Howdy From Central Texas

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by mukewater, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. Howdy,

    I'm a new member here from Central Texas. I received a New Braunfels Hondo smoker for Christmas. I am new to smoking meat, but I am very enthusiastic to do as much as I can. I would prefer to use wood, especially mesquite, since I have ready access to as much as I can cut and use. While I will be smoking anything I can, pork will probably be my main meat, because like mesquite, I have all of it that I can catch and dress. Beef and rabbit are two other meats of major interest. Largely because of info I found on this site, I have already ordered a Maverick ET-73 thermometer which will hopefully be here soon so I can begin smoking! [​IMG]
     
  2. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    howdy mukewater,welcome aboard & glad you quit lurking.My bro is building a farm of sorts at Doss.He also has all the pork and squite he needs.
     
  3. Welcome to the SMF!
     
  4. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the forum Mukewater, great to have you aboard.
    I'm fond of mesquite too.. a word of advice on mesquite, it's a strong wood, doesn't take much to get the smoke you need.
    Looking forward to your input here on the forum. [​IMG]
     
  5. Thanks desert! Doss is just about 100 miles from here. Just a hop, skip and a jump in Texas. Pigs and mesquite are pesky problems here that I am more than glad to do my part to help control.
     
  6. Thanks guys, glad to be here!
     
  7. irishteabear

    irishteabear Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. mulepackin

    mulepackin Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Good to have you along. Get that rig fired up and cooking!
     
  9. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello and welcome to the SMF. Congrats on the new smoker, you're going to find a lot of use for it. It's all good my friend.
     
  10. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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  11. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF - look forward to seeing your qview
     
  12. treegje

    treegje Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the SMF,We are glad to have you onboard
     
  13. eaglewing

    eaglewing Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Greetings and Welcome to the 'community'.

    Enjoy your stay at
    SMF
    Settle in and have fun.
    Any questions, plenty of experts... and make yourself at home.
    [​IMG]
     
  14. etcher1

    etcher1 Master of the Pit

    Welcome to SMF. It's a great place to be!
     
  15. chef jeff tx

    chef jeff tx Smoking Fanatic

    Howdy & welcome from H-Town!!
     
  16. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

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

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