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Old 03-15-2017, 01:59 PM   #1
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Indoor Smoker recommend?

contemplating an indoor smoker and am looking at these two

Camerons Stainless Steel Stove top

or this one

Nordic Ware Indoor Kettle

I'm sorta leaning towards the kettle style. Think I could put a whole chicken in, rather than have to cut it up...

Anybody got recommendations?

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Old 03-15-2017, 03:29 PM   #2
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Did you see that CWS recently got an indoor smoker and pressure cooker? She mentions it here, Instant Pot pressure cooker, etc. Yes, it's a bit more expensive, but it really does sound like it's worth a bit more, since it has other uses and it's electric. Also, apparently, it can cold smoke too.
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Old 03-15-2017, 05:42 PM   #3
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thanks taxy, I did and if I ever would need two of them, that one would certainly be in the running. Actually that post is what got me back on the band wagon again. Had been looking last summer and then it just sort of fizzled out.

It does interest in the multi-uses - but I do have a pressure cooker already and I would rather not use electricity. We have a lot of power failures out here and even though I have the most amazing self-sufficient generator it could and probably would screw up the timing, etc... My gas doesn't need electricity to run.
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Old 03-15-2017, 06:07 PM   #4
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contemplating an indoor smoker and am looking at these two

Camerons Stainless Steel Stove top

or this one

Nordic Ware Indoor Kettle

I'm sorta leaning towards the kettle style. Think I could put a whole chicken in, rather than have to cut it up...

Anybody got recommendations?
I'd strongly recommend the Camerons product. I've had one for nearly 20 years and love, love, love it. There have never been any issues, for me, with the size of what was smoked in it.

The recommendation from Camerons regarding over-sized foods is to, instead of using the slide-on lid, tent with heavy-duty foil. I've done that many, many times with 100% success.

I addition to the large Camerons smoker, I have their smaller one that comes in handy doing smaller quantities of veggies or cheese.
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Old 03-15-2017, 07:48 PM   #5
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thank you Katie! I now remember seeing a You tube where they did just that.
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I have a Cameron. Good smoker. Great lasagna pan.
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Old 08-07-2017, 12:34 AM   #7
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I'm using the Stovetop Smoker, Ideal for both Indoor and outdoor use :)
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Old 08-07-2017, 08:44 AM   #8
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I think I really want one of these. Don't have a regular oven.

Like the verticle space of the Nordic Ware but not fond of non-stick cooking surface.
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Again, I can't endorse the Cameron's product any stronger. It's a fantastic cooking tool and use it about once per month. Our favorite is smoking a pork butt that becomes awesome pulled pork...nearly a duplicate of our region's dish.

Plus, as gadzooks already mentioned, the main pan makes a great deep pan for lasagna.
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I'd strongly recommend the Camerons product. I've had one for nearly 20 years and love, love, love it. There have never been any issues, for me, with the size of what was smoked in it.

The recommendation from Camerons regarding over-sized foods is to, instead of using the slide-on lid, tent with heavy-duty foil. I've done that many, many times with 100% success.

I addition to the large Camerons smoker, I have their smaller one that comes in handy doing smaller quantities of veggies or cheese.
How do you do smoked cheese in a stovetop smoker? I would love to do smoked Gouda and mozzarella. I would really love learning from someone who has all the years of experience you have.

I have the Nordicware smoker.
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