Sunday, October 26, 2014

Crock Pot BBQ and Back to Normalcy Post-Wedding

We got a new crockpot as a wedding gift and are having fun with it!  One of our favorite things to do is pulled pork.  Friday night, Jason put together a friggin’ awesome rub comprised of ground coffee, some chili powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, coriander, cayenne, thyme, minced onions, and probably a couple other things I’m forgetting.

Pork shoulder rub

We put the rub on Friday night after we got home from a family dinner and let it sit in the fridge wrapped in plastic wrap.  The next morning we put it in the crock with a little bourbon to cook on low for about 8 hours while we did stuff during the day.

Pork in crock pot

At that point, it was ready to shred and enjoy!

Shredding pork Shredding pork  

We had some friends over to watch football Saturday night and had pulled pork, my lightened-up coleslaw, baked beans, and a few other little nibbles. 

Since I’ve been wedding planning for the last 10 months or so, it’s nice to try to get back to a routine and some sense of normalcy.  I might write a blog post about wedding stuff once we get photos back from the photographers, but I’d like to try to focus on blogging about food and recipes with even a shred of consistency!  Jason and I are ready to get back to healthier eating after our honeymoon, so hopefully this will help us!