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crazyboy

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Good evening folks, my name is Chris and I'm from NJ.  I have zero experience with smoking, but I have always been interested in giving it a try. I'm an avid hunter so I would like to smoke some of that, as well as store bought products.  I'm looking at buying an MES 30", and have come here for the basics and recipes! 
 
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:welcome1:to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 50,000 members who just love to share their experience and over 1,000,000 posts describing it! Yea that’s right over 1,000,000!

The search bar at the top can be your best friend when you are trying to find answers to your questions but don’t hesitate to start threads and ask also!

We have an ”Articles” section that is full of great information about smoking to include a lot of recipes and instructionals. Check it out there is a lot to learn in there!
 

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Hey Crazyboy, welcome.  I have an MES 30 and am very pleased with it.  These pages are full of some of the most tasty recipes and methods out there.  Giants part of Jersey or Eagles part of Jersey?
 

themule69

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Chris


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 We all have our own taste.

You will be happy with a MES I would get a 1st generation if you can.

Happy smoken.

David
 

kathrynn

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to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! 

We love to see pictures of what you are cooking (or what we call q-views here at SMF).  To "upload the q-views" just follow the directions here and it will be easier. If you are using a cell phone, an IPad or a kindle, go to the main SMF page and click the Mobile button. Will make the uploads a bit faster too.

If you didn't read the "SMF User Guidlines" .....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know about those pesky little rules before plunging into the forums and some guidelines of how to interact within the forums. Off site links are not allowed here at SMF per TulsaJeff. Not that you have done anything wrong....just a little bit of FYI for new members!

If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!

Kat
 

crazyboy

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Hey Crazyboy, welcome.  I have an MES 30 and am very pleased with it.  These pages are full of some of the most tasty recipes and methods out there.  Giants part of Jersey or Eagles part of Jersey?
Right on the border of the two areas, but I know more Giants fans than Eagles fans. Myself, I'm not really into sports that much, so no favorite teams.

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Right on the border of the two areas, but I know more Giants fans than Eagles fans. Myself, I'm not really into sports that much, so no favorite teams.

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Welcome to the SMF Family...Right on the Boarder? What Exit on the Tp? Sounds like just South of the Raritan River if you know more Giants fans...JJ
 
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Hello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything.   Hey Chris you are ate the right place you can learn a lot from people who are willing to share,
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crazyboy

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Right on the border of the two areas, but I know more Giants fans than Eagles fans. Myself, I'm not really into sports that much, so no favorite teams.

Sent from my XT907 using Tapatalk 4
Welcome to the SMF Family...Right on the Boarder? What Exit on the Tp? Sounds like just South of the Raritan River if you know more Giants fans...JJ
82 off the Pkwy, Ocean County.

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chef jimmyj

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82 off the Pkwy, Ocean County.

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Great part of the state. Here's hoping you didn't get hammered by Sandy...JJ
 

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Welcome to the forums! Glad you've joined our group. You'll find there are lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who genuinely enjoy helping one another. Looking forward to your input, and just ask when you need anything...someone here will surely have the answer.

Red
 

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