Miss the tarheel tradition of a pig pickin’? Then find yourself a crock pot, a big pork shoulder, some cider vinegar and get cooking! While ground and crushed red pepper will provide the basic heat – go the extra mile and find some Texas Pete (or Trappey’s) pepper sauce to bring the taste of Carolina to your kitchen.
Much like the N’awlins muffuletta, this is a large sandwich layered in a round loaf of crusty bread. You can be flexible and vary the cold cuts that you use according to personal preference! Must be done a day ahead, which makes for an easy serve.
This hearty, flavorful wiener sauce is like the kind you’ll find in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. It may be frozen until ready for use. Use premium grilled wieners cooked in butter, steamed hot dog buns and the fancy mustard of your choice. Spread with mustard, the sauce, chopped onions and celery salt.