In my original blog I just intermingled the recipes I mentioned in the blog. Many found this hard to follow. So in an effort to make the blogs more user friendly I am posting all the recipes and how to's for all the blogs here. I hope you like this new format. -Jan `

Friday, June 21, 2013


Serving Size  : 18    Preparation Time :0:15

Categories    : Pork


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method

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  2              whole  onions -- peeled and quartered

  1              whole  pork shoulder, butt, R-T-C -- OR 1 pork loin

                        salt and pepper -- To taste

  11            ounces  Chipotle chile canned in adobo

  2               cans  soda pop -- Pepsi or Dr. Pepper

  4        tablespoons  brown sugar -- packed


Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.


Start by placing the onion quarters in the bottom of a pot. Sprinkle the pork with salt and pepper, and then place on top of the onions. Pour the chipotle peppers over the top, and then crack open the cans of pop and pour them over the whole thing. Add the brown sugar to the liquid and stir.


Cover the pot, put in the oven and cook for at least 6 hours, flipping the roast 2 or 3 times during the cooking process. When it's done, the pork will be dark and weird and wonderful. It'll also be fork-tender. That's when you know it's done.


Remove the meat from the pot and shred completely. Then return the meat to the pot and keep in the juice until you need it. Divine!



  "The Pioneer Woman used Dr. Pepper on the show, but I used Pepsi because that is what I had on hand."

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Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 17 Calories; trace Fat (13.0% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 1mg Cholesterol; 58mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.


Serving Ideas : Serve with crusty bread, cheesy potatoes and a vegetable side.


NOTES : A great menu for those days away from home, or outside in the summer kitchen .  Fast to put together and slow to cook.

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