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This Fourth, it’s time to take sides

This Fourth, it’s time to take sides

Go all-American with regional side dishes from North Carolina, Memphis and the Lone Star State.

Why do we love smoke?

Why do we love smoke?

A barbecue hound’s analysis of the biological, evolutionary and poetic origins of its pull.

The magic of Neopol Savory Smokery

The magic of Neopol Savory Smokery

From a Baltimore shop, mother and son bring a unique approach to hot wood-smoking.

Smoked chicken stock: Why didn’t I think of that?

Smoked chicken stock: Why didn’t I think of that?

Our Smoked Signals columnist learns from a youngster, and tortellini en brodo will never be the same.