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jeffTrophy900

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Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« on: August 16, 2006, 05:24:04 PM »
Just got my new 6 rack digital today. Ok, so I have read about and will season it. My problem is this, I want to make everything! Any recommendations for a first timer recipe, I'm thinking it would be something hot smoked/cooked (although I can't wait to make bacon and such) , brisket? pork? Any advice would be appreciated, I have a lot to learn and I am all ears. I have a selection of different bisquettes and plenty of cold beer, I know that's the first step!

robs

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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2006, 06:34:51 PM »


It's pretty hard to screw up pulled pork. I do pretty much the same as Icerat in this thread:
http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/index.php?topic=2127.0

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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2006, 06:39:01 PM »
jeffTrophy900,

Welcome to the forum. 900 must be a bowling thing. ???

Good advice from robs, and icerat and others will probably weigh in. Pork butt is a good start, and easy to do. Just have to be patient and not peek. You will be happy with the results.

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jeffTrophy900

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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2006, 05:45:27 AM »
Thanks! printed out that thread, as per your recommendations, I'll let you know how it turns out. The Trophy 900 refers to my motorcycle, a Triumph, not bowling.

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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2006, 11:43:09 AM »
Welcome to the forum Jeff, nice to see someone with something other than a Japanese motorbike!
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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2006, 02:18:32 PM »
Thanks for the welcome manxman. Does your name refer to the cat or the language? I am also very into all things gaelic, Isle of Man TT, music etc. Love the bike and I know I'm going to love the smoker, seasoning it tomorrow, then a business trip to Dallas till Thursday, Friday the smoker is going to be stuffed with pork butt ! There is an absolute wealth of info on this forum, I have printed out so much it's like a book! Should make for good reading on the plane. I'll post the pork results. Cheers!

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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2006, 09:21:54 AM »
Jeff,
Greetings and welcome...
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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2006, 09:33:56 AM »
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Does your name refer to the cat or the language?


I am born and bred Manx and have lived on the Isle of Man all my life, never been a motorcyclist myself but at 6ft 6 inches tall perhaps that is just as well!! I am an ardent fan of the TT races though, an awesome spectacle. Also very proud of my gaelic heritage.

There are several commercial smokehouses here, perhaps the most famous smoked product is kippers (smoked herring) but they do all sorts nowadays. Perhaps this gave me my love of smoked food but in my view nothing beats the BS for simplicity and quality of end product. :D

Whereabouts are you?

Have fun........................... ;D
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jeffTrophy900

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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2006, 09:17:45 AM »
Excellent! The TT is on my list of must do's, spectacle is right! I reside in New Hampshire.
Well, seasoned the smoker yesterday and everything functioned just fine, now I know why they use the aluminum spacer pucks, got to make a couple in my shop. I have an idea for a simple widget and method for homemade wood chip pucks, I understand that they use collagen as a binder? I think that is gelatin basically, anyway if I can nail the binder, what I have in mind is pressing a "salami" of chips, and when it's dry slicing off pucks on the band saw, worth a try, I'll let you all know how it goes. Friday is pulled pork day, can't wait!
Cheers!

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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2006, 06:37:54 PM »
Friday is pulled pork day, can't wait!

Jeff, too much information!! ;) ;D :o ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Brand New to smoking with a brand new smoker.
« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2006, 06:42:10 PM »
Friday is pulled pork day, can't wait!

Jeff, too much information!! ;) ;D :o ;D ;D ;D

Kirk

But thank's for sharing anyway.

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