Barefootgirl wrote:G12, I am curious, since you are consuming little red meat...are you using your smoker for? chicken, fish ? other food items?
Also, WRT agave syrup = lots of fructose. Just FYI, not triggering a debate...your own due diligence of course.
Pizza, chicken, big portabella mushrooms, various types of fish, grilled veggies, etc. I gave up cooking steaks and fatty meats, etc at high temps, 550-600 degrees, due to potential concerns about HCAs and PAHs after being diagnosed with colon cancer. Not saying direct causation, but why not just avoid it?
She knows about the sweetener, I don't use sweeteners. She is very fit and a squirt or two in coffee isn't affecting her. I do use turbinado sugar in some BBQ rubs.