With temperatures outside here in northern Virginia gettin' chilly, the smoking-season is coming to an end. But there not chilly enough yet to stop me ! ( 50 degrees when I fired up the pit this morning at 4:00 am )
So I got an 8.7 pound shoulder, and 2 racks of spares in the pit.
Yesterday afternoon, I prepped everything - injected the butt with my injection ( damn, that STILL sounds funny ), rubbed it down, wrapped it, and put it in the chiller. I then prepped the spares with a coating of yellow mustard, and my rub, and stuck them in the fridge.
This mornin', I woke up ( bleary-eyed ) at 3:00 am, fired up the smoker, chucked the butt in the pit, and off we went. The ribs went in at 8:00
Here's what were looking at long-about now ( the internal of the butt is up to about 116 ) -