Los Angeles Bbq Festival



Making pulled pork for barbecue sandwiches is not a complicated task. Anyone can do it with the proper equipment, the proper ingredients, and a little bit of barbecue pit-master know-how. First, the equipment.

Tip: Substitute the shoulder roast for things like slow cooker pioneer woman pulled pork sandwiches, BBQ pork roast, or apricot style pork. Save the loin for those special guest dinners when presentation really counts. Where to Buy: SuperSaver, Fareway, and Bakers have been known to have good sales on pork roasts. And Costco and Sam's Club carry quality whole pork loins regularly for around $1.89/lb. Most grocers put whole pork loins on sale for around $1.49/lb, making it pretty economical to buy a whole loin and package in appropriate serving sizes for later use.

The Calliope Cafe, on Lincoln St. features the usual sandwiches, soups, salads and desserts, but with nice little touches of quality and creativity. They use lots of fresh ingredients, like spinach instead of iceberg lettuce, bacon instead of unidentified fat chunks in soups, different varieties of breads, asian chicken salad with grilled chicken and a homemade carrot cake.

When you first walk into Jim 'N Nick's, you are greeted by a friendly host or hostess. At busier times you slow cooker pulled pork might expect a wait though you rarely have to wait more than ten minutes. When you a table or booth is ready, or an outdoor table if you prefer to sit outside, the hostess will then lead you to your seat and hand you a menu. Within a few moments, you are greeted by your waiter or waitress, who will ask for your drink order. The service you expect to receive is fast and friendly.

Cut fresh bacon into small pieces and fry until crisp. (Or, pour precooked real bacon pieces into slow cooker.) Drain bacon on paper towels and put in cooker. Wipe remaining grease from skillet with paper towels. Brown stew meat in skillet and transfer to cooker. Pour wine into skillet, scraping up bits from bottom of the pan, and simmer 2 minutes. Pour wine into slow cooker and add remaining ingredients. If liquid does not cover the meat add a little more water.

"When in Rome, do as the Romans do". Well in a sense that means when visiting the warm Atlantic waters of South Carolina, it is a crime not to sit down to some delicious locally caught seafood. There are plenty of great restaurants that offer locally caught shrimp, crab, and fresh fish. I make it a point slow cooker recipes beef always order the local low country favorite known as "She Crab Soup". The soup is akin to crab bisque as it inherits the sweet taste of crab meat and sherry. Some of the notable and popular seafood restaurants in Charleston include Hyman's, the Noisy Oyster, and the Charleston Crab House.

When the meat reaches temperature, pull it off the smoker. Let it sit for about 45 minutes before pulling. pulled pork slow cooker with your favorite bbq sauce and sides.