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Teacher Party- Pulłed Pork

Sorry I don't have an actual pic of the pulled pork yet, but I will take one this evening. 
I've always been apprehensive about making pulled pork. What if it doesn't come out tender enough?  What if it doesn't have enough flavor?  But not anymore. What has changed my pulled pork world?  My pressure cooker.  I've cooked pork shoulder in my Instapot 3 times- and it has been perfect every time. 
I don't think there's any one right way to do this. You can adjust it to your tastes.  
In my opinion, the secret to good pulled pork is the dry rub. There are tons of brands on the market, but I like to make my own.  Here's my basic combination: brown sugar, granulated garlic, granulated onion, finely ground black pepper, salt, and smoky paprika. Amounts?  Depends on how much butt you're rubbing and what flavor profile you like. I like more brown sugar and garlic.  
However, for this party, I went a little crazy and cleaned out my spice pantry. 
I order most of my…