I don't do any of those. The last time I used my smoker (last summer) I smoked a couple of racks of ribs. The ribs are baked the day before in the oven and chilled afterward. Several hours or the day after, you brush your sauce on the ribs and smoke them for two or three hours. I use apple wood for the smoking as we have enough trees, I can just snag a branch and cut it up for the smoker.
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