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Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
edited 9:03AM in EggHead Forum
...about these guys? Just put on a small butt to cook via the quick method, and noticed these emerging from a potted fern on the patio. Something about their shape just makes me happy. :whistle: Good crop of chilis, too.

Good Sunday, All.









  • BajaTomBajaTom Posts: 1,269
    What is the fast method for butts?
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Alot of folks are going 350-375deg in order to speed up the process. Little if any difference is detectable most times, expecially if you cook at 250 for the first 60-90min with wood chunks then bump it up.

    Pls excuse the hijack LR. The shrooms look cool. The one close up shot looks like you cool pull up a chair and enjoy the shade.
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,421
    I feel like I need to be ocean side with a fruity drink in hand watching the waves roll in and girls stroll by..............might just take the day off now.......t ACGP, Inc.
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    A couple of hours indirect at 200-250 with very heavy smoke (I used apple and pecan today). Then double wrap in hd foil and back on indirect, but at 300-350 or higher. I can't tell the difference, but it sure cuts several hours off the process.

    I know it's blasphemy, but a couple of weeks ago I ran out of time doing one for work. After about 5 total hours of smoke/wrap time, I dumped everything in the crock pot and went to bed. Folks at work went nuts.
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    No apologies necessary. I just told Baja basically the same thing.

  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    I think you've earned it.
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Sure do love the shape of them babys. I see finger prints all over that one. :laugh:

    Have a great Sunday. Tim
  • Grandpas GrubGrandpas Grub Posts: 14,226
    This one is an 8# boston butt 400° start to finish, indirect about 6.5 hours.

    I used a foil tent at towards the end of the cook to prevent the bark from overdeveloping. As to if or when to tent is a judgment call.




  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,893
    Why do I want to call you Papa Smurf :whistle:
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • PhilsGrillPhilsGrill Posts: 2,256
    Wow! I love the shape of them! Reminds me of... :blush: :whistle:
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Shhhhhhh! :silly:
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Yeah, me too!
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Just pulled mine. 5.23 pounds at about 325....5 hours to 200. Smells fantastic!
  • 'Q Bruddah'Q Bruddah Posts: 739
    For what its worth I googled edible mushrooms and clicked "images" and found nothing that looked similar. Then I googled poisonous mushrooms and immediately found one that looked like these and the description fits your habitat.
    When in doubt--don't.

  • Mushroom misidentification can be very very dangerous...
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Thanks, Steve. I wouldn't eat, but think I'll remove them.
  • BigjohnBigjohn Posts: 144
    Interesting peppers. What kind are they?
  • RRPRRP Posts: 17,353
    I've always been told that when you don't know the specie the more pure white were always the most probable to be poisonous.
    Dunlap, IL
  • tjvtjv Posts: 3,421
    did a long lunch, under the hood this afternoon. having ac in the shop is making a world of difference this summer. ACGP, Inc.
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Chili Pequin. Love them.
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    AC not withstanding.....I'll gladly pass the torch. Don't miss it at all. But, you are just a pup....and a strong one, at that.

    Knock 'em dead, My Friend.

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