Slow-Cooked Pork Shoulder

Meltingly tender, this rich and sumptuous dish is enhanced by a good dose of garlic and a hearty measure of dark beer.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 3 hours 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 1 pork shoulder (4-5 lbs.)
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bottle (12 oz.) dark beer
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine all the ingredients in an ovenproof pot with a tight lid. Cover, and bake for 3½ hours or until the pork falls apart when touched.