Decided to do something for my folks for Christmas that I knew they would love! Smoked their Christmas dinner! Our local Fred Meyer had $3.49 per/lb on New York Strip (bone in... but very small thin bone). So I picked up a 10 lb. one for them and a 7 lb. one for us!
Oh... and Safeway had a buy one get one on chuckies.... so had a couple of them as well! Rubbed the NY Strip with fresh garlic, fresh rosmary, salt, and pepper. One chuckie got Tony Chacharo's and the other got Old Bay.
(wife took the camera to work and it got broke-ted so I am limited to cell phone shots, so only one before and after pick)
Now THATS! a holiday meat "platter"!
NY Pulled at 145° internal temp. My folks like theirs medium well to well, so I pulled it at med. rare so that as they reheat it in their oven it will end up where they want it. I am going to Vacuum seal it once it is cold.
The chuckies I took to 195° internal temp. and they are resting for 1 hr. before getting tossed in the fridge. They will be for slicing and using in sammy's and other meals this week.
Even got a nice looking smoke ring!