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Powder5735



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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25 19 12:05 am    Post subject: Pre cooking meats Reply with quote

Hey. I am going on vacation next month. I am not sure if i can bring my smoker. So I was thinking of smoking ribs and pulled pork before hand. How would you guys suggest saving it and reheating it? Also should i change the cooking in any way?
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gandrfab
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25 19 12:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ribs don't last or we don't get enough.

Pulled pork is a left over staple in our house.
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Bigpappa1
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 25 19 1:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have never had any luck re-heating ribs. Either that or I simply don't want to because I think it will be gross. I want my ribs fresh or not at all.

Pulled pork should re-heat just fine, I don't think you really need to change the way you cook it. Maybe store it in something with some liquid. You should be able to reheat in a micro with a little liquid also. I like steam for reheating when it comes to Q. Have you considered chicken or turkey as well? Turkey, I think, reheats particularly well.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 27 19 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't care for the ribs reheated (but maybe I just don't know how to do it), but the pulled pork, we reheat with great results. I cook as normal, let it rest then pull. Then I immediately put it in zip lock bags and submerse in ice water bath till cold. Then freeze. To reheat, I add a little apple juice to either in a pan on the stove, or a roaster if it's a large amount. Sometimes I'll even add some BBQ sauce just to give it a little more moisture.
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baconX
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24 19 11:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

bucket wrote:
I don't care for the ribs reheated (but maybe I just don't know how to do it), but the pulled pork, we reheat with great results. I cook as normal, let it rest then pull. Then I immediately put it in zip lock bags and submerse in ice water bath till cold. Then freeze. To reheat, I add a little apple juice to either in a pan on the stove, or a roaster if it's a large amount. Sometimes I'll even add some BBQ sauce just to give it a little more moisture.


That sounds a good process for pulled pork. Gonna give this a try.
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