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We favor Kansas City Cowtown Bar-B-Q Sauce on our smoked meats

Our favorite variety of barbecue sauce is Kansas City Cowtown Bar-B-Q Sauce, which is manufactured locally. It won the 2001 American Royal Barbecue Contest. That means that other people who also know barbecue, like really know barbecue, deemed it to be as fantastic as we believe it to be.

Butt what? That’s actually pork shoulder. Whatever you call it, smoke it.

The cut of pork shoulder is often called, “Boston butt” or “pork butt.” It may be the cut best suited for smoking. Here’s our recipe for Kansas City-style smoked pork shoulder.