Marmie's Really Tender Crock Pot Pulled Pork

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Total Time
32hrs
Prep
24 hrs
Cook
8 hrs

I was fiddling around with trying to make a yummy Pulled Pork for my stepson Jesse's wedding rehearsal party. I did one butt in the oven without soda and one in the crock pot with soda. I had never used soda pop in a recipe before but I heard it was worth a try and YES it was! The Crock pot recipe turned out so tender, moist and delicious, (according to the thirty something guests...this was a real hit.) Well worth trying and very easy to make. A lovely outdoor or 'big game' meal served with a variety of salads and crusty buns. Oh, and beer. Posted by request for my new daughter in law Lindsey's Mom.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Poke butt evenly around surface with a small butcher knife creating 1/2 inch cuts to accomodate how many garlic slivers you have.
  2. Stuff each hole with some fresh herbs and a sliver of garlic. (If you are not using fresh herbs use dry and incorporate them in the rub mixture instead.).
  3. Mix remaining spice and sugar ingredients together and then rub all over the roast.
  4. Save remaining spice.
  5. Put roast in zip lock bag and refrigerate for at least 8 - 12 hours.
  6. Remove from fridge and rub remaining spices onto the roast.
  7. Place roast in covered crock pot for an hour or two, do not turn on yet.
  8. Pour soda into crock pot along side of the roast so the spices are not washed offt the top of the roast and into the crock pot.
  9. Cook on Medium for 8 - 12 hours untill tender.
  10. It will not hurt to leave the pork in the crock pot on low for a good length of time if it is done early.
  11. Remove pork from the broth and pull/shred apart with forks or fingers into chunks and place in casserole dish.
  12. Slather with copious amounts of bar b que sauce.
  13. Serve with fresh crusty buns, baked beans and salads.