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Beef tenderloin

I put on my first beef tenderloin today so I guess we will see. Planning on doing it indirect until the internal temp gets to 120° then reverse sear it. Just finished the potatoes. I will post more pics as we progress. If there is anything I'm missing please chime in.


  • Looking good so far

    NW IA

    2 LBGE, 1 SBGE, 22.5 WSM, 1 Smokey Joe

  • Ospreydog said:
    If there is anything I'm missing please chime in.
    Yes, you're missing me!

    Cherry Hill, NJ
  • OspreydogOspreydog Posts: 99
    Wow what a great cut of beef, I will defiantly do a tenderloin again. Here are some more pics along with a homemade chocolate cake my wife made.
  • ElCapitanElCapitan Posts: 154
    How long did it take to get the 120?
    XL Owner
  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 13,847
    Nice work! Reverse Sear is my favorite way to do large steaks/roasts.
  • awmawm Posts: 181
    Ive never wrapped my therm. cords with foil before, is that something I should be doing?
  • OspreydogOspreydog Posts: 99
    You wrap it to make it as uniform as possible, if you don't the thinner areas can slightly over cook. And with a cut of beef like that I don't want to waste any.
  • warwomanwarwoman Posts: 275
    Looks great, Dog! Indirect at what temp? Any rub or seasoning? Still don't understand about the foil wrap on the probe wire. Won't the thin portions still reach 120 before the thicker sections?
    From the NE Georgia Mountains! Me, SWMBO, and two spoiled ass Springers!
  • OspreydogOspreydog Posts: 99
    Indirect at 350° rubbed with evoo and salt & pepper. The foil on the wire is just extra protection for the wire, mine is not one of the better ones. That's next on my egging toy list.
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