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Offline Oderus

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New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« on: April 05, 2015, 08:45:56 am »
Greetings from Calgary Alberta Canada!

Just picked up my Bradley yesterday and I'm in love!

Read the manual before I did anything and seasoned it according to the manual using Maple wood. Then I went out and bought a nice piece of Salmon, I'm told the easiest thing to smoke, and followed a Bradley recipe I read in a Bradley book I bought with the smoker. Maple Cure Smoked Salmon using Maple wood. I have a digital thermometer which I used to validate the internal temperate of the cabinet. After the 2.5 hour cure, pat dry and let sit for 45 mins (should have been 60 mins but I was losing patience), I preheated the cabinet to 200F for 15 mins. Then I did 1h 40m worth of Maple smoke in 35F weather which I was concerned with.

The wife and I had the best smoked Salmon experience in our lives. I'm still in shock how good it was. It had a perfect amount of bark and when you put a fork to it, it fell apart and was so juicy and tender. Fell apart like you were eating warm butter. Salmon flavoured butter. :)

Now I'm just waiting for the pork belly I bought yesterday to thaw out so I can cure it for 7 days and make my own smoked bacon.

I also want to do pork ribs using the 3-2-1 rule.

I'm very excited that it's spring and looking forward to trying recipe's from everyone in this forum!

Offline TedEbear

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Re: New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2015, 09:56:22 am »
Welcome aboard.  Here are a few links to get you started, including the Bradley user recipe site.

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Offline Smoker John

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Re: New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2015, 12:15:52 pm »
Welcome aboard, you will love your bacon amongst other things.
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Offline piratey

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Re: New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2015, 12:34:47 pm »
I took smoked salmon to my Easter family get together, along with the Canadian bacon I just finished and both were universally appreciated.  Welcome aboard and enjoy.

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Re: New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2015, 06:41:09 am »
welcome aboard

Offline seb bot

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Re: New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2015, 03:11:16 pm »
Hail Oderus, welcome to the forum from BC!

TedEbear has given some good links, be sure to check out the recipe site; there is a very good how-to on doing ribs using the 3-2-1 method... Good luck with your future smokes!

I hesitate to ask, but do you know Gwar?? ( I chuckled at your user name...)

Offline dave01

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Re: New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« Reply #6 on: April 15, 2015, 03:38:47 am »
Hello and welcome to the forum

Offline FLOODER31

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Re: New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2015, 06:44:35 pm »
Welcome from another 4 rack Albertan !!!!! smoking is the bomb!!!!!

Offline NorthShoreMN

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Re: New owner of a Bradley 4 rack Smoker
« Reply #8 on: April 16, 2015, 07:27:04 pm »
Welcome from N E Minnesota

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