j from jersey, new to smoking...
i had a little smoker, home depot cheapy from last year. attemepted to smoke a couple racks of ribs towards the end of last summer....FAIL. went back to it a couple weeks back and a repeated fail. back to google.
always seemed to bring me to posts on this site....interesting.
so i decided it should try offset smoker instead. that way i am not burning food.
picked up a ok joe smoker... the smaller one. messed up some ribs this sat. and threw out a but yesterday after 6 hours of my style smoking and then hitting it with a thermo....read 200 so i thought i was good... it did look good unlike my other smokes.
wife brought it in, sliced it, yelled its still raw....so i chucked it.
i will keep reading and keep trying. just might need a 3rd job to pay for practice meats.
great site from what i have been seeing so far