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Old 06-10-2005, 08:59 AM   #1
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First Smoke & A Hurricane Offshore

8 lb pork butt went on the CharBroil H2O electric this AM at 6:15. So far I've only called Greg once but the day is young. It is now 10:00AM and we're holding steady at 220 degrees in the smoker and 117 degrees in the meat according my Weber digital. Using apple wood chunks from CookShack. This is the most fun I've had since the day I bought our boat!

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Old 06-10-2005, 09:10 AM   #2
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you've got the bug...just wait till you taste the food!!!


Now that thing isn't a hurricane yet right? Just a little while ago it was still a tropical storm. Hope it goes to Mexico.
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Old 06-10-2005, 10:56 AM   #3
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AB, it will be great! Do you store your smoker in the attic when not using it also? (Sorry Greg, had too!) Enjoy the food and let us know how it comes out!
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AB, it will be great! Do you store your smoker in the attic when not using it also? (Sorry Greg, had too!) Enjoy the food and let us know how it comes out!
I guess I'll have to. I've lived in this house for almost nine years and I still can't find the cellar door!

Things are going well here. I've gotten calls and emails from lots of folks. It's like having a baby!

Going on six hours and 145 degrees in the meat.
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Perseverance, thy name is “Smoke.â€
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Glad to hear things are moving along swiftly...where's the pictures??
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Sounds like all went well Airboss. Glad to hear it.
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Finally sat down to enjoy the first butt at 10:15 PM. We were all starved so I'm sure that helped and the taste was B plus. Texture? Gotta talk with son Greg on that. Moist? Yes. Maybe too moist. Dunno. Maybe sand v/v the H2O. Overall: 1st time-Success!
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Good job Air (boss). B+ isn't bad at all for the first time. And... the cook is always more critical of his own 'cook'.
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If Mrs. Airboss made the same sound as she did at my house than it was very well done...if not, there might be room for improvement. Don't forget, you didn't eat until 10:30pm...perhaps the mind was playing tricks on you!
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