Tips and Advice

If you need to brush on your BBQ and smoking skills and enhance your B.B.I.Q. – check out our tips & advice at the ProQ Academy.

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Using Your Waterpan to Get the Best Results

In our BBQ smokers, the water pan is the key to temperature management. This guide is here to help you decide what is best for your cook, and understand how filling your waterpan with different things can change your running temperatures, extend the amount of...

Introduction to Hot Smoking

Learn how to get started with Hot Smoking on your barbecue smoker for those delicious and authentic Low 'n' Slow BBQ flavours. We take you through a step-by-step guide on the best approach.

Choosing Smoking Woods

Using wood chips, chunks, dust or pellets to create smoke is a great way to transform barbecued foods into meals that will have your friends and family begging for more. Smoke is used as you would seasoning on food to impart flavour, so...

Cooking Time & Temperature Chart

Checking the internal temperature of your food is the best way to check that it is cooked - it is accurate, safe and doesn't rely on the food "looking" ready. This handy chart will walk you through all the cook times and temperatures for many...

Cold Smoking

An ancient art used for preserving food, cold smoking has been used across the world for generations. Modern cold smoking is all about flavour, and less about preservation as we now use curing to make food safe to store.

Lighting your ProQ BBQ Smoker

Take a look at our tried and tested methods for lighting your barbecue or smoker.

BBQ Grilling Top 10 Tips

Tired of being a sausage burner? Check out our Top 10 Tips to help you hone your grilling/barbecuing skills.