Put the ABT's on at 4:30. Stuffed with cream cheese, crab meat and old bay, wrapped in bacon and done at 250ish for 2 hours. Mellowed them to perfect.
Well at 2:45 the butts finally reached 205. I let them sit in the cooler until close to 7:00. They were still very hot! Prepared the finishing sauce and everyone chowed. Here is all that remains:
Actually, we vacuum packed about 2lbs. All that was left from 17lbs to start. I'd say it was a success story, no question!
Thanks again to you all on this forum. I have learned a lot and tweaked my extensive grilling/smoking technique even more!
Merry Christmas to you all! Damn, speaking of that I have to do the Christmas Eve Beef Tenderoin! It's funny what happens when you get a reputation, the work never stops!!