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First Butt q-view

post #1 of 10
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Well I did my first butt today. Tell ya what I may have a broken arm and separated rib's, but that didn't keep me from smoking something today.PDT_Armataz_01_18.gif

I did 2 pork butt's they were 8.86 lb and 8.79 lb. Last night I washed them off then I rubbed them down with a heavy coat of mustard , then I put a heavy dusting of RILEY'S All Purpose Seasoning. " If you have never used this stuff you really need to buy some and try it. It is good on EVERYTHING ! www.rileys-seasonings.com "PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif

Anyway back to my q-view after I rubbed them down I covered them and put them in the fridge over night. I put them in the smoker at 4:00 a.m. I sprayed them down with apple juice on the hour every hour. I had to be at work at 7 a.m. so the wife helped me with them. About 9:30 she pulled them out and wrapped them in foil and put them back in the smoker. I got off of work at noon. When I got home I pulled them and checked the temp's they were almost there. I left them in for another hour, pulled them wrapped them each in a heavy towel then put them in a cooler.

Well I keep them like that until 3 p.m. by then we were at my brothers and I unwrapped them and they just fell apart , I had to do very little pulling .

The pic of the meat in the bowel is what was leftover I forgot to get a pic before hand... sorry.

For my first butt I would call it a success icon_exclaim.gif
post #2 of 10
Durn good first try, I'd say! I can see why you only had a little bit of leftover.
post #3 of 10
Thread Starter 
We ate them on toasted buns with some slaw , and bake beans ....good!
post #4 of 10
Looks like you done good on that one. I may have to get some of that rileys. Thats worth points in my book as soon as i get some points to givecool.gif
post #5 of 10
Yes!!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif You did good!!
post #6 of 10
Nice job. See, anyone can do this with the help from SMF.

Congrats!! PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #7 of 10
Very nice jobPDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #8 of 10
Matt it looks great congrats on a fine job PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #9 of 10
Thread Starter 
Thats so very true! I have learned SO much here. Thank you all !
post #10 of 10
Way to power thru the pain Matt, to keep after your passion!! PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
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