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My First Pulled Pork Butt

post #1 of 16
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Started at about 0800 hrs this morning. I rounded up most of the ingredients to generate a decent version of one of the rubs I found on here.

I bought a second digital therm (wireless...awesome), so partway through I decided to mount my wired therm inside to figure out how close the stock therm was on the GOSM...turns out it's out by nearly 50 degrees!!!

After about 2 hours, I sprayed it down with apple juice once and hour.

So after nearly 12 hours, I hit 165. Here it is coming out and into the foil.

I am going to finish in the oven, as we are in the midst of a fire ban, and I don't want any late night visits from the local fire dept!

Pics of the pull to follow!
post #2 of 16
looks good Chopper. Nice job
post #3 of 16
Local Firemen might come and confiscate your pork it looks so good.
post #4 of 16
Looks great! I'll be checking back for the final qview. smile.gif
post #5 of 16
Looks great! PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #6 of 16
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Here's hoping someone is still on long do I need to let it rest after finishing in the oven?!?!?!
post #7 of 16
I know it's way too late, but if you can let it rest for an hour you're good to go. Good looking pork, BTW.
post #8 of 16
Nice job on the butt, that earned ya some points! Also, good job not trustin the original thermo, they are more then likely off from the start. Got a remote digi just fer box temps, there sure handy. Keep up the good work!PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #9 of 16
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So we stayed up till 0100 hrs this morning waiting for the magic 200 degree mark.

I decided to let it rest in the cooler until I woke up this morning, so I put a therm into it, and set an alarm.

Pulled it at about 0600 hrs this morning and it was sitting at 175 degrees.


I have had three sammies for breakfast, and I intend on scarfing a few down for lunch before the masses arrive this afternoon icon_lol.gif

Here's a pic of the pull

Thanks all for all of your help. Now I gotta get some chicks on in case someone only wants to eat my books, chicken is a vegetable icon_lol.gif
post #10 of 16
Congrats on the success of your first butt! You will probably find that pp becomes a necessary item in your household. smile.gif
post #11 of 16
outstanding job - perfect pork on the first try!
post #12 of 16
Great lookin smoke especialy on a maiden voyage.
post #13 of 16
very nice!
post #14 of 16
best pulled pork you ever ate i bet.... cause you did it yourself! looked great, did you have slaw to go in them sammies??? exllent job PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #15 of 16
Now you're starting to see and taste what barbecue and smoking is all bout. Congratulations on a PPB well done! points.gif
post #16 of 16
Thread Starter 
It's actually the first pulled pork I've ever tasted! And I am so totally making this a staple in our diet now :o) And yup, I threw together a slaw last night (around 2300 hrs :o) Used one of the recipes I found on here as well. I will track it down, and personally thank whoever contributed...I think it was "Meowy"? Awesome slaw!
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