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McCormick's Sweet & Smoky Dry Rub
Dried Tomato & Garlic Pesto Mix
2 6-7 lbs. Pork Butts
Trim most of the excess fat off the Pork butts.
Rub pork down with Olive oil.
Liberally coat the entire Pork Butts with yellow mustard.
Shake on some Dried Tomato & Garlic Pesto mix.
Liberally coast the pork butts with McCormick's Sweet &
Smoky dry rub.
pour some apple juice into a spray bottle and lightly mist
the pork butts.
Sprinkle on some brown sugar all over the pork butts.
Shake on a bit more of the Dried Tomato & Garlic Pesto mix.
Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate over night. (12 hours
morning early... I start at 4 AM.
Use a injector and inject the Pork butts with a fair amount
of apple juice.
Let stand at room temperature for 1.5 hours.
Preheat the cooker to 225-230 degrees
Place pork butts in smoker fatty side up. Mist hourly with
apple juice. Cook roughly 1 hour per pound. Turn the pork
butts after 5 hours. When the pork reaches 175 degrees
remove from smoker and place in aluminum tins. Add a cup to
2 cups apple juice for humidity and cover in foil. Place
back into cooker. Remove foil when meat reaches 195 degrees.
Drain the fat from the tin and add some apple juice.
Finish cooking until pork reaches 200 degrees. Don't worry!
This is not too hot, in fact it will produce the most
amazing pulled pork.
with foil and let stand 30-40 minutes. This is a great time
to put some beans into a pie tin and place in the smoker.
Stir them every 15 minutes until pork is ready.
When pork is ready, using a forks, pull and shred the pork.
Pull off any fat and put aside for your dogs. There should
be very little fat. most of it should have rendered down.
Serve with onion buns, beans, coleslaw and corn bread.