NY Strip in a Wet to Dry (well not so dry) Chamber

Discussion in 'Beef' started by s2k9k, Jul 13, 2013.

  1. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    I picked up a 5 lb NY Strip yesterday to smoke today so I can take it next week when I go TDY for work. I really wanted to do a lean trim wet to dry smoke chamber but that is really hard to do in SE GA in July! Everything was looking good this morning so I put it on the GOSM running right at 180* and the AMNPS providing some PMC, Cherry and Charcoal smoke. After an hour and a half I went to pull the water pan and it started pouring down rain. So much for a dry chamber! It was already humid and the rain just added to it. Oh well I'm sure it will still taste good!

    Lean trimmed and rubbed with a light dusting of Gary's Java rub and a light sprinkle of Spicy Montreal Steak seasoning last night then in the fridge to let the spices come together.
    Right before going on the smoker:

    At an hour and a half just as the rain started:

    Three hours and it's at 111*, going to pull it at 120* and rest it under a light tent:

    I will slice it into four steaks tomorrow then they will be ready for a hot sear on the grill at the hotel next week!!!
     
  2. Dave

     It looks great. 5# cut in 4 steaks= 1 big steak.

    Happy smoken.

    David
     
  3. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Yea I guess so..........................
     
  4. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Those look great Dave!  Yummers....

    Understand about the Rain.....we need an Ark here!

    Kat
     
  5. speaks

    speaks Fire Starter

    Send some rain to us in the panhandle of TX
     
  6. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks really tasty, and will make for a great meal while on the road!
     
  7. speaks

    speaks Fire Starter

    Steaks look awesome!
     
  8. kathrynn

    kathrynn Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Oh I so would share....If Mother Nature would just listen!

    Kat
     
  9. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Thanks Kat!
    Yea it's raining again today and looks like all day!


    Thanks Case!
    While everyone else is eating Hot Pockets and Hungry Mans, I'll be eating good!!!


    Thanks Speaks!
     
  10. ...going TDY...  I am gov't also.  Gotta LOVE this furlough Biz.

    Great roast/steak cook!  Those are going to be awesome.  I got a new foodsaver to do stuff like this.

    I'm with KAT - Ark building is underway on this side of the Mountain!
     
  11. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Those hunks of manly steaks sure beat restaurant grub..   They look awesome....  Perfect "twitch" left in 'em.....  Ummmm Ummmm Good...
     
  12. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks Good Rookie!...I mean Dave, Super Moderator, Sir...[​IMG]...JJ
     
  13. s2k9k

    s2k9k AMNPS Test Group

    Thanks Bama!!
    Vac/sealers are Awesome!
    Yea I'm loving this furlough too, I'm a contractor and the building we work out of is Govt. and they have to close the building every Friday until the end of Sept. so I get paid to sit at the house and smoke meat every Friday!!!!:yahoo: (except going TDY so I will miss 3 of those free Fridays)


    Thanks Dave!
    Yea food on the road gets old quick so I always try to bring some with me!


    Thanks JJ!
    I still feel like a rookie, learning new things all the time!
     

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