first chuckie

Discussion in 'Beef' started by stjoeguy1122, Mar 17, 2012.

  1. this is my first chuckie in the MES 30 . . . after having information overload I went with my gut feelings on the prep . . . I didn't inject anything in it, I stabbed it several times with a big fork before I put it in a vacuum sealer bag with 2 tablespoons of water and 2 tablespoon EVOO friday morning, friday evening I just rubbed it with garlic powder, onion powder, fresh ground gourmet peppers and some fresh ground sea salt, wrapped in plastic and let it sit over night. I smoked it (using my new AMNS) with hickory wood at 220 until 165 IT, pulled, foiled added a little of the drippings with it, back on until it was 205 IT, wrapped it in a towel and put in a cooler for about 1 hour ( rest of dinner wasn't done yet) . . It was very moist with a good favor that reminded me of the old days when Dad wouldn't add anything to his meat, he always said if it is a good beef you don't need anything other then salt and pepper . . . I remember him hiding the sauces from the 'city' inlaws when they came to eat . . I asked the family to try it first without smothering it with sauces, 2 of the 3 loved it naked . .

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    feel free to offer up any advice . .
     
  2. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Good job!

    Chuckies and Briskies can be tricky until folks get the hang of it.

    I would have loved your dad!  Salt, pepper, onion and garlic?  For great beef, you often need little else!

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  3. gersus

    gersus Smoking Fanatic

    Sounds like you did a nice job! That sure sounds like my dad too.
     
  4. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    Looks great nice job. Love me some chuckie.


    Have fun and Happy smoking
     
  5. I sure would like to get a hold of some good corn/grain feed beef from Nebraska . .  I grew up on a little farm just North of Fremont and miss that good qual beef . . .
     
     
  6. jrod62

    jrod62 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks great Thumbs Up
     
  7. Going to try this tomorrow.  I'm 1 out of 2 on the chuckies. 
     
  8. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nothing like a good chuckie - looks great 
     

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