Hi, everyone! I joined Saturday while looking for some tips/pointers for my pulled pork on Sunday. I got so much awesome and useful information! (Thread is Novice needs help!!!) I am smokong whatever I can, here in Lubbock, Texas. I am married with 4 great kids. My favorite thing to do on the weekend is to wake up early on Saturday, start the smoker, and sit outside with my husband while we sip coffee and catch up with each other. Then, around 2pm, when the sun is bright, you'll see me exchange my coffee for a beer, and don my floppy hat (much to my husband's dismay)! I am an a quest to be the best in West Texas! I got bit by the smoke bug through my already existing addiction to food network. So while I'm workin' things on the grill, i'm also trying my hand at scratch made items like bbq sauces, burnt end beans, cole slaw, creamed corn, etc. I have even created the PERFECT recipe for low fat, low sugar ice cream. Hand cranked, because nothing else will ever do! I make my own everything, and I love it! If any of you come across any recipes you think are awesome, PLEASE LET ME KNOW! I'm glad I found this website. Thanks everyone!