My first smoke with a 22" WSM - Pastrami

Discussion in 'Beef' started by laveen1, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. laveen1

    laveen1 Fire Starter

    My Weber Smoky Mountain Cooker finally arrived! I decided to do a pastrami for the first cook. The smoker was easy to set up, and easy to use (although the jury's still out regarding dumping the ashes).

    I have a few corned beefs in the freezer from the last St. Pattys day sales, so I grabbed a 4.5 lb.

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    To my surprise, unlike a couple of others from this batch, it was a really nice cut of meat & well trimmed.

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  2. laveen1

    laveen1 Fire Starter

    I used a simple rub.

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  3. laveen1

    laveen1 Fire Starter

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  4. laveen1

    laveen1 Fire Starter

    Got the smoker ready.

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  5. laveen1

    laveen1 Fire Starter

    Put the meat in.

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  6. laveen1

    laveen1 Fire Starter

    and cooked it about 3 1/2 hrs to an IT of 167. Then wrapped it and let it go until 183.

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  7. laveen1

    laveen1 Fire Starter

    Now it's in the fridge waiting to be steamed later today to an IT of 200-205. I don't know if I can wait for our company before trying it.

    Here it is waiting to be wrapped and put in the fridge.

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  8. smokinal

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

    Looks great! Can't wait to see you cut into it!
     

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