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Pulled Pork gone bad

Discussion in 'Grilling Pork' started by philagumbo, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. philagumbo

    philagumbo Newbie

    Smoked a pork but, that turned out great the first night.  Tastiest pork I think I ever had, but after keeping the leftovers in the frig over night, it came out something less than tasting good.  Any ideas as to what went wrong. 
  2. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member


    Before I can tell you anything what did the pork taste like?? Was it too smokey tasting or to little smokey tasting?? was it dry or what was wrong with the flavor. Maybe you can heat it up alittle bit and it might taste better. I alway throw mine in the mirco for maybe 20-30 seconds and then eat it. 
  3. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    What did it taste like? How did you re-heat it.  Give us a few details [​IMG]
  4. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    it mellows out after being in the fridge. bet it was nice and smokey coming off the pit and kinda just faded out ???
  5. deannc

    deannc Master of the Pit

    Just the opposite of my experience with pp.  Normally on day 2 it, like most other leftovers, come out tasting even better than when first cooked.

    Like the other have ask, what was wrong with the taste, What kind of cooker and smoke etc?
  6. thebarbequeen

    thebarbequeen Smoking Fanatic

    Mine are always better the next day. The smoke is better and the spices balance out a bit.  What was in your rub/seasoning?
  7. ak1

    ak1 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That's what I find with pork in general, it's just not the same the next day.
  8. wylie

    wylie Fire Starter

    I always find it tastes better on day two and three. When I do pulled pork being around that smoke for 12 hours kills my tastebuds and I can't taste what it really tastes like when it gets done. However on day two my senses are getting back to normal and then it tastes great.

    As to how to reheat. I have read how people bag their pulled pork and when they are ready to reheat they boil water and place the bag into the water. If you are reheating alot of meat this might not work, but for smaller amounts it should keep your pulled pork more juicy.
  9. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member


     This reheating technique is for use when you have vacum sealed your leftover meat. Regular freezer bags won't stand up to the heat.
  10. garyt

    garyt Smoking Fanatic

    +1 That is what happens to me.
  11. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    I'll "third" that.

    Except since Mrs Bear & I usually only reheat 2 sammies for me & one sammy for her, we just take what we need, from the vacuum packed bag, for each sammy & Nuke it for about 45 seconds.

    We love it that way. Next day---2 more like that for me. Next day---2 more like that for me----until we run out.

  12. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Yep, always tastes better after a couple days...
  13. meateater

    meateater Legendary Pitmaster SMF Premier Member

    Alright, I second, third on better the next day. Alway's has especially Pizza.
  14. wylie

    wylie Fire Starter

    Thanks for the info Eman, I've never tried it do to never haveing leftovers![​IMG]