Hello everyone from Ireland

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by vecchiobob, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. Slainte everyone from Westport on the west coast of Ireland.

    I have been bbqing for a number of years now and has recently started smoking meats,sausage and fish.
    With an abundance of fresh produce , artisan butchers and local fishermen , we are really spoilt for choice.
    After watching many episodes of 'Diners Drive ins and dives' I tried pulled pork.
    I bought a few books on the subject and I have come to respect the amount of work and preperation that goes into preparing and smoking food.
  2. davidhef88

    davidhef88 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome !!! You found a great place with a lot of info. Glad you joined us.

  3. Welcome aboard, vecchiobob!  There is a barbecue enthusiast there in Connemara at the Irish Kitchen Garden that helped me along considerably in the process of making  my own barbecue sauce for use. Several years ago I came across Tyrconnell whiskey. The best in my opinion. 

    Barbecuing and smoking is an art that does require a lot of effort but sure does taste good. I enjoy doing it just about as much as eating the final product. There's no end to the experiences you'll have with this hobby. Look forward to seeing some your cooks! 
  4. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forums Vecchiobob
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  6. shoneyboy

    shoneyboy Master of the Pit OTBS Member


    glad to have you here......ShoneyBoy.....
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  8. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

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  9. Hi FolksI am also thinking of buying a propane smoke hollow 44''.But I have a couple questions that maybe you guys can help me with? ?My partner and I are going to the Big Apple in the spring and I am hoping to pick up one of these.We are from Ireland and I hope to bring one back with us.I have checked on our airlines website and I have no problems with the weight if the smoker is a flat pack when I buy it???Also do any of you know and can recommend a good place in manhattan for bbq ( beer and blues)???Thanks for your help and SLAINTE!!!
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  11. mneeley490

    mneeley490 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Vecchiobob, hello! My family hails from somewhere in County Antrim.

    Just wondering if the propane valves there are the same, or compatable with ones in the US? For the most part, we are not on the metric system, remember. Something to consider.

    Have fun in NYC!

  12. bdskelly

    bdskelly Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum! In no time at all you will find this place to be your go to place for making great foods your friends and family will love. The search tool at the top of the page will be your new best friend.
  13. Mike Co Antrim. ......home of the world's finest whiskey. ...BUSHMILLS
  14. I won't have a problem with the valves as a friend of mine will change all that whe I get it to the emerald isle.

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