A newbie to smoking

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by b-day smoker, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. Hi everyone.  My husband bought me a MES for my birthday last fall but I just got to preseason it today.  Planning on doing venison ribs tomorrow while he is gone snagging. 

    This will be my first attempt at smoking and his first attempt at eating deer ribs.  I've read many of the posts this evening and have learned a lot already.

    Nice site with real friendly, helpful people. 
  2. paulh1966

    paulh1966 Smoke Blower

    Welcome, i have the MES 30 myself, made a ton of great food in it. This site is a great resource, just try some of the weekly newsletters , the directions are easy to follow and you will love the results. If you dont have a meat thermometer yet, get a maverick they are a key tool in your success. With an MES you will need to add chips every 30-40 minutes, this is what i do or you can buy an AMPNS (i have one but dont use it). Be careful not to oversmoke, less is more in my opinion, especially with chicken. Have fun and post pics of your results.
  3. one eyed jack

    one eyed jack Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the site BDS.  Congratulations on the new smoker.  Best luck with the ribs.  [​IMG]
  4. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from another wet day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

  5. Thanks for the welcome.  Ribs are in the smoker and my stomach is growling!!!!  Potato salad and deviled eggs in the fridge.  Can of baked beans on the counter....

  6. Congrats on the smoker. Deer ribs are pretty lean  may want to throw on a couple of other thing too

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