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Hello from Saskatchewan

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Hi all!

 

I bought a Traeger Lil Tex (or Colt 45 as it was called then) about ten years ago and never looked back.  

 

I've used it mostly for grilling, but then one Thanksgiving I bought the pellet hopper extension and smoked a turkey.  It was delicious, but tasted like ham!  I really wanted the taste of smoked turkey, not ham! 

 

Recently I've smoked some pulled pork and my first brisket, and they turned out great. 

 

I'm looking forward to learning a lot here!

post #2 of 7

Hi Lorene!

 

welcome1.gif to the SMF, the best BBQ site on the web.  Whatever you need to know about the fine art of BBQ you can find it right here, from recipes to technical knowledge.

 

One thing you need to know about us is that we like to see pictures of your creations and your gear.  We call it Q-View and its basically the Rules.gif!!!

 

So, don't just talk about your food, show it!  Otherwise you may get a gentle reminder, like this...

 

worthless.gif  or this...th_What_NO_QVIEW.gif

Good Luck and Get Smokin'

 

Bill

post #3 of 7

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

post #4 of 7
Hi Lorene! 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!

Tell us more about the process you used for the turkey and maybe we can figure out why it tasted like ham and help you get it tasting like turkey!
post #5 of 7

welcome1.gifto SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! 

 

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!

 

Here is the proper way to post Q-view or photos here at SMF. http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/125263/how-to-upload-a-photo-q-view-to-your-post

 

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

 

Kat

post #6 of 7

Hello fellow Canadian. Allow me to say, go Riders. I am a BC fan but you have to love Rider Nation.

 

I only started smoking last fall and I didn't have much success until I found this forum. I have had my questions answered, been given great advice and have found dozens of smoking projects I want to try.

 

I really suggest you try posting some of your projects with pictures and descriptions. You will get a lot of advice and suggestions.

 

Welcome to the forum!

 

Disco

post #7 of 7

Welcome to the forums, Lorene!  You've found a great place for sharing ideas on smoking, grilling, curing, etc.  There are plenty of friendly, knowledgeable folks who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask when you have questions and someone here will have the answer.

 

Red

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