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Brian Spero
Brian Spero is a writer based in New York City who enjoys blogging on topics ranging from food and travel to culture and recreation. His favorite things include spending time with family, surfing, and following the Mets. Living in the most expensive city in America gives him a unique perspective on spending responsibly, and he still believes that the best things in life really are free.

How to Make Pulled Pork in a Slow Cooker – BBQ Recipes

By Brian Spero

pork shoulderIf you’re like me, you love food with big, bold flavor – and few dishes deliver like slow-cooked pulled pork. Not only do pork shoulders provide a bounty of tender and delicious meat, but they are incredibly versatile and affordable.

You can typically find pork shoulder on sale for about $0.99 a pound at your local grocery store. A five- or six-pound pork shoulder – also called “Boston butt” – is enough to feed a large family, while a small family like mine gets a week’s worth of meals out of it. That’s a lot of eating for such a minimal price.

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Learn How to Surf – Beginner’s Guide to Finding Great Surfing Deals

By Brian Spero

surfingSurfing is an exhilarating sport that from a distance looks effortless, but in reality is incredibly challenging to master. If you’ve always dreamed of learning how to surf but are afraid you’ll only end up adding to the pile of expensive, barely used sporting goods in your attic, fear not.

You can begin surfing today with little to no investment, introducing yourself to the unique thrills and rich culture of the original sport of Hawaiian kings.

Get Informed About Surfing

What You Need to Know

Before you dive into surfing, you need to get up to speed on the basics of the sport:

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