Reporting from Pittsburgh, PA

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by tivadoc, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. tivadoc

    tivadoc Newbie

    I'm totally new to smoking, but have been researching for a while now. I finally bit the bullet and I'm waiting for a Masterchef 30 I ordered from Amazon.  I joined this group because I liked what I saw and read here. Very helpful and friendly and that's what I'm going to need. I like to cook and grill for the family and do a little fishing and hunting when I can. Once I'm up and running I will post some pics and questions out there. 
     
  2. [​IMG]Hello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything.   

     

    Gary

     
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  3. garyhibbert

    garyhibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey tivadoc

    Welcome.  Ask any questions you have and you'll get a dozen answers

    Gary
     
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  4. bigr314

    bigr314 Meat Mopper

    Welcome to the forum Tivadoc, i am down the road in Uniontown.
     
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  5. humdinger

    humdinger Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome from MI. Been to Pittsburgh a handful of times and really love it. PNC park is a beautiful ballpark and I could go for a Primanti's sandwich all the time!
     
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  6. tivadoc

    tivadoc Newbie

    I did my first smoking session with two small chickens last night, and it was a total success!  The mahogany colored skin was beautiful and the meat was tender and juicy.  I would have posted pics but two teenage boys got to those chickens before I could grab the camera. My next project will be a bigger task, if I'm successful I will post my results, if not, well perhaps I won't.  Thanks for the encouragement and happy smoking.
     
  7. Hey there Tivadoc.  North of you near Butler.

    A lot of Pittsburgh folk in the last couple weeks.  I am quite surprised at how many people from Pennsylvania are on here actually.
     
  8. tivadoc

    tivadoc Newbie

    I stumbled on this site doing my smoker research, like I bet most of us have. It's very friendly and has a ton of information, which is just what I need at this point!  You live in beautiful area of PA.  I used to hunt ducks and train labradors out that way many years ago and I always thought it would be a great place to live.  I will try to post some pics of my smoker success stories as they come.
     
  9. tivadoc

    tivadoc Newbie

    Go big or go home. 8 Ib rib roast in the smoker, really tasty and tender
     

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