could you not if you are not sure if its been cured long enough or to long. cut a peice off and fry in pan to taste it, you will see if its ok and if its ok to smoke or not.
Raspberry PI Heatermeter homemade temp controller, 2 UDS.
New Version 4.2 Heatermeter with K thermocouple support Available
PM me, if you would like a heatermeter pre-made, everything included, heatermeter, case, blower, SD card programmed, servo and case, no soldering needed ready for your network and BBQ.