Newb Check-In

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by steinbizzle, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. steinbizzle

    steinbizzle Newbie

    Hi everybody!  My name is Thom and I live in Pflugerville, Texas (suburb of Austin).  I have absolutely ZERO history of smoking anything, been a bbq'er my entire life.  I have a good friend who smokes regularly with a Masterbuilt electric unit so I picked one up from Sams today.  Got her fired up right now doing the pre burn-in procedure, with some dry-rubbed babybacks and spareribs in the fridge waiting on the burn-in to complete.  I plan on following the 3-2-1 cooking procedure.  
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF Family...The Spare Ribs and Baby Backs cook at slightly different rates...Put the Spares in then 1 hour later add the BB and complete the Smoke as prescribed by 3-2-1, they will be done together...JJ
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2012
  3. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    X2 Start with 2-2-1 with the baby backs and 3-2-1 on the spares.  After that you can modify the method to your preference.

    More importantly, welcome aboard, Thom!

    Good luck and good smoking.
  4. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Hey Thom [​IMG]to SMF. Glad to have you here and good luck with the first smoke.

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

  5. steinbizzle

    steinbizzle Newbie

    Roger that fellas!  I'll pull those baby's early and foil them up.  I didn't check back in soon enough on these replies and started them all together.  Not a problem really, we'll just be eating bbr's as an appetizer!
  6. redheelerdog

    redheelerdog Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome Thom - You will love your new MES and everything that comes out of it!

    Have fun!

    Don't forget the Q-View!


  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    First off welcome to SMF there Thom. You'll really like this place for there are a bunch of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking meat. Then if you have any questions you just post them here or yu can try in chat for a faster answer. If you are really new to all of this I would recommend that you look up and take the e-course. It is free and it will also give you the basics on smoking. So with all that said now go and get something to smoke.

    Welcome To Your New Addiction
  8. sprky

    sprky Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    [​IMG]  to SMF. 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. I suggest you take  the 5 day e-course on smoking its chuck full of great info.Smoking Basics 5-Day eCourse
  9. smokinal

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

    Welcome to SMF Thom.

    Would you please update your profile info to include your location. Thanks!
  10. ecto1

    ecto1 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF glad you can join us.  We are big on Pics and love to help everyone out.  Remember the only question that is dumb is one not asked.  You will not find a friendlier place to talk Que on the web.

    You are going to fit in just fine.

    If you get a chance we just started a Texas Members group come by and join.
  11. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member


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