Hi, you won't believe this but I'm new.

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by aran, Dec 9, 2015.

  1. aran

    aran Newbie

    I know, crazy coincidence, being in the new poster forum and all.

    I just picked up a MasterBuilt 30" electric smoker on a pre-Black Friday deal on Amazon and I'm probably half-way to Gout City now. My wife had to declare the brisket I made verboten for a few days so it'd last a week, and the pulled pork I did while I was on vacation from the brisket is almost gone already too.

    Tonight I'm heating the smoker to do some chicken breast as a red meat respite. Should be hitting temp about the time I finish this post. Mesquite wood, some premade "Jerk" seasoning mix I got in a multi-pack at Sam's Club, lemon juice and water for the water pan. Should be amazing.

    Anyhow, I'm a 20something from Pittsburgh, I've been grilling propane most of my life, my wife got a charcoal grill as a holiday gift at work last year (Year before? I don't remember) and this just seemed like the most natural extension of my cooking arsenal. I wanted to go whole hog and get the $800 Traeger pellet smoker with all the bells and whistles but this seemed like a less argument causing compromise at $150 (plus $30 in wood chips and then I got the cold smoker accessory for $50 and....)

    I'm not sure what else to say about me, I'm pretty boring.
  2. travisty

    travisty Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the Forum! I too use an MES 30 and it is a great smoker, you will find lots of great info and help on here. Next time you do some cookin snap some pictures, We all love them, plus then you get to show off your chops!
  3. one eyed jack

    one eyed jack Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the site Aran.  Congratulations on your new smoker.  Start saving up for that Traeger, your gonna "need it".  [​IMG]
  4. Welcome aboard!!!

    You know, we can always tell who the new ones are, by the new smoker smell.
  5. mike5051

    mike5051 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    "Sniff, Sniff"  I smell that new smoker smell!  Sfprankster is right!  [​IMG]

    Welcome to the group.


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