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I love slow smoked food. I have been using a cheap R2D2 smoker for years but never really enjoyed using it. I decided it was time to get serious and upgrade to a nice heavy offset. I was planning on getting the 16" Horizon Classic RD but when we got to the store my lovely wife said it looked to small and upgraded me to the 20".

I have been using it for about a week and have done a rack of ribs, a chicken, a beef roast and some sausages. I think I may be addicted. Here is a pic of the chicken.

Today I have put on 2 racks of ribs and will be using the 321 method. It will be the first time I have wrapped my ribs. I'm looking forward to learning the finer details of smoking meat and sharing my adventures.
post #2 of 8

Welcome to the forum, nothing like getting a new smoker, Chicken looks good, be sure and post pictures of your ribs.


Gary S

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Thanks Gary. Here is a sneek peek 2 hours in. Had to give it a little apple juice spritz.

post #4 of 8

welcome and congrats on the New Smoker... sounds like your bride is a keeper ! your ribs look fanatastic

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Here are the finished ribs. By far the best I have ever made.

While I was at it I made a pouch of potatoes, onions and cheese.

And grilled some pineapple in the firebox.

My tummy is very happy tonight. yahoo.gif
post #6 of 8

Job well done !!  welcome to the forum and happy smoking:beercheer:

post #7 of 8

Looks great !!!   I haven't done the potatoes and onion's in a pouch in a while, kinda forgot about them, glad you did some to remind me.


Gary S

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Welcome to the Smoking  forum.   You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have.  Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right.  LOL.   Don’t forget to post qviews.



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