First timer

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by nuttrg2, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. nuttrg2

    nuttrg2 Newbie

    Hello everyone and welcome from Illinois and new to here and smoking ought a 40" masterbuilt electric smoker and pretty excited about getting started.
     
  2. iggythump

    iggythump Smoke Blower Group Lead

    Welcome to the forums.  Lots of great people with excellent advice (sometimes sprinkled with a little sarcasm) all in good fun.  You're in tremendous company, my friend.  Best of luck and have fun with it!
     
  3. rmmurray

    rmmurray Master of the Pit

    Welcome nuttrg2! :welcome:
    You're sure to enjoy your MES!
    - Ryan
    (And now for the east Texas local forecast)
     
  4. nuttrg2

    nuttrg2 Newbie

    Thank you I have a question for you about the wood chips do I soak them or put them in dry
     
  5. nuttrg2

    nuttrg2 Newbie

    Thank you
     
  6. rmmurray

    rmmurray Master of the Pit

    Dry. Never soak. Wet wood will only produce steam when introduced to a heat source. The water first has to evaporate before it will produce smoke. The only time you would ever want to soak wood is if you were grilling on a cedar plank or you were cooking something requiring bamboo skewers.
     
  7. iggythump

    iggythump Smoke Blower Group Lead

    [​IMG]  thats what we're here for!
     
  8. nuttrg2

    nuttrg2 Newbie

    great thanks I have a lot to learn but it will be fun doing it
     
  9. [​IMG]   Good evening and welcome to the forum, from a sunny and warm day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

    Gary
     
  10. rmmurray

    rmmurray Master of the Pit

    One of these days I'm going to actually check the weather in Whitehouse, TX just for fun.
     
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2015
  11. welshrarebit

    welshrarebit Master of the Pit

    I trust Gary! 😀
     
  12. iggythump

    iggythump Smoke Blower Group Lead

     Haha just for a second opinion of course
     
  13. Glad you joined the group. The search bar at the top of any page is your best friend.
    About anything you wanna know about smoking/grilling/curing/brining/cutting or slicing
    and the list goes on has probably been posted. Remember to post a QVIEW of your smokes.
    We are all smoke junkies here and we have to get our fix. If you have questions
    Post it and you will probably get 10 replies with 11 different answers. That is
    because their are so many different ways to make great Q...
    Happy smoken.
    David
     

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