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KismetKamado

Went to shop class....

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And....... it was AMAZING!!!!  

 

This was was a BBQ shop class sponsored by Traeger and the instructor was Diva Q.  I got my husband a seat for Fathers Day, but a couple of weeks later decided the older daughter and I would go to - so got two more seats and we decided to make a quick weekend getaway out of it. 

 

First of all, Traeger knows how to put on a class. There was a row of Yeti's in the back... and they were well stocked - with good stuff.   ;)  

 

Diva Q is an AWESOME lady. Super knowledgeable and really good about sharing the "why" of doing things a certain way. She knows her stuff.  And she made it a ton of fun, too.  Had a number of really good laughs over the course of the evening and learned quite a bit. She demonstrated chicken thighs, ribs, pork butt and brisket. And she wasn't shy about debunking some BBQ myths along the way - at one point when asked a question about one such myth from a participant, she asked my daughter to cover her ears and told a guy that it was total BS. Too funny.... lol

 

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And the best part... we finally got our Timberline 1300 that we have been waiting for for months. (Felt obligated to do a pickup shot Bosco style) Giddyup......

 

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1 hour ago, prowe said:

Nice score on the traeger

 

Thanks @prowe - I'm just thankful I don't have to listen to him whine about it anymore.  He sold his other smoker right away (probably because of the beautiful detail job I did on it lol), so it's been a long wait to get this one in....

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25 minutes ago, TKOBBQ said:

Looks and sounds like a great time.  Congrats on the Traeger.

 

18 minutes ago, Sodaking27 said:

Looks like a great time. Congratulations on the 1300. I'm loving my 850. 

 

This was a great time - I would go again in a heartbeat. Really felt like I got my money's worth for sure. Highly recommend people consider going if they have the opportunity. 

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2 hours ago, bosco said:

I am very jealous!!  I would love to attend one of these!!

 

nice photo too!!

Definitely go if you get a chance. Worth every penny. So thankful I ended up getting a seat for myself and daughter as well. It exceeded my expectations by a long shot. And can't say enough about Diva Q...  she was the best!  

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