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  • Mobydiq
    Former Member
    • Aug 2015
    • 1
    • Great Mills, MD

    Mobydiq has arrived

    Hey fellow smokers and grillers. I've decided that in my advanced age I need some expert guidance in the world of smoking and grilling. I like to do most of my cooking on a rotisserie, which I think I'm pretty good at. I can do four slabs of ribs on my rib cage but have yet to figure out how to rotisserie soup. I've got an Oklahoma Joe that I've done a few mods to, it's pretty much air tight. I have an old BBQware grill that I keep rebuilding and all of my spinning on. I'm a tinkerer so I do a lot of experimenting with smokers and grills. That's part of the fun for me. I do remove the membrane, if that matters. I still have a lot to learn and will enjoy the journey.
  • Huskee
    Pit Boss
    • May 2014
    • 15051
    • central MI, USA
    • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

      Want a free bottle of whiskey? Check out my link to Flaviar.com, you join with it, we both get a $50 bottle free.

      Smokers / Grills
      • Yoder loaded Wichita offset smoker
      • PBC
      • Grilla Silverbac pellet grill
      • Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado (SnSK)
      • Dyna-Glo XL Premium dual chamber charcoal grill
      • Weber 22" Original Kettle Premium (copper)
      • Weber 26" Original Kettle Premium (black)
      • Weber Jumbo Joe Gold (18.5")
      • Weber Smokey Joe Silver (14.5")
      • Brinkmann cabinet charcoal smoker (repurposed)

      Thermometers
      • (3) Maverick XR-50: 4-probe Wireless Thermometers
      • (7) Maverick ET-732s
      • (1) Maverick ET-735 Bluetooth (in box)
      • (1) Smoke by ThermoWorks
      • (1) Signals by ThermoWorks
      • Thermapen MkII, orange
      • ThermoPop, yellow
      • ThermoWorks ChefAlarm
      • Morpilot 6-probe wireless
      • ThermoWorks Infrared IRK2
      • ThermoWorks fridge & freezer therms as well

      Accessories
      • Instant Pot 6qt
      • Anova Bluetooth SV
      • Kitchen Aide mixer & meat grinder attachment
      • Kindling Cracker King (XL)
      • BBQ Dragon
      • Weber full & half chimneys, Char-Broil Half Time chimney
      • Weber grill topper
      • Slow 'N Sear Original, XL, and SnS Charcoal Basket (for Jumbo Joe)
      • Drip 'N Griddle Pan, 22' Easy Spin Grate, and Elevated Cooking grate, by ABCbarbecue
      • Pittsburgh Digital Moisture Meter

      Beverages
      • Favorite summer beer: Leinenkugels Summer & Grapefruit Shandy, Hamm's, Michelob Ultra Pure Gold
      • Fav other beer: DAB, Sam Adams regular, Third Shift amber or Coors Batch 19, Stella Artois
      • Fav cheap beers: Pabst, High Life, Hamm's & Stroh's
      • Most favorite beer: The one in your fridge
      • Wine: Red- big, bold, tannic & peppery- Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauv, Sangiovese, Syrah, etc
      • Whiskey: Buffalo Trace, Eagle Rare, E.H. Taylor, Blanton's, Old Forester 1870, Elijah Craig, Basil Hayden's. Neat please.
      • Scotch: Current favorite- The Arran (anything by them), Glenmorangie 12yr Lasanta, sherry cask finished. The Balvenie Double Wood, also like Oban 18yr, and The Glenlivet Nadurra (Oloroso sherry cask finished) among others. Neat please.

      About me
      Real name: Aaron
      Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

      Occupation:
      • Healthcare- Licensed & Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for MidMichigan Health, a University of Michigan Health System.

    #2
    ​Welcome to The Pit Mobydiq! Let me guess, you named your smoker Cpt Ahab?
    Glad to have you here. I have zero experience in rotisserie, never interested me, but I love reading about things whether I intend to venture into them or not. Sous vide and bread baking are also in that vein for me.

    Since this is your first post, please check out our homework assignment post for new members, it contains a few how-tos and please-dos.

    Also, it's very important that you add the domain AmazingRibs.com to your email safe list in case you are ever drawn as our monthly Gold Medal Giveaway winner!

    Hope to hear & see more from you!

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    • Breadhead
      Breadhead commented
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      @Huskee

      "Sous vide and bread baking are also in that vein for me".

      Hmmm... I can see you're about to bake a loaf of bread.

      A couple of years ago Meathead said to me that he had a fear of flour. Now he's going to bread baking seminars. He made my Brioche hamburger bun recipe. I bet he will soon read my thread about Teaching Steve Vojtek how to make sourdough bread and make some real bread.

      I see you as future Bread Master.

      Breadhead...

    • Huskee
      Huskee commented
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      Wartface of the 3 techniques I'd get into bread baking first. Maybe someday. Thanks for your confidence!

    • Breadhead
      Breadhead commented
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      @Huskee

      For some strange reason MOST people think bread baking is very difficult. However... Everyone that takes the time to try it end up saying this is not nearly as difficult as I thought it was going to be. It's a forehead slapper once you realize how easy it is.

      Just use the the time you wonder what to do while you are smoking a pork butt or brisket for 15 to 18 hours.

      Here's an easy Ciabatta bread recipe with instructions you can make in 4 to 6 hours, depending on your ambient temperature.

      https://app.box.com/s/ivwd6y2epi91pz7o2b15c6kuhvlkvtf5

      Use the direct method to learn with. Later you can use the indirect method and get a better loaf of bread.

      This is much, much easier than the type of bread Steve Vojtek and Chudzikb learned with.
      Last edited by Breadhead; August 11, 2015, 04:46 PM.
  • fuzzydaddy
    Charter Member
    • Nov 2014
    • 4959
    • Winchester TN
    • Hardware
      Blackstone 36” Griddle
      Slow 'N Sear Deluxe Kamado.
      Slow 'N Sear Kettle Grill.
      Slow 'N Sear (1.0, Deluxe, 2.0), DnG Pans/Racks, Easy Spin Grates, Elevated Cooking Grates.
      Weber Chimney starters (regular and half).
      Joule.
      GrillGrates.
      Maverick XR-50 [my favorite].
      ThermoWorks Smoke & Gateway, Thermapen, Thermapop, ChefAlarms, DOT, probes

      Consumables / Favorites
      KBB (short cooks), Weber (long cooks)
      Ribs (beef & pork), Pork Butts, Chuck Roasts, Pork Tenderloins.
      SnS Grills salt free rubs: Not Just for Beef & Rocky’s Rub.
      MeatChurch Holy Cow. MMD, BBBR, S&G, Herbs de Provence, SPG.

    #3
    Welcome to the Pit Mobydiq!

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    • smarkley
      Former Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 1426

      #4
      Welcome Aboard Mobydiq

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      • mackdaddy
        Former Member
        • Jul 2015
        • 264
        • Greencastle, PA

        #5
        Welcome Mobydiq. You will love the Pit.

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        • Jon Solberg
          Former Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 4819

          #6
          welcome aboard!

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