I woke up with a forecast of rain all day and didn't have a clue what to cook. The normal BBQ shows were on Discovery channel so I went to the store. I ended up getting a rack of baby backs, turkey wings, chicken parts and a whole beef shank.
The shanks were on sale and I asked the meat dept if they had whole shanks, I didn't know they had those hiding. I really didn't think they received them whole and cut them on site since i's a big store. Bonus information for later use!!!!
The shank will be for tomorrow when I doctor it up some more, the Q with rice dressing and potato salad was awesome for tonight.
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I cleaned off the junk from the shank and smoked it for 2 hours before I transferred it to a Magnalite roaster to finish in the oven layed on a bed of onions and bells.
It was bigger than I thought it would be. This is a pic of the tag after it got wet and I used the tray as a dumpster. I forgot to get a pic of it wrapped, it's huge.
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cleaned up most of the fat and silver skin.
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Dressed for the party
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Smoked and ready for a nap with Better than Bouillon beef base.
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3 more hours at 275 in the oven and it's looking good.
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I had to taste it, loving that smoke color
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I didn't know the bone is on one side as you can see.
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More to come mañana!!