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Old 06-17-2010, 10:40 PM   #1
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My butcher's new apprentice made a mistake this morning and cut me 6 boneless chuck roasts at 3lbs each instead of 3 roasts at 6lbs each.

He was kind enough to offer them at half price so I took them. I want to do these low and slow on the BGE to pull. My question is whether I should tie them in pairs or just smoke them individually. Any thoughts? If it helps to inform the decision I want to cook them at the same time as 2 pork butts at 7lb each.
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Old 06-17-2010, 11:43 PM   #2
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Why not try it both ways, then you'll know what you liked better in the future.

I would think that either way will work but the smaller ones might go a little faster.
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Old 06-17-2010, 11:56 PM   #3
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Why not try it both ways, then you'll know what you liked better in the future.

I would think that either way will work but the smaller ones might go a little faster.
Trying it both ways would be a great way to learn. I'm just worried about the smaller ones drying out. These will be for a family reunion so I want to get them right.
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