Yay!!!! Janelle and Erykah in one place. I’m so excited for the new album and tour.
Chris is a big fan of pulled pork sandwiches and orders it whenever we go out so I’ve been experimenting with slow cooker pork at home. We have a super spicy one that we can make with our eyes closed but we never did find one that we really liked that was milder, specifically mild enough to give to our daughter Aggy. My mission this weekend was to find one that all three of us love and I think I succeeded. The basis for this recipe is a combo of this recipe and this one with a little bit of my personal touch.
Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
- 1 teaspoon of ancho chili pepper
- 1 teaspoon of korean pepper flakes or crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 teaspoon of oregano
- 1 cup of cider vinegar
- 1 cup of water
- 4 peeled garlic cloves
- 1/4 cup of molasses
- half of a medium yellow onion peeled & roughly chopped
- 3 pounds of organic pork shoulder
- 8 soft sandwich rolls
- course salt & pepper
- Mix Ancho Chili Pepper, Red Pepper Flakes, Oregano, and salt/pepper.
- Place pork in a slow cooker. Rub with spice mixture and put onions on top.
- In a medium bowl, combine vinegar, garlic, molasses, and water; pour over pork. Cover and cook on high for about 6 hours until tender and falling apart.
- Remove meat from slow cooker and transfer to a large heatproof bowl, save juices; remove fat and bones. Shred meat. Add enough saved cooking juices to keep meat moist;
- Serve meat on toasted bun with your favorite barbecue sauce or this quick home made one. Also, don’t forget about the Cabbage Slaw!
- 1/2 cup of chopped green onions
- 1/2 cup of chopped cilantro
- Half of a medium red cabbage, shredded
- 2 tablespoon of mayo
- 2 tablespoon of lime juice
- 1 tablespoon of light brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard
- salt & pepper
- Whisk together mayo, lime juice, light brown sugar, dijon mustard and salt & pepper in a medium bowl.
- Toss in cabbage, green onions and cilantro and mix.
- Serve with Pulled Pork sandwich. Yum!
Amazing. Hoping they come to Minneapolis soon.
I’m so fascinated by people who can live in such well designed small spaces (after a certain age). It’s been years since I’ve been able to fit all my belongs in one room (college/living with roommates). I imagine you have to really love everything you have since there is such limited amounts of space.
I’m not sure why it took me forever to finally watch The Hour since it had been on my radar since I found out Ben Whishaw (my imaginary British boyfriend) was going to play one of the main characters. In December, Chris and I burned through the first season in one week and basically did the same when the second season was available in January. It had all my favorite elements that I look for in a drama; well written three dimensional characters, great costumes/sets, unrequited love, conspiracies, and storylines woven into historical events. Ben was amazing as Freddie Lyon and the rest of the cast were wonderful as well. Shockingly though, last month, the BBC announced that it had not renewed the series for a 3rd season. It was such a shame since the ending of the second season was a major cliffhanger. Sigh…I’ll never know what will happen to Bel and Freddie. I’d like to imagine that they finally get together and raise tiny journalist babies.
Photos from the BBC
I’ve been seeing a lot of their trays in the backgrounds of a couple of the instagram feeds that I follow. I’m glad I finally found the designer. So much whimsy! Here’s a few of my favorites.
Photos from Isak