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Discussion in 'Beef' started by dert, Mar 5, 2016.
Started with these...Thursday March 3, 2016.
Trimmed of this...
That's 14 3/4 pounds of fat. Not sure if the primes are worth it??
What's the plan?
35# of meat, minus 14.75= ~ 20 pounds....
Here's the plan...into pop's brine with pickling spice:
Adds zip, I need more of that.
Into the brine.
price seems good for prime,not that I can get any have to stick to choice.
Two weeks later, pulled them out of the brine and into a bucket of plain water for a couple of hours...also cut a piece off for corned beef. That went into the slo-cooker for St. Paddy's day dinner with cabbage.
More pics to come, I'll start smoking tonight.
Last time it took >12 hours to smoke, so I'll plan on the same....
Corned beef from tonight...
Wife said its the best corned beef she's ever had...
Had to look at my old thread here for some time/temp/wood:
On the smoker at 11:40 PM:
9:00 this AM and the bottom was 170 and the top was 160*F, flipped them around...
Just a couple more hours!