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Unread 12-16-2012, 11:04 PM   #1
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Default I got my Pastrami working this weekend

I had a couple of Gobels corned beefs in the fridge that were about to expire so I cooked them up yesterday. I picked these two because they had point and flat. As it turned out they were a little too lean and not as unctuous as I would have liked, but good eats none the less.

It was a dark and rainy day so I set up my climate control system.



I smoked them with hickory at about 225 for 6 hours or so but when they stalled at 140 I bumped it up to 270. They hit my target of 160 about an hour later.



They had a nice crunchy bark.



A little taste of each was necessary for QA purposes.



I put one up in the freezer and steamed the other today for lunch with a friend.



All in all not a bad meal. I sent my buddy home with the leftovers. I own him now.



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Unread 12-17-2012, 12:53 AM   #2
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Had done the corned beef trick as well. But if you have access to a butcher, there's no sub fo some navel. Well worth the extra step to cure fresh navel.
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Wow! Great pics and Pastrami!
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Nice work mate.
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Had done the corned beef trick as well. But if you have access to a butcher, there's no sub fo some navel. Well worth the extra step to cure fresh navel.
No doubt. It's on my to do list.
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Stellar!!!

Whew! GObels. Not Goebbels. Had me worried for a sec.
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Looks tasty. Need to do one of those myself.
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Looks delicious!
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Thanks for the kind words. I think going forward my corned beef pastrami will be made from the point. Fat! I need more FAT!
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