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Old 08-14-2006, 08:25 AM   #1
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My First Smoked Pork Roast

Hubby decided he wanted to try & smoke some pork the other day so I bought an 8lb butt roast. I brined it on Friday night & he smoked it on Saturday to make BBQ for lunch on Sunday. It was so good!! It had a beautiful smoke ring & was perfectly tender & juicy. I know this isn't the greatest picture in the world, but you can kinda see the smoke ring. I'm looking forward to trying it again in the near future.

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Old 08-14-2006, 08:28 AM   #2
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The meat looks beautiful and I'm sure it tasted wonderful, Crewsk. I love smoked meats.
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So do I Half Baked & thanks! For Thanksgiving 2 years ago hubby & I played with the smoker for the first time. We smoked 2 turkeys for our family get together. We couldn't have done it without a lot of help from here though!
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Old 08-14-2006, 10:21 AM   #4
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Mmmmmmmmmm, I loves pork butt
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Old 08-14-2006, 11:25 AM   #5
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The pork looks yummy, job well done.
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Old 08-14-2006, 12:51 PM   #6
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Crewsk; you and your DH are to be congratulated on a job well done, though the enjoyment of the meal probably is all the congrats you need . I have only one suggestion to make. Now that you have enjoyed the wonderful results that come with smoking, try using different woods to find your favorite flavor.

Fon instance, with turkey, I prefer maple and birch. Wi fish, I like to combine the smoke of apple while planking on cedar. For pork, I love apple, cherry, or other fruit woods. For chicken, I really love mesquite.

There are many woods that can be used for smoking, each with its own flavor. Some are better with one type of meat, while others compliment another. I've heard that alder is phenominal, but haven't tried it yet. And Hickory is great with hams.

Also, experiment with the brines. Add some arrowmatics to the brine, or inject a broth into the meat before smoking. Flavors such as tyme, garlic, oregano, sage, onion, etc. can take you to a whole new level.

It may be just me, but I love to experiment. Have fun. You guys definetely have the technique down. Good job.

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Old 08-14-2006, 12:57 PM   #7
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Thanks Goodweed, thumper, & bj! The brine I made had garlic, onion, & something else but I don't remember what it was. I do look forward to trying other woods too.
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Old 08-14-2006, 04:49 PM   #8
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Looks pretty much perfect, crewsk. Didja make a sauce to go with it?
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Mudbug, I was lazy & just bought our favorite BBQ sauce for it.
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Looks really good.Congrats.
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