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  • edinsomd
    Former Member
    • Aug 2014
    • 3
    • Southern Maryland

    Greetings from Southern Maryland

    How do! Retired Naval Aircrew, now at Patuxent River Naval Air Station testing the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, the replacement for my P-3 Orion. Self taught griller/smoker, and got most of the smoking part wrong at first. Got hooked on cooking during Navy deployments where the mess hall hours never seemed to agree with the flight schedule. Watched Jeff Smith's 'Frugal Gourmet' and took it up a level, then Alton Brown's 'Good Eats' and haven't looked back. 'Amazing Ribs' is my go-to place for all thing's 'Q, and I always recommend it to anyone who will listen; just a class site. My weapon of choice these days is a Primo Jr.

    Anyhoo, Thanksgiving this year was a reverse sear prime rib roast in the oven, as I needed the drippings for Yorkshire pudding. Turned out exactly like I wanted it to, which is my favorite saying when done cooking (even if it isn't quite there).

    But this time it was spot on!
    R/
    Ed
    AW1
    USN(Ret)
  • Jerod Broussard
    Moderator
    • Jun 2014
    • 9748
    • East Texas
    • Pit Barrel Cooker "Texas Brisket Edition"
      Weber One Touch Premium Copper 22" Kettle (gift)
      Slow 'n Sear for 22" Kettle
      Weber One Touch Premium Black 26" Kettle (gift)
      Slow 'n Sear XL for 26" Kettle (gift)
      Weber Smokey Joe Gold
      Weber Rapid Fire Chimney
      Vortex
      Maverick ET-732 White
      Maverick ET-732 Copper
      2- Auber SYL-1615 fan systems(Awesome!!!!!!!!)
      Thermoworks Thermapen w/ Back light (gift)
      Thermoworks Timestick
      Cambro Model 300MPC110 w/ Winco SS Pans
      B & B and Kingsford Charcoal
      B & B Pellets

    #2
    Welcome and thanks for your service and support Ed!!!

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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
      Welcome Ed! I trained many P-3 NFOs in my 9 years of service with the USAF. Welcome to the community.

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      • HC in SC
        Former Member
        • Nov 2014
        • 476
        • SC Lowcountry

        #4
        Right on Ed. My father in law's family is from the Salisbury / Ocean City area in Delmarva. Never seen so many chicken houses in my life! Welcome to the pit!

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        • Huskee
          Pit Boss
          • May 2014
          • 15058
          • 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.

          #5
          Welcome Ed! Glad to have you aboard (pun might be intended). Thank you for the support!

          I have a welcome package for you, although it's more like homework: click here to see our new member instruction post.

          Hope to see and hear more from you!

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          • edinsomd
            Former Member
            • Aug 2014
            • 3
            • Southern Maryland

            #6
            Originally posted by Pit Boss View Post
            Welcome Ed! I trained many P-3 NFOs in my 9 years of service with the USAF. Welcome to the community.
            Small Navy/Air Force world! As Enlisted Sensor Operators with many flight hours, we would tease the new Officer Navigators, (I add the distinction in rank for the non-military folks) and tell them all they needed to do was get within 256 nautical miles of home, and radar could take it from there. Most took the tease in good humor.
            Thanks all for the warm welcome, and I'll do my homework very soon. Promise. Unless the dog eats it....

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            • richinlbrg
              Founding Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 1876
              • Leesburg, VA. (Northern, VA)
              • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

              #7
              Welcome, edinsomd! Hope you get as much out of this site as I am! And thank you, and David, and any other current or past service members, for your service!

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