Mid-Michigan smoker

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by fire34, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. Hello everyone so glad to find this site. I'm fairly new to smoking as I just started last spring and looking to learn as much as I can. I really enjoy eating smoked meats and enjoy cooking for family and friends just as much. So far I have found this site to be very informative and very enjoyable to read. I got my start last year after my wife's uncle smoked a pork butt for everyone and I enjoyed it so much I decided it was time to learn my self. I talked with her uncle and he gave me a family rub recipe and some pointers and off I went. Just two weeks ago I purchased an vertical offset charcoal smoker and I love it. Before I was just using my charcoal gill which worked but not nearly as well. Last weekend I smoked some pork chops with some applewood and had my mother try them (not a big fan of pork) and she loved them so much she asked me to smoke more. This summer looks to be a fun and full of good food. Thanks everyone and I look forward to seeing your posts, tips, ideas ect..
     
  2. [​IMG]   Good evening and welcome to the forum, from a cool day here in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

    Gary
     
  3. hillbillyrkstr

    hillbillyrkstr Master of the Pit Group Lead

    Welcome to the site. Endless info to help you here.
     
  4. hillbillyrkstr

    hillbillyrkstr Master of the Pit Group Lead

    The Michigan smokers group third annual gathering is June 6th in fowlerville MI. Good place to pick other smokers brains and show off your skills. Hope to see you there.
     
  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.
    David
     
  6. Howdy from metro Detroit!
     
  7. Thank you everyone for the warm welcome.
     
  8. mikewoods

    mikewoods Fire Starter

    Welcome from SE Michigan!
     
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  9. Welcome from another new Michigander
     
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  10. humdinger

    humdinger Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Hey Fire34 - another bog welcome from the East side. Great to have another enthusiastic smoker from the Mitten! I have a link embedded below to the "Michigan members group"...please take a look and join up to stay current on all our latests happening! Take care!
     
  11. sota d

    sota d Smoking Fanatic

    Welcome to the forum, a lot of helpful people here if you need them.
     
  12. Thanks everyone. I found and joined the Michigan memebers group shortly after joining and it sounds like a wonderful group of people. I even recommended my coworker who enjoys smoking to sign up for this website and join the Michigan memebers group. When we get a chance to chat it's always about what we plan to smoke for the weekend.
     

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