Northern VA Newbie

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by o2bntx, May 24, 2014.

  1. o2bntx

    o2bntx Newbie

    I'm new to the site and was asked to muster so her goes,

    I'm a retired Navy Chief living in Northern VA, with my name meaning exactly what it says O 2 B N TX. I've been eating competition grade brisket and ribs from my wife's family for 20+ years and decided to start trying to do it myself. I recently purchased a Char-Griller Pellet Smoker.  I love the ease, but have yet to master anything that I would share. So far the best I've done is with Chicken and Turkey but ribs, pork butt and brisket...its all crap.  Hoping I find some like minded smokers out there that could help this misplaced Texan smoke something other than fowl!!!
     
  2. Hi from Northern Illinois. May I say thank you for your service of this country. I think I'm the opposite, I've smoke more beef, and pork then I have fowl. Have you tried using different woods, and rubs. I like to use Cherry or Apple woods and have used Apple or even Orange juice to add flavor. It will a come together for you and this site is full of people willing to help and share info. Good to have you here. Keep smoking LOW AND SLOW.
     
  3. GaryHibbert

    GaryHibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey

    Welcome to the Smoking  forum.   You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have.  Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right.  LOL.   Don’t forget to post qviews.

    Gary
     

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