Hello From East Texas

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by lynn livingston, Feb 23, 2010.

  1. Hello everyone. My name is Lynn Livingston and I'm from East Texas. It's just me and the wife and the kitty kats at home now days. The kids are 'bout grown and have given us a couple great grand-kids so far.
    Been grilling a short while and quickly came to realize I was in "over my head" when trying to create some great tasting meat. I can grill up some edible food, but it's not what I was hoping to achieve. I can buy better down at the local pig, and I really want to try to change that.
    I'm not looking to compete or anything, just learn about grillin', cook up some good grub, and most of all enjoy the journey.
    I have the standard Char-Griller with the side box added just recently. That friggin' side box is really what caused me to go looking for some help. That thing has made a fool out of me for the last time! I just knew I could make better grub with that thing attached, but I didn't know I'd have to learn how to use it properly. I must have got a couple bad units, because the pictures on the box don't look like what's coming out of my griller! [​IMG] Plus, the instructions inside don't say anything about all the hours it was going to take to learn how to use it either! [​IMG]

    Well, hopefully, with all the info to digest here, I can start learning to cook up some grub somebody might want to eat. Looking forward to meetin' and greetin' you folks!

    Lynn Livingston
     
  2. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks here and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview. [​IMG]
     
  3. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF glad you joined us. You'll find lots of good info here maybe even some about modifying your smoker to work better than it does now. If you have questions just ask and someone will try to help answer them. Have fun and happy smoking
     
  4. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF, and thanks for the introduction. I think you're going to enjoy reading and interacting with our friendly members. It's all good my friend.
     
  5. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hello Lynn and welcome to SMF. I am sure that with a little reading here you will be turning out some tasty Q - Let us know how we can help
     
  6. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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  7. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF, Lynn. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum. It won't be long and you'll be smoking like a pro! If you have any questions, feel free to ask and you will get all the help you need.
     
  9. acemakr

    acemakr Smoking Fanatic

    Lynn, hello from Denton and welcome to the SMF. It might take you an hour or so, but I'm willing to bet you'll be able to find a thread that addresses the challenges you're experiencing.

    As I've been told on more than one occasion a great thing about this hobby is that you get to eat your mistakes.
     
  10. Hi Lynn, I'm Tony from Ma. I purchased a Char-grill Duo last year and Love what it can do.

    I also got the side box for smoking meats. The manual tells how to put the thing together,and gives recipes. Not too much on using.

    I made some good Q on it last year,but had to keep adding coals every hour
    to keep temp.
    I was using wood chunks, and I guess I was suppose to use split logs.
    I will try the logs this year, if I can find some in Mass.

    Good luck!
     
  11. triplebq

    triplebq Smoking Fanatic

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    Welcome to SMF , you too will soon be posting Qview . I live down in Mabank Texas on weekends and weekday I live in Mesquite Texas ( closer to work )

    Buddy Burk
     
  12. flyfishjeep

    flyfishjeep Smoking Fanatic

    welcom Lynn! Glad you found us here at SMF! Spend some time reading through the old and new threads to catch up on techniques. Everyone here is more than willing to help. If you're in the middle of a smoke and have a question or two, someone is usually on here to assist.

    Also- We love to see a Qview. Especially those of us at work...[​IMG]
     
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  14. etcher1

    etcher1 Master of the Pit

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  15. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the SMF Lynn, We are glad to have you onboard
     
  16. chef jeff tx

    chef jeff tx Smoking Fanatic

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