Thursday, August 04, 2005

KANSAS CITY - BBQ Pork-a-holics Dream

Kansas City challenges the world. Face stuffing Pork-a-holics dream! If you click on the TRAVELSAPIEN archives for February you will find the comments on Mickey-Lu's-Bar-B-Q as being amongst the finest however (Kansas says) "Try Us you Pork-a-holics! Okay. It is summer so why not. You got to enjoy the Famous America types of BBQ as they are all different, but, Earl Quick's BBQ stands out and Fiorella's JackStack BBQ at and Arthur Bryant's digs at could intice readers. Then you could take a moment to look at and . All a bit different to the Mickey-Lu's - Bar-B-Q shout back in February. Anyway if you can't make it to Kansas, try the following Barbecued Pork Shoulder. A little long but worth the effort so say the Pork-a-holics and you can do it at home. Almost.

The Meat - 1 bone-in-pork shoulder, 5-7 pounds
The Rub - You know "rub it on piggy!"
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup paprika
3 tablespoons ground black pepper
3 tablespoons kosher salt
1 tablespoon garlic powder (not garlic salt)
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon celery seeds
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon ground ginger
i teaspoond ground turmeric

The Basting Sauce
1/2 cups cider vinegar
1 small onion, minced
1 teaspoon hot red chile flakes
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground black pepper ---- and you all thought this was easy!

The Sauce
3 cups cider vinegar
3 tablespoons molasses
2 tablespoons dark corn syrup
1 cup Heinz chile sauce
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons kosher salt
2 tablespoons Crystal hot sauce ( or something like Frank's or hotter as you wish)
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons red chile flakes
1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Now you have to ask "What next?" Absolutely! All the above is just getting you warmed up to complete your KANSAS CITY BBQ home recipe. To keep the rubs and sauces seperate from the COOKING click on the KANSAS CITY Part 2 - Time to Cook! Comin up!