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New from Maryland... My first Que!

post #1 of 12
Thread Starter 
What's going on! I've been a smoke fanatic since my step-father introduced me over ten years ago.. He's always made perfect Que and every time I try a new BBQ joint, i realize it even more. I've read the forums quite a bit and finally got myself a smoker, based on all the advice given! I've hardly ever had good Que in the greater Washington, DC area.. and hope to start making my own all the time!

I'm definitely just learning to smoke.. but a long time practicer and lover of cooking... grilling.. and eating! I love to make my own rubs for grilling.. cooking is a hobby of mine.

I love spicy!!!! You can't get too hot for me... and I can't wait to make my own ABT's!

My new rig:

My first Que, done yesterday!

Nice to meet you all!
post #2 of 12
Looks like you're smoking like a pro! And check out that smoke ring -- nice work! points.gifCongrats on the new smoker and the new addiction. There's no gum, there's no patch -- you're stuck with this one! ABT's rock!

What else was in there besides the brisket?
post #3 of 12
Scott welcome to SMF glad you decided to join us. Congrats on the new smoker and the food looks awesome. If the ABT's prove to mild for you I have seen them made using Habenaros biggrin.gif Have fun and happy smoking
post #4 of 12
Habenaros???!!!!! Ouch!!!!! You got an asbestos mouth, Pineywoods??!!
post #5 of 12
Welcome Scott! Really like the new smoker and looking forward to seeing more post points.gif.
post #6 of 12
Man thats a really nice smoke ring. Welcome aboard.
post #7 of 12
I didn't eat one I'm not that crazy but I know several of our members that have
post #8 of 12
Thread Starter 
Hey.. Thanks!

I did 2 spare ribs and 2 turkey tenderloins for the Misses. I didn't really like the tenderloins myself, odd texture.. i meant to buy breast.

I had a grease fire and it basically ruined the ribs (1 set completely, 1 was eatable)... I made a post about it in the propane section... I think the wood chunks burned really hot and got up around the water pan or caught the sides on fire... Maybe I should have soaked the chunks, but a lot of people say they don't.... so I don't know...

Thanks for the kind words everyone...

post #9 of 12

Welcome to SMF, Glad to have you with us. This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.

For those of you new to Smoking, be sure to check out Jeff's 5 Day Smoking Basics eCourse.
Click Here it's "FREE" ... 5 Day eCourse

I Would Highly Suggest Reading these posts on Food Safety by bbally.

This thread will tell you basically everything you need to know and the man explaining it is
both a ServSafe Instructor and a HACCP Instructor.


Here you can get the 2009 USDA Food Safety Guide from his site.

How to post Qview to Forum:

When you uploading to Photobucket I always use the Large IMG setting, 640 x 480 it is a nice size...

Everyone here enjoys seeing the Qview so be sure to post plenty of pics...

Large ones that us old people with bad eyes can see.

For Step By Step Instructions On Posting Qview Check Out This Tutorial

post #10 of 12
My mouth is watering,it has an awesome smoke ring and looks extremely juicy...
post #11 of 12
First off welcome Scott to SMF. You'll like it here cause there are abunch of good folks here that would just love to help you out with just about anything to do with smoking. We really like to have newbies here because they can bring in a new propective to how things are done. There's nothing like a new set of eyes to give and new way to make things that little differant to make things alittle better. So I hope you know about the Qview here.
Here's a link to photobucket it's free and easy to download pictures. Then if your really new to smoking Look up the E-course.
It's also free and it will give you the basics of smoking. So after all of that you just need to go grab something to smoke and if you have any question just post them here and we will answer it quickly so you don't have any mishaps with your smoke.
Welcome To Your New Addiction
post #12 of 12
welcome to smf, glad we got another from the area here
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