Hi My name is Jim,
My buddy John left for the Virgn Islands and he left me with a daily craving for smoked stuff. I am now on this forum with his blessings. I hope to learn how to smoke my own stuff.
I'd say that was down right rude cept he did see you off to the forum and that's a good start
A good place to start is http://www.smoking-meat.com/ sign up for the news letter and the 5 day e course.
Glad to have you here. Now take a deep breath. We'll help you through this had have you smokin like a pro in no time
to SMF Jim,
Just use the search tool for what you're looking for, If you're still not sure just post your questions in the proper forum and you'll get all the help you need to make some great Q.
Good luck and we have 1 rule......................
Don't forget the Qview
Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us.
This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.
Many of our members have years of experience in smoking meat. They are more than happy helping Newbies learn the art.
We have members who cure there own Bacon, Hams, Jerky, Snack Sticks, Make Their own Sausage, etc. if you want to learn,
this is the place.
Don't be afraid to ask questions of them and follow their advice. You won't be sorry, you will be making great Q in no time at all...
Just remember, when curing your own meats follow the instructions included with the cure to the letter, this is not something to experiment with.
Never use more cure no mater if it is Tender Quick or Cure #1 or Cure #2 than the manufacturer says to use, this can be very dangerous.
Tender Quick and Cure#1 or Cure #2 are not interchangeable, neither Cure #1 interchangeable with Cure #2 or vise versa
Tips For New Members.
If you are wanting to get into curing meat, there are many members here more than happy to help and give good advice.
If you are unsure of a procedure ASK, don't ASSUME, It will make your Smoking experience much more pleasant...
This site has tons of info.
I would suggest you spend some time reading all the different forums and the
Then use the handy dandy search tool for specific interests!!
Take the awesome free E-Course!!!
Have a great day!!!