How to Make Smoked Pulled Pork

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One of the most versatile meats in barbecue is the smoked pork butt or Boston butt from which we get the famous smoked pulled pork. From the pork butt we also get smoked pork steaks, smoked country style ribs and even pork burnt ends. In this recipe, I am simply going to show you how to take a pork butt or a pork picnic roast and turn it into tender succulent pulled pork that can be used on … [Read more...]

Hot & Fast Bourbon Smoked Pulled Pork

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I know that smoking meat is all about low and slow and especially for things like smoked pulled pork but what happens when you just don't have the 12-16 hours required to smoke a pulled pork? Do you just give up and go to your local barbecue restaurant? Absolutely not! If you are severely limited on time and you really want to make some smoked pulled pork, let me tell you that it can be … [Read more...]

Smoked Mac & Cheese w/ Bacon & Pulled Pork

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This week I am going to show you how to make smoked mac and cheese and if you are a mac and cheese lover like I am, then you will appreciate this recipe beyond words! The smoke goes with the cheesiness like it was just meant to happen and you seriously will not believe your taste buds when you taste this. I have had smoked mac and cheese on several occasions and it's always been amazing but … [Read more...]

Pork Shoulder Recipe

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This is my pork shoulder recipe from bringing home a pork shoulder to preparing it with a rub to smoking it up delicious. Now you must understand that an actual pork shoulder is very big and most of us usually only smoke a pork butt or a pork picnic roast which is the two parts of an actual pork shoulder. I Prefer the bone in pork butt which normally runs about 8 pounds or so. They say the … [Read more...]

FAQ – Smoking Time for a 5 Pound Pork Butt and Best Rub for Beginner

Q: i am looking to smoke a pork shoulder picnic roast for the first time. It will be smoked in a smoker with an offset firebox. It weighs about 5 lbs and i was wondering how much smoke time do you think it should have and what would be the best rub for a beginner. A: A 5 pound pork shoulder(picnic) will require 7.5 hours of total cook time.. that is 1.5 hours per pound. If you have a … [Read more...]

BBQ Pulled Pork – The Best Mistake I Ever Made

Something wonderfully bad happened a few weeks ago concerning some bbq pulled pork I was smoking and I just have to share it! It all started when the guys from the church pumpkin patch asked me to bring some bbq pulled pork. I said sure (I never pass up an opportunity to smoke meat!). They were each going to bring another item such as cole slaw, baked beans or dessert. It … [Read more...]

Smoked Stuffed Bell Peppers – with Brisket and Pulled Pork

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Hello newsletter friends and welcome to the August 9 edition of the smoking meat newsletter. I have a special place in my heart (or maybe it's my stomach..) for stuffed peppers. How well I remember my mother making these for dinner on many occasions and it was always a wonderful thing. The meat inside was so savory and delicious and moist and you could even eat the pepper if you liked … [Read more...]

Smoked Pulled Pork and 4 Amazing Recipes for Using It

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Hello and welcome to this edition of the smoking meat newsletter. I am very excited to share the newsletter with you this time as we celebrate the amazing flavor of smoked pulled pork by using it in some out of the box ways. I have put together a few recipes demonstrating how easy and wonderful it is to use smoked pulled pork in normal recipes and how it tends to take them from ordinary to … [Read more...]

Stoker Review with Pulled Pork – March 3, 2011 Newsletter

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I met Kenny at rocksbarbque.com via email about a year ago or so and when I let him know that I would like to do a review of his Stoker Power Draft System that I'd heard so much about, he promptly sent me an entire setup for my 22.5 Weber Smokey Mountain cooker. In this month's article, I will not only tell you exactly how I went about setting it up and how well it worked, but I am … [Read more...]

Pulled Pork – A Party in Your Mouth

Hello friends and welcome to the October edition of the most read barbecue/smoking meat newsletter online. As a lot of you know, I have been very, very busy moving out to our new 10 acre property and it is beautiful beyond words. I have a small apple and peach orchard just ready to be tended to and more than 30 pecan trees that are absolutely loaded and ready to drop just after … [Read more...]