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Hi from Pacific Northwest

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Hi all,


Just found this forum this morning.  What a TON of information!!  We are in Spokane, WA.  Brand new to smoking, have done a lot of grilling in the past, but just bought a Traeger JR yesterday after talking for a few hours with an old friend that uses his ragged.


Have a lot to learn, ordered the book "Charcuterie" from Amazon per his recommendation too, should be here tomorrow.  Today we started with a pork butt for pulled pork, using apple pellets and spritzing with apple juice.  Have a couple racks of Costco pre-rubbed St. Louis Style Ribs in the fridge waiting for adventure #2.


Thanks to all for sharing so much information for newbies.  I have a lot of reading to do, really looking forward to this new hobby.  Sun is shining, pool is sparkling, smoker smells wonderful and Olympics is on ... perfect summer day.


Vic and Carly

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Welcome aboard.  Careful, this can become addicting.

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Hi Vic and Carly! welcome1.gifto SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 40,000 members and over 800,000 posts so you should be able to find almost anything you want to know. Remember the search bar at the top can be your best friend for finding answers fast!

Would you do us a favor and update your profile to include your location, Thanks!

You might want to check out Jeff's Free 5 day E-course it will teach you all the basics and a whole lot more!

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Hello Vic and Carly and welcome1.gif to SMF - glad to have you here. You are going to have fun with the new smoker 

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Hello Vic and Carly! Welcome to SMF and the wonderful world of smoked foods!

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Welcome Vic and Carly - I'm in Coeur d'Alene and have had my Traeger Jr about 3 years - I use it year round..!! finished a pork butt for pulled pork this week (9 lb butt - 6 hr on smoke and 4 hr wrapped in foil in oven) it was to-die-for.  Good luck with your new adventure. Time for wine..!!

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Welcome, also from coeur d alene. Just joined. Good to see fellow north idahoans.
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