If your dream grill includes a wish list of more smoke, and more bold flavor then you’ll love playing around with the newly invented Smoke Box on the Woodwind Pro. In addition to the hardwood pellets, the Smoke Box allows you to really dig in and control that flavor. With the Smoke Box you can cook with wood pellets, wood chunks, wood chips, even charcoal and use the damper value to tailor your heat output.




SMOKE BOX internals


SMOKE BOX with wood





Frequently Asked questions

Can I smoke on a pellet grill? Yes, you can smoke on a pellet grill. In fact, smoking is one of the key features of many pellet grills. The automatic feed system and temperature control make it easy to produce a consistent, low and slow smoke for traditional barbecue flavors. You can use wood pellets in a variety of flavors, such as mesquite, hickory, apple, cherry, and more, to impart different flavors to your food. Some pellet grills even have dedicated smoke settings, which makes it even easier to achieve perfect results every time.
Is a pellet grill a smoker? Yes, a pellet grill can be considered a type of smoker. Pellet grills use small, compressed wood pellets as fuel and an auger system to automatically feed the pellets into the firebox. The firebox then heats up and produces smoke which is used to cook food. This makes pellet grills similar to traditional offset smokers, but with the added convenience of being able to control the temperature electronically. Additionally, pellet grills often have multiple cooking grates and can be used for both smoking and grilling, making them versatile cooking appliances.
A pellet smoker and a pellet grill are two types of outdoor cooking equipment that use wood pellets as fuel. However, they have some key differences. A pellet smoker is specifically designed for smoking food. It uses low heat and smoke to slowly cook and infuse food with smoky flavor. Pellet smokers typically have a tall, cylindrical design and are ideal for long, slow-cooking methods like brisket, ribs, and pulled pork. A pellet grill, on the other hand, is designed for both grilling and smoking. It uses wood pellets as fuel to produce heat and smoke, but it also has a traditional grill grates that allow for direct and indirect grilling. Pellet grills offer the convenience of cooking with wood pellets, as well as the versatility to cook a wide range of foods, from steaks and burgers to smoked meats and fish. In conclusion, a pellet smoker is best for slow-cooking methods that focus on infusing food with smoky flavor, while a pellet grill is better for traditional grilling and a wider range of cooking methods. The choice between a pellet smoker and a pellet grill depends on the type of cooking you prefer to do.

To get the most smoke flavor when cooking with a smoker or grill, there are several factors to consider:

  1. Fuel: Choose a fuel that produces a lot of smoke, such as wood or wood pellets. Avoid using fuels like propane or natural gas, which produce little to no smoke.
  2. Wood type: Different types of wood produce different flavors, so choose a wood that complements the type of food you're cooking. For example, hickory is great for pork, mesquite for beef, and apple for poultry.
  3. Smoke duration: The longer the food is exposed to smoke, the more flavor it will absorb. Try to smoke the food for at least several hours to get the maximum flavor.
  4. Smoke temperature: The temperature of the smoke is important, as too high of a temperature can cause the food to cook too quickly and not absorb enough smoke. Try to maintain a smoke temperature of 225-250°F for the best results.
  5. Smoke placement: The placement of the food in relation to the smoke source is important, as different parts of the food will absorb different amounts of smoke. Try to place the food as close to the smoke source as possible while still maintaining the proper temperature.
  6. Wood moisture: Wet or green wood will produce more smoke than dry wood, so try to use wood that has a moisture content of less than 20%.

In conclusion, to get the most smoke flavor when cooking with a smoker or grill, choose a fuel that produces a lot of smoke, use a wood type that complements the food, smoke the food for a long period of time, maintain a low smoke temperature, place the food close to the smoke source, and use dry wood.

There are several benefits to using wood pellets as fuel in outdoor cooking equipment such as pellet grills and vertical pellet smokers:

  1. Convenience: Wood pellets are easy to store and transport, and they don't require the same preparation as charcoal or wood. Simply pour them into the hopper and you're ready to cook.
  2. Consistency: Wood pellets are uniform in size and composition, which means that they burn consistently and produce a consistent amount of heat and smoke. This can help ensure consistent cooking results.
  3. Efficiency: Wood pellets are a clean-burning fuel that produce very little ash and minimal creosote buildup in the cooking chamber. This makes cleaning up after cooking easier and can help extend the life of your equipment.
  4. Flavor: Wood pellets are available in a variety of flavors, including hickory, mesquite, apple, and cherry, which allows you to add unique flavors to your food as it smokes.
  5. Temperature control: Many pellet grills and vertical pellet smokers come with automatic feeding systems and digital temperature control, which makes it easy to regulate the temperature for cooking.

In conclusion, burning wood pellets as fuel in outdoor cooking equipment offers several benefits, including convenience, consistency, efficiency, flavor, and temperature control.

We use 100% all-natural, virgin hardwood that comes from trees in the US to make our pellets. We DO NOT use any type of wood that may contain any chemicals, glue, or anything at all added. Our pellets are not comprised of any recycled wood or wood that may contain construction material by-products or waste such as particle board, sheeting or any construction grade material. Only 100% all-natural, virgin hardwood. We do not add any additional flavoring additives either, so your food is left with the flavor you intended. That delicious, pure, natural wood smoked flavor.

When looking for a pellet grill, there are several factors to consider to ensure you get the best cooking experience:

  1. Cooking area: Consider the size of your cooking area and make sure you choose a pellet grill with enough space to cook the amount of food you need.
  2. Heat output: Look for a pellet grill with a high heat output, as this will allow you to cook food quickly and at high temperatures.
  3. Temperature control: A good pellet grill should have precise temperature control, so you can cook your food to your desired doneness.
  4. Ease of use: Look for a pellet grill that is easy to use, with straightforward controls and simple assembly.
  5. Pellet hopper capacity: Make sure the pellet hopper has enough capacity to cook your food without having to refill it frequently.
  6. Build quality: Choose a pellet grill that is well-constructed and made from high-quality materials, so it will last for years and withstand outdoor elements.
  7. Warranty: Look for a pellet grill that comes with a good warranty, in case of any manufacturing defects or malfunctions.
  8. Additional features: Consider if you want additional features such as a built-in thermometer, ash collection system, or side shelves.

In conclusion, when looking for a pellet grill, consider the cooking area, heat output, temperature control, ease of use, pellet hopper capacity, build quality, warranty, and any additional features you may want.

Yes, please visit The Cold Smoke Page for more details and a quick how to!



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