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Old 03-31-2013, 03:57 AM   #1
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What is liquid smoke?

I read about liquid smoke while looking at pulled pork recipes, what is it please ?


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Old 03-31-2013, 05:09 AM   #2
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It's a seasoning made from passing wood smoke through liquid. It's used for adding that wood smoked flavor to foods.

Very potent. Very easy to over do.



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Old 03-31-2013, 08:10 AM   #3
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yes it is a nice flavor to add to bq sauces, but use it sparingly it is potent
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Old 04-01-2013, 08:56 AM   #4
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It is the collected condensation from a smoker. It is very potent. A little goes a long way. Occasionally I braise baby back ribs in the oven and I add a "cap full" (maybe an 1/8 tsp) to the braise liquid. Makes it taste like outdoor smoked ribs. (well, almost)

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Old 04-01-2013, 09:22 AM   #5
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You can also add some liquid smoke to some water in a pie tin and set it in your grill. That too will add a smokier flavor to whatever you are grilling.
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Thank you so much for the replies .
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It is also used in making your own beef, pork, etc. jerky in the marinade.

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