Thread: Ham vs Butt
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:24 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by K80Shooter View Post
I'm not an expert by no means but cooking a fresh ham is not much different than a butt or shoulder. They can be cooked either with the skin on or the skin removed. The last one I cooked I left the skin on and cooked inderect at about 225*. All the exposed meat was rubbed before going on the smoker. It took about 16 hours to cook a 20lb ham but it was well worth the wait. Was done at about 195* internal. Pulled and chopped almost like a butt.
Yep. I usually cook at more like 250-275*, though.
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