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post #1 of 18
Thread Starter 
Posted a thread in Beef about my first brisket attempt coming up and didn't realize I should post here first. First of all, my name is KeAloha and am in Portland, OR. I grew up in Hawaii, so I never had exposure to real que. Yeah, I've made a lot of kalua pork, but that's in the safe confines of an oven. Since I homebrew, I figured it was up to myself to make my own barbecue instead of waiting for a restaurant up here to do it for me.

I got my first smoker last year, a Char Griller, and did some mods I found on another forum to make it perform better. Did some butts, ribs, and chicken on it last summer and got fairly comfortable with it.

And that brings me to now. Found this forum a few weeks ago and it looks to be the friendliest and most active one out there. A new season of smoking is starting and I want to smoke a lot more meat this year. Here is my brisket thread if you are interested.
post #2 of 18
Welcome aboard. Let us know how that brisket comes out. Looks like you've already lots of good advice.
post #3 of 18
Welcome to the SMF Family, Toenut! Saw your post about the beef brisket and it looks as if you're off to a good start.

This is a great place, look forward to seeing Q-VUE of your future smokes!

post #4 of 18
Welcome to our little corner of the web, Toenut. Glad to have you with us.

post #5 of 18
welcome to SMF! ya the chief got you,I almost tagged ya but was off dutie.what u mean no q in the islands-pig in the sand covered in banna leaves with some poi on the side-heck I might be a howlie but hawaii has some great smoke going on. glad u found us-enjoy
post #6 of 18
welcome toenut.............hey......i know you have qued for awhile......but still....check out Jeffs FREE 5-day mite be surprised at what you mite learn..........

oh.......and by the can come outta the corner now..........LOLOL
post #7 of 18
Welcome to SMF. Tell your friends about us. and warn them about skipping roll call.
post #8 of 18
Aloha from just down the road a ways!
post #9 of 18
Welcome to the forum. You are right. This is the best smokin forum on the web
post #10 of 18
Thread Starter 
Oh, don't get me wrong, I love good kalua pork and lau lau, but pretty much everyone just cooks it in the oven now. Most of the stuff the people talk about here I've never seen before, let alone eaten them such as cracklins, burnt ends, ABTs(I've at least heard of these and know what ABT stands for). And for now, Carolina vs. Texas vs. <insert state/city/region> styles completely fly over my head. I've got my homebrewing down, now I have to learn about and make some awesome BBQ to go with it.

All these replies are getting me excited to do the all nighter and get some pics up.
post #11 of 18
cool just ribbing ya-and ya won't take time at all and you gonna be doing all those things and more-I use the fat off my bacon bellies to make cracklins-Dr. don't care for it but I sure love them-and in cornbread OH MY.your gonna have fun here. my x grew up in the islands so know a little.
post #12 of 18
Welcome to the forum Toenut! Glad to have you
post #13 of 18
Welcome aboard...................Glad you found us and stopped lurking.............
post #14 of 18
Welcome to SMF. Lots of good folks and info here. Ya might wanna check out the free 5 day course Jeff has set up for those who are interested!
post #15 of 18
Welcome to the SMF, you'll find plenty of good advise on most types of smoking, grilling, cooking, brewing, and chewing too!
post #16 of 18
Hey Toenut, Welcome to SMF,This Forum will be your 2nd family when your are smoking all different kinds of meat,and anything else u can think of,Enjoy the site and NEVER be SCARED to ask questions

post #17 of 18
welcome to smf, you will have a great time here. dont forget to ask questions-you will get replies gauranteed, also ck out old threads!!!
post #18 of 18
Welcome to the best forum on the internet! Lots of good people around here.
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