Welcome!


This is a membership forum. As a guest, you can click around a bit. View 5 pages for free. If you would like to participate, please join.

[ Pitmaster Club Information | Join Now | Login | Contact Us ]

There are 4 page views remaining.

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Greetings from Illinois, excited to learn

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Greetings from Illinois, excited to learn

    I love to cook and bake. I was introduced to good baking by my grandmother who taught me to bake and decorate cakes. I have a few signature items that My friends, family, and coworkers really appreciate. I bake because I like it, but I like the reaction I get when making food people really like. I am interested in the challenge of smoking. I got permission from the wife to invest in a smoker and my local Hardware Hank friend/owner sold me a 30 inch Smoking Brothers pellet grill 10 days ago. I have used it twice as of today (whole chicken and veggies and a pork butt) and my family thinks I have made the best purchase ever. I can't wait to learn from the people here. My 3 daughters love good ribs my goal is to produce the best ribs they have ever had.

    #2
    Welcome Joel Huizenga

    Comment


      #3
      Welcome from Indiana

      Comment


        #4
        A hearty welcome from Illinois as well.

        What area are you in?

        There are a bunch of us from all over Illinois in the pit.

        I think all of our goal is to produce the best tasting ribs ever.

        Comment


        • Joel Huizenga
          Joel Huizenga commented
          Editing a comment
          Down near Kankakee

        • KiloVolt89
          KiloVolt89 commented
          Editing a comment
          Welcome from another part of Illinois! Out in the Northwest Suburbs, Palatine.

        #5
        Sounds like a plan!!!

        Welcome...

        Comment


          #6
          Welcome to the Pit! It is a great place to learn.

          Comment


            #7
            Welcome t' th' Pit, thanks fer th' great introduction.
            Ribs?
            "the best ribs they have ever had."
            Amigo, I b'lieve y'all've come t' th' right place.... Jus' Sayin'...
            Why, there's likely 1000's of the best ribs they've never had, here, already!
            Together, we can figger out how to make your ribs yours...

            Comment


              #8
              Welcome from Florida! See you around The Pit!

              Comment


                #9
                Welcome to The Pit Joel. Follow Meathead's advice on ribs and your kids will be impressed. Then you can work on making ribs your "specialty" and they will be super.

                Comment


                  #10
                  Welcome to the pit from Southern Illinois! The Last Meal Rib recipe is wonderful! Give it a try and you will be hooked enjoy the great food in your future.

                  Comment


                    #11
                    Welcome, Joel!

                    Comment


                      #12
                      Welcome from Nebraska, Joel!

                      Comment


                        #13
                        Welcome to The Pit Joel Huizenga! You're going to love being here! There's a very active bread & baking channel here as well with some very talented baker/pitmasters. Thanks for your support here and for joining up.

                        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. This will help you learn your way around so you can get the best experience from our forum.

                        Also, it's very important that you:
                        1. Give us an email address you actually use. You can set or change your email on file with us by clicking your name in the upper-right, then User Settings, then the Notifications tab.
                        2. Add the domain AmazingRibs.com to your email safe list. We NEVER spam! This is important to receive notices about your account, such as if you’re up for renewal or are ever drawn as our monthly Gold Medal Giveaway winner, which is open to all USA members or those with a USA delivery address (we’d hate to have to pick another person because you don’t answer us)!


                        Hope to hear & see more from you!

                        Comment


                          #14
                          Welcome aboard from Las Vegas, Joe!

                          Comment

                          Announcement

                          Collapse
                          No announcement yet.
                          Working...
                          X
                          false
                          0
                          Guest
                          500
                          ["pitmaster-my-membership","login","join-pitmaster","lostpw","reset-password","special-offers","help","nojs","meat-ups","gifts","authaau-alpha","ebooklogin-start","alpha","start"]
                          false
                          false
                          {"count":0,"link":"/forum/announcements/","debug":""}
                          Yes
                          Rubs Promo

                          Spotlight

                          These are not ads or paid placements. These are some of our favorite tools and toys.

                          These are products we have tested, won our top awards, and are highly recommend. Click here to read how we test, about our medals, and what they mean.

                          Use Our Links To Help Keep Us Alive

                          A big part of this site is our unbiased equipment and product reviews. We love playing with toys and we have no problem calling them the way we see them. Some companies pay a finder’s fee if a reader clicks a link on AmazingRibs.com and buys a product. It has zero impact on our reviews, zero impact on the price you pay, and the sites never tell us what you bought, but it has a major impact on our ability to keep this site alive! So before you buy, please click our links. Here’s a link that takes you to a page on Amazon that has some of our favorite tools and toys: https://tinyurl.com/amazingribs


                          The Efficiency Of A Kamado Plus The Flexibility Of The Slow ‘N Sear Insert

                          kamado grill
                          Built around SnS Grill’s patented Slow ‘N Sear charcoal kettle accessory, this 22-inch kamado is a premium ceramic grill that brings true 2-zone cooking to a kamado.

                          Click here for our article on this exciting cooker



                          Surely you know somebody who loves outdoor cooking who deserves a gift for the holidays, birthday, anniversary, or just for being wonderful. There he is, right in the mirror! Here are our selections of best ideas, all Platinum or Gold Medalists, listed by price.

                          Click here to see our list of Gold Medal Gifts


                          Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

                          The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.
                          Click here for our review of this superb smoker


                          Blackstone Rangetop Combo: Griddle And Deep Fryer In One


                          The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, grilled cheese, and so much more. And why deep fry indoors when you can avoid the smell and mess by doing it outside!

                          Click here to read our detailed review and to order


                          The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted


                          Napoleon’s 22″ Pro Cart Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It’s hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the 22″ Pro Cart a viable alternative.

                          Click here for more about what makes this grill special


                          Grilla Pellet Smoker proves good things come in small packages

                          We always liked Grilla. The small 31.5″ x 29.5″ footprint makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, as on a condo patio.
                          Click here for our review on this unique smoker


                          Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker


                          This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making this baby foolproof. Set ThermoTemp’s dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin’.

                          Click here to read our detailed review