Greetings from the West Coast

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by brywd, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. brywd

    brywd Newbie

    Good evening.  A good buddy began smoking meats a few years ago and has been bringing over samples to to get me and the wife hooked for some time now.  The end result was an Smoking It electric smoker from my wife as a birthday present last summer.  

    So far I've done ribs, roast, salmon, chicken, meat loaf, and even cold smoked some cheese and nuts.  I've come here on his recommendation to learn, to share one day when there is something that I think others might like as my skills build, and to kick tires so to speak with other like minded folks.

    The Komodo Joe and the Green Eggs have me thinking that I'd like to go that route one day and I hope to learn if these are good choices or if they are more trouble than they are worth for long term use.  

    I look forward to learning from you all,



    San Jose, CA
  2. [​IMG]   Good evening and welcome to the forum, from a beautiful and cooling down day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

  3. welshrarebit

    welshrarebit Master of the Pit

    Greetings from West Hawaii!

    Sounds like you have a good friend there and an even better wife! It also sounds like you have done some good smoking on that machine. We love to see Qview so post some pics of your future smokes for us to drool over!

    As far as komodo vs green egg, I have neither, but I would highly recommend a WSM! I'd bet you could find one on craigslist for a good price.

    My daughter was in San Jose last week..,
  4. noboundaries

    noboundaries Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF brywd!  Sounds like you've got the electric smoker fairly well under control.  Read up on the charcoal smokers to decide which way you want to go. I second the Weber Smokey Mountain as a great charcoal smoker that fits our NorCal climate nicely.  Charcoal goes on sale at 50% off starting in April at places like Home Depot and Lowes so you've got time to shop for a smoker before you need to stock up on fuel. 

    Have fun!

    Last edited: Jan 30, 2015
  5. cmayna

    cmayna Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Bay Area dweller.
  6. Glad you joined the group. The search bar at the top of any page is your best friend.
    About anything you wanna know about smoking/grilling/curing/brining/cutting or slicing
    and the list goes on has probably been posted. Remember to post a QVIEW of your smokes.
    We are all smoke junkies here and we have to get our fix. If you have questions
    Post it and you will probably get 10 replies with 11 different answers. That is
    because their are so many different ways to make great Q...
    Happy smoken.

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