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Newbie using Brinkmann Gourmet!

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New to this smoking malarkey, fires up the brinkmann last night for the first time and cooked a garlic butter chicken. Tasted really great, moist and soft!

I did pop some soaked chips on, some wrapped in foil with slits in and some directly onto the charcoals. Didn't want to over do it as I've read it can turn food bitter.

So lots to learn, any help, tips on charcoal, smoking chips/lumps, basic stuff appreciated!

Currently experiencing unusually warm weather here just south of Birmingham UK. Lots of use coming up!!

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JB, morning and welcome to the forum....   Dave

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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.


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Hi JB, welcome to SMF! 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!

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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?  Might meet some 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!


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