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ENTERTAINING EASY SLOW-COOKER PULLED PORK ‌ 4 to 5 pound pork butt 1 can root beer 1 bottle favorite barbecue sauce Buns Place pork butt in slow cooker and pour 1 can of root beer over top. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours on LOW. When cooked through, remove the pork and drain off the root beer from the slow cooker. Let meat cool slightly before shredding it with forks and returning it to the slow cooker. Add the barbecue sauce and combine. Keep warm until serving. Serves 8-10.

GRILLED MEXICAN STREET CORN ‌‌ 6 ears sweet corn, husks and silk removed 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon lime juice 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika Lime slices, if desired Spread each cob of corn with about 2 teaspoons butter.

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Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Combine all butter mixture ingredients in large bowl; mix well. Place buttered corn onto grill. Grill, turning often, 10-12 minutes or until all sides are charred and corn is tender. Cut kernels off corn cob; add to bowl of butter mixture. Stir until combined. Serve at room temperature. Serves 10. Source: Land o’Lakes

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