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Up at 5 am, stuff a couple pre-rubbed, and injected butts into the smoke at 6. Also for the first time, I have a pre-rubbed chuck roast that goes into the smoke at the same time with the ET 73 probe in it. It is my first attempt at a chuck roast in the smoker.

New Maverick is workin fine, I am impressed with it. At 9 am I roll up a fatty and slip it in next to the Butts. Maple flavored BE sausage with Co Jack cheese on the inside.
2 hrs later, the fatty comes out to rest on a plate in the kitchen..............Bad move. I go to get the camera, and find the batteries. When I return, half my fatty is gone, and everyone is pointing fingers,icon_eek.gif
So No Q-view of the fatty. After about 10:30 the chuck reaches 160, so I foil it in a foil pan with a foil cover and put it back in, with probe.

Watchin the OSU - UM game PDT_Armataz_01_35.gif and the tem,p alarm reaches 170 on the butts, so I foil em and back on the rack.

Chuck comes out at 200, and rests for an hour in the cooler. after 9 hrs, 1 butt gets to 200 and is also added to the cooler. The other one takes about 1 hr 15 minutes to get to 200icon_rolleyes.gif . I leave them all in the cooler for at leat 1 1/2 hrs each.


Butts turned out excellent and just as tender as ever, great flavor and wonderfull bark. I have a couple pics on the camera, I will try to see if I can post them.
Chuck turned out tasty as well, but not nearly as tender as I would have hoped for. Decent pull, but I think I am spoiled by the butt pulling texture.

The Fatty was great and tasty, and it actually stayed intact, and all the chesse stayed inside this time. All in all a pretty good day except for the football game. Dang it all.

I did noticed that my home team WMU was beating Iowa 19-0 in the 2nd period!PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif

I'll try to get the q-view for you a lil later.
post #2 of 13
Capt Dan
Sounds like you had a great day with the smoker, congrats !!!
post #3 of 13
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post #4 of 13

That is some tasty looking pork, and as I say every time I see one,

post #5 of 13
Looks good Capt. Dan. Hope mine comes out that good.
post #6 of 13

Drool Alert!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Looks real good. I love pulled pork!

I wish you could email food!
post #7 of 13
Looks good! Wish I could have smoked somethin' today... Of course I done the one thing that is better than smokin' meat... Spent the day with my 4 month old daughter! biggrin.gif
post #8 of 13
Nice smoke! Great Q-view!

Take care, have fun, and do good!


post #9 of 13
Nice job Capt. Give me a head's up next time and i'll come over and help you smoke and drink all your beer!!icon_mrgreen.gif
post #10 of 13
That's what it's all about! What will be even better is when your daughter joins you at the smoker and asks a million questions about what yer doin'!

Capt. Dan, that just looks awesome... great job! PDT_Armataz_01_34.gifPDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #11 of 13
Good lookin eats there Capt. Dan.
post #12 of 13
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That would be alright. I drink the hard stuff though, Captain and Diet, or Long Is iced teas!. Once and a while I do beer.

I used to visit new baltimore and fairhaven quite abit. Walleye fishin ya know. Had quite a few friends in the Lk. st. Claire walleye assoc. there.

We head on down to jiggers in fairhaven for a few cold ones!PDT_Armataz_01_09.gif

Next time I'm a headin that way, I'll let ya know, bring ya some fishes!
post #13 of 13
Now that will be great! I'm doin' my best to spoil her into being Daddy's girl. Mama is fightin' it but I think I'm winnin'. biggrin.gif
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