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New to these parts

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by piggyribs, Jul 26, 2006.

  1. Hi everyone,
    I'm new and need an intro. I live in central NC, and I love barbecue (or I wouldn't be here). I've been toying with meat and heat for about 25 years, but seriously pursuing the smoking art about 10 years. I have a Brinkmann charcoal Smoke n Grill and a newer Char Broil electric water smoker.
    I use sand instead of water, and I use lump charcoal and hickory (a little mesquite) for good smoke flavor.
    Smoked ribs are my favorite, but I do lotsa other stuff, too.
    I look forward to looking around the forum and chewing the fat from time to time. :D
  2. icemn62

    icemn62 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome, grab a cold one and jump right in. Share your knowledge, and give us the wisdom of your cooks.
  3. riz9

    riz9 Smoke Blower

    And we love to hear about and SEE your successes!
  4. smokemack

    smokemack Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome Piggy... Sounds like you bring a full setting to the table. When you get a chance, could you explain the "sand" piece to me a little? How it's set up, how it works/differs and how/if it affects your flavors. Sounds inrtiguing. We all may also be treated (if we're lucky?) to a good Carolina Mustard Sauce recipe!! Welcome...
  5. brianj517

    brianj517 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hi Piggy,

    Welcome to our little corner of the web. I'm sure that you will enjoy the comraderie here. There're a great bunch of guys & gals here with all levels of experience and helpful advice, so sit back and enjoy, and feel free to join in any time the mood srtikes you...

  6. Dutch

    Dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member OTBS Admin SMF Premier Member

    Piggy, Welcome to SMF. Nice to have another veteran smoker on board to help teach the art to the next generation.
  7. buzzard

    buzzard Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    welcome piggy!!!!

    nice to finaly have you here, we have been waiting.

    nice websites by the way. i want me a web site on my smoking knowledge, but then again why make a web site for just two sentences?
  8. smokemack

    smokemack Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Piggy, nevermind about the sand question. I just read your reply to the "lava rock" question, and now understand what the sand is for.
    Silly me, wondering if it imparts flavor and what you use it for :oops: ...
    PS: I Like your site!