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All I got is a Masterbuilt Smoker.  Nothin' fancy, but gets the job done for now.  I'm wanting to make a rotisserie style smoker, so I'm anxious to look at everyone elses builds.  I also have a smoking pistol, that I use for cold smoking.  One thing I did get a few years ago, that I love playing with during the summer is a la caja china.  I use the smoking pistol for that too, and I roasted my first whole pig last summer.... That was cool, and everyone loved it!!


I got a question... Every year I put on a Labor Day weekend party, and they always have a different theme for what kind of food I make.  This year it's going to be a Mardi Gras party, so has anyone smoked or roasted Alligator legs?  Thought that might be kinda cool.


great site by the way



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Welcome to SMF, glad you found us!

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Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us.

This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.

For those of you new to Smoking, be sure to check out Jeff's 5 Day Smoking Basics eCourse.

Click Here it's "FREE" ... 5 Day eCourseE


Tips for New Members:

  1. Be sure to put a general location on where you are located in your profile this helps us when answering questions you might have.

  2. When posting your smoking adventures be sure to post plenty of Qview (Pictures).

  3. Get a good Probe Thermometer as We Smoke By Temperature NOT TIME.

  4. A good choice for a remote dual probe thermometer is the Maverick ET-732

  5. If you are wanting to get into curing meat, there are many members here more than happy to help and give good advice.

  6. If you are unsure of a procedure ASK, don't ASSUME, It will make your Smoking experience more pleasant...

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Welcome to SMF. Glad to have you with us!

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 Good to see ya here



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Welcome to the site. I'm origanally from Dubuque.

Happy smoking,
Big AL
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welcome1.gif to SMF,

Never tried smokin gator, It can get kinda tough on a low and slow cook.

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Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.

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Welcome to SMF and were glad to have you aboard. Join in and share your experiences, have some fun and don’t forget to post our favorite.


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