First Q-view Smoke - Pork Shoulder

Discussion in 'Pork' started by smoking4fun, Dec 26, 2014.

  1. smoking4fun

    smoking4fun Smoke Blower

    OK, so I've smoked 2 pork shoulders before and took all the "before" and "during" pics, but never ended up taking the "finished" pics (forgot once I got that first bite)...today is the day I'm going to try and get them all in.  I rubbed down a 10-lb boneless (not sure why, but the butcher deboned it while I was waiting) pork shoulder with mustard and a dry rub that I made up with some turbinado, brown sugar, ancho chili pepper, cayenne pepper, chipotle pepper, regular paprika, hot hungarian paprika, italian seasoning, garlic powder, and onion powder (sorry, I don't have the amounts handy...I somehow lost it between when I mixed it up last week and today). 



    Got the MES30 smoker set at 250, using a mix of apple, pecan, and hickory pellets with my AMNPS.


    So here's the rubbed down, post-overnight rest (with a bit of extra rub applied this morning):






    Here goes nothing!
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2014
  2. bear55

    bear55 Master of the Pit

    Looks great.
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2014
  3. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Should be tasty!
     
  4. smoking4fun

    smoking4fun Smoke Blower



    And, finally, the "after" view! :yahoo:
     
  5. A fine job, for your first smoke, looks terrific 

    Gary
     
  6. disco

    disco Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Terrific looking pork!

    Disco
     

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