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Old 07-03-2014, 01:00 PM   #16
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Hell. I talked my wife into joining. Of course, she's an excellent cook in the first place, and became just as interested in smoking as I did. Besides. I need her to do the chicken, which she does SO MUCH better than I ever did.
This right here.

Although ... my ex wife didn't care for the hobby much. Always complained about spending money on this or that, but of course loved eating it. Just one of the many reasons she's an ex.

So, I went out and found a girl who shares my interests.
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Old 07-03-2014, 01:10 PM   #17
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Hell. I talked my wife into joining. Of course, she's an excellent cook in the first place, and became just as interested in smoking as I did. Besides. I need her to do the chicken, which she does SO MUCH better than I ever did.

EXACTLY......I'm an idiot when it comes to chicken..........she's way better...........and does an awful lot of sides & prep stuff in the house to go along with............

She bought her own One Touch Gold 'cause she said all mine smelt like smoke & wanted one just for grilling...........
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Old 07-03-2014, 01:53 PM   #18
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All my meats drive the ladies crazy. i mean they enjoy my meat in their mouth. i mean... Yes


When i first get into any hobby, I am always looking at gadgets and items etc and I always say "I NEED THEM" However when actually spending the money, I look at can I use it to multitask, do I have something that already does that job, and can I make bbq just as good without that item.

I dont think there is anything wrong with jumping into a hobby feet first. I would support my wife (if I had one) in her hobbies and she better do the same for me. I saw a sign once and I have lived by it, and my life has been better for it. It read "Show some F***ing Passion in your personal and professional life" There is nothing wrong being passionate about a hobby. Just make sure to show your wife some passion as well. I think everybody on this forum has their passion for bbq and shows it every chance they get.
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Old 07-03-2014, 02:30 PM   #19
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I think Man and Fire is a primal thing that most women should try to understand. Besides, a man's obsession with meat and fire in the backyard means that he's home with his family. How can that be a bad thing...

I was looking at the list of certified BBQ judges, and I was surprised at the number of couples who are judging. Sometimes obsessions can become contagious in a good way.
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Old 07-03-2014, 03:21 PM   #20
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I'm home every weekend, she doesn't have to cook, and when cooking big I also invite one or two of her friends over....now the biggest reaction I get when I walk in the door is "another package was delivered today".
i know that look and reaction. delivery trucks go to my neighbor down the street every afternoon and when she catches me watching the truck she ask " what did you order now"
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Old 07-03-2014, 03:26 PM   #21
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My wife supports anything that makes me happy. Never get those significant others that don't . It's like the ladies can do whatever and it isn't dumb/juvenile/silly. I certainly get the argument that if someone is blowing through family money to support whatever "habit" they have, but if that isn't the case and said habit isn't a detriment to the family then what heck does it matter ?
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Old 07-03-2014, 03:26 PM   #22
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My wife's culinary skills are shall we say interesting...

That said, I figured out a VERY VERY beneficial and simple technique to keep the Mrs. a bit less worked-up about my hobby. I CLEAN AS I GO!

Let me say that again. I CLEAN AS I GO!

Ok, so I'm being a bit dramatic, but I really think this makes her a lot happier about all the crap involved in some of the huge cooks I do.

There's still plenty of mess she cleans-up, but I think her seeing the effort on my part makes it much more palatable for her.
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Old 07-03-2014, 03:28 PM   #23
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Oh, fess up. You use your cuffs on her. Admit it. You kinky so and so.
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Old 07-03-2014, 03:34 PM   #24
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Spending or wanting to spend money on my hobbies drives my wife nuts. My wife knows all the techniques and tricks I use to que. That being said she loves it just as much as I do and she often plans our weekly meals to include some outdoor cooking.

"We need to plan meals for next week, let me check the weather report first."

She really hates my other hobbies.
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Old 07-03-2014, 03:43 PM   #25
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I've been really lucky as I do drive her crazy....but in the very good way.


She LOVES the food and can't keep her hands off me when I smell like I've been making BBQ. Has said on several occasions that she wished there was a cologne that properly smelled of good bbq.


So since she's in that kinda mood.....I haven't gotten any complaints about the mess I make. Although......when I clean up it's another mega turn-on for her as well.
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I've been really lucky as I do drive her crazy....but in the very good way.


She LOVES the food and can't keep her hands off me when I smell like I've been making BBQ. Has said on several occasions that she wished there was a cologne that properly smelled of good bbq.


So since she's in that kinda mood.....I haven't gotten any complaints about the mess I make. Although......when I clean up it's another mega turn-on for her as well.
Nothing sexier than a guy who can cook AND clean up after himself!!!! Women actually love to brag about those attributes to friends and co-workers.
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Old 07-03-2014, 04:27 PM   #27
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to be honest, we only needed one reply, and that would be 100%, if you say no, you're lying!!!!

IN fact that what makes life, LIFE.
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Old 07-03-2014, 04:32 PM   #28
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My wife's culinary skills are shall we say interesting...

That said, I figured out a VERY VERY beneficial and simple technique to keep the Mrs. a bit less worked-up about my hobby. I CLEAN AS I GO!

Let me say that again. I CLEAN AS I GO!

Ok, so I'm being a bit dramatic, but I really think this makes her a lot happier about all the crap involved in some of the huge cooks I do.

There's still plenty of mess she cleans-up, but I think her seeing the effort on my part makes it much more palatable for her.
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Old 07-03-2014, 04:47 PM   #29
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To the OP. OK OK. I feel your pain Brother. It takes years of experince to get them trained correctly. Lucky for you I may be able to help. You start out with the small stuff like "Hey Hoooney, would you mind washing this grill grate?". Before you know it it will become habit. Just set said grate in sink, return an hour later and it's "Magically Clean". Once you've achieved this it's time for phase two. In my case, the water pan from said smoker. The same technique applies. It's Magically clean. Now your ready for phase three. Have all your cooking tool laid out for the smoke and meat unwrapped so you can trim it, season it whatever. Once your outside and have the smoker going with a cold beer and listening to your favorite tunes, everytime she comes out get up and adjust a vent and look worried and busy. Just as she's going back into the house say "Hey Baby, how about another cold beer?". Bonus points for that one if you can master it.

Once you've achieved this level of BBQ Wife Foo, you too can list your Wife in your signature like me.

Good Luck Weedhopper.
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To the OP. OK OK. I feel your pain Brother. It takes years of experince to get them trained correctly. Lucky for you I may be able to help. You start out with the small stuff like "Hey Hoooney, would you mind washing this grill grate?". Before you know it it will become habit. Just set said grate in sink, return an hour later and it's "Magically Clean". Once you've achieved this it's time for phase two. In my case, the water pan from said smoker. The same technique applies. It's Magically clean. Now your ready for phase three. Have all your cooking tool laid out for the smoke and meat unwrapped so you can trim it, season it whatever. Once your outside and have the smoker going with a cold beer and listening to your favorite tunes, everytime she comes out get up and adjust a vent and look worried and busy. Just as she's going back into the house say "Hey Baby, how about another cold beer?". Bonus points for that one if you can master it. Once you've achieved this level of BBQ Wife Foo, you too can list your Wife in your signature like me.

Good Luck Weedhopper.


Very slick. unfortunately i am not that slick nor do I want my wife to invade my territory. Sometimes I like a little bit of alone time. This affords me 4-8hrs all by my lonesome.

Cannot wait to pass this tradition to my boy, though. Going to be at least another 10-12years. He's only 16 months old but loves BBQ
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