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  • sarnott
    Former Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 1

    Another from VA!

    Hi,
    My name is Scott and I live in southeast Virginia (Hampton, right outside Langley AFB). I grill or smoke almost every weekend year round and enjoy learning new ideas and better ways to do things. I try do to all the normal things from pork butts or ribs to brisket but really enjoy experimenting with recipes normally cooked inside (often from all over the world) and see how it goes. Most of the time it comes out at least ok but sometimes, my wife tries it and then gets up to see what left-overs are in the frig (well, I might be exaggerating just a little)! I look forward to new ideas and learning better ways to prepare meals.
    Thanks,
    Scott
    Hampton, VA
  • Virginia Dave
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 89
    • Forest Virginia

    #2
    Welcome fellow Virginian!

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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).

      #3
      Indeed, welcome from another Virginian - Leesburg (northern VA) here! A lot of recipes here, and we look forward to seeing yours, too!
      Last edited by richinlbrg; December 1, 2014, 03:38 PM.

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

        #4
        Keep on keeping on sarnott. I know I've had my share grilling experiments not go as planned. All you can do is try not to go over the same territory twice and use each fail as a learning experience. Welcome from the SC Lowcountry!

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        • Huskee
          Pit Boss
          • May 2014
          • 14994
          • central MI, USA
          • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

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            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")
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            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.

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            Location: Farwell, Michigan- near Clare. (dead center of lower peninsula)

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          #5
          Welcome Scott! I think your experience is quite familiar to many of us. Check out the recipes threads here, many folks have posted some great looking recipes with pics too.

          Since this is your first post, please check out our homework assignment post for new members, it contains lots of how-tos and please-dos! Hope to hear & see more from you.

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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

            #6
            Welcome Scott! I've been to Langley a time or two. I forget why. We were hauling something, I'm sure (Prior C-130 Navigator). Can't wait to hear about some of those cooks that sends the wife to the fridge

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            • sarnott
              sarnott commented
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              Dave, Ever spend any time at 7th ACCS (ABCCC) or in the AC community? I spent some time in the back of both of those and with Jackpot but mostly spent my time in E-3s and E-8s.

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