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Back in the Saddle

AcnAcn Posts: 849
Had a week of vacation (only cooked on a Weber kettle), got back last night and today is the first time on the egg. My in-laws had picked up a 7.5 pound pork loin from Costco; we're having a birthday party for their yorkie.
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Cut it into 3 roasts, marinated it for a few hours in a NC sauce; made from their favorite mix stirred up with cider vinegar.
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Got them on the egg at 325, drip pan filled with the marinade and some water. I'll try to remember to post finished pics.
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Also, starting in on my reward for my first task, updating the under counter lighting for SWMBO.
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LBGE

Pikesville, MD

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  • AcnAcn Posts: 849
    Also, 2 notes from vacation. Tried a new lump, 'Natural Hardwood Flavor' 100% hardwood lump. Again, used on the Weber kettle, so any use on the egg may be different, but for $12 for a 20 lb bag it was pretty good. A bit slow starting and pretty sparky, but burned hot, long and with little ash.

    Also found a new smoking wood supplier, http://www.mainegrillingwoods.com/

    Reasonable prices, free shipping, and I'm very partial to small business in my native state.

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

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  • AcnAcn Posts: 849
    Finished things up, about an hour and 45 minutes at 300-325. Pulled and resting:
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    Sliced, and waiting for some pig polish. Very tasty!
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    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

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  • HibbyHibby Posts: 444
    Nice finish on that meat. Looks great and still juicy. Good work.
    Conservative stalwart in Thornville, Ohio
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  • DMurfDMurf Posts: 481
    This has inspired me to find some Polish for my pig also, that is awesome! 

    Good looks very good.
    David
    BBQ since 2010 - Oh my, what I was missing.
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  • I'm just baffled over the dog birthday party. I guess just any reason to drink and cook on the egg's a good one?
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  • WalrusBBQWalrusBBQ Posts: 151
    Looks awesome! 
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    Beers & BBQ

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  • Letz4wheelLetz4wheel Posts: 235
    The dog ought to be nervous. He is about the size of the pork loin. Good looking roast!
    Southern Indiana
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  • AcnAcn Posts: 849

    Thanks all!

    @dmurf - I found the Pig Polish at Fresh Market; they actually have a really good selection of BBQ sauces and rubs.

    @biggreenpharmacist - my 5 year old, who is very into birthday parties, was the primary driving factor there.  Every couple of weeks she sets up a birthday party for a stuffed animal or two, so since it was our in-laws dog's birthday, we went ahead and planned it; she got to help make a cake, decorate, etc.

    LBGE

    Pikesville, MD

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  • Pork looks awesome!  Well done, and I hope the dog got a piece or two!

    [Northern] Virginia is for [meat] lovers.
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  • @biggreenpharmacist - my 5 year old, who is very into birthday parties, was the primary driving factor there.  Every couple of weeks she sets up a birthday party for a stuffed animal or two, so since it was our in-laws dog's birthday, we went ahead and planned it; she got to help make a cake, decorate, etc.

    Thats awesome. My five year old would be all over that.
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