Done grillin'!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by flintlock, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. Hi folks, I saw the History Channel's history of barbeque on Friday, bought a Brinkman Smoker the next day and will season the cooker this week. First on my list is a big, fat, thick chuck roast, then ribs of course, then who knows? Any tips on sauce? How about flavored chips? I bought Kingsford "competition" briquets and some hicory chips. Really don't know how to get started. Could use some advice. Thanks, Flintlock
  2. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Flintlock! The best info I can give ya is to sit down for about 16 hours and read the forums about charcoal smokers and the beef section, there's tons of info to take in. That will get ya headed in the right direction.. enjoy!!
  3. gnubee

    gnubee Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    You should check out the free 5day ecourse on the left hand side of the page. Once you have that done. ( can be read in less than an hour ) You will need a rub for the meat.

    Pick your cut of beef and viola! Yer on the way!!

    Ask us any and all questions cause we love to answer. In payment you can post some qview ( pictures ) Which we love to see. Especially of a persons first smoke. The beauty of low and slow is You have time to ask questions as the smoke progresses and We have time to answer long before the meat is on the table.

    Welcome to the SMF by the way. [​IMG]
  4. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    What Gnu-Bee said! ^^^
  5. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. Glad to have you here.
  6. old poi dog

    old poi dog Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Aloha, Glad you could join us. ^^^^^^^You've already gotten great info as to starting up. If ever you have a question, just ask and remember to post Q-views when you can. We like pictures here. Have fun [​IMG]
  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    first off welcome to SMF. You'll like it here there are alot of good people here that will teach you just about everything you need to know about smoking. Like gnubee said the 5-day E-course is very informative. So get reading and start smokin.
    Welcome To The Addiction.[​IMG]
  8. ol' smokey

    ol' smokey Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Nice to have you aboard.
  9. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
  10. tn_bbq

    tn_bbq Smoking Fanatic

    Good luck.

    I typically recommend starting with chicken and sausage (maybe a fatty too) simply because they only take a couple hours or so.
  11. div

    div Smoking Fanatic

    My only advice would be to either mix the hickory with a fruit wood or make sure u dont use to much of it, hickory can tend to take over and is mostly the type of wood that oversmokes a piece of meat (been there done that) Welcome and make sure you get some pics !! [​IMG]
  12. bigsteve

    bigsteve Master of the Pit

    OP posted that in June. Since then he had a couple smokes he wasn't happy with. Haven't seen him in awhile. Hope he didn't give up

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