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Rak73

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Ok this is on my to do list for tomorrow I want to use the Big JT on this when i go to see the butcher today i'm going to ask him for the mesh that they use on roasts you see in the grocery store meat counter I think that will help keep it together while spinning on the BJT. I'm so excited about trying this!

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4 hours ago, bel4_20 said:

Ok this is on my to do list for tomorrow I want to use the Big JT on this when i go to see the butcher today i'm going to ask him for the mesh that they use on roasts you see in the grocery store meat counter I think that will help keep it together while spinning on the BJT. I'm so excited about trying this!

 

I've made this recipe before and if you form the meat, squeeze it tight with saran wrap, and let it sit in the fridge overnight,  it should hold its own shape without a need for a mesh even if rotissing.

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This is looking like something really good for tomorrow!
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I've done this recipe twice rotisserie style. First time not a problem. Second time not so successful rotisserie. Not sure what the difference was. 

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1 hour ago, ckreef said:

I've done this recipe twice rotisserie style. First time not a problem. Second time not so successful rotisserie. Not sure what the difference was. 

 

What happened?  Meat fall apart?  Perhaps you didn't pack it in as tight?

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25 minutes ago, Benm3 said:

 

What happened?  Meat fall apart?  Perhaps you didn't pack it in as tight?

 

Meat fell apart. Might not have packed it tight enough, who knows. Fortunately I checked it early and had an infrared diffuser down below so I was able to salvage dinner. 

 

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1 hour ago, ckreef said:

 

Meat fell apart. Might not have packed it tight enough, who knows. Fortunately I checked it early and had an infrared diffuser down below so I was able to salvage dinner. 

 

This is exactly what i'm worried about. I'm still going to go with it i will keep an eye on it throughout the cook I may even wrap some butcher twine a little to help. 

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2 hours ago, ckreef said:

 

Meat fell apart. Might not have packed it tight enough, who knows. Fortunately I checked it early and had an infrared diffuser down below so I was able to salvage dinner. 

 

Most likely not packed tight enough so there were voids of air pockets in the meat bundle.  Also, did you change the bread crumb ratio?  If packed tight and bread crumb ratio correct, it should become become firm once heated and starting to cook, think meatloaf or meatball.

 

You literally have to bang the loaf on the countertop to force the air out.

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Well I'm going to chaulk this up as a success! It was really good and definitely a do again! Thanks@Rak73!f107aca343c81c26074043ec81b88152.jpgd2ddfd61d37efce52d5a6b6c5537e047.jpge732c547b67590820b451b35c6846aea.jpg633acc5657da078527fe5de56902e483.jpgeb38c54fe21d1094a57561dff3570998.jpg82709f11d42d166e38d9481423ed5854.jpg

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