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Pulled Pork butt for dinner tonight

lovethemeats

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While at the store during the week I came across a pork butt from Smithfield. I'd be lying if I said i got it at a good price. With whats going on. The stores by me are select on what you might find.
So I figured on doing some pulled pork for dinner. Wasn't a big one. Weight was just 6.04lbs. Wednesday evening I put the rub on it and back in the fridge. Thursday night I injected the butt with a combo apple butter/ apple juice and back in the fridge again for a couple hours. Late Thursday night I got the pellets going and into my pellet fire box. Loaded up the pan with ice and cold smoked for about 3 hrs before adding the heat. Meat came out great. Really tasty. Found buns by King Hawaiian brand. They say hambuger bun. But in my opinion they are bigger than a slider but smaller than a regular hambuger bun. Condiments this time were sautéed sweet onions and portobello mushrooms. Also picked up some slaw and a bottle of sweet onion vinaigrette to go with it. Decided to go this route instead of my normal BBQ sauce method. Very glad I did. Going different was a good choice. Pellets were apple. The firebox I added to to slide was made by a friend of mine couple years back. Only change that I did was increase the intake for fresh air. Unit works great. Lots of room to help cool the smoke down. So anyways. Here is what was ate today for dinner.
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texomakid

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I've got 2 of these I'm dying to smoke soon. Yours looks great. Very nice.

Cool looking firebox with the bowtie (I'm an old bowtie guy)
 

Winterrider

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I would gobble a couple of those Sammies down.
 

Bearcarver

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Great Sammies & Fries, LTM!!!
The onions are done just the way I like them too!
Nice Job!
Like.
BTW: My Dad used to buy Chevies & most of them smoked, but it wasn't Thin Blue.

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pi guy

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Those look great, thanks for sharing! I like the idea if not using BBQ sauce. Those buns look great, and the 'shoots and sautéed onions are perfect!
 

xray

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Everything looks awesome! Never had pulled pork with onions and mushrooms. But I love both, and yours sounds really good.

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