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Best way to reheat boston butt.

post #1 of 8
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Hello everyone, I'm from Simpsonville Kentucky. I like mostly smoking my meat and some grilling. I haven't done much of either for sometime to an ongoing illness. I have 2 questions I'd like to post. If I smoke a boston butt the day before I want to serve it, what is the best way to warm it back up the next day? Also I have a big green egg and a traeger smoker. I have to get rid of one of them. Could I get some suggestions? This is my first post. Thank you
post #2 of 8
Howdy, tater!

I've reheated pulled pork in a crock pot on low with good result. When I find butts on sale I usually buy 2 or 3 and smoke them together. They will lose between 40-50% of weight in the process and removing the fat globs when pulling. I then pack them a pound each in vacuum seal bags (that I get from Lisa). This seems to be a good size for a meal for the wife and I. I sometimes do a lunch for the guys a the garage that looks after my vehicle repairs. I always do the pp a day ahead and put it in a crock pot in the reefer until the morning of the feed. I turn it on low for 3+ hours then just unplug the pot and take it along with sides for the guys.
post #3 of 8

Crock Pot works great, for large amounts, add some Apple Juice or Finishing Sauce of choice and heat at 325 in a foil covered pan, 30-60 minutes depending on amount. Some vacpack in Boiling Bags and reheat in simmering water.

You can post what you want to sell HERE...http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/f/2824/buy-sell-trade or try the local Craigslist...JJ

post #4 of 8

We have had very good luck with rewarming in a steamer. The same on-counter device used for steaming vegetables. It does not add to the cooking time and provides a moist warm meat.

post #5 of 8
I do the vac bag In water, but have done it in a crock pot, and in a pan like JJ was talking about.

A lot of it will depend upon what you have available, just make sure you don't dry it out.
post #6 of 8
I reheat PP in vac bags in hot water and it works great. Hot but not boiling...
Lose the Egg and keep the Traeger.
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Originally Posted by SmokeyMose View Post

I reheat PP in vac bags in hot water and it works great. Hot but not boiling...
Lose the Egg and keep the Traeger.
post #8 of 8
I often smoke BB a day in advance, and re-heat next day in oven at 300 for about an hour, with butt wrapped in foil; always stays moist. If re-heating smaller portions, I use a saucepan on stove, with a small amount of water for steam, and some sauce.
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