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Old 11-04-2011, 09:42 PM   #1
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frozen butts

My butts that are supposed to go in the wsm at 0400hrs are still frozen solid. They might be ok in six hours, but if not any suggestions?
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:43 PM   #2
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Re: frozen butts

Got the soaking in a tub of water???????????
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Got the soaking in a tub of water???????????
That's what I would do.
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Old 11-04-2011, 10:30 PM   #4
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Ill try it
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Old 11-04-2011, 10:50 PM   #5
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Re: frozen butts

Should I add anything to the water?
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Old 11-04-2011, 11:43 PM   #6
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Re: frozen butts

No. The meat is still in the cryovac isn't it?

If they're almost thawed at cooking time (just a little ice left in the center) you can go ahead and start cooking/smoking anyway. It might add a little more time, but it'll work. Might be a problem with injecting, though.

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Old 11-04-2011, 11:48 PM   #7
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No they are not... they are thawing pretty good though. I should be ok... for the future they should still be pakaged to thaw them in water?
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Old 11-04-2011, 11:59 PM   #8
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That's just the way I have always one it. That way, I don't have to worry about whether my sink was clean enough, or if I'd rinsed all of the soap out of it.

Good luck with it. Eat well.

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and you know the picture drill... :P
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Well hope the project was brought to a successful culmination. I guess we will all be dead of old age by the time we get the glad tidings.
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Cooked two...the small one came good... the larger on was prob the best I've ever done. Ill have pic for proof within 24 hours..
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Well glad to hear they turned out good.
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Cooked two...the small one came good... the larger on was prob the best I've ever done. Ill have pic for proof within 24 hours..

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Cooked two...the small one came good... the larger on was prob the best I've ever done. Ill have pic for proof within 24 hours..
No pics needed. I believe you.
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Dittos Puff..you just have to trust your pals sometimes. Now most time they slit your throat of course but sometimes a person can be pleasantly surprised. I trust John too. If he tells me a mouse can pull a house I would just hook him up. No additional inquiry needed if you get my drift. We dont need no steenken pictures.
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Coming from 2 guys who don't post pictures. Do I see a pattern here?
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I do think this thread needs a picture, so here is a frozen butt!
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Maybe I shoulda lived my youthful days in Texas. I never, not once found a cop who would believe anything that I said without me proving it.

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PS I kinda like that picture of the frozen butt.
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Has anyone else noticed the attitude on Nick since he got the moderator position ?
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no. He was a jerk before that.
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