New Guy from Maryland

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by fd1007, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. fd1007

    fd1007 Newbie

    Hello there. My name is Mike and I am from Central Md., just south of Baltimore. I joined here for several reasons.

    1. Input on a new Electric Smoker (w/o breaking the bank)

    2. Recipes

    3. Info on different styles of cooking and meats.

    4. Any other pertinent info you guys want to pass on.

    I have been grilling for over 30 years, mad retired from the FD where they guys always like what they called "Stinky Mike's BBQ" . I prepared dinner most nights at work and the grill always got a work out for the 10 of us on the shift.

    Smoking will be new to me. I am a gas griller, and occasionally charcoal. I was thinking of an electric smoker as it would be an easy set up at my home.

    Looking to start with beef and pork, move to chicken and eventually a turkey.

    So what type kind of a electric smoker would you guys recommend under $200 as a starter?

    I have a Home Depot, Lowes and Bass Pro close to me here so let the advice fly!!

    Looking forward to the help!

    Mike
     
  2. mossymo

    mossymo Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Glad you joined us Mike, :welcome1: from North Dakota!
    I would recommend looking at the Smokin-It and also the Iron Chef Kitchen to consider before making a decision.
     
  3. [​IMG]Hello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything.   

     

    Gary

     
  4. bdskelly

    bdskelly Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum FD

    Easy question.  Masterbuilt electric smoker.  Easy to use.  Lots of help here on how to run it.  Nuff said! 

    You ve come to the best place for great information on smoking and many other types of cooking! Many friendly people here that love to help.  Also make the search button your best friend. There are over a million post in this forum. That powerful information on a vast array of subjects right at your fingertips.

    Brian 
     
  5. kettleq

    kettleq Smoke Blower

    Hello &:welcome1: aboard!!
     

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