Smoke & Fire

Hosted by Dave B
Group active since Sat, Feb 06, 2016

The intent of this group is to give a forum for all things smokers, open fire cooking, and cast iron. Keep it clean, keep it civil. Don't bully, respect one another's opinions, have some fun here and maybe learn a thing or two and ASK QUESTION. I don't have all the answers don't know of anyone who does, and I'm not a professional pit master. Just a guy who has smoked his fare share and has cooked in cast iron over an open fire more times than Carters got pills. I've failed many times and had success even more. If you haven't experienced either of these your not cookin. I'll post a daily devotional as long as I'm able, I put God first as without his blessing there is no way I could have obtained the knowledge and the talent that I have. Remember what the bible says in
1 Peter 4:10–11

As each has received a gift, employ it in serving one another, as good managers of the grace of God in its various forms. If anyone speaks, let it be as it were the very words of God. If anyone serves, let it be as of the strength which God supplies, that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen

Use the gifts God has given you by serving one another in his name and in his glory.
Let's have fun

Dave B
Jun 20, 2016

Welcome to Smoke & Fire

All things smoker, grill, cast iron, and open fire. We will have a daily devotional posted, a bunch of fun related stuff, good old fashion country cookin and even touch on some antiques. Enjoy yourself!!!

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Dave B
6 Hours Ago

Good Morning All

March 23,2017

So it is with you. Since you are eager for gifts of the Spirit, try to excel in those that build up the church.
1 Corinthians 14:12

This day in history

Patrick Henry declared "Give me liberty, or give me death."
Lewis and Clark began their return journey east.
Benito Mussolini founded his own party in Italy, the Fasci di Combattimento.
U.S. President Ronald Reagan proposed a space-based missile defense system called the Strategic Defense Initiative or “Star Wars.”
The motion picture epic “Titanic” won 11 Oscars at the 70th Academy Awards, tying it with “Ben-Hur” for the most ever.
Russia's Mir space station ended its 15-year orbit of the Earth, splashing down in the South Pacific.
A U.S. Army convoy was ambushed in Iraq with 11 killed and seven captured, including Pfc. Jessica Lynch.
President Barack Obama signed a health-care overhaul bill, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, into law.

Sue Ringler
24 Hours Ago

Grilling time is about to start

Hi Dave, I would like to know how to grill and smoke the perfect chicken. Your help is most appreciated. Thank you

Dave B
Yesterday at 5:47 AM

Good Morning All


God gave Solomon wisdom and very great insight, and a breadth of understanding as measureless as the sand on the seashore. - 1 Kings 4:29

This day in history

The Stamp Act was enacted on the American colonies by Britain.
U.S. naval hero Stephen Decatur was killed in a duel with dishonored former Chesapeake captain James Barron.
The first Stanley Cup championship game was played. The Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (which won the cup unchallenged the previous year) triumphed over the Ottawa Capitals.
Auguste and Louis Lumiere first demonstrated motion pictures using celluloid film in Paris.
The Arab League was formed in Cairo, by Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment and sent it to be ratified by the states. The amendment would fail to get the required 38 states to ratify it.
Comet Hale-Bopp made its closest approach to Earth in the skies over the northern hemisphere. The comet’s next pass is predicted for the year 4397.
Amadou Toumani Touré, The President of Mali, was ousted in a coup d'état.

Dave B
Tuesday at 6:43 AM

Good Morning All

March 21,2017

But it is the spirit in a person, the breath of the Almighty, that gives them understanding. - Job 32:8

This day in history

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, was burned at the stake as a heretic.
The French civil code, the Code Napoleon, was officially put forth.
Journalist Henry M. Stanley began his trek to find the missionary and explorer David Livingstone.
Police fired on demonstrators in Sharpeville, South Africa, after which the African National Congress was banned. 25 years later, a march marking the anniversary was also disrupted by police fire.
Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay, a harsh maximum security jail which once housed gangster Al Capone, closed.
Martin Luther King, Jr., led the start of a civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
The House of Representatives passes a bill that will overhaul the American health-care system. The bill, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will be sent to President Obama to sign into law.

Dave B
Monday at 6:27 AM

Good Morning All

March 20,2017

To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom, knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth to hand it over to the one who pleases God. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.
Ecclesiastes 2:26

This day in history

The Dutch East India Company was established. During its 196-year history, it became
one of the world's most powerful companies.

English physicist/astronomer Sir Isaac Newton died in London at age 84.
Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" was published.
John Lennon married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar.
Libby Riddles became the first woman to win the Iditarod.
Namibia becomes an independent nation.
Two members of the Japanese cult Aum Sinrikyo released poisonous gas in a Tokyo subway stop during rush hour, killing 12 people and sending over 5,000 to the hospital for treatment.
Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones became the first to fly a hot-air balloon nonstop around the world.
Ground troops entered Iraq and a second round of air strikes against Baghdad was launched.

Welcome to the first day of spring

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Dave B
Sunday at 9:22 AM

Good Morning All

March 19,2017

for God's gifts and his call are irrevocable. - Romans 11:29

This day in history

During the Taiping Rebellion in China, the rebels captured Nanking and renamed it T'en-ching (Heavenly Capital).
The United States Senate voted down signing the Treaty of Versailles for the second time.
Nevada state legislature legalized gambling.
The Academy Awards were first televised.
Sarajevo became a united city again after four years when Moslem-Croat authorities took control of the last district held by Serbs.
Mahmoud Abbas became prime minister of Palestine. He would later succeed Yasir Arafat as head of the PLO and president of the Palestinian Authority.

Dave B
Saturday at 9:10 AM

Good Morning All

March 18,2017

I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint. Jeremiah 31:25

Russian czar Ivan IV, or Ivan “The Terrible,” died at age 53.
After months of American protests, Britain repealed the Stamp Act.
The most violent single tornado in U.S. history, the “Tri-State Tornado,” hit Missouri, Indiana, and Illinois, killing 689 people and injuring 13,000 others.
The Supreme Court held in Gideon v. Wainwright that public defenders must be provided for indigent defendants in felony cases.
Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov made the first spacewalk.
The oil tanker Torrey Canyon was wrecked off the Cornish coast of England, spilling 919,000 barrels of oil into the sea.
The biggest art theft in U.S. history occurs at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. The works, including pieces by Vermeer and Rembrandt, were never recovered.
A small asteroid made the closest approach to Earth ever recorded, only about 26,500 miles away.
After a long legal battle, Terry Schiavo's feeding tube was removed. She died 13 days later.