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well ive been aroung about a week. im from illinois. be 34 next month. been cooking since i was in my teens. i love seafoods and meats.

slow cooked and grilld foods are my staple. ya im a chunky guy. but ya got to love something. right?

i fish and hunt. im a taxidermist and a union plasterer by trade. been doing that for 15 years.

i have a rep around town of being a good cook. but some are afraid to eat my foods because of the chilihead rep i have as well. i grow a garden every year. and have since i moved out at 18. even when i rented before i bought my home. i grow chilis. lost of chilis. from bells to habenaros. and added exotics this year. a friend in texas that has his own rub and seasoning line sent me seeds. african fatili, scotch bonnet, fatili naga jolokis cross, and i grew jolokias this year for the first time. as well as horseradish for the first year.

i have 2 boys. tilers 9 joesef is 16 months. im married and do 90% of the cooking. my oldest loves my smoked tilapia and beef brisket. and i do a pretty good pork loin often. cooked one this month for several fishing buddies from another foreum at a campground. over charcoals and hardwood from the timber we were at.
heres me and my boys bluegill fishing. joesefs first.

heres a couple deer i mounted last year.

i also raise rabbits. newzelad whites and a couple other mixed breeds. for meat. so there be some rabbit on the smoking threads soon.PDT_Armataz_01_28.gif
fried rabbit milk gravy.

there good eats. i smoked my first whole one this year. talk about good. one more pic lol. heres the rabbit.

so enough jabbering from me. i was reffered here by a friend on a catfish fourum. i still haven found him. ill have to ask him his user name. hope to get to know lots of good folks here. hello from il.PDT_Armataz_01_06.gif

what the heck. i love pics. heres a brisket i did this spring. i take pics of alot of food to post in the diner on the catfish fourum too.

i burn wood for heat in my shop and even in the home now due to the redicioulious gas costs. i get apple and fruit wood from time to time. and its all split into small sticks about 1"x 1" square. and save it all for smoking wood.
post #2 of 12
Welcome to the forum and thanks for the pics. Would like to hear more about smoking the rabbits. Hunting season is almost upon usbiggrin.gif .
post #3 of 12
Welcome aboard. Very friendly and informative bunch here. Looks like you have something to add. Look for more questions from the folks here about those rabbits. icon_smile.gif
post #4 of 12
Welcome to SMF! Smoked bunny sounds great! Looking forward to your posts.
post #5 of 12
Welcome BGC. Looks and sounds like you like this place.
post #6 of 12
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yep. still messing around figureing out the fourem. i lil different than the fishing one, lol. im on there alot. almost 5 years 5 million reps and 6000+ posts.eek.gif and thats after 2-3 server changes and thousands apon thousands of lost posts.eek.gif

i like to chat and share pics. so far so good here. love the pics and the info. looking forward to getting some new ones up soon. there will be lots of wild game ones from me.PDT_Armataz_01_18.gif
post #7 of 12

Linbru (screen)

Welcome Jeremy!!! Screen from catfish1.com - Told you that you would love this place - best on the net for smokin.

Rip is on here too. Great information here and even the pro's will chime in and help when you need it. Of course you at your young age have been cooking for quite some time.

Again WELCOME!!!
post #8 of 12
He travels quite a bit for his work.
post #9 of 12
Your Q view looks great! drool drool drool
post #10 of 12
welcome to smf!!! lots of great people here to share with, we need more hunters to step up with there wild game. it is premo food if prepared correct and no assembly line meat can beat it!!! ounds like you have a bit of expierience to share and am looking forward to your posts. share some of your smokes with qview!!!
post #11 of 12
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RIP. who is that? what is flowing over my head? lol. good to see ya here too. thanks all. got a brisket for this weekend getting ready. deer season is coming and hunting season. and i just butchered 13 rabbits. more game cooks soon.

found hip bruce. didnt recognize the name but did the face. i think bayoubear is the same from catfish1 as well. on catfish 1 hes from texas. and here too. sent a pm but havent heard back yet.
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Welcome to SMF.
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