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ever try to pull a stone cold butt?

RRPRRP Posts: 17,355
edited 6:31PM in EggHead Forum
Today I finally got around to pulling that 211° turbo butt I found at 7 AM Thursday morning. It had been in the refrig in one piece ever since. I swear it was rock hard and very "un-pullable"!

Sooooo, I wrapped it back up in the foil, poured some apple juice in and popped it in a 250° oven for 45 minutes. At that point is was still cool to slightly warm, but that made a world of difference in being "pullable".

I just thought I'd share this info.
Ron
Dunlap, IL

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  • LongrifleLongrifle Posts: 130
    Thanks, that may come in handy someday.
  • RRPRRP Posts: 17,355
    I should have added that all I wanted to do was to pull it, package it and freeze it...obviously my method would not have worked for planning to serve it today. It was just enough to liquefy the grease and limber up the meat tissue.
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 9,201
    I would have eaten it for breakfast on Thursday, when it WANTED to be eaten. Once a butt cools off, pulled or not, it's so so at best. No matter how you reheat it.

    I do intend to pull just one meal's worth next time though, and leave the rest whole. Hopefully, reheating a big (whole, foiled) chunk, and then pulling, will be better than reheating an already pulled butt. Can't be worse.

    If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.    Julia Child


    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,670
    It turns to mush when you chop it :ermm: :laugh:
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: B)
  • HossHoss Posts: 14,587
    Those 4 I cooked last Sunday.I pulled 2 and froze 2 whole.I like frozen whole then reheated better.Still not as good as when first cooked but better than ANY I have eaten that has been reheated after it was pulled.
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 9,201
    thx, hoss. :P

    If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.    Julia Child


    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

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  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    Hey Ron, Hope your doing alright. ;)
  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    That ain't right. I got a visual. :woohoo:
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