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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.

Smoked salt: Grill flavor when you don’t want to grill

Smoked salt: Grill flavor when you don’t want to grill

A little can go a long way — until you get addicted. Then you’ll sprinkle it on just about anything.

Brunswick stew, the Virginia way

Brunswick stew, the Virginia way

A visit to the county that claims invention turns up old-timers, a paddle and lots of stirring.

It’s Tuffy versus ‘the Jack’

It’s Tuffy versus ‘the Jack’

Smoke Signals: At a prestigious barbecue contest, Richmond team stays cool under pressure.