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Dec 25, 2010
thought i'd introduce myself. my name's dan. really enjoy cooking food outside on the grill alot better than in the kitchen. i've been grilling for the past several years on a gas grill, but i've been wanting to get a smoker. well, i finally got got one; received it as a christmas gift today. really looking forward to using it.
Dan welcome to SMF glad you joined us. Congrats on the new smoker. You'll find lots of good info and some great recipes here. Have fun and happy smoking
Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview.

First off Welcome Dan to SMF. You'll like it here for there are alot of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking. Now there are alot of proven recipes for some amazing things here too. So if you need sign up for the E-Course it's free and it will give you the basics of smoking and some good methods to use also. So the next big thing for you to do is go out and get you something to smoke and if you happen to have any questions just post it here and we will be happy to answer them for you.

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thanks for the welcome!

i've got some pork loin in the freezer right now. i may smoke that some time this week since i've got the whole week off from work. now it's just the matter of what flavor of wood to use. i've got some hickory, mesquite, and maple; i think i might have some cherry wood as well.

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.

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Hello Dan, and welcome to the SMF. Keep reading the forums, there is a lot of good information from great people who enjoy sharing good times. It's all good my friend. 
again, thanks to all for the welcome. JDT-- i also hail from des moines.
Welcome from Minnesota and I must say I sure enjoy Des Moines area. Great Food (BBQ) and a fun place to be.I was working in the Des Moines area for 3 months (2nd & university) and got to see and meet some great folks. I ate "Q" at Jethrows ,Boss Hogs,Sambetty's and Smokey D's.(SD's my favorite so far) Some fun bars too Sambetty's ,Miller High Life,Duck tails,Granite city. What a great place to explore. This is another great place to explore and learn a bunch Welcome from Bill & Crew is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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