Well hello! Breaking in the new smoker as I type. :)

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by jager, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. jager

    jager Newbie

    Hello all!

    I was tooling around the net looking for tips and whatnot for breaking in my new smoker and found this site.  Nice place you have here.  Hope to have some good reviews of my chicken that is currently smoking.  :)
     
  2. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

     Welcome to the SMF, you've found the right place for good information from great folks who like to share good times. It's all good my friend.
     
  3. jager

    jager Newbie

    Thanks!  I guess I should give a little more info.

    I've been an avid griller for some time now.  I got the idea to smoke some ribs on my gas grill for my mom's b-day.  I got a cast iron box, filled it with chips and put it on the bottom rack with a turkey roasting pan full of water and apple juice.  I put the ribs on the top rack and left it for a few hours until they were up to temp.  Slathered them when they were within 20 degrees of done and they were dang good.  Problem was it used a LOT of gas and took longer than I thought it should have.

    This Christmas I got a smoker.  Just a basic big red Brinkman.  Seems like it'll be great although there isn't any temp control.  Should be a good starter!!  Looking forward to getting into this!
     
  4. tallboys

    tallboys Newbie

    welcome...all sorts of good info at this site
     
  5. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF, Just post any questions you may have and I'm sure their is some one here that can help point you in the right direction. Happy Smokin' my Friend
     
  6. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the SMF. Glad to have you here. Lots of good folks, great recipes and knowledge. Looking forward to your first qview. [​IMG]
     
  7. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    First off Welcome Jager to SMF. You'll like it here for there are alot of really good folks here that would just love to help you with just about anything to do with smoking. Now there are alot of proven recipes for some amazing things here too. So if you need sign up for the E-Course it's free and it will give you the basics of smoking and some good methods to use also. So the next big thing for you to do is go out and get you something to smoke and if you happen to have any questions just post it here and we will be happy to answer them for you.

    Welcome To Your New Addiction  

                 Go GATORS  
     
  8. jager

    jager Newbie

    I'm about a 1/2 hr from taking out the chicken.  I'll take a pic for possible posting... if it's good.  lol  If not expect questions.  I feel pretty confident though, as I've been a hardcore griller for some time.  :)  And I started pretty simple: whole chicken with a spice rub on a can (brined for a few hours in apple juice, salt, and water).  In the can apple juice, fresh lime juice, cracked pepper, some chili powder, and a few minced cloves.  It smells good!!!  Can't wait (plus the couple beers I've had waiting has really upped my appetite!! lol)

    Also, thanks for the warm welcome!! 
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2011
  9. ellymae

    ellymae Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the party!
     

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