New from Northern Illinois

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by mesquiter, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. mesquiter

    mesquiter Newbie

    Hi Everybody,

    New to the forums.  A little about me:

    From: Houston

    Current: McHenry Illinois, northwest suburb of Chicago

    Smoker:  Offset 

    Model: Oklahoma Joe Highland

    Mods:  Sealant, Custom Firebox, Gasket, Firebrick used as baffle

    Preferred Meat:  Babyback/Spare Ribs, Sausage, Glazed Hams, Pork Shoulder

    Preferred Wood:  Post Oak, Mesquite, Hickory

    Years Smoking: 5

    Interested in:

    -learning how to smoke seafood like shrimp or salmon

    -using fresh fruit in sauces or glazes(rasberry, blueberry, etc)

    -Bacon wrapped quail

    My favorite BBQ spots:

    Kreuz Market, Lockhart TX

    Blacks BBQ, Lockhart, TX

    Midway Meat Market, Katy, TX

    17th St. BBQ, Murphysboro, IL

    Thanks for reading,

  2. bluewhisper

    bluewhisper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the board! I'm running an offset, too, Google keaton + general.
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Welcome to SMF! Glad to have you with us!

  4. one eyed jack

    one eyed jack Master of the Pit

    Welcome to the site.  Nice looking smoker you've got there.

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