Sebring, FL - former vegetarians

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by smokinal, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Believe it or not my wife & I have been vegetarians for 30 years. Not even chiken or fish, but in our retirement we decided to try new things. We bought a 40" MES at Sam's club & with the help of SMF we have sucessfully smoked spare ribs, babybacks, turkey breast, ABT's, and our favorite corned beef brisket ( Thanks "Dude Abidies" ). The help we have received from the folks on this site has been incredible. The rubs, the sauces, the recipes for cole slaw and baked beans all have been the best we could imagine. We just went to a pot luck & took the cole slaw recipe that Irishteabear posted, & like she said it dissapeared quickly. We can't thank all of you experienced smokers enough for sharing your knowledge with us newbies. It would have taken years of trial & error to get where we are in just a few weeks.
     
  2. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member



    Welcome, Glad to have you with us. This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly members.

    Be sure to check out Jeff's 5Day Smoking Basics eCourse, you can find it here it's "FREE"...5 Day e Course

    Everyone here like seeing the qview so be sure to post plenty.

     
  3. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You're welcome. That's what we're all here for. I surley could not have helped you the way I did had it not been for people like erain, RonP, Bmudd, Rivet, FireItUp, cowgirl, chisoxjim, ALX, grothe, and the list goes on and on (really I'd like to name EVERYONE), who helped me with getting my pastrami to the point where I love it as much as I do.

    Now it's on you to help the others by sharing what you've learned. That is how and why this site prospers and keeps gaining new members such as yourself.

    But mostly I'm glad this lifestyle change is working out for you and your wife and that the "hobby" of smoking meat is something you like and are having success with.

    Peace, Love and Pastrami,
    The Dude Abides
     
  4. bigsteve

    bigsteve Master of the Pit

    Welcome, from Sarasota.......
     
  5. jaxgatorz

    jaxgatorz Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to smf... You are right, lots of great folks here...[​IMG]
     
  6. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF, glad to know that you have been helped by our friendly members. I'm looking forward to your next smoke. It's all good my friend.
     
  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    First off welcome to SMF. You'll like it here cause like you know there are some reaaly good people here. Now I'm up north of you in Jacksonville but did spend a couple of months in Lake Whales I could see why you were vegetarians thers not alot of good eats there. Don't take it wrong theres always good places to eat we just never found them. Especially BBQ is not to be had not like your about to learn how to here in a short time. So happy smoking
    look here guys and girls we can convert some of them.
     
  8. Welcome, glad to have you here at SMF!
     

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