This great nation of ours boasts an array of very specific and very delicious types of barbecue. But there are four iconic styles that reign supreme: Carolina, Memphis, Kansas City and Texas. Before the summer is over, take the time to try out each unique style with these excellent recipes.
There are multiple styles of barbecue within North and South Carolina, but they all have this in common: pulled pork.
Carolina Pulled Pork
Traditional Carolina barbecue begins with a whole hog smoked over coals. For easier at-home cooking, cook pork shoulder for 12 hours in a 275 degree oven before smoking it for about one hour in a backyard grill.