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Get ready to turn up the heat as we dive into August. While there are only a few weeks left to perfect those tailgate recipes, summer isn’t over yet! Two things we’ll be making this month are Chile Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops and Bell Pepper Kabobs. Then, relax after a cookout with a cool dessert cooked on your EGG - Ice Cream Sandwiches! You can mix and match your favorite cookie flavors with ice cream flavors. Simple, yet delicious!

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TonyTony Posts: 224
edited 8:32AM in EggHead Forum
Have two butts on for 20 hours, now. They are at 181 and 185F. Problem is, I have to leave in about 10 minmutes for about 4 hours![p]I have a guru running the show, but I'm afraid they will "come of age at 190 long before I get back. Prepared to pull into heavy foil, towels and ice chest before I go... but I am worried that won't be "fall off the bone" pulling pork.[p]WWYD?!!![p]Tony


  • spbull472spbull472 Posts: 128
    Tony,[p]Do what you just said and you should be just fine, I had some areas of my butt that were only 180-185 and things turned out just fine. You got past the important stage of the cook.[p]Leave it wrapped up for at least an hour. I've read others doing the same thing and have done the same thing myself,...all turned out well for me.[p]STL Scott
  • Tony,
    the pork is done at 185...pull and let rest for 3 hours

  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    some pull at 185, some at 205.[p]pull now and wrap and you'll be fine.[p]or set the egg for 200 and let her cruise and take your chances you'll be at 200 internal when you get back[p]hard to screw up

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    Double wrap them in foil and get them in a cooler, they'll be ready to pull when you get back. -RP

  • HungryManHungryMan Posts: 3,470
    This is a little late. Guru has a ramp mode just for that reason. I never used ramp yet. Has anyone used the ramp mode and let it hold for a few hours?

  • TonyTony Posts: 224
    Well, I had to leave before any of these great replies arrived. in the absence, I opted to go with Stike's second suggestion... lower the egg temp and let it ride. They were already wrapped in foil. Got home a few minutes ago; everything was sitting at 200F. Pulled'em off, cracked the foil and checked them, they are fine. Stike was right - hard to screw up. These made 24 hours... and guess what - about 1/3 to 1/2 of the lump is still there! Amazing thing, this Egg...[p]Thanks, all of you.[p]TD
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