Howdy, from College Station!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by jwise, Feb 17, 2015.

  1. Howdy! I've been a barbecue aficionado for a little while now, but finally, with my wife's prodding, bought a smoker and am now trying to figure out what to do with it! While I was perfectly happy traveling around Texas, sampling the finest smoked meats available, my wife would prefer I make it for her!

    I am the proud owner of a Oklahoma Joe offset horizontal smoker. I have already read about its deficiencies, and have begun rectifying those shortcomings.

    So far, I have ruined one perfectly fine brisket, and one perfectly fine rack of pork ribs. As it happens, my Great Pyrenese has been eating really well lately!

    I look forward to learning some tips and tricks and sharing my [mis]adventures with ya'll!

    J. Wise
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2015
  2. one eyed jack

    one eyed jack Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the site J.  If you picked a brisket as one of your first smokes, you definitely jumped into the deep end.

    Enjoy your smoking venture.
  3. [​IMG]   Good morning and welcome to the forum, from a beautiful chilly day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

  4. Hola 

    I am a believer in Ok Joe's cookers, like you say they just need some help and have a learning curve for sure

    one of the first ones I 'learned' to cook on was an Ok Joe horizontal offset

    I am pretty new to the this forum, but I am sure these guys have some already existing discussions on these cookers

    Happy smoking!
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2015
  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.

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