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Blackberry Bourbon Boston Butt

This sweet and savory recipe for Boston butt pork shoulder takes time but leaves you with a mouth watering end result. Spring is upon us, so dust off your BBQ tool belt, and get to smoking that Boston butt on your favorite smoker.

Blackberry Bourbon Boston Butt
Prep Time
3 hrs
Cook Time
10 hrs
Resting Time
30 mins
Total Time
13 hrs
 

This sweet and savory Boston Butt Pork shoulder is perfect to cook out on the pit on those hot spring/summer days. The time put into this recipe is all worth it when you taste the end result. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Cajun
Servings: 6 people
Ingredients
  • 1 cup bourbon
  • 1 cup Melissa's Home Cooking Black Berry Jam melt in microwave 20seconds
  • 3/4 cup local honey
  • 2 tbsp black pepper
  • 8-10 pound bone-in Boston butt pork shoulder
  • 1 cup Cajun seasoning
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar firmly packed
  • pecan wood chips soaked in water at least 30 min.
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together bourbon, jam, honey, and pepper. Using meat injector, inject bourbon mixture into pork around the bone throughout the meat. 

  2. In a small bowl, combine Cajun seasoning, and brown sugar. Rub seasoning mixture all over the meat. Cover meat in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.

  3. Preheat smoker to 225 degrees. Sprinkle soaked wood chips over coals. Place pork fat side up in an disposable aluminum pan, and place in smoker. Cook, covered, for 7-10 hours or until a meat thermometer (insert in thickest part of meat) reads 190 degrees. Remove from heat, reserve pan drippings, and let stand for 30 minutes. Slice/shred meat, discarding bones. Serve with pan drippings, if desired. 

Langham Creek FFA Craft and Gift Fair

Melissas Home Cooking will be showing this Saturday and Sunday at the Langham Creek FFA Craft and Gift Fair

Cy-Fair Exhibit Center
Booth #209
November 11th and 12th
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm
11206 Telge Rd.
Cypress, Tx 77429

Less than a 2 weeks until Thanksgiving, so bring the family and friends. We will have plenty of Jams and Jellies as well as our famous Cinnamon Rolls for all!
This could be the last time to get your hands on our Jams and Jellies that we are discontinuing. You can see a current, new and discontinued list of products on our Menu Page at our website. Menu has been updated today!

Also, Be sure to keep checking our events page at our website on a regular basis in order to catch our latest events.

St Marys Fall Gift Market

Melissas Home Cooking will be showing this Friday and Saturday at the St. Mary’s Fall Gift Market September 29th and 30th.

Friday 9am-4pm
Saturday 9am-4pm
15415 Eldridge Pkwy
Cypress, Tx 77429

Just one more month until Halloween, so bring the family and friends. We will have plenty of Jams and Jellies as well as our famous Cinnamon Rolls for all!
This could be the last time to get your hands on our Jams and Jellies that we are discontinuing. You can see a list of all current, new and discontinued products on our Menu Page at our website.

Also, Be sure to keep checking our events page at our website on a regular basis in order to catch our latest events.

Introducing Sangria Jelly, and Blackberry Jelly

Melissa’s Home Cooking is proud to introduce our two new products, Sangria Jelly, and Blackberry Jelly. Many of you wanted seedless Blackberry Jelly over the jam, so now we are happy to provide Blackberry Jelly for your kitchen. This Blackberry Jelly goes great on a breakfast sandwich, waffles, pancakes, and even makes a great ice cream topping. Melissa’s Home Cooking also are happy to introduce you to Sangria Jelly. Sangria Jelly makes a great addition to your breakfast table but also can bring many possibilities for you dinner table. Sangria Jelly makes a great glaze for lamb, fish, and mixed vegetables. Visit Melissa’s Home Cooking booth at one of our upcoming craft shows to have a sample and pick up a jar.

Cowboy Church Spring Craft Show and BBQ

This Saturday April 1st from 9am-4pm at Fortbend County Fargrounds 4310 Tx-36 Rossenberg, Tx 77471, you can find Melissa’s Home Cooking booth along with other great booths. We will be there with our two new products, Sangria Jelly and Blackberry Jelly. We will have samples of our new products and our freshly baked cinnamon rolls. If you get hungry from all the shopping, the church will have plenty of BBQ for y’all to enjoy. We hope to see you there this Saturday for a day of fun.