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Pulled Pork Feast

Good morning!! How did everyone’s Monday turn out? Mine was a bit unexpected, because I got last minute Bruins tickets thanks to my friend Krista!

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The B’s played a phenomenal game and it was so fun to be there to witness it first hand!

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On Saturday we decided to have our friends over for dinner. We recently had our first experience at BJ’s and ended up buying this beast.

IMAG5168Yup, 7 pounds of pork butt. 

Thankfully BJ’s also had this…

IMAG51722 pounds of Sweet Baby Ray’s! 

First we gave the butt a nice rub down! In the crock pot, I put about half the bottle of Ray’s, a whole chopped white onion, and about 1/3 cup of vinegar. It cooked for about 8 hrs. 

My recipe is pretty vague because the amount of pork you have impacts the quantity of required ingredients. We had a 7 pound butt, used about 1 1/2 pounds of sauce, 1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce, and 1/4 cup vinegar.

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 8 hrs later…..

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Needless to say we needed to call in some reinforcements to help us devour this meal. 

Luckily our friends are always willing to help us eat. 🙂

Side Dishes: 


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What’s a bbq without cornbread right? At first I was a little taken back by this mix from Trader Joe’s  because it actually has corn kernels in it! I’m used to making the Jiffy mix which is probably very artificial. 

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But it came out looking (and tasting) great!

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Asparagus was $1.99lb so I grabbed 2 big bunches.

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Tater Tots are a must.

Homemade potato salad

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Hmmm, do you think we made enough food? 🙂

My Plate: 

IMAG5188I opted not to have my pork on a bun and instead loaded up on sides! 

Then it was time for dessert!

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I saw these at TJ’s and I just couldn’t resist! They are about 60 calories a bite, and absolutely delicious! They are little bites of ice creamy, cookie crunchy, chocolatey heaven! 
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It was the perfect ending to a perfect meal! Everyone enjoyed the food and took plenty of leftovers home. We really love having everyone over for dinner. Nolan and I basically spent the whole day in the kitchen cooking together which is always a good day. 🙂

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