3/14/2021 – Kelley, Piper, and Olivia arrive this afternoon to visit for Spring Break week. Like in Houston, we smoked Pork Butts knowing they will come over for dinner. This was the second time the old Masterbuilt Smoker quit during … Continue reading
9/6/2020 – This was a successful smoke using the MES and two Butts with a lot of tasso from trimmings. … Continue reading
7/4/2019 – We started on 7/1 to thaw a two pork-butt pack that weighed 20 lbs. This smoke turned out great and we enjoyed a great meal with Peggy and Frank for the 4th of July. … Continue reading
Did not start this early as usual so raised the MES temp to 260 and let it roll. Butt was cleaned of a lot of fat and ended up in two thin slab, rubbed liberally with 5POGS. 1:00 PM – Put … Continue reading
7/3/2018 – This smoke went very different as the MES quit heating about 2 hours in. So moved it to the Weber Kettle to finish and it turned out very good. The butt and 3 small tasso pieces were rubbed … Continue reading
The butt turned out really good on salads and in sandwiches. The 5POGS makes a great bark and adds a touch of spice.
6/3/2018, Sunday – Both pieces of meat turned out good. The meat was moist likely due to the long dry brining. The combo rub of Jeff’s Texas Rub and 5POGS–different on each–added good flavor. Added more Jeff’s between the smoke … Continue reading
5/12/2018, Sunday – Bought a fresh ~8 lb. Smithfield pork butt at HEB for $1.49/lb. No trimming was needed as the fat cap with thin and not even there in places. About 6 PM scored the thin fat cap into … Continue reading
This was our first smoked jerk seasoned pork and it turned out good. Even though it cooked to 265 it was tender when sliced thin and did not dry out that much. Definitely will try it again with the jerk seasoning. … Continue reading
This turned out good and has a lot of potential. It was not very spicy but had the good undertones of Frank’s Hot sauce. Next time try some with 5POGS instead of Creole Seasoning.