Today I ordered a Brinkmann Trailmaster, vertical offset smoker.
I know it's late in the season, but here in NJ there will still be some hot/warm days.
I'm a pretty good home cook and just kind of wing things when I cook, as opposed to using recipes.
Up until this summer I had a cheap Char Broil offset horizontal smoker which I used a few times a summer. (with pretty good results)
I have abandoned propane and, for the past 2 summers, use charcoal and oak logs for grilling.
The vertical Trailmaster caught my eye right away because of the way higher meats will baste the meats on the lower levels. I can see the lower levels being the grown-up cuts and the upper levels the kids' meats!
I look forward to entertaining friends and family with the 1390 sq. inches of cook space.
Hopefully I can add to "the collective" with some recipes and ideas.
My ultimate goal is to make a good brisket. I never had much luck with beef on the smoker; but then again, it was a cheap off-set.
New Jersey, USA