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Finally got serious

post #1 of 13
Thread Starter 
Hello all!

My name's Darren and I live just south of Indy. A couple of years ago I was at a buddy's house in Tennessee who smoked a pork butt one Saturday. Watching his process got me interested so when I got home I bought a Chargriller with the side smoke box. Results were spotty to say the least.

This year I started getting serious about smoking and I think it's paid off. I'd lurk around the forums to get ideas and have not been disappointed yet! So far this summer I've smoked a pork butt, a chicken, a rack of ribs, and this past Sunday a pork loin. Everything has turned out wonderful. This Saturday I'm attempting my first multi-smoke. I've got some friends and family coming over and I've told them I'm going to get 2 butts to throw on the grill. I finally feel comfortable enough to cook for other people so hopefully all will go well!

My pork loin that I just did turned out real nice. This was the first picture taken from my phone so forgive the thumb in the corner. icon_smile.gif

I've got a few more pictures still on my camera at home that I figured I'd post when I got a chance to move them over to my PC.
post #2 of 13
One of the best phone photos I've seen yet.

Welcome from Iowa. Glad to have ya here. And looking forward to seeing your next smoke.
post #3 of 13
Welcome to SMF. Glad you decided to join us. Nice job on the loin and looking forward to more qview.
post #4 of 13
Welcome to SMF! We're practically neighbors...just north of you on the southeast side of Indy
post #5 of 13
Thread Starter 
Well hey, neighbor!

My wife still has family on the southeast side and we used to live by U of I (I know that's more southside but I hear northsiders call that area Beech Grove, go figure icon_smile.gif) till we moved down to Greenwood.
post #6 of 13
first off welcome to SMF. You'll like ti here there are loads of good people who just love to help you with most of your question. You say your ready to get serious about smoking meat ha just what till it gets ready for you and then the addiction sets in. You'll start----- well I'll let you find out but remember it's coming soon.
post #7 of 13
Welcome...glad you are here...
post #8 of 13
Welcome aboard! Nice job on the loin
post #9 of 13
Welcome to SMF that loin looks great. Check out the ABT's if your having friends over makes for a great snack. Have fun and happy smoking
post #10 of 13
And a fatty with the ABT's! Stuff it and smoke it, ya-hoo! PDT_Armataz_01_25.gif
post #11 of 13

Hey, welcome

post #12 of 13
Welcome, We're glad you could join us. Have fun and Keep posting pictures like the one you just did.
post #13 of 13
Welcome to the forum. Glad to have you aboard.
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