looking for a bbq school

Discussion in '5 Day Smoking Basics eCourse' started by strengthcoach7, Jun 9, 2015.

  1. As someone who is new to the art of smoking. Would it be good for me to attend a bbq school. If so what are some good ones?
     
  2. joe black

    joe black Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Any instruction is valuable. You can get some first hand ideas. If you know someone who does comps, talk to him and maybe you could tag along. That will also give you some good tips.
     
  3. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Basically you have 4 main ingredients. You, your smoker, your food, your ingredients.

    Here's the best way to learn.... Start cooking stuff. (Chicken is always good, as it's inexpensive). Take notes about what was good & what wasn't, how you prepared it, how you cooked it. After that, do it again on your next cook, but change one variable based on your previous cook. 

    Any course will give you the basic techniques, but in the end you need to learn to cook the food with the equipment that you have, and how it works.
     
  4. foamheart

    foamheart Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    My suggestion, jump in and burn some meat at home first. Then when you go to a school, you have enough experience to ask intelligent questions. It makes learning for me a load easier for me when I know what they are talking about.

    Course thats just my humble opinion and what do I know, I like fresh squeezed banana juice..
     
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2015
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