Chuck Roast, Fatty, ABTs, & Morels = A good day

Discussion in 'Beef' started by bigun, May 6, 2008.

  1. bigun

    bigun Fire Starter

    Did a chuck roast some ABTs a fatty and a few morels We found yesterday All was excellent. The chuck was amazing, Took a little longer then I expected, The chuck plateued for almost 3 hours at 140 and made my total cook time 8 hours, so I didn't get to rest it as long as I wanted but it was still good. Does anybody know how to shorten plateau times?

    The pics
  2. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Bottom line - there isn't a way to shorten the plateau time. It's the natural process of the meat fibers breaking down to create the tender/shreddable results that everyone loves. This is the time to crack open a beer (or drink of choice) and watch the TBS chug out the top of the smoker. [​IMG]

    By the way - your pics looked great!!! Nice looking grub, especially the roast!
  3. seboke

    seboke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I typically shorten my plateau times with captain morgan. Doesn't actually shorten the time, but takes my mind off the wait!
  4. abelman

    abelman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    What they said [​IMG]
  5. smokin out the neighbors

    smokin out the neighbors Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Low and slow. Don't try to cheat it. Good looking qview
  6. capt dan

    capt dan Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thats a good one, almost spit up my morning juice!

    If anyone ever finds a way, they'de make a ton of folks real happy!

    Nice lookin meal there![​IMG]
  7. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    What a great smoke! I haven't had morels for longer than I care to remember. Keep posting those pics!
  8. bertjo44

    bertjo44 Smoking Fanatic

    That does look good, thanks for the pics.
  9. Nice looking qview!

    What did you do to prep the Chuck Roast? Did you marinate it or rub it?? Foil it??

    Inquiring smokers want to know...

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