I'm hoping someone can tell me what I'm doing wrong. When I cook pork butts in my MES I put them on the top rack with a foil pan on the rack below to catch the drippings. My problem is when it's time to foil the butts, my drippings have all burned up. Last time I even put a can of beef broth in the pan when I started to see if that would help. I'm cooking at 225 with a tile over the heating element. Anyone have any advice?
Pork Drippings Advice
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Temps got to be wrong. With all the fat dripping off the butt it should be filling up with liquid. Next time start with 1 can chicken broth, 1 onion chopped up & a bunch of garlic cloves in the pan. You should have a nice broth when the butt is done. All you have to do is de-fat it.