I have been doing volunteer work at a local soup kitchen on Saturdays. It was too late for me to use, but there was a case of Lloyd’s pork in the freezer. If it is still there next weekend, maybe I’ll put it to use. Heck, we now have over 100 lbs of cabbage and I know there will still be some when I come in. That will be great for the slaw. They also get a incredible amount of bread which would be perfect. There is plenty hamburger buns and sliced white to choose from.
Oh yeah, there are plenty of cases of baked beans.
I am lucky. I live in NC and would NEVER consider buying bbq at Costco or Wally World or the grocery store. That is what bbq shacks are for.
I had some last weekend at our Labor Day party. This man had been cooking pork since Saturday, and the party was Monday. He served it neat with sauce on the side. That pork was so perfectly cooked, so moist and so perfectly infused with the smoke, I eschewed the addition of his homemade sauce, which was excellent in its own right.
To much sauce is a mask for lack of quality.
Exactly. I’d rather buy some pulled pork with no sauce added, and add my own. You just add a little!
Buying a tub of Lloyd’s a few years back was a major mistake on my part. It was so overly vinegary/sweet I spit the first mouthful out then put the rest in a colander and washed the sauce off so I could feed the desweetened meat to my Doberman. Waste not what not.
Sinkiller, this Austin Blues is better then average for Q bought at either a store or a BBQ joint.
I use to buy a product in Va. called Dottys or Doughtys, something like that. It was avalible for the restaraunt industry 5 gal. pail frozen, nice product vinegar and crushed hot peppers if memory serves me right. Slap it on a grill serve it on a cheap hamburger bun topped with cole slaw and a side of hush puppies, not bad. Chow Jim
Gwaltney’s brand is available at several chains in Virginia. It has two pork types regular and "NC" (vinegar), neither has any heavy tomato based sauce. They are not really top notch, but I think they are better than the dripping in sauce ones (Curley’s, Lloyd’s etc).
Yeah….Lloyds is what I bought. I didn’t think it was sickening, but is not that great. For what it costs, at regular price, you can go out and get GOOD BBQ.
Sadler’s makes pork in a tub that is not so saucy. I like it!
Bought at a Commercial retailer? Garbage, IMHO.
Austin Blues is a Hormel Food Service Product Line
Pulled Pork, St Louis Style Ribs,Brisket, etc.
Hormel is based in Austin, Minnesota.
Is there a good one that isn’t so saucy?
Most of the commercial stuff I bought was loaded with sweet sauce and was sickening. Lloyd’s comes to mind.
I can’t remember the brand, but the small tub that I bought in the refrigerated section on sale, was not good enough to buy again at full price.
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