For the second year in a row, Yoder Smokers has been listed on the Inc. 5000. Ranked number 2926 with a 140% increase over 2016, Yoder Smokers is a specialty manufacturing company located in Hutchinson, Kansas. Continue reading
Founded in 1865 by William W. Cargill, the Cargill company is it is the largest privately held corporation in the United States. It’s a vast, family owned business that encompasses commodities investments, agriculture, livestock and product manufacturing. Their offices stretch across the United States including several in Kansas, the home state of Yoder Smokers. Continue reading
Yoder Smokers is proud to be a sponsor of Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke show on public television. We were thrilled to partner with our Wichita retailer All Things Barbecue to welcome the barbecue scholar emeritus for a series of cooking classes. It was kind of like an episode of Project Smoke, but with a whole backline of Yoders! Steven and Chef Tom from ATBBQ’s The Sauce cooked up an incredible array of dishes from the new Project Smoke book on everything from the Loaded Wichita offset smoker to our 24″ x 48″ Flat Top charcoal grill and a fleet of Yoder Smokers pellet grills. Continue reading
Our Wichita retailer All Things Barbecue hosts monthly cooking classes in their teaching kitchen. It’s a fantastic set-up with an indoor demo kitchen that features overhead cameras so students can see what the chef’s is doing from all angles and a big outdoor patio with a fleet of smokers and grills to cook on, many of which are Yoder Smokers. ATBBQ’s House Chef Tom Jackson, who creates the recipes for their blog The Sauce leads classes with the help of friends like pitmaster Andy Groneman of Smoke on Wheels BBQ and occasional guest instructors.
The second season of Project Smoke premiered this weekend, featuring the national television debut of the Yoder Smokers Loaded Wichita offset pit! In the first episode, Steven Raichlen uses a butcher shop mistake to his advantage, with the unexpected delivery of beef plate ribs turning into Smoked Brisket On The Bone. He smokes them low and slow on the Wichita for ten hours with absolutely mouthwatering results. Here are some screen shots from The ABCs of Smoke, in case you missed it. Find the recipe and where to watch the show in your area or online at ProjectSmoke.org. Continue reading