New Smoker!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by carldmd, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. carldmd

    carldmd Newbie

    Hey everyone, just bought a Kamado Joe Big Joe, my 1st smoker, and I think I like it already.  Used it on Sunday for the 1st time.  Did smoked chili and smoked wings....loved everything.  I'll be looking for recipes and posting some of mine along with photos.
     
  2. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a cold and overcast day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

     Gary
     
  3. 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.
    David
     
  4. Looking forward to to pictures

    Gary
     
  5. CarlDMD,

    Welcome to the forum.  As another owner of the Big Joe, I must say it is quite a cooking rig!  It supports low and slow cooks of brisket and pork butts like a champ (and on a single load of lump charcoal and wood chunks).  Once you get comfortable with lighting and setting the dampers, you will learn it is very stable and consistent for an entire cook.  It also covers the opposite end of the spectrum as well.  Searing steaks or cooking pizzas is handled with ease, no struggling to get up to the higher temperatures as well.  Being able to cook direct and indirect at the same time, without pushing your charcoal to one side is a nice feature. 

    Some pictures of the Big Joe in action.  Smash burgers on the Big Joe, Two pizzas on the Big Joe, Pastrami and Pulled Pork smoking at the same time, monster beef ribs cooking on the 24 inch surface.




     
  6. Hey, congrats on the new smoker

    Gary
     
  7. carldmd

    carldmd Newbie

    Wow!! Now that's the way to smoke! Thanks for the reply.
     

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