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What is this yellow substance that came out of a pressure-cooked pork butt?

Based on your description of the process and ingredients, and your photo, I agree with bob1's comment that this is congealed pork fat which has been dyed yellow by your chicken bouillon and perhaps ...
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What temperature, in degrees, should I set my slow cooker to for a 5-pound pork shoulder?

I'm pretty sure that no matter what you do, it's going to end up braising, so it doesn't really matter exactly what temperature you set it at. The manual does have suggestions for this: Start with 1 ...
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How long can i cook a bone in Pork Shoulder?

Don't cook by time, cook it until it's done (you can slide a probe into all parts of the shoulder with practically zero resistance. That said, 16 hours for a 4.5 kg (10 pound) shoulder doesn't seem ...
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How does cutting a pork shoulder affect cooking time?

As moscafj pointed out, the old minutes-per-unit-weight guides were flawed, largely due to the fact that the rate at which the center of a piece of meat heats up is more related to how far it is from ...
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How does cutting a pork shoulder affect cooking time?

Cooking by minutes per pound is far less accurate than using a thermometer. The challenge with a pork shoulder is that it is made of of different muscles. So, timing could certainly depend on which ...
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Cooking slow-roasted pork to 190F?

Without question low and slow is best for pork shoulder roasts. Roasting the meat to at least an internal temp of 180 degrees is critical. Once this temp is reached, remove the roast from the oven, ...
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Is there a difference between pork shoulder and pork ribs when used in stews?

There is a difference, one comes from the shoulder of the pig, the other from the ribcase. And where shoulder bought whole can have a bone in, when sold in smaller portions or as on your case strips, ...
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How should cooked pork shoulder be stored in the freezer?

I don't see a strong reason to wait for the meat to cool completely before vacuum sealing it. In fact, by waiting, you're likely to let more flavor and moisture escape unless you've already put it in ...
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When cooking pulled pork in a slow cooker, should the meat be submerged in liquid?

For pulled pork, there is good reason to only use a small amount of liquid. Use only enough liquid to come nearly half way up the side of the pork. The pork that is sticking out of the liquid will ...
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How long can i cook a bone in Pork Shoulder?

Ideally you should cook to temperature and texture you are looking for you not time. Since size, composition, moisture levels, heating control of your cooking vessel all influence the cooking in ways ...
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How long can i cook a bone in Pork Shoulder?

I have never done it, but I have seen a guy explaining how to do it and he cooked it for 9 hours in the oven at 110ºC, when it was done it looked pretty juicy and moist. He also said that he would ...
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Slow cook pork shoulder without it falling apart

It can be done, but requires a bit more time. The trick is to cook it, then cool it, then heat it back up again: Cook the pork shoulder Drain the liquid, being careful not to poke at the meat too ...
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