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Easy Pulled Pork Recipe

This recipe for easy pulled pork came about because, before I became a full time writer, I was working up to ten hours per day and I needed some quick, easy dinners so my husband didn’t have to feed my children hot dogs, scrambled eggs and pasta five days a week.


Last summer, our wonderful neighbor, who has a spit in his backyard, showed up on our doorstep with an entire spit-roasted pig. Hence, we had eight or nine giant freezer bags full of pork in our freezer. So, when my parents were due to come over for dinner, I pulled out two of those bags, and whipped this up.


  • Pork! (I used the pork from the spit-roasted pig, but I’ve also made this with pork roast as well)
  • Water
  • Your favorite bar-b-cue sauce
  1. Plunk your pork in a slow cooker.
  2. Add about a 1/4 water.
  3. Set for ten hours.
  4. At 8 hours, remove pork from slow cooker, shred it using two forks, add it back to the slower cooker.
  5. Add 3/4 of a bottle to one whole bottle of Bar-b-cue sauce.
  6. Continue cooking for the rest of the allotted time.



* I use Diana’s Western Smokehouse bar-b-cue sauce, but have also used an apple-butter sauce that was extremely popular. Hint: Diana’s Western Smokehouse sauce does not contain gluten, so my Dad, who has celiac disease, can eat this no problem. Just not on a bun.

For something a little different, try my creamy chicken stew!

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