Gonna do three shoulders at once!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by mountainsmoke, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. Am I way out of line here? My daughters birthday party is to morrow at one. Anything I should be sure to do for three bone in, skinless 6 pound shoulders? Cooking time might be longer due to heat absorption right? Party is at 1:00 I think I'll put em in at ten and stay up with it til two (keep up with wood chips and spritz with apple cider vinegar/apple juice) then let it cook through the night til 10 or 11am.
  2. raptor700

    raptor700 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sounds like you'll have enough time if you put them in at 10 pm.
  3. I'm Thinkig about injecting the shoulders with a 50-50 mix of apple cider vinegar and apple juice. Your thoughts? And when would the injecting occur?
  4. I did 4 Butts 2 weeks ago it took 18 hours at 230 degrees on a GOSM smoker.

    I'm not sure how the vinager would work I have never tried it maybe experiment with one of the Butts. I see nothing wrong with injecting the others with Apple Juice. 

    If you plan on Foiling it at 165 you can just pour some Apple Juice in the foil with the pork.
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2011
  5. so ms smoker

    so ms smoker Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

      Welcome to SMF!  I inject butts with a mix of apple cider vinegar, olive oil and some of my rub all mixed together. Do this after you put on the rub. And I always finish with SoFlaQuer's finishing sauce, although I use half the receipe per butt. Be sure to check it out.

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  9. Well it went great! The family loved the pulled Pork. Everyone would taste it and their eyes would get real big and they'd say "oh my god"!! Then they'd ask how I cooked it and my answer was "thirteen hours in the smoker". They were all pretty amazed. Yep, I was the hero at that party. There were alot of leftovers but everyone took home more then their share. The wife thought that was a lil rude to see one cousin take a huge, heaping pile of pork home to her husband. It was great though.

    Oh yeah, even got a request to cater a wedding!!! How 'bout that???

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