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Hello From a Novice Smoker

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Thread Starter 

Got spare ribs on the smoker right now; thought this is a good place to get good advice. Look forward to learning more.

post #2 of 11
How bout some pics?
post #3 of 11
Thread Starter 

I wish I could say the Ribs were a little over done... Thank God I had some Earl Campbell's.

post #4 of 11
You'll get the hang of it. What temp did you cook at? How long? What kind of smoker? What kind of wood? There are a lot of variables that can trip you up when smoking but with a little practice you can get them all in line and produce delicious food.
post #5 of 11

Ribs can be a little tricky, You really have to keep an eye on them, Just learn from all your smokes, (gives you an excuse to smoke some more)


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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Sorry For the late reply work got crazy. I cook at 225 for 3 hours then wraped them for 2 hours with apple juice and apple vinger cooked down with red crushed pepper. Then I put them back on the smoker for about 45 minutes. I have a master built electric smoker with hickory wood chips.

post #8 of 11
Hmmmm I can't be of much help really since I have never wrapped ribs and I have a fire breather. I'm sure one of the electric guys that wrap will come around soon to give advice.
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A proud Moment.


Folks please welcome my son Brennan to the forum!


Those bones do look a bit dry son Next time just add the apple juice and maybe a bit more than you did this time.  We need to make a heat sink for your MES and that will help with those Temp Fluctuations. 

Brian AKA Dad.

Edited by BDSkelly - 5/11/14 at 5:36pm
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Welcome Brennan, them ribs look great... You'll learn somethin new each time ya smoke, have fun with it !
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Good looking hot links too!

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