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New Years PA Dutch Pork & Krout

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My wife is German and From PA Dutch country. Every Jan1, its pork and krout, German style

Pork butt getting a sear.
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In the slow cooker.
krout
caraway seed
brown sugar
granny smith apple
S&P
butter

In for 6-7 hours on low.

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That's gonna be some good eats!
 

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I'll be checking on this! My wife, though Pittsburgh Italian, remembers her grandmother making something similar on New Years. We have most of a 7 1/2# shoulder left over from yesterday and she is planning something with krout to go with it today.
I may have to pop out for apples....
 

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Gonna be good . I could go for some kraut with caraway .
 

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Looks Good, Rick!! Like.
Our Pork Roast went in the Crock at 9 AM.
Kraut will go in at 2 PM.
Eat at 4 PM. With Mashed Taters & lots of Butter!!
Mrs Bear is 50% PA Dutch, while The Bear is 100%.

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Thanks

3-4 pound Pork Loin or boneless pork butt
2 pounds (one sack silver floss with juice) Better if you have authentic German krout
1 teaspoon Caraway Seeds (optional but recommended)
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 medium Granny Smith Apple(cored, peeled, and chopped
¼ cup Butter
1 teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Fresh Ground Pepper

Instructions
Add pork loin/butt to a 6 quart slow cooker and top with sauerkraut, caraway seeds, brown sugar, chopped apple, butter, salt, and pepper.
Turn slow cooker on low and cook for 6 hours, or until pork loin is tender but not yet falling apart.
Cut the pork loin/butt into individual serving sizes and serve topped with sauerkraut and cooking juices.

Small taters or mashed go great with this.
 

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Ha and the Pa habits show up again. Looks good Rick.
Here its a tradition to have sauerkraut with our Christmas turkey.
Had some fresh Pa kraut from local Farmers market.

Warren
 

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Ha and the Pa habits show up again. Looks good Rick.
Here its a tradition to have sauerkraut with our Christmas turkey.
Had some fresh Pa kraut from local Farmers market.

Warren
She rubbed off on me. Took a Mojave desert rat kid to PA and now look...lol
 

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When we were in Germany my wifes sister took me to a store and we bought german krout from a wood barrel, Damn that was good stuff, wish i had some for this pot.
 

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Well i was going to post the plated pics but i deleted them from my phone :emoji_disappointed:
 

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That sounds like a great recipe. I've had a few plates of Pork and Kraut at assorted Lancaster County Restaurants, that made it way too Sweet. Try making Pork and Sauerkraut with a Rack of Ribs, cut in pairs. The high collagen increases the Lip Smackin' goodness to a new level...JJ
 

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yup chopsaw that was my grandmothers way.

Warren
 

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