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  • RustyHaines
    Club Member
    • Sep 2017
    • 733
    • Tiedeman's Pond, WI

    OK, sometimes you just get a really good piece of meat !


    I have cooked pork racks numerous times and they have always turned out really good. Today I hit a homerun and I am convinced it was mostly the cut of meat and not necessarily my cooking technique. Sometimes the cut just carries the day. Here are the particulars of the cook: Weber Performer, SNS, KBB with 1 chunk of apple, cook temperature 300-350, cooked to internal temperature of 138, Montreal rub. It was all unbelievably tender/juicy and the meat along the bone was hands down the best pork I have tasted in my life; and, I have eaten mucho pork in my 62 years. The coleslaw was my wife's recipe with diced jalapenos which is also to de for. I served my meal with a hefty glass of Teeling Irish Whiskey and I'm here to tell you it was epic !



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    Wish you could have been here !







  • bmurrah
    Club Member
    • Apr 2017
    • 91
    • Southern Illinois
    • Blackstone 36" Griddle
      Pit Barrel Cooker
      22" Weber Kettle with SnS
      Smoke Hollow 44" Propane
      Tappecue Wifi Thermometer
      Not Enough Free Time

    #2
    That looks great!

    Your post has caused much discussion here about our Easter menu. Thanks for posting.

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    • FireMan
      Charter Member
      • Jul 2015
      • 7872
      • Bottom of Winnebago

      #3
      Wish we coulda been there to! Now ya let us know. 👍👍👍 🕶

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      • RonB
        Club Member
        • Apr 2016
        • 13170
        • Near Richmond VA
        • Weber Performer Deluxe
          SNS
          Pizza insert
          Rotisserie
          Smokenator 1000
          Cookshack Smokette Elite
          2 Thermapens
          Chefalarm
          Dot
          lots of probes.
          CyberQ

        #4
        Great lookin' meal.

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        • jgreen
          Charter Member
          • Oct 2014
          • 2722
          • Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
          • Cookers:
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            Broil King Smoke
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            Accessories:
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            and, maybe some other toys as well

          #5
          Looks great

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          • NapMaster
            Club Member
            • Jan 2019
            • 589
            • Denham Springs, LA
            • WebberSummitGold6burnerLP, ShotGunSmoker

              Avid Armor Vacuum Sealer

            #6
            I love coleslaw. Please post your wife's recipe if it's not a secret. Sounds awesome.

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            • RustyHaines
              RustyHaines commented
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              Here you go: 1 pkg. shredded cabbage, 2 fresh jalapenos diced (most seeds removed depending on hot you like it), 1/4 C red onion thinly sliced, 1/2 tsp sea salt, pepper to taste, 1/4 C Herdez guacamole salsa, and 1/4 C Marie's Creamy Avocado Poblano dressing. My wife thought this recipe up and made it for the first time last night and it was most excellent. Enjoy !

            • NapMaster
              NapMaster commented
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              Thanks for the slaw recipe RustyHaines I'll see if I can source the other condiments you mentioned. I don't remember seeing them on the shelves in my neck of the woods.

            • synodog
              synodog commented
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              That recipe looks awesome! Btw, love that Herdez Guacamole salsa it’s become a must have in our house.
          • holehogg
            Club Member
            • Nov 2017
            • 2488
            • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

            #7
            You certainly racked up a great meal.

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            • wcpreston
              wcpreston commented
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              I see what you did there
          • Henrik
            Founding Member - Moderator Emeritus
            • Jul 2014
            • 4435
            • Stockholm, Sweden

            #8
            Well, I love pork and that sure looks awesome!

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            • HawkerXP
              Club Member
              • Jul 2016
              • 5989
              • Virginia
              • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
                Thermopops
                Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
                Slo n Sear
                Cold beer

              #9
              Very nice!

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              • Mr. Bones
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                • 9767
                • Kansas Territory
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                #10
                That pork looks spectacular, I gotta tell ya!
                Congrats fer knockin this one outta th park, Brother!
                Might not all be due to jus a great cut of meat, neither!

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                • Spinaker
                  Moderator
                  • Nov 2014
                  • 10788
                  • Land of Tonka
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                  #11
                  Fantastic!

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                  • BRic
                    Club Member
                    • Mar 2017
                    • 370
                    • Winnipeg Mb. Canada
                    • Napoleon bbq
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                    #12
                    Wow that looks good !

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                    • Willy
                      Charter Member
                      • Apr 2015
                      • 1854
                      • High Desert of the Great Southwest

                      #13
                      YOU get the credit for knowing the temp to pull it off at.

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                      • RustyHaines
                        RustyHaines commented
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                        I guess I do. I pull pork loin meat (chops, roasts) at 136 to 138. Any more than that and it starts to dry out and toughen up. i have found 136-138 to be the sweet spot for juicy and tender.
                    • Troutman
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                      • Aug 2017
                      • 7488
                      • aka Troutman Taco - Hanging Free in Tejas

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                      #14
                      Pork racks are one of my favorites. Relatively easy to cook and when you don’t exceed 140*IT they come out great. Try a hot and sweet glaze or roll it into a crown. Good work my man !!!

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                      • SparkDog
                        Club Member
                        • Dec 2018
                        • 71
                        • Amarillo
                        • Hunsaker Vortex Drum, Weber 2-Burner Spirit Gas Grill and 22" Weber Kettle with SNS on the way.
                          When time permits, I will also brew some beer and ride bicycles

                        #15
                        I too wish I was there to share that with you. That looks tasty!

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