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Unread 05-14-2008, 05:30 PM   #1
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I have a 7.5 # pork butt, is it alright to cut it in half so I can smoke it faster?
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I have a 7.5 # pork butt, is it alright to cut it in half so I can smoke it faster?
You can, but I like to cook mine whole. You would get more surface area for bark formation and it would cook faster.
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The simple answer is yes.
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Sure, why not? It will cook a little faster and you would get more bark!!
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Yep. have done it on more then a few occassions.
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Sure, why not? It will cook a little faster and you would get more bark!!

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