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  • Enrico
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 13
    • Rome, Italy

    Hello from Rome, Italy

    Hello everybody! I have been bbqing in the last 16 months. For some months with 2 26 OTG and snake Minion Method and water pan and I was really satisfied indeed. In last january I started bbqing with the 22 WSM and I UNDERSTOOD all the love for this smoker in the BBQ world. I was able to get some black angus briskets ( I didn' understand wich grade I got) and some Aussie angus briskets too. Really not the same price/lb You have. The same for spare ribs (no baby back ribs available at all). No boston butt and no picnic only pork shoulder is available. It's enough for me! Some equipment from ebay.com, some from Amazon.com and I was ready to start. I got spices from Penderey.com and maybe next time I'll tell you the story of some powders at the italian custom. Quite hard to get some chunks: they are heavy and shipping cost are heavier! Here in Rome I had some BBQ classes, but my dream is USA pit Master's ones! As we say in Italy "chi si accontenta.. Gode!" I did some photo reports of my cooks available on my youtube channel because I really believe that images speak much better than words. Let me say thanks to all of You for the help you will give to me and last but not least, sorry for my written english: spoken is worst! Ciao Enrico
  • Huskee
    Pit Boss
    • May 2014
    • 15002
    • 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
    Ciao, benvenuto Enrico! An honor to speak to an Italian, I love your culture. Your written English is great, you're a pro! We are glad to have you here, and look forward to your contributions to The Pit as you learn BBQ. We'll do our best as will the rest of The Pit community to help you along.

    Pork "butts" and "picnics" are just two different sections from the pork shoulder, so you're good to go there! Bummer there's no baby back ribs, perhaps the local custom is to leave them in the roast cuts? Spare ribs are great too though, if you trim the rib tips off and make a squared-off slab, they're what Americans call the "St Louis cut", and are equally, and depending who you talk to, perhaps more popular than BBs. I'm a baby back guy though. Post some pics of your equipment and your next couple of cooks, we can alllearn from each other.

    Before I go, I have to mention that when you get a minute, check out the main page by clicking the top-left tab titled "The Pit", and view Pit Boss' 'Welcome' letter and the 'Tips' letter. This will help you in filling out your signature, as well as help you in posting pics.

    Again, welcome aboard and we look forward to having you share anything you can!

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    • David Parrish
      Founding Member - Pit Boss Emeritus
      • May 2014
      • 5038
      • Charlotte, NC
        • Slow 'N Sear Kamado (SnSK)
        • Lots of grills that work with Slow 'N Sear
        • LOTS of digital thermometers (my fav)
        • LOTS of accessories
        • Favorite Beer - Fat Tire
        • Favorite Bourbon - Woodford Reserve
        • Favorite White Wine - Cakebread Chardonnay
        • Favorite Red Wine - Yes, Please
        • President/Owner - SnS Grills

      #3
      Enrico welcome to The Pit! Huskee has already said everything I'd have said so let me just add I'm glad you're here. Post links to some of your videos under the recipe that they are related to in the Recipes and Techniques channel. Tell us about your favorite BBQ restaurants in Rome in the BBQ Restaurant Roundup channel. Just some places where you can get started here in The Pit. I'll be there myself in a few months so I may end up going to one of your recommendations!

      P.S - Where's your sig?

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      • Enrico
        Former Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 13
        • Rome, Italy

        #4
        I get this error always when I try to write my sig. What ever I wrote I get this {"errors":[["unexpected_error","Required argument missing: signature"]]}

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        • mrmikemgm
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          I got that too on my iOS devices, then a slightly different error on Safari on my desktop. Switched browsers for that purpose to Chrome and it worked like a charm.
      • Marauderer
        Founding Member
        • Jul 2014
        • 1471
        • Powder Springs, Georgia
        • [ATTACH=CONFIG]temp_6496_1424176307798_786[/ATTACH] Barry
          Powder Springs, GA

          Weber S470 with smoker box and insulated custom cover
          RecTec w/grilling mat, front shelf, cover, Nomex Sealing Gasket, Hurd Downdraft Hood, Fuller's Earth,oversize wheels
          GMG Davy Crockett Wifi
          Blackstone 1575
          Seville Classics Rolling Workbench
          Grill Grates searing kit
          (2) Maverick ET-732
          Thermopen Classic w/glo case, Thermopop, Time Stick, Extra Big and Loud Timer, Chef Alarm
          Wine maker from kits, Merlot, Liebfraumilch, N.Z. Pinot Noir, and some other fuity tuity wines that are great with "Q"
          PickleMeister
          Pampered Chef Knives
          All Clad BD5
          Tyent Water Ionizer

          I want a "Stick Burner"!! Looking at Lang 36" Hybrid Deluxe. Either patio or trailer haven't made up my mind.

        #5
        Enrico, Welcome you are doing great. I have no trouble understanding you. To do your sig you have to go to your name at the top right hand corner of the page and click on your name. go to "User Settings", then go to "account" just to the right of profile, scroll down to "Conversation Detail Options" and click on "Edit Posts Signatures" and enter your sig info. It will show up under your avatar just to the right of the dot that is green when you are on line and looks like a Fountain Pen Nib. Run your cursor over the Nib and it will show your sig.

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        • Jon Solberg
          Former Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 4819

          #6

          Piacere di conoscerti Enrico

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          • Enrico
            Former Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 13
            • Rome, Italy

            #7
            MrMikemgm Great tip! I'll move to windows pc! Thanks

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