Hot smoking allows simple products to be tastier and more flavorful. To smoke fish and meat with your own hands, you can make a hot smoked smokehouse from improvised means and without outside help. Ready smoked meats compare favorably with store counterparts in taste characteristics.
How to make a bucket smokehouse
Any smokehouse consists of a chamber for placing products from a chamber for burning chips. In many cases, these chambers are housed in the same container. It is quite possible to build a smokehouse from a saucepan or a simple enamel bucket into which dried wood chips are poured. Sawdust can be bought ready-made or made by yourself. A grid (lattice) is placed in the middle of the bucket. It is designed to evenly distribute food for cooking..
A more complex type of smokehouse is equipped with a baking sheet, into which the fat formed during smoking will drain. The baking sheet is located on the left side of the smokehouse, in principle it is similar to the outer lid. The baking sheet allows you to cook more fatty meat, lard, fish. When there is no baking tray, fat and juice drips onto the chips and impairs smoke production and smoldering, which affects overall cooking and even smoking..
Smoker from a pan, photo
If the baking sheet is installed, then the chips smolder more intensely, smoking takes place evenly, and everything is cooked evenly. In this smokehouse, you can install several cooking nets, which will help increase the volume of food for cooking and reduce the consumption of chips. These options are great for transportation and can be used outdoors. More complex types of smokehouses, you can build or build on your site.
Hot smoked barrel smokehouse
Depending on the type of smokehouse and the materials from which it is made, you can use it for transportation or operation in the courtyard of the cottage. In this case, you can get a lot of delicious do-it-yourself smoked products. If you have experience, you can make a hot-smoked smokehouse with your own hands in a short period of time, and if not, you can buy it ready-made in specialized stores. There are plenty of options for this..
How to make a smokehouse from a barrel with your own hands
A hot-smoked smokehouse with your own hands can be built from two metal fifty-liter barrels. When self-manufacturing, the main thing is to have experience in working with metal. The barrels are cut with a grinder and installed on a platform, this will help you smoke at any suitable moment. The barrels are connected by a chimney, and then the nets and a baking sheet are installed.
Diagram of a smokehouse from a barrel
For frequent smoking, you can build a brick smokehouse, which is convenient to use at any time of the year. For this version of the smokehouse, a site is specially allocated at some distance from residential buildings. In a brick smokehouse, a stone layer should be laid above the firebox, which helps to keep the temperature in the brazier itself at the desired level and the cooking process takes place evenly. At the same time, the smokehouse is located separately from the brazier. At the same time, the distance between them is not significant, which makes it possible to deliver the flow of heat (heated air) and smoke to the brazier.
It is quite possible to make all variants of hot-smoked smokers from scrap materials with your own hands and each option can be used to prepare different smoked meats. Anyone who wants to enjoy these homemade delicacies with a little effort can get them in a few hours. And with the right selection of recipes, they will acquire a truly unique taste..
Factory smokehouse, photo
Try it make a smokehouse in the country do it yourself hot smoked and learn a new way of cooking. Using ordinary materials, you can make a professional smokehouse not only for hot, but also for cold smoking..