Brunswick Stew for a Crowd

A Brunswick stew recipe for a crowd. This recipe makes 8 quarts. A perfect side dish for a barbecuing a whole pig. PrintBrunswick Stew for a CrowdAuthor All Q'd Up BBQ Blog WritersYield 8 quarts InstructionsCook the ham, chuck, and chicken together in a large stewing pot until tender. Add the pepper pods. Remove chicken from the pot and bone; cut into small pieces and return to pot.Add ketchup, tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato soup, dash of Worcestershire and hot sauce to taste. Add in salt and pepper totaste.Mix in butter, corn, butter beans, green beans, and onions. Cook over low heat for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.Stir in the white beans if using, and potatoes.Serve. NotesCourtesy of the North Carolina Pork Council. All Q’d Up BBQ Blog Writers Dedicated to the art of grilling, smoking, and...
Whole Hog Cooking Guide

Whole Hog Cooking Guide

What to feed a crowd by cooking a whole pig and don’t know where to start? Begin with this guide, courtesy of the North Carolina Pork Council. Select Your Menu What do you plan on serving? Here are some recipes to get your started. All recipes feed a crowd. Carolina Eastern-Style Slaw Piedmon-Style Slaw (Red Slaw) Brunswick Stew Potato Salad Hush Puppies And for the sauces: Basic Eastern Carolina Hot Vinegar Barbecue Sauce Piedmont Lexington-Style Sauce Eastern Carolina Pig Pickin’ Sauce Western Carolina Ketchup-Based Barbecue Sauce Select Method of Preparation For whole hog or shoulders, etc. using wood, charcoal, or gas. Cooking Time For Whole Pig Barbecue Weight of PigCharcoalAmount of GasWoodCooker TemperatureApprox. Cooking Time75 lbs.60 lbs.40 lbs.1/3 cord225-250 degrees6 - 7 hours100 lbs.70 lbs.Cylinder1/3 - 1/2 cord225 - 250 degrees7 - 8 hours125 lbs.80 lbs.1/2 cord225 - 250 degrees8 - 9 hours/* Here you can add custom CSS for the current table */ /* Lean more about CSS: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cascading_Style_Sheets */ /* To prevent the use of styles to other tables use "#supsystic-table-5" as a base selector for example: #supsystic-table-5 { ... } #supsystic-table-5 tbody { ... } #supsystic-table-5 tbody tr { ... } */ Important – Do not exceed 225 degrees F. cooking temperature for the first 2 hours of cooking. If using an “open” grill allow 1 hour per 10 pounds of pork. In order to achieve maximum tenderness an internal temperature of 180 degrees F. or above must be reached. If using gas cooker, read manufacturer’s instructions. When using charcoal or wood distribute more coals under the hams or shoulders and less in the center for...
Basic Eastern North Carolina Hot Vinegar Barbecue Sauce

Basic Eastern North Carolina Hot Vinegar Barbecue Sauce

Basic vinegar sauce with red pepper. PrintBasic Eastern North Carolina Hot Vinegar Barbecue SauceAuthor adapted from north carolina pork producers association Ingredients2 quarts cider vinegar1 1/4 to 1 1/2 ounces crushed red pepperSalt and pepper to tasteInstructionsMix all the ingredients together.Use for basting a whole pig, and use unused sauce for serving with freshly pulled meat. All Q’d Up BBQ Blog Writers Dedicated to the art of grilling, smoking, and...
Roasted Chipotle BBQ Sauce

Roasted Chipotle BBQ Sauce

PrintRoasted Chipotle BBQ SauceAuthor adapted from 2013 San Diego County Fair Game On! Cook Book Vegetables are roasted, and then blended with coffee, spices, lime juice, and brown sugar and molasses to create a hearty rich sauce for beef and pork. InstructionsPut onions, celery, garlic, and bell pepper on a large cookie sheet and drizzle olive oil over the top. Sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes; cool.Add cooled vegetables with canned tomatoes to a blender and blend until almost smooth.Place pureed vegetables in a saucepan. Add in the rest of the ingredients. Stir together, and cook on low for about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.Serve. All Q’d Up BBQ Blog Writers Dedicated to the art of grilling, smoking, and...