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First pork butt on BGE

pescadorzihpescadorzih Posts: 863
Did my first cook on my XL this past weekend. 7# pork butt along with some skillet cornbread while the butt was resting.
12 hrs. low and slow at 240. Wrapped at 9 hrs. with some apple juice.

XL, Mini max


  • TonyATonyA Posts: 582
    That's real nice!  It looks like it should have pulled well. How'd  you serve it?
  • Looks delicious, nice work!
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 9,862
    Way to show off on your first cook.  Nice! 

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,986
    Heck yeah..
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Looks good, congrats on your first cook!
  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 478
    So how was it? Looks great.
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
  • dweebs0rdweebs0r Posts: 520
    Love the cook, especially the corn bread.  Here is my favorite easy skillet corn bread recipe.  Its great done on the egg.  I also like to throw in a handful of chopped jalapenos.

    1 box of Jiffy (1 and 1/2 cups)
    1 cup of yellow cake mix
    2 eggs
    1 cup of whole milk
    3-4 TBS of margarine blended into mix
    1-2 TBS of canola oil in skillet

    Bake at 400 deg for 15 minutes.

    -Jody Newell (LBGE & a mini BGE!)
    Location:  Munford, TN
  • Aquacop said:
    So how was it? Looks great.
    It was a little light on the smoke for my taste. I need to get chunks, I only have chips at the moment.
    It was fall apart tender. I shredded it with my hands.
    We made a steak last night, cranked it up and got a great sear on it.
    Looks like we'll try pizza on Sunday and next weekend I'm diving in and doing an overnighter with a packer brisket.
    SE PA
    XL, Mini max
  • pantsypantspantsypants Posts: 1,191
    Looks amazing

  • EagleIIIEagleIII Posts: 255
    Boo-yah....that looks awesome, and I am loving that cornbread in the CI Skillet.  Speaking of CI, I picked up a large CI skillet at a garage sale this weekend for $2.00!!  I am thinking Skillet Cornbread this weekend!
  • bicktravbicktrav Posts: 498
    That looks about perfect.  Very nicely done.  Definitely switch to chunks for better smoke flavor.  Makes a huge difference. 
    Southern California
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