Rookie in North LA

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by tiger5803, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. tiger5803

    tiger5803 Newbie

    Hiya everyone. Well always beena griller but not so much a BBQER or Smoker. Think that is going to change thanks to everyone around here. Livin' here in North LA(Louisiana that is) you can fire it up most any time even though I have found out that most of ya'll will anyway. Not using anything fancy, just a Brinkman with sfb. Getting me by though. Did my first butts today. Had to foil them and put them in oven though. Started to rain. Should be ready in a couple of hours. Well I will keep this short. Again thanks to everyone for all the tips. Been lurking around here for about a month and have learned alot. Thanks
     
  2. bb53chevpro

    bb53chevpro Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF family. You might want to check out Jeff's 5 day ecoarse. It is loaded with all kinds of great info. Stick around here and learn a ton, cause this place is loaded with smokin smart people.
     
  3. cajunsmoke13

    cajunsmoke13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome. Also from LA, but cenla. Wealth of information around here. These guys/gals know their stuff. I've been on here a few weeks and have picked up a bunch of good info and recipes. It's 9:00PM and I just threw on a 14 pound brisket....Did one last weekend too. Can't get enough brisket. Stop by Kroger they (briskets) are .99/pound until next week.
     
  4. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Glad to have you with us at SMF, Tiger. This is definitely the place to get your smoke on as a newbie, and after reading through some of the stuff that's here, will have you smoking with tbs in no time! As bb53 mentioned, check out the free 5-day ecourse offered through the site.

    Good luck to ya on your smoking journey. It's a fun ride!
     
  5. tiger5803

    tiger5803 Newbie

    Yeah I saw the briskets. Just went by there a few hours ago. Gonna pick one up before they go off sale. Yeah a lot of people know their stuff on here.
     
  6. jlhog

    jlhog Smoke Blower

    Welcome aboard, Tiger
     
  7. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF Tiger , seen your other post on your fatty success , congrats on that and your first butts , looks like you're hooked on smokin [​IMG] , it's a good habit though [​IMG]
     
  8. kratzx4

    kratzx4 Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to the SMF. Lots of good folk here to answer any questions you have, so ask away, and remember folks here believe that the only dumb question is the one you don't ask
     
  9. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum.
     
  10. tiger5803

    tiger5803 Newbie

    Thanks to everyone for the welcome. Shredded the butts last night around midnight. Tasted great. Had to taste some for quality control. Freezer packed them for Monday's draft. Time to fire the grill for fatties and abt's.
     

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