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  1. Do I need to allow extra time for smoking two briskets at once vs. one?

    Yes - I know to smoke to temperature and not time!

    I'm going to smoke two 14lb briskets at once in my 1400. Generally one of that size will take 17-18 hours. Should I expect two at once to take...
  2. Thread: Makin Bacon

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    I've been making bacon of late as well. I found...

    I've been making bacon of late as well. I found the best source for pork bellies around here is Restaurant Depot. The Asian markets all have pork bellies but they have a lot more fat than meat. I...
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    I'll be d:ping a turkey. I'm hoping to figure...

    I'll be d:ping a turkey. I'm hoping to figure out how long it might take by doing one this weekend as a test. The test one is brining away right now!
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    I'm smoking a turkey this weekend in preparation...

    I'm smoking a turkey this weekend in preparation for doing the same for Thanksgiving. Is the 50min/lb rule of thumb (seen in the Smokin-Tex recipe) reasonable if I set the thermostat of my 1400 t:p...
  5. Thread: Flat Brisket

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    Well, my briskets turned out to be just :eek:ver...

    Well, my briskets turned out to be just :eek:ver 7lb each. They didn't have any bigger ones. I think I'll go for an 18hr or so smoke. I'll be serving at 4pm or so Sunday so counting an hour for...
  6. Thread: Flat Brisket

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    Any suggestions for smoking two briskets at once...

    Any suggestions for smoking two briskets at once in my 14:cool::cool:? Should I put the thermometer in the top one or the bottom one? How much longer should I expect the cooking to take? Yes, I...
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    I'm going to have t:p try this... yum! I've got...

    I'm going to have t:p try this... yum! I've got a garden full of peppers. I just have to be home!
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    I tried this this evening with a rack :pf chicken...

    I tried this this evening with a rack :pf chicken thighs and 2oz of apple @200 for two hours and then about an hour @250 until it got to 175. Then a minute or two on my grill to crisp it up a little....
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    What cut of brisket did you use? Did it have a...

    What cut of brisket did you use? Did it have a nice chunk of fat :pn top?
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    After an hour more in the smoker without foil, I...

    After an hour more in the smoker without foil, I removed the brisket, wrapped it in foil, and let it rest for 30 minutes. Meanwhile I got the potatoes out, cooked the unhusked corn on the grill, and...
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    I just pulled the foil and the dry rub bark was...

    I just pulled the foil and the dry rub bark was pretty wet but definitely caked to the meat and not the foil. I l:pst less than 5%. I've got it back on at 225 and will leave it for an hour, take it...
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    Just saw the above... an hour or so after I...

    Just saw the above... an hour or so after I l:cool:wered the temp to 190 and put the wrapped meat back in. It is sitting at about 167. I'll leave it like that until a bit before serving and then...
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    Before the photo I'd only done the initial...

    Before the photo I'd only done the initial seasoning and one rack of ribs.

    The brisket hit 196 after 8 hours, and that was after I turned the temperature down to 235 or so from 250 a couple of...
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    I'm smokin'!!!

    I started smokin' at 4:45am at a setting of 250 degrees...

    276

    ...after 5 hours I'm already seeing an internal temperature of 178.
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    Great -- I just wrapped the meat up in a dry rub...

    Great -- I just wrapped the meat up in a dry rub that contains this:

    1/3 cup kosher salt
    1/3 cup brown sugar
    1/3 cup black pepper
    1/3 cup paprika
    1/6 cup cayenne pepper
    1/6 cup garlic

    I'll...
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    Thank y:)u for the welcome! I know to cook by...

    Thank y:)u for the welcome!

    I know to cook by temperature, but I want to have a vague idea of time and include time for the meat to rest and neither put the meat on at 4am (if I don''t have to)...
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    Big brisket timing question...

    I just got a 1400 smoker and the ribs I cooked last night were great! Now I'm headed to Brisketville. I have a 9lb (untrimmed and in the cryo-pack) brisket that I got from Costco. I believe it's...
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