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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by luvinglife, Jul 5, 2013.

  1. luvinglife

    luvinglife Newbie

    Hello I'm Stan, I live in Winston Salem, NC. I have been smoking only for a minute ( Love Ribs lol) I just hae a regular grill that I smoke on, but I plan on getting the Materbuilt smoker. Can't wait to smoke some pork butts and ribs lol. Looking forward to learning alot from you guys & gals

  2. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Hi Stan! :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 900,000 posts describing it!

    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 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forums, Stan!  Glad you've joined us.  You've found a great place to learn and share ideas on our favorite pastimes...grilling, smoking, and curing great food!  There are lots of friendly and knowledgeable folks here who really enjoy helping one another.  Just ask any time you need help and you'll get plenty!

  4. pgsmoker64

    pgsmoker64 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Howdy Stan!

     [​IMG]  to the SMF, the best BBQ site on the web.  Whatever you need to know about the fine art of BBQ you can find it right here, from recipes to technical knowledge.

    One thing you need to know about us is that we like to see pictures of your creations and your gear.  We call it Q-View and its basically the [​IMG]!!!

    So, don't just talk about your food, show it!  Otherwise you may get a gentle reminder, like this...

    [​IMG]   or this...[​IMG]

    Good Luck and Get Smokin'

  5. luvinglife

    luvinglife Newbie

    Thanks everybody
  6. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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

    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 in Rule #11. 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!

  7. foamheart

    foamheart Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Winston Salem? Oh my, you should be used to only the very best in BBQ. Gonna take a lot of practice to be as great as some of you local establishment. Think of all the good BBQ you'll get to eat while learning. How did you get so lucky?

    That area is full of little Mom and Dad smokehouses in every little hollar.

    Glad to meet you Stan, you are going to love being addicted to smoking..... meats that is.

    Just a quick suggestion, a very wise smoke Guru once told me to take notes. Well I certainly thought him silly, lol, take notes? But if you don't know where you've been you can't tell how to get where you want to be. I have gotten where its as much a part of a smoke as stoking the fire box. Besides think how sad it would be to accidentally hit that perfect smoke, eaten the ambrosia of the gods and not be able to do it again? Get a notebook, journal, flash drive, cardex, whatever you are most conferable with, and use it like a sniper's kill book. You'll someday appreciate it. BTW there is a whole page of links to standardized smoke critique pages if you use the search engine. Maybe give you some ideas.

    I am now starting to babble, I do that. But I don't smoke anymore, I deserve a vice.

    Again, nice to meet you, remember smoke is supposed to be fun and relaxing.... no stress!

    Enjoy the smoke and welcome to my addiction.

    BTW you ever get over to Reidsville, try a little smoke shop called Short Sugars..... melt in your mouth good, steal a squirt bottle of that sauce!
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2013
  8. [​IMG]Stan

    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 We all have our own taste.

    Happy smoken.


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