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Old 06-02-2013, 10:44 PM   #1
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Applewood Smoked Pulled Pork

My wife's women's organization, The Daughters of Isabella is having a fund raiser next weekend so I thought I do a little something to help them out. I got up early this morning and put two pork butts(over 21 lbs)in the Keg to smoke. Now when I got up and got things going it was sunny and nice. Well, that changed not long after I put the butts on. The wind picked up and the very dark clouds rolled in from the north. This started to create a little problem with keeping the temperature stable. I got it to stay right at 250* for most of the time I had it on the Keg but later after taking the turkey off the Traeger I switched it and since I was using apple wood for smoke on the Keg I had apple wood pellets I used to continue the cook. The reason for the switch was the temp started to climb with the breeze blowing in through the patio.
Almost ready to come off.

As I was taking them off the grill the were so tender they fell apart.

After cooling a bit I pulled it. Of course I had to taste it and this is some good pork. The bark is really tasty!

Into the freezer it went for next weekend.
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Old 06-02-2013, 11:05 PM   #2
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Very nice!!
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Very nice gesture T, I'm betting your wife will appreciate it and it may pay dividends in the near future
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Job well done sir!
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Well done, indeed, T.
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:41 PM   #6
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I love apple wood, give the meat that dark mahogany color, and adds a simple sweetness to the meat. Looks great by the way T.
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