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    Hello Pit Krewe

    My name is Roland Pinault and I am a native New Englander living in BBQ country for the last 15 years. Residing in Northwest Arkansas, I am 3 hrs from KCMO, 5 hrs from Memphis, 5 hrs from Dallas, 2 hrs from Tulsa and 9hrs from NOLA. So I've been eating my way through some of the best digs in this fine country. I keep my old school New England recipies close and have learned a ton from local folks from this hub of Q. Dr. Blonder's article on the science of the stall hooked me on this site.
    This site has fought me a lot, and my wife hooked me up with a membership for Christmas!
    I use a big 12 yr old char-broil gas grill called "Grillzilla"with cast iron burners, a cheap charcoal grill, and a 40" masterbuilt electric smoker enhanced with an a-maze-n 5×8 pellet smoke box.
    Love all things pork, so looking forward to sharing and reading some porknography on this site.
    My second big area of exploration is brining and curing . I have used many teachings here to do homemade pastrami, ham and bacon. Going for the full corned beef experience soon.

    Woo hoo let's cook !

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    Merry Christmas and welcome to the Pit from Baltimore, MD! 😎 We're glad you're here!

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      Welcome and your certainly know how to fill that sucker up.

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        Welcome from Indiana

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          Welcome to the Pit! As you could guess I love pork, too. I grew up in NOLA thus the LA. I now live in Dallas where beef is cheap and pork more pricey. How far are you from Dallas? They are developing some pretty good Q joints. I cook on a Big Green Egg. My daughter gifted my membership for Christmas 2014. The Pit is a fun place to be.

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            Welcome rapinau! We're glad you're here.

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              Welcome rapinau

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                A hearty welcome from Illinois.

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                  Merry Christmas and welcome!

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                    Welcome to the pit from Las Vegas.

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                      Welcome to The Pit rapinau! We're glad you joined. That's a beautiful cook you've got underway. We'd love to see some finished pictures.

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                      Hope to hear & see more from you!

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                        Welcome, rapinau !!! Lookin' forward t' cookin' along with ya! Load 'em up, an' let th' smoke roll!!!
                        I'm in Kansas Territory, not too awful far west of KC.

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                          Welcome aboard rapinau. I've got to think you ate the ribs first. Cool cook! Eat good & have fun!

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                            Greetings from Florida rapinau

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