Hello from the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by red12, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. Gentlemen,

         My name is Derrick and I am new to the forum.  I found this forum while searching for information that would help me with my home built smoker trailer.  I currently use a small Brinkman cabinet style smoker for my backyard cooking.  I am a police officer and I plan to use the large smoker I am building to cook for large events and raise money to support our yearly "Shop With a Cop" program.  This program is to provide Christmas gifts to children in our city that would not otherwise have Christmas gifts.  I will also use it for family gatherings and other such things.  I am an amateur Blacksmith and enjoy working with metal in my off time as a creative outlet and a stress relief from the worries of the job.  I'm glad to be here and I look forward to participating here.
  2. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Derrick, glad ya joined us ! Shop With A Cop is a great program, we support our local police for that program ! You have a very respectable job & adding on that you do Shop With A Cop is awesome. Again, glad to have ya join us.... Anything we can help with just ask & someone will surely have an answer for ya or the search bar at the top is great for quick help !
  3. Thank you very much!
  4. wolfman1955

    wolfman1955 Master of the Pit

    Welcome, from southern Ohio, to the best forum on the internet if you are looking to learn how to BBQ/smoke/brine/cure/inject. Well you get the picture if you can do it to to something you put on a plate to eat then someone here has probably done it. Use the search bar at the top of the page and you will be led to the answer to most every question you can think of. If you don't find the answer there then just post it and someone will chime in with their opinion on the subject.

    .Thank you for your service to your community!! Check out the smoker builds section of the forum.
    There is a wealth of knowledge there and everyone is willing to help you build a great controllable smoker that will produce great Q for years

    Always remember the only dumb question is the one you don’t ask!!
    Keep Smokin!!!
  5. 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.
  6. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a sunny, windy and cold day in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of                    information on just about  everything. Sounds like besides being a Police Officer, you are a very good person too. 

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