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California wannbe SmokeMaster......

burgi

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Hello all,

my name is Priscilla, and I am a wannabe smoke-master.........

I started last summer with some pork ribs and instantly fell in love with the whole smoking process. Its amazing that for someone, me, who has very little patients, loves to smoke meats. Maybe its the prep work, or maybe building the fire in the pit, or maybe its the putting the meat on, or maybe its having the radio going to my ol time country music and sitting with a cold beer while watching the smoke rise from the smoker.... or.... maybe its all of it!!!!!

I love all the info on here and hope to get some more insight on techniques and such!!!! 
 

jjwdiver

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Welcome to SMF Priscilla and good luck with the smokes. Make sure you throw on plenty of Qview for the rest of us!

John
 

scarbelly

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Hello Priscilla and welcome to SMF - Where are you in CA. We are down in Fallbrook. You are going to like it here  
 

Bearcarver

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Welcome Priscilla!

You got it---"It's All Of It!", especially the smell & taste of it !

Bear
 

pit 4 brains

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Welcome to the site! What smoker are you currently using? There is plenty of info here and we are always ready to answer any questions you may have.. Happy smokin! Post up some q-view when ya can
 

fishwrestler

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Welcome, Northern California here. Like to distinguish myself from southern Californians LOL

You found a great site.

Robert .
 

mballi3011

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 First off welcome Priscilla to SMF. You'll like it here cause there are alot of really good folks that would just love to help you with anything to do with smoking. Now we like having new folks here to give a new prospective on some of the ways we do things around here. Now if you are really new then I would suggest that you sign up fir the 5-day E-course it free and it will give you the basics on smoking and a few recipes too. Here's a link to it:

http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forum/list/127

then you will have a method to your newly found madness and believe me it will be a madness. Then when you start smoking things you will have to learn how to post the pictures / Qview 

here. So here's a link to a tutorial on how to post your Qview so we can see what your doing.

 http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forum/thread/82034/how-to-post-qview-to-smf

Now the next thing you have to do is run out and get something to smoke. Then just smoke it and if you have any questions just post  them here and we will answer all your questions that you might have. Oh yea there's no stupid questions we were all there in the beginning and we just really like to help others enjoy the fabulous smoked foods that we do. So again

Welcome to Your New Addiction  
 

meateater

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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

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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
 

bmudd14474

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Welcome to SMF from NorCal
 

burgi

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WOW, what a great welcome!!! thank You!!!! I have an off-set smoker..... I think thats what its called.... it was left here by my brother-in-law, he BBQ in it. I took it over, cleaned it up and started and here I am!

Next step..... 5 day e-course......
 

SmokinAl

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Glad to have you aboard. Doesn't take long to get hooked does it? Good luck & happy smoking!
 

richoso1

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Welcome to the SMF. from SoCal. Sounds as if you're in the right frame of mind to enjoy the outdoors with your favorite TBS. It's all good my friend. 
 
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