From, "At Your Service...Southern Recipes, Places and Traditions," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1 (5-pound) bone-in pork loin roast
  • 1 medium onion, sliced, separated into rings
  • 1 or 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 3 or 4 whole garlic cloves
  • 2 cups Barbecue Sauce (see below)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Tabasco sauce to taste


Place the pork in a slow cooker.  Top with the onion, sliced garlic and whole garlic cloves.  Do not add any liquid.  Cook on High for 5 hours or until the pork pulls apart easily.  Remove to a platter to cool.  Pull the pork apart and place in a large skillet or Dutch oven.  Add the Barbecue Sauce, lemon juice, red wine vinegar and Tabasco sauce.  Cook over medium heat until bubbles.

INGREDIENTS for Barbecue Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Tabasco sauce to taste
  • Salt to taste

TO PREPARE Barbecue Sauce:

Combine the brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, water, dry mustard, chili powder, Tabasco sauce and salt in a saucepan.  Bring to a boil over medium heat.  Remove from the heat.  Use as a sauce or as a baste for meat.

YIELD:  2-1/2 cups

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