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recommendations for roast

krobertsmsnkrobertsmsn Posts: 648
edited July 2012 in EggHead Forum
I am new to all of this...I would like to try a roast on my egg tomorrow. What method (indirect/direct, raised etc) should I follow? Please suggest any recipe you find noteworthy. I will also be doing chicken legs.
LBGE 4/2012, MBGE 6/2012 & Mini 11/2013
Rome, GA


  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    roasts are always indirect, otherwise they'd be very big steaks. you might do a portion of the cook direct, but you don't need to, and you will get a brown crust vs. blak grill marks by simply doing it in one indirect cook

    what kind of roast are you doing?

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,528
    Depends on the type of roast,  Chuck roast is a lot different then standing rib roast.  My pulled beef Chuck roast turned out nicely by:
    5 lb. Chuck Roast

    Redeye Redmeat rub

    250 degrees indirect for 5 hours (internal temp 160)

    Place in pan, add beef broth, cover with foil

    Back on egg for 1 – 2 hours until internal temp is 200

    ‘Let rest

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  • krobertsmsnkrobertsmsn Posts: 648
    It's a bottom round. I usually do chuck in the crockpot. I wonder if this will dry out too much? I guess we'll see! 
    LBGE 4/2012, MBGE 6/2012 & Mini 11/2013
    Rome, GA
  • stikestike Posts: 15,597
    it will only be dry if you overcook, but stop short of it being pullable. 

    do you want pullable beef, or a sliceable roast?

    in a crock pot,m you think it isn't dry because there's probably a bunch of other liquid in there adding back moisture after it falls apart.

    ed egli avea del cul fatto trombetta -Dante
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