If you’re following the keto diet, a pork shoulder is your friend. Make no mistake about it: A whole bone-in pork shoulder is still somewhat of a project to cook. However, it’s guaranteed not only to keep you on your diet plan, but also to have plenty of delicious smoked meat to share with your family, friends and neighbors, too.
For the pit mop:
Combine all the ingredients and ½ gallon of water in a large pot and set it over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil so that the pepper flakes open up and infuse the mop with flavor. Let the mop cool completely, about 1 hour.
Funnel the sauce into bottles or containers of your choice. Cover tightly. The sauce will keep, refrigerated, for up to 1 year. You can portion it out as you cook barbecue along the way.
For the BBQ vinegar sauce:
In a heavy, medium-sized pot set over medium heat, combine the vinegar, tomato paste and hot sauce. Stir until well mixed. Add the salt, pepper, and red pepper…