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Recipe of the Day: Smoked Pork Shoulder (via Serious Eats)
1 pork shoulder (18 to 20 pounds)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup paprika
1/3 cup garlic salt
1/3 cup kosher salt, finely ground
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cayenne
1 teaspoon ground black papper
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 cup apple juice
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup kosher salt, finely ground
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1. Make the dry rub: Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl. Transfer to a shaker. Store leftover rub in an airtight container.
2. Make the baste: Whisk together the apple juice, water, sugar, salt, and Worcestershire sauce in a bowl. Fill a basting syringe and begin injecting the meat. Use about 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) per pound of shoulder. Coat the shoulder well with the dry rub and refrigerate overnight.
3. Cook on a pit or smoker for about 1 hour per pound or to an internal temperature of 195 degrees. Pull or chop the meat. Pile the meat onto buns for sandwiches Leftovers can be frozen for up to 1 month.