First Smoke!

Discussion in 'Pork' started by geekxx, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. geekxx

    geekxx Newbie

    My new Rec Tec arrives tomorrow, so in preparation I applied rub to a seven pound butt, wrapped it in plastic, and put it in the fridge. I made one mistake, I only put mustard on one side of the butt! Hopefully that won't be a problem. The rub stuck to the "dry" side just fine. Will keep you posted as this one progresses.

    -Jeff
     
  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Sounds like your ready for some fun!

    I don't bother with mustard anymore, the rub will stick to the meat just fine without it.

    Al
     
  3. geekxx

    geekxx Newbie

    Success! After a 12 hour smoke I can't believe how good it came out. Here's the butt after three hours before I wrapped it:


    And here's the final result:


    Amazing smoky flavor, tender and juicy. 
     
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  4. lancep

    lancep Master of the Pit

    Point to you, looks great!
     
  5. Rings Я Us

    Rings Я Us Master of the Pit Group Lead

    Yeah, points!

    Nice stuff..

    :points:
     

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