NOVA smoker here

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by keydet, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. SMF,

    I came across this site about two weeks ago and it helped me a lot with my first venture into smoking last weekend.  Figured I should join the fun!  Got into BBQ after living in KC for a couple years and now that I'm in DC, I have to smoke my own since I can't find the good stuff!  

    I picked up the Lowe's Master Forge gas/charcoal 2 door.  I attempted to just use charcoal but couldn't get the heat up so made a run to the hardware store to grab some propane and get it going.  It worked great once I got the propane.  Impressed the gf with some ribs, little drier than expected but couldn't really complain for my first attempt.  I'll be adding the rope gasket prior to my next smoking session.

    Well, like I said earlier, this forum was a great help the other weekend.  Thanks and I look forward to talking with you all more and picking your brains for tips!

    -Keydet
     
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF Family...Update your profile to include your location. It makes it easier to answer your questions. You may also like to take the Free 5-Day Ecourse. It is a valuable tool to help you get started. Here is an Instructional Wiki on Ribs that may help you and a Recipe of mine that has many fans...JJ

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/a/smoking-ribs

    Try this... It is Mild and compliments different style sauces well...Anything else, just ask...JJ

    Mild Bubba Q Rub

    1/2C Sugar in the Raw (Turbinado)

    2T Sweet Paprika (Hungarian)

    1T Kosher Salt

    1T Chili Powder (contains some Cumin and Oregano) Ancho Chile is same without cumin, oregano etc.

    1T Granulated Garlic

    1T Granulated Onion

    1tsp Black Pepper, more if you like

    1/2tsp Grnd Allspice

    Cayenne or Chipotle Pwd to taste, start with 1/2tsp and go from there.

    You may also like this for Ribs...

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/110881/foiling-juice-chef-jimmyj
     
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2012
  3. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hello and Welcome to SMF 

    Please do us a favor and update your profile with your location
     
  4. sprky

    sprky Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    [​IMG]  to SMF . You have come to the right place for smoking info. This site is loaded with great info just use the search bar at top of page to find what you are looking for. If you can't locate the answer just ask folks here are willing to share there knowledge. Check out  the 5 day e-course on smoking its chuck full of great info, and may help ya out. Smoking  5-Day e-Course  
     

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