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  • RichieB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2018
    • 1757
    • Western Mass

    #16
    Agree with comments. The food/cook is why I came here. The education has increased my ability. I have so much more to learn. It doesn't stop there. Like others have mentioned I have been part of other communities some not so receptive to others. Beyond the food it's the culture. The willingness to help others, compliment a successful cook. When I get an atta boy, I go Atta Boy to me. It's a good feeling to get positive comments.
    The other piece, is the respect we have for each other. Let's face it we all have opinions, beliefs in many areas that could be concidered divisive to some. It's kept out of this house. That is refreshing and appreciated.

    ​​​​​​Off subject when will it be spring in New England. I get a cook in here or there. I need to zig and zag with the weather. So, cold, ice, snow and rain please go away.

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    • klflowers
      klflowers commented
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      When I get an atta boy, it makes my day, week, month even.
  • lemayp
    Club Member
    • Jan 2016
    • 218
    • Chesapeake Va
    • Weber Smokey Joe
      Weber 22" with Slow 'N Sear
      Pit Barrel Cooker
      Engelbrecht Braten Campfire
      Maverick ET 733
      Thermapen MK4
      Favorite Beer - Bells Two Hearted

    #17
    Jack Reacher is a book? I've seen the movies, also have Salt Fat Acid Heat on the table but haven't started it yet. Cookbooks and technical books are physical copies, most others are on my Audible account. This is the only online community I really participate in and recommend it to everyone that asks for a recipe.

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    • klflowers
      klflowers commented
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      I've read them all too. One of the biggest crimes of the century was casting Tom Cruise as Reacher in the movies.

    • lemayp
      lemayp commented
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      I've seen the series on audible, just haven't tried it yet. I'll have to get the first couple and see how I like them. I burn through several books a month driving. Just ended the year of free xm in my car without ever listening to it...

    • Henrik
      Henrik commented
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      I couldn't agree with you more klflowers.
  • jgreen
    Charter Member
    • Oct 2014
    • 2742
    • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
    • Cookers:
      Broil King XL
      Broil King Smoke
      Weber Kettle 26
      Grilla Pellet smoker
      Capital 40 natural gas
      Napoleon Pro 22 kettle

      Thermometer:
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      Thermapen (ok..4 thermapens)
      Thermo works DOT (or two)
      Fireboard (probably my favourite)
      Thermworks Smoke (or two)

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      SnS (original, plus and XL)
      DnG pans, 6 or 7 of these
      Vortex
      Grillgrates
      and, maybe some other toys as well

    #18
    Agree. This is my favourite site and definitely changed the way I cook. Learn a ton on here.

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    • klflowers
      klflowers commented
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      I spend way too much time on this site. And I take pictures of my food and post them. It's nuts.
  • Livermoron
    Charter Member
    • Aug 2014
    • 435
    • 22" Weber one touch w/roti and SnS
      PBC
      Volcano3
      Lodge Sportsman

    #19
    I hear ya. That stuff is crazy! If I had realized I could make so many people happy, I'd have done this long ago. I'm now reading cookbooks, cooking for retirement parties and sports recruitment gatherings, taking request from my friends, and (more importantly) my foodie wife...I never thought I'd be this guy.

    This site has given me confidence, and actually cooking and smoking has brought me contentment. Who knew?
    Last edited by Livermoron; February 10, 2019, 09:09 AM.

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    • klflowers
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      The reading cookbook thing is what amazes me the most. Before, I just looked up recipes. Now I read the dang book looking for ways to improve on the recipes. Just stupid.
  • 58limited
    Club Member
    • Dec 2018
    • 1114
    • SE Texas
    • "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." ~Benjamin Franklin

    #20
    I agree, this site is amazing. It has really upped my game (I was doing OK before but just a few pointers has made a big difference.).

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    • kmwweiskircher
      Club Member
      • Apr 2016
      • 50
      • Middleton, Idaho

      #21
      I totally agree with all the "soppy" stuff! The only downside I can find on this site is reading all the wonderful things you say about products. The downside of that is I have to go BUY the stuff... Joule, 2-yes 2 pit barrel cookers (loved it so much had to get one for camping), and smokers, pits, grills galore! I love every one. Of course being a gold medal winner and getting The Good One was the most AWESOME bonus imaginable!!! Love, love, love this site...even if I don't post often!

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      • Mr. Bones
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        Hope yer lovin yer GOOR as much as I do mine!
        Quite th Amazin Cooker, in my experience!
        In six months time, I ain't managed to screw up no food on it, yet!

      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        That old black magic, or more commonly known as mcs...
    • theroc
      Founding Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 817
      • Altadena, CA
        • Camp Chef 24" Smoke Vault
        • Buckaroo Chunk Wood Grill
        • Weber Summit Gold D Gas Grill
        • Fireboard
        • Thermapen MkIV

      #22
      Great sentiments klflowers , and I couldn't agree more. My philosophy of life has been if I learn something new each day, then that day is a success. I cooked professionally 40+ years ago, and have been cooking for my family nearly ever day since then. But I manage to learn something new nearly everyday on AR. So thanks to my AR family for helping me continue to have successful days.

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    • MeatMonster
      Club Member
      • Mar 2017
      • 653
      • Ellon, Aberdeenshire
      • I love beer, BBQ and rugby, just don't make me choose between them!

        GMG Jim Bowie
        ProQ Elite Smoker
        Boomerang 3 Ring Burner
        Fast Eddy Cookshack 120
        Fast Eddy Cookshack 240

      #23
      Couldn't agree more. For me AR has had a direct and tangible impact, in the last couple of years its been invaluable as I work to open my own smokehouse.

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        Good luck with the smokehouse. One of the things I like a lot about AR is the fact that I now can say I know someone that is working on opening a BBQ place in Scotland. How cool is that!
    • MeatMonster
      Club Member
      • Mar 2017
      • 653
      • Ellon, Aberdeenshire
      • I love beer, BBQ and rugby, just don't make me choose between them!

        GMG Jim Bowie
        ProQ Elite Smoker
        Boomerang 3 Ring Burner
        Fast Eddy Cookshack 120
        Fast Eddy Cookshack 240

      #24
      Originally posted by MeatMonster View Post
      Couldn't agree more. For me AR has had a direct and tangible impact, in the last couple of years its been invaluable as I work to open my own smokehouse.
      Who knows brother, maybe you could walk in the front door one day and say hi!

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        I hope to be able to do just that!
    • troymeister
      Charter Member
      • Aug 2014
      • 1528
      • Forest Park Il
      • Weber 26

        Weber Performer 22.5, Weber 18.5, WSM 18.5, Smokey Joe

        2 Slow N Sears, Charcoal Rotisserie, Kettle Pizza for Weber 22.5, Vortex, Grill Grates

        Smoke Thermometer, Igrill, Thermapen, Thermapop,Maverick 2 probe
        I love cooking with wine. Sometimes I put it in my food.

        One cannot have too many grills.

      #25
      klflowers I totally agree. This site has upped my game in all of my cooking. My family and friends are most thankful. Just think, it only gets better!!

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        Yeah, I constantly surprise myself with this stuff. Last night I made scotch eggs. I had never heard of scotch eggs before AR.
    • Bluestreak
      Club Member
      • Dec 2018
      • 13
      • Charlotte, NC

      #26
      I found this place by a complete accident. I only started smokin’ a year ago. I told my wife. I’d like to start smokin’ and she looked at me like I had three heads. Ha!

      In mid Dec I started researching good thermometers. That lead me to the Maverick XR-50. From that I happened to see AR and I thought, WTH is this?! Who is this Meathead? For Christmas dinner I smoked two butts and 5 BB ribs using his Last Meal recipe and Dave’s Butt recipe.

      Now I’m hooked! Time for a couple books I see...

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        I know, right? I actually read salt fat acid heat and enjoyed reading it! A cookbook! Before that I read Meathead's cookbook. That in itself is amazing.
    • FireMan
      Charter Member
      • Jul 2015
      • 8236
      • Bottom of Winnebago

      #27
      Yup Ahumadora , let’s get better! More smoke, more Fire,
      better eatin!
      Case in point, we’ve had some pretty good contributions from rooks (that rookies to those in Oconomowoc) Neris from Ireland and Yogi77 from Germany. Our knowledge expands. Cool.
      Last edited by FireMan; February 11, 2019, 10:42 AM.

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        Meat! Smoke! Fire! Wibs!!!!
    • Mudkat
      Club Member
      • Feb 2017
      • 2088
      • At a river near me, MD
      • Weber Smokey Mountain 14.5"
        Weber 22" Kettel
        Weber Smokey Joe (2)
        One Grill 45" Rotisserie
        Lodge 5 qt. Dutch Oven
        Lodge 10.5" Double Loop Skillet
        Cast Iron 9" Skillet
        Cast Iron 12" Skillet
        Weber 22 Grill Grates
        Home Built 55 Gallon Ugly Drum Smoker - "MUDS"

      #28
      Well said klflowers ! I had never smoked anything but wanted a smoker. I found this site when researching what smoker to buy. I've been smoking and posting every since! I've also met some camping buddies too! That is priceless! HawkerXP, T-bone , and I am sure a new camping friend too clb239 !

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        Yep, this is the joint. I had several smokers before finding this site, but I didn't know what I was doing. I made good food, but now I mostly make great food. Cause of my AR fambly.
    • BRic
      Club Member
      • Mar 2017
      • 372
      • Winnipeg Mb. Canada
      • Napoleon bbq
        ​​​​​​Broil King Keg
        ​​​​Hunsaker Smoker
        Pit Barrel Cooker
        Maverick ET-733 Wireless Thermometer
        ThermoPop Temp
        2 - ThermoWorks DOTs Temps
        UUNI infrared Thermometer gun
        LEM 1182 Meat Grinder
        Cabela`s Sausage Stuffer
        Grill Grates

        Red River Rumble BBQ and Grill
        Reserve Grand Champions Backyard
        2018 Morrris Manitoba

      #29
      This is the the best site that i have belonged to . Best of all everybody is so friendly ! Plus we are never to old to learn .

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      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        Maybe too old, but not too old to learn.

      • FireMan
        FireMan commented
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        Speak for yerself!

      • klflowers
        klflowers commented
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        Lol

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