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code3rrt 03-24-2014 06:23 AM

Second attempt at "ham" w/pron
 
Not sure if this actually qualifies as ham, as I made it from a pork butt, but it sure was terrific!

Started with about a 10# pork butt, wet cured per recipe I found here with a couple little tweaks,left it in the cure for 2 weeks.

Outta the cure.....
http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/...ps73bd0af8.jpg
Here is my cook set up, just KBB with hickory and apple.......
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Doctored up some bush's baked beans with onions, bacon, red pepper, chopped garlic and some diced peaches. I tossed those on with the ham at the beginning and let them get some smoke for the first few hours, then just held them til dinner.
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Cooks on!
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Started the cook at 225. I ran it at 225-250 for the first 4 hours for some good smoke, then ran it up to 300-325 for the rest of the cook. foiled the ham when it hit 165 or so and let it go to an IT of 195-200. It came out just right, very tender and juicy, but NOT pulled pork.
I forgot to get a shot of the Whole thing when done, but it sure was pretty, here is a sliced shot....
http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/...ps065bcd0b.jpg
Here was the layout for the "family dinner"...
http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/...ps307d10e5.jpg
Ham, scalloped taters, baked beans, broccoli and fresh baked homemade rolls. It was a big hit! I thought that the ham was gonna be to salty, but in the end it was terrific, everyone raved about it, WAY better than the store bought.
A few more shots..........
http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/...psc6c12e38.jpg
http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/...ps9baf7204.jpg
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http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/...psee8020f1.jpg
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And a plated shot...........
http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/...ps12ef08f1.jpg
There are a couple of things I'm gonna try with the cure, just for my personal taste, but I was quite happy with it.

Thanks for looking all!

KC

Enrico 03-24-2014 06:26 AM

Great looking cook!

CharredApron 03-24-2014 06:42 AM

Looks great, 2 weeks is perfect for me!

Ron_L 03-24-2014 06:52 AM

I don't know if it is technically ham, either, but it looks great!

Thanks for the details and pictures!

Big George's BBQ 03-24-2014 06:56 AM

That looks really Good to me

16Adams 03-24-2014 07:12 AM

I bet the diners were smiling. Excellent.

peeps 03-24-2014 08:09 AM

I'm pretty sure I'd eat that :wink:

DMotivate 03-24-2014 08:26 AM

I'd eat it and enjoy the left over sandwiches!

bluetang 03-24-2014 08:33 AM

Now that looks GOOD!:clap2::clap2::clap2::clap2:

sliding_billy 03-24-2014 08:56 AM

Great looking "ham."

cholloway 03-24-2014 09:53 AM

That looks scrumptious!

oifmarine2003 03-24-2014 09:54 AM

Looks "hammy" at least. Nice cook. Looks great!

Banjo-Que 03-24-2014 10:10 AM

That looks awesome. Diced peaches in the beans in a nice touch too.

Toast 03-24-2014 10:23 AM

All looks Great! Thanks for sharing.

wnkt 03-24-2014 01:51 PM

That looks REAL good...I love me some ham


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