of mustard seed. We have an electric smoker.
Maple-Smoked Prime Rib Allrecipes.com..Recipe by BrianC "This roast recipe is easy to prepare, smoked with the unique taste of maple wood chips. This can be done on any smoker or grill that can maintain the temperature between 200 degrees F and 250 degrees F. I use an electric chest-type smoker with digital controls and a meat temperature probe."