9/6/2020 – This was a successful smoke using the MES and two Butts with a lot of tasso from trimmings. … Continue reading
9/17/2019 – Smoked in the vertical smoker from splits of our pecan firewood that was started burning in the fire pit. Two pork butts with fat trimmed and separated into 4 pieces. All were salted and rubbed with 6POGS about … Continue reading
This cook follows closely the Cure Calculator plus Chef JJ’s brine/rub. Turned out great other than the MES failing after 2 hours then overcooking the thin pieces in the convection oven until they were a bit tough. See advice at … Continue reading
This experiment did not turn out well but some lessons learned. See links and comments from SMF about curing as good stuff there.
By Chef JJ here edited slightly by me. Put half in with the cure/brine. Once cured rub the other half on the well-dried pork before smoking. This anticipates the cure/brine having a good salt level as there is none here. … Continue reading