Dawn of a new day.....

Discussion in 'Pork' started by burgi, Apr 23, 2011.

  1. Actually it was before Dawn, more like, still dark outside......

    Doing my first pork shoulder today. Got the COSTCO 14 lbs of pork pack. Dry rub last night, wrap and fridge for the night. Got her on the smoker by 5 a.m. this morning. Thank goodness for warm mornings.....lol, but the cup of coffee sure was nice out there at the "area". 

    Here are the Pic's so far... will post the end result. The smoker I have is one that my Brother-in-law left when they moved to Utah. We live on our family cattle ranch. So its an old off-set smoker deal. cant wait to get my own, you know doing the whole browsing and pick "The One".

    Anyway, one problem I had was getting the temp up to at least 200 without having a smoke-out, billowing white smoke..... finally was able to get it, but I feel like I did something wrong, or missed something. Love this site, soooooo much info.....


  2. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks like your on your way I look forward to more Qview
  3. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

    Looking good
  4. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    looking good so far, hoping to see more qview
  5. So they have been going for just over 5 hrs:

    2 1/2 hrs...


    5 Hrs.....

  6. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks like they are well on their way! Keep it coming!
  7. hardslicer

    hardslicer Smoking Fanatic

    Well worth getting up at 5:00am!  You look like you know what you are doing....nice!
  8. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    Looking great!!! Don't forget the finished pics!!!
  9. So there is a group of us that get together each month of summer starting with April. April is Smoke/BBQ month, May is Cajun Boil month, and so on........ that was the reason why I did this smoke.... like I need a reason..... [​IMG]

    So here are the finished pictures..... 

  10. Here is dessert..... done on the gas grill.......

  11. thebarbequeen

    thebarbequeen Smoking Fanatic

    Beautiful looking pork!  You sure that's your first???  [​IMG]
  12. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Awesome burgi, that PP sammie is to die for!

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