Well its cold as heck out but that's not going to stop me from trying to make my first roast beef slices. SmokingAl inspired me to give it a try. I picked up two Sirloin tip roasts which were around 3.5 lbs and $16 each but they were buy one get one free so I am going to smoke both of them and freeze a bunch for sandwiches when I am fishing or what not. I rubbed them with some garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, accent and canadian steak seasoning last night and let them rest in the fridge over night. This morning I put some more pepper, canadian steak and salt on them while I let them rest at room temp while I was getting the UDS fired up. They went on the UDS at 12:30 central time and I am figuring they will take around 4 hours give or take. I am going to pull them when they reach around 140 or so then let them rest in the fridge over night and I will slice them up tomorrow. I am trying out my new ET-732 but I was stupid and didn't check the calibration so I also put my ET-73 in the UDS so I can monitor their temps. I will check the calibration on the new one tonight. Here is some Qview so far and more to come later.
The two Sirloin Tip Roasts.
All rubbed up and ready for a nap in the fridge over night.
Resting on the counter for their date in the UDS.
It took a little while for my UDS to fire up in this cold weather. I had to use my charcoal iron to get my basket going as my torch quit or some reason. I don't think it liked being out in the cold. I tried to bring it inside and warm it up but only a small amount of gas will come out its like its clogged somewhere.
More to follow.