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    Rust inside brand new Pit Boss smoker - need advice

    Hi there, I just bought and put together a brand new Pit Boss Platinum Laredo 1000 smoker, which is one of the ones that is only sold at Walmart. I thought I checked it pretty thoroughly before setting it up, but unfortunately some rust managed to hide from me til I stuck my head all the way...
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    Ribs...

    It has been a long time since I cooked some BBQ ribs and I just got a pellet smoker grill for my birthday. We picked up some ribs from a local grocer and they appear to be preseason and sauced Kansas city style... My question is what tips and recommendations to you have for a new pellet owner...
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    Help! Pitboss1100pb

    Hello, I just bought a pitboss 1100 from lowes been messing with this thing for about 2 weeks now. Tried smoking and everything cooks way to fast. I have it set on p7 and my temp gauge is still reading 250-290. I've messed with the cap on the smoke stack, tried different pellets. Tried looking...
  4. edward36

    "Sunday Fair" style smoked lamb shanks

    Hey guys, Lamb shanks - one of the most underestimated cuts, and absolutely undeservedly. I love those braised or, in this case, smoked pretty much the same way they smoke turkey legs. So here we go! So simple, so delicious - few lamb shanks, rubbed with olive oil and sprinkled with Kajun...
  5. edward36

    Apple cider beef shorties on the GMG Jim Bowie - absolute treat

    Hi guys, Apple cider and beef short ribs... Never thought it's gonna be that good! Very simple method - 2 hours open smoke, 2 house in a foil pan with apple cider, wrapped, and 30 min rest. Had this very nice rack of 3 ribs. Sprinkled it with a rub from my local supplier - we call it...
  6. edward36

    Featured Beer can chicken - yet again!

    Hi guys, Long time since I've posted anything here, very long time ... So here's a beer can chicken, which to be honest is not quite a beer can one, but rather a beer ceramic base. This base you can get on Amazon for about 20$, and then just use your favourite liquid in there - beer, apple...
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    Need help with next brisket!

    Hey guys. Just to clarify, I'm smoking on a pit boss 820 pellet grill. I'm planning to smoke my next brisket and could use some pointers. The first brisket I smoked was 12 lbs. untrimmed. I put the brisket in and 10PM , smoked at 250 and wrapped at about 4 AM. A mistake I made was probing the...
  8. reformedvegan

    Help me with my first pork butt?

    First time with a real long cook on a big piece of meat. I got a 9 lb. pork butt at the store yesterday. I'm planning to serve it at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow. I plan to cook this on my Pit Boss 700s. My understanding is: mustard and cover w/rub let rest in fridge for 12 hours fill pellet cooker...
  9. reformedvegan

    Memorial Day Tri Tips on the Pit Boss pellet cooker

    Folks, I want to check in and share the results of my first cook of the season. I did two untrimmed tri tips on the Pit Boss 700S. As I mentioned last summer, I am very new to this and only cooked twice on the cooker after getting it last summer. This is my third cook. One tri tip was about...
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    Which smoker is better for my needs?

    I'm looking at both an electric smoker (MES 440 OR MES 140) and a pellet smoker (Traeger 575 Pro). I love to cook and to BBQ but am new to smoking. The appeal of electric to me was that it seemed very easy to control heat and to use (I intended to use the A-maze-n smoker tube). My concern about...
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    Can you burn lump charcoal in the grill chamber of an offset pellet smoker?

    I'm done with big box grills and smokers, and am ready to buy a good piece of equipment. I was going to buy an offset smoker, since I mostly grill but I do like to smoke now and again. I don't smoke meat too much, since I don't have a lot of time to spend tending to the fire. So the idea of a...
  12. dianap

    Brisket with dry and tender flat.

    Dear Smoking Meat Gods and Demi Gods.. After lurking around reading all the wonderful information posted by the community. I finally decided buy a smoker and ran into problems with my first time smoking meat. What did I do incorrectly? What are some things I can do to improve my brisket...
  13. kallud

    Pellet grill or electric smoker?

    Ok so my electric smoker finally went out on me (R.I.P). I’ve been looking into pellet grills and I’m wondering if anyone has smoked food on them? Im also limited on find these days and looking for one under $400. I’ve seen some pit bosses that are right around that price point and will be large...
  14. Smoked Brisket With Black Salt

    Smoked Brisket With Black Salt

    Smoked brisket with Montreal steak seasoning Hawaiian black salt and garlic pepper https://m.facebook.com/RodDoingStuff/
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    Pit boss vertical series 5 smoke setting

    Ahoy! New member here... I've got a new pit boss series 5 vertical pellet smoker. My question pertains to the smoke setting on the temp controller should anyone know I've used other pit boss grills in the past which have the "P-setting" smoke temp option on them. My vertical smoker has a smoke...
  16. acgreen95

    Any reviews on the Masterbuilt 600B, anything at all??

    So I am not the best meat smoker in the land I admit it. I am very subpar, lol. Of course I’ve never tried to learn, my dad is a smoke king but as a kid I didn’t care. Now at 46 I kinda really want to learn. So I’ve been eyeing a Pitboss pellet smoker for a while now. Keep complaining to the...
  17. Rmartinez2

    Another Turkey Thread

    Hey everyone I know there's going to be and are a bunch of these but, well, I like to share. I had a 10# and a 12# bird which I brined for 15 hours each. My brine consisted of salt, sugar, thyme, rosemary, onion etc. I used the briner bucket which is awesome. One bird brined in the spices with...
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    Pretty New to Smoking

    My name is Austin and I’m 28. I just moved out to the quasi-country and picked up a pellet grill. I’ve made chicken with mango, coconut, and jabeñero glaze and some crab stuffed salmon, but mostly I’ve been doing pork (tender)loin and pork ribs. I’m a fan of the competition blend pellets so far...
  19. thebattman

    Masterbuilt dying - Help me decide next smoker:

    My Masterbuilt MES140S is beginning to show signs of problems (almost 2 years old). Rust around case where door gasket meets case, and randomly quits heating to a temp above 200 degrees. So I've been looking at options for a new smoker (Won't buy another Masterbuilt), and I think I've narrowed...
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    Pellet grill (Traeger) = less smoke flavor?

    I own an Traeger and use it a lot. Mostly Briskets and Ribs. I find that I never achieve (especially with ribs) the same smokey flavor as guys using wood and coals. Also, my never come out as dark as other guys (using same rubs etc). My thoughts are this: since meat only absorbs smoke for the...
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