I like pig butts and I cannot lie so today I'm firing up the Grill Dome ceramic smoker and grill for one of my favorite smoked pork butt recipes!Read More
The pork butt is one of those cuts that is relatively inexpensive but is oh so good when properly cooked low and slow.
Here’s my “go to” recipe for smoked pork butt which uses a flavorful injection and dry rub seasoning to really take the pork to a new level. When preparing this recipe, be sure that the pork butt you purchase hasn’t been enhanced (sometimes labeled as “moist and tender") as it has already been injected with a salty mixture at the factory.Read More
Unlike marinades which take time to fully penetrate the meat, injections are a quick way to introduce a whole new level of flavor to bigger cuts of meat such as pork picnics and pork butts (collectively referred to as the pork shoulder).
When creating your injection, try to stick with flavors that complement and don’t overwhelm the particular cut of meat (apple works well with pork for example so the use of apple juice and/or apple cider vinegar works well).Read More