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Should Pulled Pork become the unofficial food of March Madness?

Our friends at are on a mission to have pulled pork become the unofficial food of March Madness, and I think that’s a great idea!  Read on and find out why!

5 Reasons Why Pulled Pork Is The Perfect March Madness Food

Thanksgiving has turkey, the Super Bowl has wings, and the all-you-can-eat buffet of basketball that is the NCAA tournament should have its own signature food. proposes that pulled pork should be the unofficial food of March Madness.

Here’s why:

1) Pulled pork can stay warm while you watch 12 hours of hoops.
Delivery pizza gets cold, sub sandwiches get soggy, but pulled pork can stay warm in your slow cooker or oven all day.

2) College hoops and pulled pork share a home.
Eat pulled pork during March Madness as an homage to North Carolina, that hotbed of great BBQ and great college basketball.

3) Pulled pork is ridiculously easy to make.
Can you pour a bottle of sauce over a hunk of meat, then turn a dial? Then you can make pulled pork.

4) Pulled pork can feed a crowd for cheap.
Throwing a March Madness party? Pulled pork is your pal. Pork shoulder, the preferred cut for homemade pulled pork, is one of the best meat bargains around.

5) Pulled pork is friggin’ delicious.
Tender, juicy meat, delicious BBQ flavors, slapped on a sandwich bun if you choose. What’s not to like? The pickiest eaters can agree on pulled pork.

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4 Responses to “Should Pulled Pork become the unofficial food of March Madness?”

  • js-tx:

    Not a bad idea, it’s very versatile. But so is brisket… :)

  • batman:

    Right on Bob! I have heard that NC does have a good pulled pork game. I’m just biased I guess :)

    Great blog by the way! Your the man!

  • Mister Bob:

    Batman, North Carolina is all about whole hog and pulled pork, and they do it really well. Kansas does it all,with great chicken, ribs, pork and brisket!

  • batman:

    Disagree with #2….should be Kansas!