• Some of the links on this forum allow SMF, at no cost to you, to earn a small commission when you click through and make a purchase. Let me know if you have any questions about this.

A hearty "Hi!" to all smokers and/or their owners

wuerstel

Newbie
7
10
Joined Sep 23, 2010
Hi all,

I'm quite new to this site, in fact I just found it today after desperately trying to figure out how to continue using our Masterbuilt electric smoker 20070408 that had given up it's ghost.

Glad I found you though, this seems to be a treasure trough of information. Especially the Frankensmokers I've come across when perusing your site - awesome!

Living in coastal AL, but of German descend, hence I've been using our smoker relentlessly until it conched out for all kinds of sausages, hams, and the ubiquitous ribs and butts now and then. We just can't find the lunch meats we love to eat @here, so besides making our own bread, I've become sort of a butcher over the years. Admittedly that was somewhat of a challenge considering the temps, but funky contraptions (like an upturned metal garbage can to capture cold smoke over our electric unit) worked okay, in winter time at least.

Well, now I don't have to worry about too much heat anymore, as there's none forthcoming. As for smoke, looking forward to try out the Amaz'N'  cold smoke generator. Maybe this element breaking was a lucky thing after all.

Anyway, good to be here!

Barbara
 

kcbluesnbbq

Meat Mopper
252
10
Joined Aug 7, 2010
Welcome aboard. you found the right place to get an answer for your problems. Just ask a question and some one will have an answer, usually pretty quick. I know I have learned some stuff in the short time I have been on here.
 

mballi3011

Epic Pitmaster
OTBS Member
SMF Premier Member
14,478
55
Joined Mar 12, 2009


First off Welcome Barbara to SMF.  You'll like it here for there are alot of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking. Now there are alot of proven recipes for some amazing things here too. Now I also smoke alot of good meats that we slice up and make our own lunch meat too. We haven't bought any lunchmeat, bacon, or sausage in about a year now and I don't see any stopping now either So if you need sign up for the E-Course it's free and it will give you the basics of smoking and some good methods to use also. So the next big thing for you to do is go out and get you something to smoke and if you happen to have any questions just post it here and we will be happy to answer them for you.

Welcome To Your New Addiction
 

etcher1

Master of the Pit
1,154
10
Joined Sep 3, 2007
Welcome to the SMF forum, You came to the right place. Good people and good info.
 

meateater

Legendary Pitmaster
SMF Premier Member
8,984
61
Joined Oct 17, 2009
Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.
 

beer-b-q

Epic Pitmaster
OTBS Member
10,102
39
Joined May 1, 2007
 

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 eCourseE
 

sharonazamboni

Fire Starter
57
12
Joined Jun 25, 2010
Hi Barbara!  


    Welcome! Everyone here is very helpful, they will answer any questions and have great advice. I am also going to order an AmazeN smoker very soon, and I can't wait to try it!      
 

richoso1

Legendary Pitmaster
OTBS Member
SMF Premier Member
8,433
39
Joined Jun 21, 2007
Hell Barbara, and welcome to the SMF. Interesting introduction, it gives us a little insight about you and your likings. It's all good my friend.
 

rdknb

Master of the Pit
OTBS Member
SMF Premier Member
3,877
50
Joined Jan 23, 2010
Guten Tag, Welcome to SMF
 

wuerstel

Newbie
7
10
Joined Sep 23, 2010
Hi, and thank you all for the great welcome. I couldn't be happier here.

Richoso, I hope you didn't read too much into it 
.

Hope I'm gonna fit right in, and perhaps learn a thing or two. These days with so much junk sold at premium prices, I'm  trying to recapture old recipes and cooking techniques. And, don't y'all know, if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself, LOL.
 

DanMcG

Smoking Guru
OTBS Member
SMF Premier Member
5,225
1,564
Joined Feb 3, 2009
Hello Barbara and welcome to the forums. Anybody with a screenname like Wuerstel is ok in my book!
 

Latest posts

Top Bottom
  AdBlock Detected

We noticed that you're using an ad-blocker, which could block some critical website features. For the best possible site experience please take a moment to disable your AdBlocker.