My frist boston butt and picnic roast

Discussion in 'Pork' started by harpo32, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. I just started my first boston butt 9.11 lbs and a picnic 7.12 lbs. i cut a whole pork shoulder in two so i could get one of each. I got it at a local store for $1.28 lbs Total cost was around $25. So i started with a home made dry rub and wrapped and let sit all night. Then i put in the smoker at 7pm and at 330 am they were at 167 degrees so i pulled them and trayed and foiled and are back in the smoker. Here are some pics to start
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2016
  2.  Those sure look good on the outside. How were they?

    Chuck
     
  3. They are still in the smoker i will post more when i get them out and done Lol
     
  4. crazymoon

    crazymoon Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    H32, looking good !
     
  5. Well here it is 6am and they are still in the stall at 168 hope they start to move soon Lol but they do look awesome
     
  6. smokinal

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

    Looks like a great start. Then the infamous stall, which seems to last forever sometimes. 

    Al
     
  7. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    That's a lot of Pork! Going to be good eats for awhile...JJ
     
  8. Starting to wondering if it is too cold out to get things going maybe my mes is not up to the temp it is saying as it has been 15 hours now and has been stalled at 167 degrees for 7 hours and no sign of moving. So should i bring in and out in oven or just wait it out
     
  9. Well i just went to look again and they still had not moved from 167 degrees so was bringing them in to put in the oven to finish and what the problem was the thermostat was to cold to move. When i brought them in they where at 206 so all is good they are falling apart puting them in the cooler to rest. Will post photos when pulling them. Lol
     

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