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Old 10-24-2008, 11:18 AM   #1
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I'm here to learn from you guys!

Hey everyone! My name is Nick, I'm 30 years old, married and have a baby boy. And I'm the cook in the house!

I love to cook, but I'm finally coming out of the denial stage that I'm not very good at it! I'm not terrible by any means, but there have been a few too many instances where we end up eating a sandwich for dinner after one of my "creation" attempts.

Im also an avid outdoor cook. I grill and smoke on a Weber kettle and Weber Smokey Mountain.

I love internet forums, I'm a member of several and Im glad I found this very active forum. I'm sure I'll get all my questions answered that I've had rolling around my head for the last few years.

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Old 10-24-2008, 11:20 AM   #2
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Welcome Nick! This is a great place to learn. We have members ranging from professional chefs to those who don't even know the recipe for water and everything in between. You will be able to learn a ton here and I am sure we will learn from you as well.
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:22 AM   #3
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Thanks for the welcome GB.
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:23 AM   #4
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Hi Nick, welcome to DC! Plenty to learn here!
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:27 AM   #5
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Nick! I'm always trying to come up with the perfect concoction AND...... I just bought a WSM!

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Old 10-24-2008, 11:33 AM   #6
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Nick! I'm always trying to come up with the perfect concoction AND...... I just bought a WSM!

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You're gonna love that thing! When I smoke pork butts for pulled pork I can set it up, and go to sleep after an hour. Wake up 8 hours later and it will be within 10 degrees from where I left it. I've had a load of charcoal last me 16 hours once without a refill.
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:45 AM   #7
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Welcome Nick,
We love to help, so pick a forum and ask a question, you won't wait long for an answer
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Old 10-24-2008, 12:40 PM   #9
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Welcome, Nick - TheCook. Glad you found us. Lots of grillers/smokers here for you, as well as many other talents.
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Old 10-24-2008, 01:07 PM   #10
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You're gonna love that thing! When I smoke pork butts for pulled pork I can set it up, and go to sleep after an hour. Wake up 8 hours later and it will be within 10 degrees from where I left it. I've had a load of charcoal last me 16 hours once without a refill.
Oh that's what I wanted to here...... (being very dry and sarcastic here)
Last week I had quite the temp fiasco trying to do a small brisket. There's a thread here I was losing my fire after around six hours and while I started to get a temp climb again after adding more, it ended up burning out again. And I used a full ring of lump started minion style
Hopefully this weekend's butt goes better. I'm using Kingsford this burn
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