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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










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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