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$100,000.00 Rub Pulled Pork

Discussion in 'Pork' started by the dude abides, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey all,

    Did a 9.5 bone in pork butt today.  Nothing extradordinary except for the fact that I got to hang out with Bill from MN and the owners of Smokey D's BBQ (same people that won $100,000 on TLC's BBQ Pitmasters) last week.  Well we got to chatting and I convinced them to give me some of their rub.  Great stuff.  Honestly, BEST DAMNED RIBS I'VE EVER HAD!!!!! and I've had a lot of ribs.

    So anyhow, I thought I'd use the rub on my butt today. Here's the butt rinsed off and set out to dry


    a coating of yellow mustard and the finest Smokey D's rub


    set this on the WSM over lump and a combo of apple and mesquite


    cooked to 165 then foiled with a splash of apple juice and then off to 205 before resting in the cooler for a couple of hours before pulling


    Not sure, but might be the best PP I've ever done.  It was soooo tasty.

    Thanks for viewing
  2. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    looks good dude.........was the rub sweet at all?
  3. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Legendary Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks great. Sounds like you have been having a good time hanging with fellow smoke heads.
  4. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

     they say it's a "hot" rub.  I don't like spicy and I dont think it's spicy at all.  Does have a little "sweet" to it though.  Great rub.  Might be my best butt to date.
  5. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i prefer a savory (or spicy) rub.........mine has no sugar and some salt, mostly spices.
  6. tjohnson

    tjohnson Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Insider OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Great Butt Dude!

    I'm with Rob, and like a little more spice in my rub, but my kids like it a little sweeter...Kids Win!  I make my finishing sauce a little spicy and it works for me.

    So what's different about their rub?

    Last edited: Oct 17, 2010
  7. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    To each their own.  All I know is they won the $100k grand prize with that stuff.  And the lines of people they have in there for lunch and dinner along with the piles of trophys and awards tells me they've hit a nerve with their food. 

    It was cool getting to meet fellow SMF'r "Bill from MN" for a few barley pops and some chow a week or so ago.  He was in Des Moines doing some work so we had our "internet date" and met up.  He's a cool guy and hopefully we'll get to meet up again and try out a couple of other places around here.
  8. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Nice Looking Butt Dude...
  9. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice butt. [​IMG]
  10. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thanks gang.  Here's somethng I forgot, but certainly worth mentioning.  I took a bag of PP over to my super nice neighbors next door.  She works for Tones Spices.  When I dropped off the PP they gave me a bag with these goodies.


    Some of it I've never seen in stores around here.  From L to R.  Adjustable Grinder of Indian Malabar Peppercorns, California Garlic Powder, Weber Grind n Grill Chicago Steak Seasoning, Garlic Romano Seasoning, and a grinder of Mediterranean Sea Salt.  Great to have nice neighbors.

    I'm excited to try this garlic romano seasoning.  I've never seen this stuff before.  Looks like it'll be good with pasta or maybe even make some garlic cheese bread with it.
  11. que-ball

    que-ball Smoking Fanatic

    Nice trade, Dude.  Our local Sam's club carries all of those seasonings, in those same containers.  Too bad the grinders aren't refillable.
  12. dick foster

    dick foster Smoking Fanatic

    That's great. I hope you saved enough of that rub for the chemical analysis. LOL

    California Garlic huh. I don't need it. All I have to do is hang my meat out the car window and take a little drive through Gilroy, CA just south of here. Now they got some garlic down there. Some days it makes your eyes water just driving though town.  They even have garlic ice cream but I still haven't stepped up to try that yet. I would like to go to the garlic festival someday but it's always such a zoo down there, I always change my mind.   
  13. scarbelly

    scarbelly Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Great looking post Jay. Man you are hanging with the big dogs. Congrats on the spices too.  Let me know if you need anything from CA and it is on the way.
  14. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    Sounds like a number of great scores there Jay!


    Great looking pulled pork there too,


    BTW: I worked for 19 years next to a Durkee plant. I enjoyed the Cinnamon & Oregano much more than the garlic, especially at 6 AM.
  15. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    When Bill and I scored the rub...it was like hitting the lottery.  This rub is soooo good.