Beginner from Ontario

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by smokinhonkers, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. Hows it going SMF? My name is Ryan, I am a beginner smoker from Southern Ontario. I have been using a charcoal bbq for a couple years now but wanted to go further. I am an avid hunter that is looking for new ways to cook my meat when I came across the Ugly barrel smoker. So a buddy of mine and I decided to build one this past weekend. We tried to cook a large piece of beef immediately and realized we have quite a bit to learn yet. I am hoping to gain valuable knowledge from this forum. I already have gained some by reading a few of the posts. Thank you
  2. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Hi Ryan! :welcome1: to SMF!!! We're happy you found us! You've come to the right place, we have over 50,000 members who just love to share their experience and over 1,000,000 posts describing it! Yea that’s right over 1,000,000!

    The search bar at the top can be your best friend when you are trying to find answers to your questions but you can still ask too if you want!

    We have an ”Articles” section that is full of great information about smoking to include a lot of recipes and instructionals. Check it out there is a lot to learn in there!

    Would you do us a favor and add your location to your profile, it helps others to know where you are when they offer advice, Thanks!

    You might want to check out ”Jeff's Free 5 day E-Course”, it will teach you all the basics plus a whole lot more!
  3. seenred

    seenred Group Lead OTBS Member

    Hello Ryan, and welcome to the forums!  This is the best place I know for sharing ideas on smoking, grilling, curing, etc.  There are plenty of friendly, knowledgeable folks who really enjoy helping one another.  Looking forward to your input here, and just ask when you need anything...someone here will surely have the answer.

  4. disco

    disco OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hi, Ryan from a fellow Canadian. I just started smoking last year and didn't really start to enjoy it until I found this forum. You will find lots of information to get you on the right road to start smoking from the nice people on this forum.

    A word of warning, smoking can become addictive.

  5. kathrynn

    kathrynn OTBS Member

    [​IMG]to SMF!  We are so glad you joined us! 

    We love to see pictures of what you are cooking (or what we call q-views here at SMF).  To "upload the q-views" just follow the directions here and it will be easier. If you are using a cell phone, an IPad or a kindle, go to the main SMF page and click the Mobile button. Will make the uploads a bit faster too.

    If you didn't read the "Terms of Service" notes.....please do.  There are a few things that everyone should know about those pesky little rules before plunging into the forums and some guidelines of how to interact within the forums. Off site links are not allowed here at SMF per Jeff. Not that you have done anything wrong....just a little bit of FYI for new members!

    If you need any help roaming around the forums....just holler!  Happy to help out!

  6. hey there and welcome

    i am also from southern ontario, south of brantford.

    have fun smoking, lots to learn on  here.  iv only been at it a few months and already have close to 100 hours on my cheap off set smoker. darn right its addictive!!

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