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smokin harley

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Aug 5, 2007
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Hello to all and thanx for letting me join in. I've been smokin my own home made Portuguese chorico sausage (not to be confused with mexican chorico-it's totally different) and my favorite baby backs for many years now. I just recently thought of smokin other meats and fish. So I got on line to do some research on brines and such and I found this site (GOLD). I started smokin on a weber water smoker. Then I rigged up a small cast iron wood stove piped into a 50 gallon drum that I cut in half the long way and put hinges on it. After a lul in my smoking career I just recently converted my old Charbroil grill into an electric smoker. I smoked some sausage and trout and I was very pleased with the results. Now that I'm armed with some tips from you all, I'm gonna try salmon. Thanx again. By the way someone suggested I use Morton Tender Quick. Has anyone used this and what were the results?
 
Welcome to SMF !!! This is the #1 site on the internet that will answer any questions you may have, there are some top notch smokers on this site. Please share your recipes and pic's of your smokes with us also.
 
Welcome! You will like it here.
Get that Harley in a shop, see why it's smokin', that ain't right!
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'05 Ultra Classic here, lava red sungold.
 
TenderQuick is a sugar cure. If you're making lox or gravlax in a cold smoke, that would be ok. If you're just making smoked salmon, then I would just let the smoke (and maybe a little herbs and spices) do its job in flavoring. Some cure in a brine of salt, sugar, and herbs without any Prague #1 (Sodium Nitrite..Which is in TenderQuick)
 
Welcome SH!

We'll look forward to hearing about and most definately seeing pics of your smokes!

Glad you joined us!
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Welcome to the SMF, you'll find plenty of info. on you smokin' needs. There is a lot to read, and maybe a lot to learn, It's all fun.
 
Welcome aboard Smokin Harley! Sounds like you are off to a great start, looking forward to your posts!
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Thanx for the advice. That's kinda the way I was leaning. I've seen alot of different recipes and not one included Tender Quick. Thanx again.
 
Hi Smokin Harley!...Welcome to the SMF!...
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...We're glad to have you aboard!!...

Sorry it took so long to welcome you, but I've been offline due to ISP/computer problems since July 2...
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Until later...
 
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