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Happy Weekend, more importantly… Happy FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND! I don’t know about you, but Father’s Day weekend around here means lots of family and delicious recipes. I absolutely love smoked meats so today I wanted to share my favorite recipe for smoked pork. It’s super simple and doesn’t use too many ingredients. The smoker and the meat are really the shining stars, as they should be! Win an electric smoker!

I’m excited to share a recipe with you, too! This is for Smoked Pork Butt which would be perfect for making sandwiches or eating with some delicious side dishes (like smoked potato casserole – yum).


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Smoked Pork Butt


  • 7 lbs Fresh pork butt
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Chili Powder


  • Mix ingredients and rub onto pork butt.
  • Cook pork butt for 5 hours in 225 degree pre heated smoker using apple wood chips during the first 3 hours.
  • After 5 hours remove butt and wrap in heavy foil.
  • Cook for an additional 1 to 1 ½ hours. Internal temperature should be 160 degrees. Serve.
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Smoked Potato Casserole Recipe!

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Here is the smoker we used: Masterbuilt Digital Electric Smokehouse!

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  1. i will be making pork for sure!

  2. My husband would love this! Not sure what he would smoke first, but I assume it would be a brisket or pork.

  3. Robin Chesser says:

    The first thing I’d smoke is a whole turkey!

  4. We would smoke some home grown beef! This is the exact smoker I was looking at to buy my Husband!

  5. Definitely some ribs! Yum!!

  6. Rebecca B says:

    Oh I would smoke some chicken. I have been craving that.

  7. My husband would die for this. He’s been wanting a smoker. I would have to say Ribs!

  8. Brian would lose his mind if we were to win. He has Myron Mixon’s bbq cookbook so I’m assuming he’d make something from it, and talk in Myron Mixon voice the entire time. PS: Those photos are oh so yummy!!!

  9. Linda Pham says:

    Mmmm…smoked ribs and chicken!

  10. Paula Brown says:

    My husband would be over the moon!

  11. Brisket would definitely be the first thing we smoke!

  12. stephanied says:

    I hope I win.. We have always wanted a smoker

  13. Halimah Lamar says:

    I’d love to make a brisket!

  14. Bonnie Keearns says:

    I would love for my husband to have a new Electric Smoker, I believe the one he has now was invented by Tesla. It still smokes well, but I can see through it in places. First thing to smoke, would be “Trout”…nothing like it!

  15. What a fun gift! I can see lots of summer cookouts!

  16. omg my husband has been a line cook at a bbq place forever and he has always wanted his own smoker what a wonderful fathersday gift this would be i do hope i win and if we win im quiet sure he would want to make brisket yummo!!!!!

  17. Marilyn Gray says:

    we would probably do brats or brisket (probably both actually)! :)

  18. Chickens. Love smoked chicken so much! Thanks for the chance!

  19. ohhh my gosh! if i won this, the first thing i’d make is a huge rack of ribs and some smoked pork or brisket!!!

  20. Kim McCallie says:

    I love ribs and chicken wings on the smoker.

  21. cheryl scott says:

    this would be the PERFECT gift for my husband or father for father’s day!

  22. The first item I would make is a smoked chicken for my husband!

  23. We would do brisket first followed by every other meat we could get our hands on:)

  24. I’d have to start with ribs!

  25. My husband would love this!!! We would have the best parties with it!

  26. Ribs!! My hubby would love that!

  27. Ribs, Chicken, Brisket….Let’s have a party all summer long!

  28. Chicken and Ribs… Gotta have this smoker!

  29. Jamie Baker says:

    The hubby has always wanted a smoker. I think he would make jerky with some wild game first. I would make a pork loin. Delicious!

  30. Love smoked fish, eel, turkey! Tough choice! I’ll figure it out, no worries!

  31. What a super giveaway! I’d make ribs! Yum! And of course a pork butt using your recipe:-)

  32. My father-in-law has been wanting one of these forever! This is an awesome giveaway!

    1. I bet he would make a big old smoked brisket that would melt in ones mouth. Simply decadent!

  33. If I win, can I keep it for myself? My dad is in the Philippines and my husband can not cook (no offense dear). That would be a super treat!

  34. Ribs made in that smoker sound delicious!!

  35. This would be an amazing gift for my wonderful father. This is an amazing give away

  36. My husband neeeeeds this! I love chicken made in a smoker. Yum!

  37. My brother who lives in Texas always makes smoked turkey and I have alwatys wanted to do that, so that is probably what I would do.

    Thank you for this wonderful giveaway!

  38. val bobias says:

    My husband would flip. Hope he wins :)

  39. Megan Wallace says:

    Great giveaway!

  40. Eek…I have no idea I’ve never used a smoker…maybe chicken, that seems easy!

  41. Mackenzie says:

    I would make…EVERYTHING if I won. Though, honestly, I would give the smoker to my mom. She has been wanting one for so long but can’t afford one.

  42. As an avid fisherman, my dad catches and smokes trout. If only he had this electric smoker, it would make it a lot easier for him :)

  43. Can we talk about that smoked pork butt? Holy moly, girl, that looks delicious! I can imagine tucking the leftovers of that into a multitude of things!

  44. My husband would love this!

  45. The smoked pork butt looks yummy!

  46. The first thing I, err…my husband, would make would be smoked pork, with homemade bbq sauce and slaw! Yum!

  47. Pork for sure! Sounds amazing!!

  48. Would love to make pulled pork nachos!! Yum!!

  49. Smokers are amazing and versatile tools! I’d love to get one to make some yummy food for my family!

  50. Holloway Elane says:

    I would do a turkey first thing then a ham then well anything I want, thanks for the chance to win.

  51. Oh the possibilities! Smoked turkey is my favorite, it will transport me back to childhood with just one sniff of its smoky goodness!

  52. Smoked pork sounds wonderful.

  53. Brenda Cimorelli says:

    I would make Ribs in the smoker!! Yummy slow cooked smoked ribs!!

  54. jeannne leonard says:

    smoked turkey would be really nice I heard that smoked mac and cheese is really good

  55. Dan Skinner says:

    Would like to smoke some ribs if I’m the winner!

  56. Michelle Murphy Ramey says:

    I would make smoked cheese, and I am sure my husband would smoke some of his fresh caught fish.

  57. We would smoke some type of pork..mmm

  58. I always smell my neighbor’s smoker and would LOVE to be able to smoke meat myself. That pork butt looks delicious!

  59. Jeannie Murphy says:

    Smoked Salmon would be my first batch. I also love to make smoked cheese.

  60. Denise Alonso says:

    I would smoke some salt!

  61. Amy Hansen says:

    I would smoke pork.

  62. Melissa Mahanes says:

    How do I enter to win?!?

  63. I will be making pulled pork sandwiches for sure. Or brisket. Or ribs. Hmmmm…. :)

  64. My husband would love to do a smoked turkey! Yum!

  65. Jodi Sawyer says:

    Pork or turkey or ……

  66. It’s gonna be ME!! I’m your winner!!

  67. Oh this is amazing. I would love to win this!!!! YAYAYAYAYAYA choose me .. I’m a poor student :-)

  68. Ribs. The hibs wants to learn to make smoked ribs.

  69. It would be my husband doing the smoking, and I think he would smoke anything that wasn’t nailed down, LOL! Probably start with pork, I imagine.

  70. PORK THEN RIBS! My kids LOVE Ribs hubby loves pork – would love this!

  71. I would love to try to make some bacon. TY for the giveaway!

  72. MELINDA M. says:

    It would be my husband doing the smoking and probably pork!!

  73. Jessica McMasters says:

    My husband would probably make some sort of smoked chicken after doing some Pinterest shopping ;)

  74. Patty Jensen says:

    I would make a brisket for sure!

  75. Amanda Thompson says:

    The first thing would either be bacon or jerky!

  76. The first thing I made would be some pork loin with smoked peaches.

  77. Tiffany Clinton says:

    Something amazing for a nice summer evening with my husband!

  78. Stephanie Anthony says:

    I would be smoking up some pork and then some chicken!! Yumm!

  79. Looks sooo yummy! Would love to start the summer off right with this smoker.

  80. Cassandra Paulley says:

    This would be the perfect gift for my husband! He’s wanted a smoker for the longest time! :) We would probably make pulled pork first.

  81. I would make either smoked chicken or turkey as these are my absolute favorites!!!! That smoked potato casserole sounds amazing!!!!!

  82. Salome Klopfenstein says:

    I would make smoked beef brisket with our family recipe!!Yummy!!! :):):)

  83. guacamole with smoked tomato

  84. Mitzi Weir says:

    My hubby’s smoker gave up after last Thanksgiving – he’d be so happy to have a new one! I think the first thing he’d like to smoke is a big hunk of beef!!

  85. Pam Dunaway says:

    Would love to win this. Thanks for the opportunity. :)

  86. Bianca Andrea says:

    I think Smoked Brisket, yumm!

  87. Oh I have absolutely no idea what I’d cook but my hubby, the excellent cook in our home, I bet he’d have endless list of things to cook.

  88. Joanie Keller says:

    The smoked pork butt and the smoked potato and green chilies casserole look terrific. I can almost taste them now! Looks like a good place to start!

  89. Ashley Greene says:

    If you’re our lucky winner, what will be the first thing YOU make in your new Smokehouse Smoker?!

    I would love to make ribs on this!

  90. Pulled pork! Def an Iowa girl!

  91. Danielle Jones says:

    The first thing I’d make is pulled pork, mmmmmmmmm!

  92. If I were the winner the first thing I’d make is smoked chicken

  93. my husband has been asking for a smoker but they’re always to big for our little patio… this one would be perfect. if we win, RIB, RIBS, RIBS!!!! =)

  94. I love pulled pork bbq sandwiches! It is definitely the first thing I’d make.

  95. Sarah Graham says:

    Knowing nothing about smoked meats, I’d start with this pork butt! Looks delicious!

  96. I think we would try smoking pork tenderloin with apple wood chips

  97. Billie Jo says:

    As a native Tennesseean, I should say a butt or ribs, but I’m really interested in smoking fish!

  98. Michelle Naugle says:

    Thanks for the chance to win! Would love to give this smoker to my dad!

  99. I have been wanting to buy this for my husband. I’m lad to know it works. He loves his BBQ!

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