First Q'view - 5lb Chuckie .......

Discussion in 'Beef' started by stangly, May 11, 2010.

  1. stangly

    stangly Newbie

    WNY
    Hey all, already been to roll call. So I figured I'd post this one up quick. Did up a 5lb chuckie today that came out great. It was on for about 11 hours at 225-230 and was soooo worth it. Nothing special on the rub, just salt/pepper and a sprinkle of montreal steak. Spritzed w/apple juice throughout and fully basted also at 160 when wrapped in foil for the duration (took it up to around 195-200, which was cool cause some pulled and some needed slicing). For some reason, when it comes to certain cuts of beef, I feel less is more sometimes when it comes to seasoning/rubs. I'd love some feedback on that thought. One thing I did notice, was that the bark turned out pretty exceptional for a chuckie [​IMG]. Nothing exciting as far as sides with this one, just taters and some veggies. Next time I'll have more pics, I'm still new here, but here goes ...









    Thx - Dave
     
  2. MmmmMmmmMM send a piece of that over here.

    Good job!
     
  3. que-ball

    que-ball Smoking Fanatic

    Very nicely done. Welcome to the forums!
     
  4. smokey paul

    smokey paul Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Welcome and great looking meat.
    wished my garage was that empty, then i could smoke/cook in the garage when the wind comes up. LOL
     
  5. stangly

    stangly Newbie

    WNY
    Thx everyone. Ever try to move a 'hot' smoker when it starts raining? That experience made permanent room for them in the garage, it actually rained for the last few hours tonight, no probs here ... Lol!
     
  6. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Looks great and I agree sometimes less spices added the better
     
  7. stangly

    stangly Newbie

    WNY
    Thx Piney, I'll make sure that my next post/dish is little more detailed with a lot more qview. Happy smokin' ... Dave
     
  8. caveman

    caveman Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    It does not matter in my book as long as the cook & those partaking of the meal are happy. Good looking smoke!! [​IMG]
     

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