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Hawg FanHawg Fan Posts: 1,338
edited 7:42PM in EggHead Forum
After reading many post on the forum, I decided to try my first pork butt today. It actually took longer to cook than I expected, but I have to say that I was impressed with the way the BGE held its temperature without continuous adjustments. A big thanks to everyone that post on the forum and share their recipes and techniques. Oh, I almost forgot, the pork butt was eggellent and the bark was the best that I've ever cooked.

Preparation - mustard and rub on the 5-6 lb butt
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250 degrees for 13 hours
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The bark
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The finished product
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Any road will take you there if you don't know where you're going.

Terry

Tulsa, OK

Comments

  • Looks awesome....how long did you cook the butt and at what temp?
  • Nice cook

    Ross
  • JLOCKHART29JLOCKHART29 Posts: 5,897
    Looks like you hit the nail on the head. Nicely done. Best thing about pulled pork is any left overs are about as good as the first days! ;)
  • GandolfGandolf Posts: 882
    Looks terrific I can almost smell it from here. Haven't done one in a while. I've got a 7 pounder in the freezer so I'm going to have to put it to work. Thanks for posting.
  • SteveinTNSteveinTN Posts: 229
    that looks great. Next time i bet you load the egg up with as much as you can fit.
  • Hawg FanHawg Fan Posts: 1,338
    Thailandjohb - I cooked the 5-6 lb butt at 250 degrees for 9 hours until I got through the plateau then I cranked the egg up to 290 until the internal temperature reached 200 degrees. I pretty much followed the directions from the Naked Whiz's site and other Eggers. I think that the higher temperature at the end helped to crisp up the bark.

    Any road will take you there if you don't know where you're going.

    Terry

    Tulsa, OK
  • Hawg FanHawg Fan Posts: 1,338
    SteveinTN - the one pork butt did look kinda lonely on the BGE all by itself. And your correct, next time I'll be cooking a couple of butts at a time. We devoured the butt in one setting.

    Any road will take you there if you don't know where you're going.

    Terry

    Tulsa, OK
  • BADaQBADaQ Posts: 159
    Looks great. Hope you enjoyed it!
  • JPManJPMan Posts: 1
    Nice Butt Hawg Fan :)

    Trying my first brisket today. 5# with plate setter, drip pan @225. Any tips?
  • Lei'd-n-EggLei'd-n-Egg Posts: 289
    One and done. Nice job on your first PB.
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Was that from "Sponge Hog Square Butt" ? :laugh: I have never seen one shaped quite like that. None the less it looks tremendous. Great Job on your first butt.
  • Hawg FanHawg Fan Posts: 1,338
    Nope. The pork butt came from a local butcher shop here in Tulsa. It was pretty square though.

    Any road will take you there if you don't know where you're going.

    Terry

    Tulsa, OK
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