New to SmokingMeatsForum, from Illinois

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by bobmar1, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Hi guys, Bob from Kankakee Illinois. Love grilling & always wanted a smoker, after reading tons of reviews, got a 24" Smoke Vault.

    Being a novice I really appreciate reading the other threads & articles on techniques & recipes. Only done a couple chickens, beef rib & an 8 lb pork butt so far & all turned out great, definitely need to keep working on temp control,too hot too fast. Got a Maverick ET-732 so that should help. Smoking this weekend just not sure what yet, I'll grab a cold beer & think about it. Good problem to have.
  2. jrod62

    jrod62 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    One thing that u should do is pork shots and ABTs.
    eat on them while your main meal is still smoking .
    Lot of times we just go to the meat department and look
    For something to smoke .
  3. I admit I had to search what ABT's were, now that I know I'll be trying some variation of the ones I saw, they look awesome.

    Thanks for the suggestion! Your pics look great too![​IMG]
  4. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hello Bob and [​IMG]to SMF

    Please do us a favor and update your profile with your location

  5. sprky

    sprky Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    [​IMG]  to SMF Bob. You have come to the right place for smoking info. This site is loaded with great info just use the search bar at top of page to find what you are looking for. If you can't locate the answer just ask folks here are willing to share there knowledge.You might check out the 5 day e-course on smoking its chuck full of great info. Smoking  5-Day e-Course  
  6. boykjo

    boykjo SAUSAGE MAKER Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF Bob from Kankake....Glad to have you aboard.....................[​IMG]

  7. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard, Bob!

    Good luck and good smoking.

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