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How to Build A BBQ Smoker from a Trash Can

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Presented at SxSW 2011 - Part of the Built session. It's a 20 slide/15 sec each Ignite style presentation.

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How to Build A BBQ Smoker from a Trash Can

  1. 1. Built 2011 – SxSW Interactive<br />How to build a smoker from a trash can<br />and other things you can build<br />Michael Pusateri<br />michael@cruftbox.com<br />
  2. 2. This has nothing to do with bikes<br />(but I am a cyclist) <br />
  3. 3. Alton Brown’s cardboard smoker<br />
  4. 4. The hack is the hook<br />
  5. 5. Smoking = slow cooking w/ smoke<br />
  6. 6. Simple design = best start<br />
  7. 7. Metal doesn’t burn<br />
  8. 8. Testing is valuable<br />
  9. 9. Into the fire<br />
  10. 10. Iteration & Variation<br />
  11. 11. Improvise around problems<br />
  12. 12. Trashcan turkey for Thanksgiving<br />
  13. 13. Cold Smoker to<br /> cure bacon <br />In a trash can,<br />Of course<br />
  14. 14. Homemade bacon<br />=<br />Regular bacon<br />
  15. 15. Gyro Meat Cooker (sans trash can)<br />
  16. 16. Curing meat uses potassium nitrate<br />
  17. 17. Kirk defeats the Gorn!<br />
  18. 18. Carbon +<br />Sulfur +<br />KNO3 =<br />Gunpowder<br />
  19. 19. Failure is an option<br />
  20. 20. Go build things<br />Imitate, Innovate, Improvise<br />Michael Pusateri<br />michael@cruftbox.com<br />

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