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New here...I've smoked some bacon before, on a Smoke Hollow (I think) vertical smoker. There just was not enough insulation for Michigan winters, so I decided to go heavy duty when I came across electric lab ovens very cheaply. Now all I have to do is hope some of the guys from Electric Smokers can help me with the finer details in modifying my lab oven into a quality smoker!

I'm pretty new to outdoor cooking- the closest I came growing up was cooking on a woodstove. Due to food allergies to corn & all its derivatives, I have to prepare almost all my food from scratch, from the most simple, basic, whole ingredients. This includes grinding grain to bake with, making homemade marshmallow, canning & dehydrating, etc...making bacon & smoking other meats fits right in.
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Thank you for the introduction, and welcome to the SMF. Sounds like you have some recipes that could be enjoyed by all.
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Welcome to the site laboven.
You may have to do more prep work due to your allergies but I'm betting most of the stuff you do from scratch knocks the socks off anything you can buy premade with all kinds of crap fillers.
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welcome to the SMF you will find us a friendly bunch and always ready to help out. there are some pretty nice electric builds on here and Im sure they will pipe in to give you a hand. welcome!
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Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
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Welcome to SMF

Welcome to SMF laboven!!
Glad you decided to join us.
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First off welcome to SMF. Your gonna like it here cause there are alot of good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smokin. Next I think you should look up the E-course it's free and very informative and it will show you the basics of smoking. Then check this out
It will show you how to post Qview (pictures) and we like that so we can see what your smoking with and what your smoking. So go get something to smoke.
Welcome to The Addiction
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From Michigan

Oop's I forgot to ask you. What part of Michigan are you from. I grew up in Redford Michigan. Now live in Florida till ??
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Welcome to SMF! Glad to have you with us!
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Welcome to smf !!icon_mrgreen.gif
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Welcome aboard!
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A big Welcome to you

homade marshmallow sound good.
Welcome again from Indiana which is not far from you
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Welcome to the SMF. Glad you joined us. You'll learn lots on here. Can't wait to see some of your made from scratch goodies!
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Welcome, Glad to have you with us. This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.

Be sure to check out Jeff's 5Day Smoking Basics eCourse, you can find it here it's "FREE"...5 Day e Course

Everyone here enjoys seeing the qview so be sure to post plenty of pics.
post #15 of 18
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the warm welcome!

I'm hoping to do a trial run with my laboven BBQ this weekend
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welcome to smf!!! actually you may be helping alot of us as well. theres a pretty good bunch who like to do things from scratch if possible. look forward to your posts!!!
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welcome to smf !
post #18 of 18
Hello from Montana. Welcome to the greatest place on earth!
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