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Old 06-05-2014, 03:47 PM   #15
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Default Re: Smoking Butt: Fat Up or Down?

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Originally Posted by The Yancey View Post
All are wrong. The juiciness of pulled pork comes from melted cartilage, not fat. The correct answer is to cut that fat pad off before applying your rub. You want that flavor to get in the meat instead of riding on a slab of fat.
I don't think cartilage melts. You might be thinking of collagen perhaps?
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