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Offline Sorce

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Pulled beef what type of roast?
« on: June 01, 2011, 05:56:40 PM »
So this memorial day I finally did a Brisket which came out wonderful (sorry no pics, had a house full of family that wanted food instead of to impress the internets). I was thinking of doing pulled beef for tacos or enchiladas, I don't know what kind of roast is the best to use for that. I assume the cooking temps are going to be about 195 or so but not 100% on that either.

I also saw some chicken ham cheese rollups covered in bacon in the bacon wrapped goodness thread that I've got to try as well.

Offline SL2010

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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2011, 06:01:40 PM »
I used chuck roast that always comes real good

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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2011, 06:02:20 PM »

Chuck will work.  Or brisket - if you take it to 200°.

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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2011, 06:49:39 PM »
What squirt said...plus one more called skirt steak.. when we visit my family in Texas that is what they use..
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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2011, 07:13:04 PM »
I use alot of round roasts just the cheap stuff if there is such a thing ;D
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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2011, 01:43:59 AM »
I also use chuck most of the time, but you can also take brisket to the point where it can be pulled. There is a BBQ place near me that serves pulled brisket, and it's great.


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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2011, 11:18:05 AM »
I use eather a chuck roast or the point from a packer brisket, save the flat for slicing.

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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2011, 11:40:43 AM »
I use chuck roast.  Give it the fork twist test at 190 IT or so to see if it will cooperate yet.  If not, go higher.
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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2011, 07:35:21 AM »
I usually use the 7-bone roast.  Here's a link to a post I did before.
http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/index.php?topic=18244.0

I used a chuck roast for this one.
http://forum.bradleysmoker.com/index.php?topic=15554.0

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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2011, 07:45:36 AM »
A 7-bone roast works too.  ;D



Just not as easy to find as a chuck roast around here.

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Re: Pulled beef what type of roast?
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2011, 09:37:41 AM »
Chuck be the one although as mentioned a brisket when taken to 208º then FTC'd and dropped on the counter a little hard will almost shred itself. experience talking on that one.
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