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Got a top round roast, pit beef or pulled beef?

Topic says it all guys and gals, found a top round roast in the deep freeze that needs to be cooked.  So let me know what you think. It's about 3 1/3 rd pounds.
I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 9,961
    Pit beef. I don't know if there is enough interstitial fat for pulled.
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  • That's what I was thinking, chuck roast would be better for pulled wouldn't it?
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,353
    Did a top round pit beef tonight. One of my favorite cooks.
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  • SteveWPBFLSteveWPBFL Posts: 1,267
    Made jerky out of one three weeks ago, getting ready to do it again!
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  • Any suggestions @Tjcoley? Never done pit beef before and my neighbor is from Baltimore so I would like for it to be decent.
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,353
    Here's the first one I did. Tonight I went indirect at 400 to IT of 90, then seared to 125. Still a little more done than I like, but great flavor and great sandwich. http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1143360/baltimore-pit-beef#latest
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    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
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  • That's a great looking cook @Tjcoley when you said garlic, I'm assuming fresh garlic and not powdered or junk in a jar.?
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,353
    Actually used ground dried garlic.  Fresh would be better, but just wanted the flavor.  Kept it simple.
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    It's not a science, it's an art. And it's flawed.
    - Camp Hill, PA
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  • Nothing wrong with that, keeping it simple is sometimes the best way.
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • 500500 Posts: 1,395
    Large BGE; Midlothian, Virginia
    I like Pig Butts and I can not lie.
    "Barbecue is a journey, one meal at a time."
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  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 2,054
    edited February 2013
    @500 That looks so good
    ^:)^
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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  • 500500 Posts: 1,395
    Yea I'd like to be able to do them like Charlie does. Those as good sammiches.
    Large BGE; Midlothian, Virginia
    I like Pig Butts and I can not lie.
    "Barbecue is a journey, one meal at a time."
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  • Here is the roast
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    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
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