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Smoked Prime Rib (Apple Smoke)

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Smoked Prime Rib (Apple Smoke)


Mrs Bear said we were about due for a Prime Rib, so how could I argue with that ?!?!

Also: Decided on Apple Smoke, for a change.

I had a 5.65 lb Choice Prime Rib that kept winking at me every time I opened the Meat Freezer.
I just had to put a stop to that, so below is what I did about it.

Prepping (11-13-16):—-Rinse, Dry, and cut a block pattern through the fat cap to the meat. Then apply a coating of Lea & Perrin’s Bold Steak Sauce, CBP, Garlic Powder, and Onion Powder. Put Roast on a Wire Cooling Rack in a Foil Pan. Then covered it in Plastic wrap, and put it in my fridge for the night.


Smoking Day (11-14-16):

11:00----------Preheat MES 40 to 225*
11:00----------Fill one plus row of AMNS with Apple Dust, and light one end.
11:30----------Put Roast on wire rack, in foil pan, on a rack, in #2 position in smoker.
11:30----------Put smoking AMNS on right end of bottom rack in my Gen #2.5 MES 40.
2:30------------Insert sterile probe into center of Roast. Internal Temp is at 126°
3:00------------133° IT
3:15------------138° IT
3:30------------140° IT----Cut heat to 130° and open door to get heat down to 140° fast.
3:55------------138° IT—Remove Roast from Smoker

Slice, plate, add sides, and eat.

Hope You Enjoy,

Bear



Prime Rib roast bottom side, along with my usual ingredients (Lea & Perrin’s Bold Steak Sauce, CBP,
Garlic Powder & Onion Powder:
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Crosshatch pattern cut through the fat cap to the red meat on the top. Then I spread “Bold Steak Sauce” all over the roast:
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Then I sprinkle CBP, Garlic Powder, and Onion Powder.
Note: Roast sits on a wire cooling rack in foil pan, so smoke can get all around the Roast:
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Filled my AMNS a little more than one row with Apple Sawdust, and light one end:
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Smoking real good & ready to go in smoker:
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Smoking just right—Not too heavy——No creosote!
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The Sun was bright & low in the sky, so I had to put my Sun Block Plywood up.
This will block the Sun from shining through the Window onto the Heat sensor on the back wall of my Smoker.
Sun on that sensor can cause heat to malfunction due to a false reading:
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AMNS is burned out & Prime Rib is ready to move to Kitchen:
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Ready to Slice:
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Two slices stacked in the center, flanked by Leftover Ends on each side:
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Leftover Pieces to be saved for Sammies:
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Bear’s Supper:
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Bear’s Dessert---Chocolate Pudding:
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gary s

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Apple sawdust in an Apple juice bottle Classic !!   Great as always, I still think you could overnight me some 





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Looks good as always Bear!

I'm beginning to think all you eat is ribeyes or prime rib.

That's the kind of diet I'd like to be on!!!

Nice job buddy!

Point!

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Not bad for a guy that HARDLY EVER smokes Rib Roasts...
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Is this really Bear? Apple? I thought he only used hickory.



Ha. Great looking PR.
 

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Beautiful piece of PR you started with John.  But it's nothing when compared to the finished roast.  What a great job!!

POINTS for sure.

Gary
 

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Congrats on your first prime rib smoke! Haha that looks beautiful. I think it's so cool how perfectly pink it looks throughout when pulled at that high of an IT! Now you have me craving prime rib. Points!
 

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Apple sawdust in an Apple juice bottle Classic !!   Great as always, I still think you could overnight me some 





Gary
Thank You Gary!!

LOL---I noticed that, but almost all of my Dust & Pellet Jugs are from Apple Juice.

And Thanks for the Points!

Bear
 
Looks good as always Bear!

I'm beginning to think all you eat is ribeyes or prime rib.

That's the kind of diet I'd like to be on!!!

Nice job buddy!

Point!

Al
Thank You Al !!

I wish!----We try to have a small Prime Rib about every other month.

Ribeyes???  Depends on the price.

Thanks for the Points, Mr Al.

Bear
 

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Not bad for a guy that HARDLY EVER smokes Rib Roasts...
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Thanks Jimmy!!

I think this was my last one for the year.

Picked up a Beef Tenderloin on sale @ $10.99----Usually $17.99 here!!!

Gonna do a Fillet Mignon next month for our Anniversary---Haven't had one of those in years!!!

Bear
Is this really Bear? Apple? I thought he only used hickory.



Ha. Great looking PR.
Thank You Adam!!

I gotta switch woods now & then just to keep you guys alert !!

And Thanks for the Points!

Bear
 

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Beautiful piece of PR you started with John.  But it's nothing when compared to the finished roast.  What a great job!!

POINTS for sure.

Gary
Thank You Gary!!

This really was Great !!

And Thanks for the Points!

Bear
 

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That looks crazy good!. Has me wanting some PR instead of the brisket cooking


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The PR King strikes again ! Sure looks tasty Bear, very nice cook. We like apple smoke too ! Thumbs Up
 

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Congrats on your first prime rib smoke! Haha that looks beautiful. I think it's so cool how perfectly pink it looks throughout when pulled at that high of an IT! Now you have me craving prime rib. Points!
Thanks!

If you keep the Smoker temp below 240° the whole time, it will come out like that, all the way from Bark to Bark, every time (Up to 145° IT).

Bear
 
Looks absolutely delicious. 
Thank You John!

Bear
 
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Looks great,I'm not a huge prime rib fan. But seeing this may force me to spin one even at $8.99#.
 

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John that is a great looking piece of meat,I don't think I have any left in the freezer.Should be going on sale soon Points

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Beautiful beef, Bear. Love that colour!

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The PR King strikes again ! Sure looks tasty Bear, very nice cook. We like apple smoke too !
Thank You Justin!!

I still like Hickory the best, but this Apple isn't bad at all.

And Thanks for the Points!!

Bear
 

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