New to Smoking, so far so good!!

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Original poster
Feb 20, 2014
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
I had a smoked Turkey a few years ago and have always wanted to have another one.  I was real nervous in purchasing a smoker and finally took the leap of faith.  There were so many out there i just couldn't choose, but I finally purchased a Master built 40" electric smoker last Saturday. On Sunday, I smoked about 5 lbs of chicken thighs. My wife said they were excellent, and she is very picky when it comes to food.  I found a site called and this site was extremely helpful in giving a newbie like me some guidance in smoking.  I am very excited about this and look forward to sharing with everyone my future experiments and experiences.

This weekend i am going to try and smoke a whole Chicken and a rack of ribs.  I hope they come out as good os the Chicken thighs. any and all advice is welcome!

Welcome to the fun, T-bone!  Glad you've joined the group.  Just ask when you need something...someone here will surely have the answer.

Hello kittyf01, 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.   
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kitty, I will go ahead and warn you, this habit is EXTREMELY addicting. I only did it about 8 times last summer/fall, but now I am officially hooked. I'm actually going to be smoking some this Saturday.

What kind of rack of ribs are you talking about doing?
Welcome Kitty!  Hi, my name is Don and I am a bbq addict!  

It's so true, it does become addicting and this is the place to get the information to help you successfully fill the need.  You can learn a lot here and get a lot of great ideas.  I haven't been here long but he people here have helped me improve tremendously in a short time.  I'm sure you'll have a great time, have fun with your addiction. is reader supported and as an Amazon Associate, we may earn commissions from qualifying purchases.

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