Pulled Pork (And Sandwiches)

It’s officially summertime.  Even though we have air conditioning, I still like to keep the oven off as much as I can. This is a very versatile recipe, you can either used the pulled pork with tacos, burritos, in sandwiches, just use your imagination and I’m sure you’ll think of lots of ways your family would enjoy it.  And you can always change the seasonings according to what you’ll be making with it, of course.
PULLED PORK
Recipe by My Stained Apron
5-8 lbs Pork shoulder blade
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
10 cloves garlic, chopped (or 2 tsp garlic powder)
1 1/2 cups water
Combine seasonings in a small bowl, sprinkle on all sides of pork.  Place in slow cooker (throw in garlic cloves now if using) and pour water on top.
Cook on high for 6 to 8 hours, until meat falls apart.
Use for tacos, burritos, sandwiches, etc. 
BEFORE:
AFTER:
PULLED PORK SANDWICHES
Hoagie buns or rolls
Pulled pork
Cheese (Havarti, Muenster, etc)
Lay buns out on cookie sheet and toast at 400 degrees for just a few minutes.
Pile on pulled pork inside buns, place cheese on top.
Toast in oven until cheese melts.
Serve with slaw, or your favorite sandwich toppings.
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