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General Question most of you, I have cooked countless amounts of butts on my Egg.  I have cooked them anywhere between 13-17 hours at 225.  I always pull them around 195 degrees.  I always let the meat tell me when its done.  It always turns out awesome.  Again, like most of you, I also watch Food Network and Cooking channel.  I noticed tonight on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives a guy from Memphis cooked his butts at 225 for 8 hours.  It looked awesome.  This is not the first time I have seen this either.  I have noticed others doing similar things as well.  What gives??  Am I way off base or missing something here???


  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 13,983
    How did he cook them? He probably crutched them through the stall. I bet they just didn't show it.
  • Black_BadgerBlack_Badger Posts: 1,182
    I was wondering the same thing. Lots of pork on that show in ovens with shorter times, but this was on a smoker. It certainly looked done...
    Finally back in the Badger State!

    Middleton, WI
  • chumdogchumdog Posts: 39
    Agreed....Probably a lot of TV magic we are not seeing.
  • boatbumboatbum Posts: 1,273
    I saw the episode I think. Looked like he it was semi braised
    Cookin in Texas
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 12,875
    If it's on DD&D, I will never see it. As soon as I see Fieddie's name come up, I change the channel. Doesn't matter to what.

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!


    Central Connecticut 

  • gabrieggergabriegger Posts: 614
    Years in the television production industry I can see one thing - editing.

    the city above Toronto - Noodleville wtih 2 Large 1 Mini

  • Fred19FlintstoneFred19Flintstone Posts: 7,427
    edited July 2013


    General Question here with your answer.  You're not missing a thing.  "Countless amounts of butts" to quote you should give you the confidence to know you've got a good thing going.  Why would something you see on TV make you second guess yourself?

    edit:  Frank Gorshen beat the he!! out of Jim Carrey as the Riddler!

    Flint, Michigan
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