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Old 06-18-2008, 08:33 AM   #1
Pork Butt
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My first butt!

I made my first attempt ever at pulled pork yesterday, and it went quite well. I should add though, that it was only a 4 lb butt that I found at the local Super Target. Being as I have never cooked a butt before, I thought this would be a good place to start. I rubbed it down with Head Country about 1 hr prior to placing on the old ECB. It took 4.5 hours to cook it to 170, at which point I wrapped it and cooked it for another another hour to hour and a half before pulling it at 190. I let it rest for 30 minutes before pulling it. Overall I am very happy with the results and may attempt another small one before trying something a little bigger. <center>
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Old 06-18-2008, 08:37 AM   #2
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Dont be afraid to do a larger one. Throw it on and let it do its thang. In my experience its been pretty easy to cook a good butt!

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Old 06-18-2008, 08:50 AM   #3
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Don't be afraid to let it cook a little longer. If you liked the way it turned out, great! However, if it was a little tough you might want to wrap it at 190.

Looks great to me!!
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