Howdy from the desert

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by catfish jack, May 23, 2013.

  1. Hey all 

    Been smoking meat for a little over a year now but just discovered this forum. 

    Started with a cheapo Brinkman charcoal 'Smoke N Grill' thing, and I must say I have made some pretty damn fine brisket and pork butts on it. 

    Out here where it gets to be 110-115 degrees during the day in the summer, the last thing I want to do is spend a whole lot of time babysitting the charcoal trying to keep a consistent temp - so I figured I'd try an electric smoker. 

    Picked up an inexpensive Masterbuilt analog last night (the 2 rack model) and seasoned it. This weekend will be its maiden smoke - tomorrow I go shopping for meat. Hoping for a brisket but they can be hard to locate sometimes here in Tucson.  

    I also have a Charbroil propane grill. Meat is just better if fire and smoke are involved - so it sees a lot of use. 
     
  2. dutch

    dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to Smoking Meat Forums, Jack.  You found a great place to hang out at.  Pull up a chair, pop open a cold drink and check out the forums~lot of great tips, ideas and how-to's to make your food (not just meat any more) smoking experience a success!

    Enjoy the Smoke!
     
  3. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG]to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! 

    Jeff offers a free 5 day E-Course.  It's packed with great information to use...no matter what your experience level might be!  http://www.smoking-meat.com/smoking-basics-ecourse  

    If you didn't read the "Terms of Service" notes.....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know about those pesky little rules before plunging into the forums. http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/a/terms-of-service

    If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!

    Kat
     
  4. Hi Catfish Jack

    Sweet Name !

    Welcome

    Enjoy the holiday weekend

    It's prime time for a big smoke out
     
  5. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Hi Jack! :welcome1: to SMF!!! We're happy you joined us!
     
  6. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forums, Jack!  Glad you've joined us.  You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastime...grilling and smoking great food!  There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable people here who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask when you need help and you'll get plenty!

    Red
     

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