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Smokin in Massachusetts

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I live in Southeastern Massachusetts, but I grew up in Connecticut and after living here for 35 years I'm still not a native.  I have smoked meats on vertical water smokers, horizontal smokers with side firebox, and even on my 22" Weber kettle, but now I'm having fun with my large Big Green Egg.  Originally I had a job that sent me all over the country and whenever I was in a region where BBQ was popular I would sample the local fare. In the Northeast there is little BBQ culture and if you want it done right you have to do it yourself. My goal is to smoke low and slow with tasty wood chunks and charcoal over long periods of time. Having fun and eating well!

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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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Hiya Sabato Domenica and welcome, plenty of friendly folks around here, have fun.



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welcome1.gif to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 50,000 members who just love to share their experience and over 1,000,000 posts describing it! Yea that’s right over 1,000,000!

We have an Articles section that is full of great information about smoking to include a lot of recipes and instructionals. Check it out there is a lot to learn in there!

You might want to check out Jeff's Free 5 day E-Course, it will teach you all the basics plus a whole lot more!
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welcome1.gif neighbor! You are right about the scarcity of good BBQ in New England . I had a nice brisket sandwich this afternoon at a place called Bison County in Waltham , but they are the exception to the rule. Anyhow , this forum is very good. Lots of good people here. grilling_smilie.gif
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welcome1.gifto SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! 


We love to see pictures of what you are cooking (or what we call q-views here at SMF).  To "upload the q-views" just follow the directions here and it will be easier. If you are using a cell phone, an IPad or a kindle, go to the main SMF page and click the Mobile button. Will make the uploads a bit faster too.


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. 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!



post #7 of 9
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Thanks for the Welcome.  It seems to me that there should be a Group dedicated to the Big Green Egg smoker as there are with some other smokers.

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Welcome to the forums!  This is the best place I know for sharing ideas on smoking, grilling, curing, etc.  There are plenty of friendly and knowledgeable folks who really enjoy helping one another.  Just holler when you need anything, and someone here will have the answer.



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My heavenly BBQ set-up!  1000

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