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New from Northern Illinois

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Hi Everybody,


New to the forums.  A little about me:


From: Houston

Current: McHenry Illinois, northwest suburb of Chicago


Smoker:  Offset 

Model: Oklahoma Joe Highland

Mods:  Sealant, Custom Firebox, Gasket, Firebrick used as baffle


Preferred Meat:  Babyback/Spare Ribs, Sausage, Glazed Hams, Pork Shoulder

Preferred Wood:  Post Oak, Mesquite, Hickory

Years Smoking: 5


Interested in:

-learning how to smoke seafood like shrimp or salmon

-using fresh fruit in sauces or glazes(rasberry, blueberry, etc)

-Bacon wrapped quail


My favorite BBQ spots:

Kreuz Market, Lockhart TX

Blacks BBQ, Lockhart, TX

Midway Meat Market, Katy, TX

17th St. BBQ, Murphysboro, IL


Thanks for reading,



post #2 of 4

Welcome to the board! I'm running an offset, too, Google keaton + general.

post #3 of 4

Welcome to SMF! Glad to have you with us!



post #4 of 4

Welcome to the site.  Nice looking smoker you've got there.

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