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It finally cracked

dublindublin Posts: 140
edited 12:25PM in EggHead Forum
Well, I tried to keep the firebox always full hoping that would stop the firebox from cracking, well Saturday I found out it didn't. I believe this is my passport in to the cracked firebox club :-) [p]Also just finished an 8 1/2 pounder Pork Pinic, 26 1/2 hours and the last 3 hours I put the pork in foil.[p]Guess what we're having all this week[p]Dublin

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  • Dublin,
    "having all this week"? How do you make it last that long? LOL
    Seriously if you weight it, you'll find quite a loss from the 8.5#, OTOH that's still a lot of good eating. Myself, I measure out pp and freeze meal size portions in Food Saver bags and freeze them. Great change of pace meal mid-week...and besides that way you don't get tired of having it meal after meal until gone.

  • dublindublin Posts: 140
    kat,
    Yes I agree, I was just kidding, I have 1 1/2 inch steaks from Costco, A 5.5 lbs brisket a rack a lamb ribs and a half rack of ribs waiting to be cooked this week, than I can run out to costcos over the weekend and pick some more stuff up.
    BTW the Pinic was .59 cents a pound. I couldn't resist ;-)
    The main reason I wanted to cook the Pork was because I wanted the meat for Atomic Bufflo Truds, wife is out Thursday night so the Turds and beer will be handed out around the neighborhood.
    Funny thing is, Everytime I cook on the egg people just appear from outta the trees. Anyone else have this problem?[p]PS I see a small BGE coming to a house thats mine in the very near future, Woodoggies, you created a monster.
    Dublin

  • Dublin,
    duuuuuuuuuuude.....
    26.5 hrs for an 8.5lb picnic?
    3.11+ hrs per pound???
    How hot were you cooking at???? 180 degreez?[p]I've heard of low and slow but dang!
    Hope you enjoy.

  • dublindublin Posts: 140
    Jolly Roger,
    I cooked it at 210* seems pretty long to me also.
    Have not tried it yet, but your making me worry[p]Dublin

  • WooDoggiesWooDoggies Posts: 2,390
    dublin,[p]Let's see..... a picnic, steaks, brisket, rack o lamb, ABT's, ribs.... Yep, I would say that's not a shabby menu to spread out over a week of dog days of summer. Nope, not at all. [p]Funny you asked about the neighbors. Last friday when I was pulling the ribs off from a late cook, the neighbors magically appeared with offerings of beers. Good thing there was plenty to go around..... their company, beers and my ribs made for a very good evening. Even my pup was happy with his share of the bones.[p]Enjoy those cooks and beers to you![p]WD[p]
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