North Carolina Barbecue Pork

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SERVES8 to 10

TIME7¼ hours, plus 18 hours salting and 1½ hours resting

North Carolina Barbecue Pork


When you’re talking barbecue in North Carolina, you’re talking pork. To create a North Carolina–inspired barbecue pork recipe on a charcoal grill, we used a grill setup called a charcoal snake. This C-shaped array of smoldering briquettes p...