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Hello from Afghanistan

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Back in the states, I'm from Michigan, but for the past 5 years, Afghanistan has pretty much been home. I'm a security contractor and have to go where the work is, and unfortunately it's not usually in nice places. 


I get home a couple of times a year, and even though I'm relatively new to smoking, it's one of the first things I do after I arrive. Like I said I'm a newbie, and the information I'm finding in the forums is incredible. With the cost of meat these days, the last thing I want to do is mess up an expensive cut. The information on preparation, smoking times and temps, wood types, etc, etc. a great help. Before I read your forums, the only bark I'd ever heard of came from a dog or was on the outside of a tree. 


The only thing that sucks about this site, is it makes me hungry for things I can't have for another 5 or 6 months. When I read the recipe's and techniques, I want to head right to the store and pick up meat for my next project. Oh well, it is what it is. Even though all I can do now is read about smoking, it makes home seem just a little bit closer. Thanks again.

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texas.gif  Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a sunny and cool East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.





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First of all let me say STAY SAFE over there!! I've heard it's not a fun place to be!!
Second Welcome, from southern Ohio, to the best forum on the internet if you are looking to learn how to BBQ/smoke/brine/cure/inject. Well you get the picture if you can do it to something you put on a plate to eat then someone here has probably done it. Use the search bar at the top of the page and you will be led to the answer to most every question you can think of. If you don't find the answer there then just post it and someone will chime in with there opinion on the subject.
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Think you Sir for your. Service !! It's people like you that allows people like us to have cook outs and watch football games etc. :. And enjoy the freedoms we have. Which unfortunaly a lot people take for granted. Wish you a safe return and God speed my friend!!
Oh yea! Welcome aboard to the forums!!
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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...
Happy smoken.

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