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Quick Butt Question

CAEggFanCAEggFan Posts: 31
edited 12:13AM in EggHead Forum
Cooking a smallish 4lb pork butt today. Dome to 250deg and wait till butt hits 195 and pull off grill.

Question - one side of my butt is fat. Should I trim before I do mustard/rub?

If I leave fat should I cook with fat side down entire time?



  • FSM-MeatballFSM-Meatball Posts: 215
    I don't trim the fat side. Leave the fat side down. Be sure to have a drip pan under it.
  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Just shows ya to each his own. I like LOTS of bark, so when it comes to Butts, I always trim the won't dry out a butt if you cook it the way you're much fat inside the butt. Either way, enjoy!!
  • brisket30brisket30 Posts: 122
    I like to cook with the fat on top, that way it bastes the meat while cooking.
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