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Hello from Mid-Michigan

post #1 of 16
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Hello from Grand Blanc Michigan.

I just got my first smoker, a Great Outdoors Smokey Mountain wide body (after reading posts on here). I read all the debates about electric vs propane vs charcol but I decided that since I've never used a smoker in my life that propane would probaby be a bit easier to learn on.

Every fathers day I have both sets of parents over for a nice cook out and last year I tried to make some ribs on the grill using some crazy recipe and basically they came out horrid. This year I was determined to avenge myself so I got a smoker and even though it was its maiden voyage I still managed to create magic in that thing. I did 9 pounds of ribs with a crazy Carolina style sauce and a beer can chicken just to fill the rest of the space in the smoker, then my wife finished it off with two fantastic salads and a cake that tasted like a York Peppermint Patty. Now I need to start to refine my style so I can get as good as some of you guys on here. I still have a long LONG way to go and a lot to learn but with a great resource like this one I know I'll have help along the way.


post #2 of 16
Welcome to the forum.
post #3 of 16
Welcome to SMF's and glad ya found us! If you have any questions, dont hesitate to ask.
post #4 of 16
Welcome to the SMF, WZ. (Plymouth here) You have come to the right place to get better. Enjoy and we like q-view.

The free 5 day course is a good place to start as well as Jeff's rub recipe (a few $). You of course may know of these already.
post #5 of 16
Welcome aboard and enjoy that new cooker.
post #6 of 16
Howdee and welcome from Lake Orion!
post #7 of 16
Welcome to the forums you will enjoy it.
post #8 of 16
Welcome to the forum Russ!
post #9 of 16
Welcome to the forum Russ from just down I-75. Sounds like you had a great first smokePDT_Armataz_01_37.gif My smoking skills have improved greatly since joining this forum and I'm sure your's will too.

Glad to have ya here.
post #10 of 16
welcome to SMF, share some smokes!!!!
post #11 of 16
Hey Russ. Keep the good smokews going. Welcome.
post #12 of 16
Welcome Russ! A great first smoke just leads to more great smokes. You'll be amazed at how quickly your smokin skills develop as you use the tried and true methods of the very talented members you'll find in this forum!
post #13 of 16
Welcome russ from the thumb area. Glad to have you.
post #14 of 16
Welcome to SMF! Glad you are here!

Take care, have fun, and do good!


post #15 of 16
Glad you found us Russ!! Keep up the good wwork. he Que just keeps getting better
post #16 of 16
Welcome to the forum from Windsor Ont. Its a great forum with great people always willing to help.
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