Smoking Essentials

Are you new to the art of smoking? Are you ready to grow your arsenal of cooking gear and take your BBQ skills to the next level? Well, you’re in luck. We have all the experience and essential tools you need to progress your smoking skills until you are pumping out more happy clouds than Bob Ross in his prime!

So – Why take the time to smoke? Smoking (when done properly) unlocks a flavor unlike anything else we’ve been able to achieve with any other cooking method. Smoking almost guarantees juicy and succulent meat with a rich wood-fired zest that can turn the drabbest meat patty into a spiritual experience.

Sure, smoking takes time, but if you’re looking to put in a microwave’s amount of effort into your meal, the taste will most likely reflect the micro-flavor. Think of our smokers as “macro-waves” because the flavor and capacity are huge, just like all the smoking possibilities.

Different Smoker Options


Wood Pellet Grill

Wood pellet smokers/grills are hybrid systems that are quickly becoming one of our favorite ways to cook. All the flavor of a traditional smoker with the added benefit of producing a sear that one can only achieve with a grill.

Experiment with different premium wood pellets to find the perfect pairing for your taste. With features like self-regulating temperature and built in meat probes, smoking has never been easier or tasted better.

Shop Our Top Wood Pellet Smokers

Camp Chef Woodwind Pellet Grill With Sear Box
Camp Chef SmokePro LUX Pellet Grill Bronze
Camp Chef SmokePro DLX Pellet Grill Bronze
Camp Chef SmokePro SG Pellet Grill


Smoke Vault

Capacity and consistent flavor are the first things that come to mind when we think of our propane smokers. Are you cooking for 100 or 10? With one of our high-capacity smokers, you can cook for yourself or the crowd with just one smoker!

Whether you’re making enough jerky to last a season or smoking ribs for the neighborhood super bowl party, it doesn’t get much much better than traditional low and slow cooking in a propane smoker.

Shop Our Top Propane Smokers

Camp Chef Smoke Vault 24 inch
Weston 36 inch Outdoor Vertical Propane Smoker

Smoker Accessories
Wireless Thermometer

Customize your smoking experience with our selection of different accessories. We can’t get enough of the Camp Chef Jerky and Wing Racks.

We recommend purchasing a good thermometer. Knowing when your meat is ready is a science that is best measured with a reliable meat thermometer. The less you have to open your smoker the better, so having a wireless thermometer and built in displays on your smoker will greatly improve the smoke profile that your meat takes on.

Shop Our Top Smoker Accessories

Pellet Grill Meat Probe
Camp Chef 24″ Smoke Vault Standard Meat Racks – 2 pack

Wireless Thermometer


What are your favorite methods, tools, and tricks of the smoking trade that you rely on? Let us know in the comments below.