Making slow-cooker pulled pork is one of my favorite weekend activities. It makes the whole house smell amazing and is perfect whether you’re entertaining (hello, football fans) or stocking the fridge with meals to enjoy throughout the week.
One awesome trick to making slow-cooker pulled pork is to use Dr. Pepper™ as a base for your cooking process. The soda actually helps break down the pork and gives it just enough sweetness. At the end of the cooking process, you also have the base for a great barbecue sauce!
Getting started couldn’t be easier. Just add all your ingredients to a slow cooker, then pour in your Dr. Pepper™. It’s okay if the liquid doesn’t cover the pork entirely. Stir everything together a bit and then cook on low heat for 8-10 hours. (I usually just let mine cook overnight.) The results are pretty spectacular!