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Successful Pastrami smoke w/ Dutch's Wicked Beans

post #1 of 11
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Last weekend was fortunate enough to fire up the ECB and make another batch of my youngest girl's new favorite: pastrami. I had been dying to make Dutch's Wicked Baked Beans and I thought the drippings from the brisket & rub would add terrific flavor.

First soaked for about 20 hours, changing the water a few times through. Here it is 'knocking the chill off before applying rub.
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Here is the rub from the coffee mill: whole corriander, black & green peppercorns, whole clove & garlic powder.
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My first attempt using the Minion method, still need to work on that.
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Dutch's Wicked Beans with some slight mods based on what I had on hand: pork & turkey sausage instead of bacon, pickled jalapenos, the rest according to recipe. Threw a few bone-in chix breasts on for dinner to go with the beans while the brisket would be sleeping.
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The ECB is fired-up to 235 and holding steady in its wind-break. Time to further test the camping chair / cold oat soda / good book combination whilst behind the garage.PDT_Armataz_01_25.gif
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Below after 5 hours, and one additional chimney of coals. The brisket takes some great sear lines and crusts wonderfully!
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Beans & Chix Breast to be served with salad. Brisket foiled & returned to smoker for longer "nap."
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The following morning after sleeping in the fridge & ready for slicing with my roast beast carving blade...
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The final result of wafer-thin sliced peppery goodness! Ready to steam & pile on sandwiches.
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Thanks to Dutch for the BEST beans I've ever tasted or served! Thanks to all the previous pastrami posts, tips & continued support!PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif

If you haven't yet tried to smoke pastrami yourself, I cannot encourage you strongly enough to give it a try.
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post #2 of 11
Good Job. Your pics could be a little larger, hard for us old foggies to see.
post #3 of 11
Can I get an "amen" on that line.
If you haven't yet tried to smoke pastrami yourself, I cannot encourage you strongly enough to give it a try.

points.giffor a great smoke. Good job outta you!
post #4 of 11
Amen on thats one dude. Nice looking pastrami anyway just have to get ral close to the screen to see it.
post #5 of 11
Nice smoke, good yob mon...PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #6 of 11

Oh Man!

Oh Man! So many things to try.....so few days in the week....

Thanks for another smoke I want to add to my list! PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #7 of 11
Great Smoke, Congratulaions and thanks for sharing the Q View.
post #8 of 11
Great job on the pastrami MrPink.
As many members know, smoking pastrami is one of the greatest things you could ever do with your smoker, and as The Dude said, you just can't imagine, so good, Amen Brother!

Seriously folks, if you have a to-do list pastrami is one of those things that should truly make it's way to the top, and once it gets there it is sure to stay.
Congrats on the great smoke, great it is your daughters new favorite thing, she must have a great palate.
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post #9 of 11
Great looking smoke on that ECB! points.gif
post #10 of 11
Thanks for sharing!!!

Looks great!!!!!
post #11 of 11
Thread Starter 

Working on the larger pics format, Guys!

Thanks for the positive feedback, gang.

Rest assured I'm working on getting the hang of the image sizes for future posts! icon_redface.gif
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