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    New member, newish to BBQ

    Hi all from over the pond in the UK.

    Been grilling for a few years with my Weber Kettle and have solely taken my guide from the Weber book, but rarely been adventurous with my cooks. A leg of lamb, until recently, was my most daunting cook as opposed to the normal sausages, burgers and chicken breasts.

    I maybe doing my fellow countryfolk a massive injustice here (and no offence is meant to those UK members), but I think all would agree we are not renown for our grilling skills. I include myself in that wide sweeping statement, but amongst my friends I know only two that share my growing passion for all things BBQ.

    My wife bought me Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling" and I was recommended to buy a Slow and Sear and WOW, how those two items have changed my grilling!

    Managed pulled pork sandwiches about a month ago and last week it was Texas Short Ribs. Man I'm hooked.

    For this glorious weekend and to celebrate VE Day I am trying my first spatchcock chicken. (I pay tribute to all the veterans and the fallen heroes from all countries in all conflicts).

    Looking forward to learning and sharing ideas.

    I wish you all a great weekend.

    StrangelyBrown

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    Welcome from Western Massachusetts. If you like wings, think Vortex.

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      #3
      Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!
      Lookin forward to learnin along with, an from ya!

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        #4
        Welcome from the Land of Enchantment!

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          #5
          Welcome from South Louisiana!

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            #6
            Welcome from Maryland

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              #7
              Welcome to The Pit. Yes - the book and the SnS really up your game for sure.

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                #8
                Welcome to the Pit from Dallas, Texas, USA!

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                  #9
                  Greetings and welcome from North Carolina.

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                  • Mr. Bones
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                    Lovin that there avatar, ooorrraaahhh!!!!!

                  • mcook2201
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                    Thanks there Mr. Bones, two of my three favorite things.. and thank you for Your service

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                  Welcome from south Texas! Glad you’re here!

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                    Huntington Beach welcomes you and that fine cooking machine you have.

                    yes sir, SnS is a game changer for the kettle.

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                      #12
                      Welcome from Farmville, Va.

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                        #13
                        Welcome from Florida. The grilling adventure is quite rewarding.

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                          There IS a growing community of ya’ll in the realm of Q’in & grillin. Those two items you mentioned, our HOF founder Meathead & his book & the illustrious Slow n’ Sear are game changers, yessir. Welcome, eat good & have fun!

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                            Welcome from Colorado. I have to say that I’ve spent a LOT of time in England over the years ... not quite evenly divided between London and, strangely enough, Tetbury.

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