Chuck Roast, Mushrooms w/Q-view

Discussion in 'Beef' started by smokermark, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Early Saturday morning I got a great deal on this bone-in chuck roast. It had been a while since I'd cooked one of these. I decided to pick one up along with a few cheddar bacon stuffed mushrooms for a meal later in the evening to go along with it.

    Seasoned with mignonette pepper, salt, garlic flakes and a little bit of balti seasoning  with olive oil set to go:

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    About 4.5 hours later and having rested in a cooler foiled an additional 40 min.

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    This meat was outstanding it couldn't have been much better. Moist, tender and super flavorful.

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    Close up shot

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  2. smokingohiobutcher

    smokingohiobutcher Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    WoW! Now you did it!  I am hungry!   Great smoke ring!

    Be proud my man you did good!

    SOB
     
  3. davemt

    davemt Newbie

     WOW,  I haven't seen a bone in chuck roast in probably 15 years.  Man that looks good!
     
  4. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking Chuckie... Nice Smoke Ring...
     
  5. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Nice job on that chuckie, them mushrooms are looking pretty good also. [​IMG]
     
  6. porked

    porked Smoking Fanatic

    Fabulous job, what a nice looking meal. Kudos!
     
  7. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Fl
    Looking good!!

      Craig
     
  8. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    Fine looking grub there!!!!
     
  9. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Nice job! Great smoke ring.
     
  10. rdknb

    rdknb Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice looking chuckie.   We love them here, so many uses
     
  11. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I love Chuckies. They have sooo much flavor - great job
     
  12. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Love some chuckie.  What temp did you cook to?
     
  13. arnie

    arnie Smoking Fanatic

    Hard to beat a good chuckie!   [​IMG]
     
  14. Great looking dinner!  The shrooms are a great touch.  Really looks tasty.  Impressive ring, too.
     

  15. Dude, I foiled at 3.5 hours which was then about 155 deg. and then cooked with a touch less heat about another hour before putting them in the cooler for 40 min. I didn't add any liquid as it was dripping wet figuring it wasn't at all necessary. I'm not sure what the final temp was. Most the cooking temperature was 225-230 and then at the end 220-225. I had to run an errand so shortly after I got back I removed the roast. The way things were going, I would say in the range of 165-170 or a little more including the resting time. The only mistake I made was not saving that juice in the foil for making gravy or something later!

    One thing I've been experimenting a little bit recently is foiling before meat gets to 160 deg. and backing off the heat just a little bit during the foiling time stretching that out some. With this roast I have to say it worked out really well for me. When I first put it in there the heat was at about 255 degrees out of  the gate and I backed off shortly thereafter to 225-230 within 15 min.

    This was a "7-bone" chuck roast. 
     
  16. realtorterry

    realtorterry Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Did you smoke those schrooms too?
     
  17. thomasa

    thomasa Newbie

    You can't beat that man's meat!  That going to be some fine eating.
     
  18. I smoked the mushrooms also. Some that I had picked up at one of the local groceries here they had made up. Put it in the cooker with a few more almond wood chunks while the roast was resting.
    This meat had a really great flavor. Hadn't had one this good in a long while. Thanks for the complement!
     
  19. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    man o man that is some great looking Q you have there.. chuckie here i come...
     

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