I decided to join the fraternity of smokers. It's the best way to cook and most importantly the best way to eat.
I'm an old city boy now in the midwest looking for some help. I decided to purchase a vertical gas BBQ PRO that I saw at Sears today on sale. It appeared to be a good "rookie" smoker. Anyways, I burned it for a couple hours to get the factory smell out of it. I got an awesome chicken recipe and I'm ready to role. Except I can't get the thing to get over 150 degrees. I need to be at 250 degrees. It's 50 degrees and windy outside. I didn't use much water and I used 2 handfuls of chips (I'll get chunks tomorrow) and I keep dumping chips in and I can't get it the temp up. Help a brother out!!