Gidday from "downunder"

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by akiwiredneck, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Kia Ora, 

    Found this forum by accident - and then spent the next two days reading - what an awesome forum this is.

    I'm from New Zealand, and (like our Australian cousins) are known for our BBQ's.  Sadly this is a false image that we portray to the world.

    I work a lot in the US (Southern US for the main part), and when there discovered 'real BBQ'ing / smoking / low & slow) - and I was hooked.

    I love it, you guys pi$$ all over us when it comes to cooking.  We throw on some steak, or fish / chicken and as long as we are outside and have a beer in hand call it BBQ'ing.

    Low slow cooks / smokes - they just dont happen.

    Until now.  I got me a Big Green Egg (there are only a few over here - as you can imaging they are not cheap to post), and am spreading the word of 'proper BBQ'ing to all I meet.

    It has given me passion back again into cooking outdoors - and I love it.

    Ive subscribed to the 5 day e course and am enjoying that.  

    I look forward to learning a bit - and once this bl00dy winter is past us (windy and cold as anything - and just to unpleasant to be out doors) contributing some q-views of some of our local meats / fish to you guys - hopefully you will find that interesting.

    We have the Rugby World cup down here in 58 days - so having plenty of parties / game days at my home over that period (Go All Blacks!!!!!) - so I have to get some practice cooks in.

    I read about the "Fatties" - they look so good, they have to be wrong.  Im planning on cooking a couple this coming weekend as my first cook off this forum.

    I have the name Kiwi Redneck - given that I should have been born in the South of the US.  I love the food (not grits tho' - they taste arse), shooting, have a 4x4 and Im missing a few teeth (ok - I make that last bit up).  Actually I love the southern 'feel' - I always have a good time when I am there and have made a lot of friends.  Heck - I even tailgate at FSU [​IMG]
     
  2. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the family!

    I've seen some pretty good food from "Downunder" on this forum.

    Can't wait to see yours,

    Bear
     
  3. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to  your first qview. [​IMG]
     
  4. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Kia Ora   to you too kiwi

    Welcome  to SMF  you will love it here
     
  5. teeznuts

    teeznuts Master of the Pit

    Welcome aboard Kiwi!!
     
  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    [​IMG]    Glad to have you with us!
     
  7. Hiyu Kiwi Redneck! - (or Akiwiredneck)

    My name is Bryan; but I go by the name "Bryan".........(remember "Blazing Saddles?)............sorry.................

    I just read your message on the forum & agree with most of the sentiments you elaborate. However, I cannot help but to remind everyone that a Kiwi Hangi is one of THE Best meals

    & celebrations a person can participate!!! Good luck with the smokin'...

    Regards,

    OZ CUZ
     

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