Outdoor Pellet Grills – Common Way to Light Fire in a Pellet Smoker

With winters knocking on the main door and with daylight packing its bag and getting ready to leave the season of pellet lovers is soon to be here so it’s time for the beginners to practices its time that all the questions of the grilling lovers get solved its no more the time where you still and think how your pellet smoker works its time to gather the technical stuff that you would require its time you gather all your questions and sit in front of your laptop because here your questions are going to be answered . love grilled/smoked food? Want to Love grilling? Do you have a pellet smoker? Want to be a pellet head or Are you a pellet head for some reason? Don’t know how to get started? no need to worry first of all keep the top aside and just open the bottom hole of the grill you would need a lot of air as air is needed to get your pellets in order to start burning fire actually to start burning strong, even fire. Lighting hardwood is not much different than lighting a charcoal grill in the beginning of the cold season. All the details are giving below.

• Do keep your stove’s power off; you need to fir the stove hopper till the upper edge with hardwoods A.K.A pellets.

• Open the door of the burn pot.

• Now add accelerant. ( use approved accelerant only )

• After adding accelerant to the hardwood A.K.A pellets use a lighter, place the lighter ( long – reach butane lighter ) near the wood pellets and light the pellets. If you have a simple device and you are worried about lighting your fire, try some old newspapers. You can use them to light pellets.

• Be patient and wait for all the pellets to catch fire.

• When pellets burn they turn red around their edges

• Don’t forget to turn on the blower motor and the auger as the auger keeps dropping more hardwoods into the burn pot to maintain the temperature.

You know what is the best feeling when In winter season where cold breeze touches your face and you crave for amazing grilled food or smoked meat you take out your pellet smoker, go to the market and get enough supply of pellets and your favorite meat and then burn the pellets with a lighter and watch them turn red at their edges hear the sound of the blower motor place your meat watch it turn red, I believe red becomes everyone’s favorite because of their love for smoked meat buying smoked meat and making your own are two different things yes I know that buying is easier but tasting the meat that you smoked is the best .

Enjoy the winter season with home smoked meat make your friends and family taste it too do tell us about the feeling when you burned your first pellet on your own.

Must Check out BBQ Joints in Chicago for a Foodie

Chicago is not seen as one of the barbecue regions as it is not situated in the south but Chicagoans have a style of their own. The list given below is of the places where you must go if you love BBQ.

1. Honey 1 BBQ (746 east 43rd street Chicago , IL 60653 )

2. Smoque BBQ (3800 N Pulaski Rd Chicago , IL 60641 )

3. Lem’s Bar-B-Q (3115 75th st Chicago , IL 60619)

4. Honky Tonk Barbecue ( 1800 S Racine ave Chicago , IL 60608 )

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5. Lillie’s Q (1856 W North ave Chicago ,IL 60622)

6. Barn and company ( 950 W Wrightwood Ave Chicago , IL 60614 )

7. chuck’s southern comforts café ( 6501 w 79th st Burbank , IL 60459)

8 Green street smoked meats ( 112 n green st Chicago , IL 60607 )

• HONEY 1 BBQ – It is said that the owner ( The father and son ) of this rib house only know a thing or 2 about BBQ. The famous father and son are such a part of Arkansas where smokers are in more use than Microwaves. Here you would get amazing slabs of meat, tender spare ribs, rib tips, juicy smoked chicken and even crispy catfish . in Honey 1 BBQ the food/meat is slow –cooked in a glass- walled smoker or we can say aquarium smoker and the fact that the meat is cooked over firewood makes it sound more interesting.

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• SMOQUE BBQ – SOMQUE BBQ is that joint which actually started the BBQ trend in Chicago and is today well-loved and well-known. Smoque BBQ has its own long – standing spot.

• LEM’S BAR-B-Q – Lem’s bar-b-q is a small side smoke shack, popular among Chicagoans let’s bar-b-q has been serving Chicagoans from more than 60 years. It serves lovely tips with vinegar tangy sauce.

• HONKY TONK BBQ – Honky tonk bbq is a spot from pitmaster willie Wagner. Honky tonk BBQ serves its customers with city’s best ranked pulled pork don’t forget to order it if you visit this place with some live music you can enjoy the smoked chicken and baby back.

• LILLIE’S Q – Lillie’s q has an authentic southern menu, Leslie’s authentic menu is basically full of fried pickles, hard – hitting moonshine, pulled pork, trip tip with bottled sauce.

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• BARN AND COMPANY – Barn and company are the places where you would get finger licking smoked meat.

• CHUCK’S SOTHERN COMFORTS CAFÉ – Chuck’s southern comforts café are one of the popular joints, it is a mixture of Cajun-creole, southern and Mexican cooking. The BBQ served here is cooked slow and low . chuck’s southern comforts café gives you delicious rib tips and brisket. if you plan to visit chuck’s southern comforts café don’t forget to order super simple it gives you taste of 3 types of meat and is my personal favorite.

• GREEN STREET SMOKED MEATS – Here at green street smoked meats you get amazing pulled pork, pork ribs, brisket and how can we ignore the delicious hot links. Green street smoked meats is a restaurant in a warehouse and you won’t believe me but it offers Texas-style meat that too by half a pound.

Do share your lovely experiences!