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So I am both old and new to bbq. I was very active and as life will do on occasion, things dropped away for a bit. This seasons adventures started with the notion that we needed new equipment because my spouse has been decorating mad. Whilst I was at work he "surprised" me with a (wipe your tears from laughing folks) a very stylish copper and stainless gas grill. I didn't take to it, bit he likes it for fast and lazy cooking for large entertaining. Naturally, I ruined the entire patio decor by adding a large smoker/grill Lang hybrid. I get fewer complaints when he eats a half slab in a matter of minutes though.

I am not a competitor, but I am competitive so I spend a lot of time tasting and comparing and taking it home and perfecting my own. I have only disappointed myself. :) Now I enjoy teaching younger people the art of cast iron cooking and old fashioned bbq.

By the way. I LOVE Mesquite. I grew up in the southwest and it was everywhete. Here in Ohio you wind up with a lot of hickory and applewood. I will sometimes order in mesquite, but not that often. I like to add moisture to the smoker so you can find all kinds of fluids in the tray on my grill. Just depends on the mood and the day.
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Hiya Meitreya and welcome.  Every ones really friendly and helpful on here, I'm sure you'll have fun.

 

Gary

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Glad you joined the group. The search bar at the top of any page is your best friend.
About anything you wanna know about smoking/grilling/curing/brining/cutting or slicing
and the list goes on has probably been posted. Remember to post a QVIEW of your smokes.
We are all smoke junkies here and we have to get our fix. If you have questions Post it
and you will probably get 10 replies with 11 different answers. That is because their
are so many different ways to make great Q We all have our own taste.

Happy smoken.

David

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welcome1.gifto SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! Would you mind updating your profile to show the other SMF members where you are located?  Ya just might meet a few neighbors!

 

You should sign up for Jeff's Free 5 day E-Course, and it's great!  This is chock full of great information....no matter what your experience level might be!

 

If you didn't read the "Terms of Service" notes.....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know about those pesky little rules before plunging into the forums and some guidelines of how to interact within the forums. Off site links are not allowed here at SMF per Jeff in Rule #11. Not that you have done anything wrong....just a little bit of FYI for new members!

 

If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!

 

Kat

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Hello and welcome to the Forums!  Glad you joined us.  This is a great place to share ideas on our favorite pastimes...smoking and grilling great food!  There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another.  Any time you need help, just ask and you'll get plenty!

 

Red

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Thanks! I did read the TOS. I am a little concerned about the SPAM rule. Only because I have been to Hawaii and will vacation there again. If they try to smoke it and I have to eat it, I will be compelled to share. ;) (oooh, day one and already sassy.. )
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Thanks! I did read the TOS. I am a little concerned about the SPAM rule. Only because I have been to Hawaii and will vacation there again. If they try to smoke it and I have to eat it, I will be compelled to share. ;) (oooh, day one and already sassy.. )

LOL!  good one!  (I like Spam too)

 

Kat

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