I'm from Williston, North Dakota, and my enthusiasm for smoking started this time last year 2012.
I just picked up a Weber Smokey Mountain and I'm having a great time with it! Actually have a brisket on at this very moment!
Talk to you soon!
Welcome to the forums, Ryan! Glad you've joined us. You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastimes...grilling, smoking, and curing great food! There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another. Just ask any time you need help and you'll get plenty!