[Sca-cooks] smokers was preparing foods

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius.magister at verizon.net
Fri Aug 25 18:26:50 PDT 2006

On Aug 25, 2006, at 9:15 PM, Stefan li Rous wrote:

> Back on August 6, Aislinn asked:
>   <<< Johnnae wrote:
> They are made by Luhr Jensen which makes smokers and fishing tackle.
> Most of these smokers are electric.
> I have a traditional smoker that I don't know how to use. It belonged
> to my
> mother who is now in a nursing home. I don't think she quite has the
> capacity to tell me how to use it. It's a shame for it to sit and rust
> away. Does anyone know how to use it to smoke meat? It is shaped  
> like a
> cylinder with a dome roof, a door in the side, and two enamel bowls  
> that
> fit inside it somehow.  >>>
> I also inherited from my mother a smoker that she had that had never
> gotten put together after my Dad died, so I'd be interested in more
> smoker details myself. However, I got the smoker from Mom after some
> discussions on this list about smoking meats, so there was some info
> discussed then.  Now I just need to get out and use it. :-)
> Aislinn, you might want to take a look at this file in the FOOD-MEATS
> section of the Florilegium:
> meat-smoked-msg   (48K)  4/20/05    Medieval smoked meats. Smoking
> meats.
> http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-MEATS/meat-smoked-msg.html
> If you are thinking about making/smoking sausages, these files might
> also be of interest:
> sausages-msg     (176K)  4/17/05    Period sausages. Making sausage.
> sausage-makng-msg (36K)  4/20/05    Sausage making techniques.  
> Supplies.

Aislinn's description reminded me of the smoker/grill I used to have,  
now residing at Brekke's place. There are a number of similar models  
made by different companies, but mine was a Brinkmann. If you go to  
the Brinkmann website and look here:


You'll find downloadable instruction manuals for a variety of  
smokers, such as the Smoke And Grill charcoal model, which is what I  
had, and sounds rather like what you're describing, or maybe there's  
something else there that comes closer.

Obviously some of the material will be very model-specific, but some  


More information about the Sca-cooks mailing list