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Old 11-29-2006, 08:05 PM   #1
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Hello to all, I really just wanted to know at what temp. do I bake my Boston Butt and for how long? Last time I baked it i think it was about 280 degrees for 8-10 hrs and it was awesome! The bone came right out and "voila" great tasting "stringy" pulled pork! I am glad to be here. I am a past owner or a grocery store and still love to bake and cook. Only 1 thing, I do it for my family when I used to cook for many! I love new ideas "quick" recipes, and easy for the average family. Any one have something great that they'd love to share?


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Old 11-29-2006, 08:17 PM   #2
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Hi, Jeani Sue; welcome to DC! I don't know how big your Boston Butt is, but what you remember sounds right, though I'd be likely to go for 300*. I am far from a pulled pork expert, though. I'm sure you will find all the info you need here. Look around--there's lots of recipes.

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Old 11-29-2006, 08:32 PM   #3
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Old 11-29-2006, 10:24 PM   #4
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Hello and welcome to DC.

Boston butt for pulled pork should be cooked low and slow. You had the right idea. I usually do mine at 225-250F. I rub a seasoning mix on the butt and refrigerate it for a day or two then cook it in the oven as described.

You can also consider mopping the butt while it's cooking for another layer of flavor. Some do this and others do not.
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Old 11-30-2006, 02:25 PM   #6
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what kind of "rub"

Thanks for the input on the AKA "Boston BUtt" I would like to know the "name of the rub" that you put on it? OR is it a combination of your own spices, etc? I am baking this baby on Sat the 2nd so still have time to get it marinated" so to speak. BUrrrr, its mighty cold here 2 above with a wind chill of -7 already. I am glad to be here!
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Old 11-30-2006, 04:00 PM   #7
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Welcome to DC Jeani Sue and I hope you will enjoy out very special cooking site as we all do.

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