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First Overnight

AcnAcn Posts: 2,025
edited June 2013 in EggHead Forum
So, I have either neighbors coming for dinner or a trip to a housewarming party for a coworker of SWHBO tomorrow. I definitely have in-laws coming into town midweek, so they can go to a kindergarten celebration for SWHMO Jr. on Thursday.

Added up, it leads me to having two 7.5 pound butts on the egg for my first overnight cook. One has Bayou Dirt (local rub), one has plain kosher salt and ground pepper.
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Now, have I had more red wine image than is necessarily recommended for somebody trying something for the first time?
Undoubtedly.
Regardless, the egg has been sitting at 260 for about an hour. It is loaded with WGWW and a good bit of pecan and apple wood for smoke, and there is a drip pan filled with 2 beers, plenty of water, and Todd's Dirt.


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I will update in the morning. For all those who have posted while I'm trying to get this straight, I apologize. Please see red wine levels, as noted above!

LBGE

Pikesville, MD

Comments

  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,431
    As long as you don't run out of ice or bourbon you should be fine...

    Your butts are another matter...

    ;)
    You'll be fine...
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 7,089
    Like Hap said Bourbon is the key. I am betting with this being your first overnight there won't be much sleep in your future. :D All will be fine

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,431
    Pork butts are about as no brainer a low and slow as you can get...

    Enjoy the experience and rest assured they will be great. Better than anyone you're serving them to has had before.

    Welcome to the cult!
  • AcnAcn Posts: 2,025
    Thank you @hapster and @mattmam4969! Firsts of anything are stressful, but I'm lucky that this is a big gift from the Mrs, and since she's been very happy with the food of the egg so far I have a decent amount of rope.

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,431
    @ACn

    Enjoy another glass of wine :)

    Your fine!
  • LizzieSampsLizzieSamps Posts: 894
    Just relax and don't stress about it.  It will be great and you will be hooked on over nights!


  • AcnAcn Posts: 2,025
    Temp at 260 when I went to bed last night, around 11:30. Temp at 280 when I got up at 6:30 this morning. Love the egg!

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

  • JebpotJebpot Posts: 374
    It is a great thing to have to enjoy life with Family and Friends.

    XL and Small

    Chattanooga, TN

  • AcnAcn Posts: 2,025
    Internal temp at 195, probe sliding like butter, little wiggle in the bone. Probably pull in around 30-40 minutes, and then FTC for 4 hours.
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    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 7,089
    Lookin good !!

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 12,117

    Looks great-well done.  Over-nighter's just got a whole lot easier.  Enjoy!

    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood.
  • CharlieTNCharlieTN Posts: 177

    That looks great. 

     

  • LizzieSampsLizzieSamps Posts: 894
    Great job! 
  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,757
    Just relax and don't stress about it.  It will be great and you will be hooked on over nights!


    Just don't drop your phone in the fire !!!!

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

  • LizzieSampsLizzieSamps Posts: 894
    Yes smoke phone, not a great idea! 
  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,592
    those look amazing man!


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  • grEGGorysgrEGGorys Posts: 168
    Those look great. What time is dinner? After eating those you will be anxious to do more.
    Gulf Coast FL
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 13,354
    Just saw this. Todd's is good stuff. Where did you get yours?
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 22,206
    I'm gonna guess you got yours from woot!
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  • AcnAcn Posts: 2,025

    Just saw this. Todd's is good stuff. Where did you get yours?


    Giant has had it on sale last couple of times I've been in.

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

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