Pork Chops, Pulled Pork, Ham, And More Pork Recipes

It is said that the pig should be sainted because it is so reviled in life and revered in death. Certainly no other animal is so well used as a foodstuff. Chefs talk about cooking "everything but the squeal". There are sooooo many recipes for pork around the world. From rooter to tooter. Everything but the squeal is delicious. And it is all better on the grill or smoker.

"All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others."

Napoleon, Leader of the Pigs, from Animal Farm by George Orwell, 1945
Candied Bacon
The saltiness of bacon is a perfect foil and contrast to sweetness. The French call this surprising combo sucre et sale, or sweet and salt. There are... read more
Sous Vide Que Pork Loin
When it comes to selecting large value cuts of meat, boneless pork loin has long been one of my top choices. On sale, it can feed the entire family... read more
pork cuts
Pork is a blank canvas upon which you can paint your masterpiece. Steaks have more innate flavor and need absolutely no adornment, but pork is milder... read more
sweet sour pork
When I was a kid, Mom and Dad would take my sister and me out to dinner about once a month. Our favorite place was The Golden Dragon where I always... read more
new pork cuts
On 4/4/2013 New names for many familiar pork cuts were announced. Click here to see this picture larger and in greater detail as a pdf. Click here to... read more
Bánh Mì is a Vietnamese sandwich similar to a po’ boy, hoagie, or sub. Only better. It hits all the notes – succulent pork, spicy jalapenos, savory... read more
pulled pork sandwich
With smoke woven through shards of moist meat, potent bits of strongly seasoned crust mixed in, and a gentle splash of barbecue sauce, pulled pork is... read more
pork belly
Venture into any chic restaurant and they have an appetizer with pork belly in it. Perhaps it is served on a salad, or on polenta, or on beans. Or... read more
perfect cracklin
It is often said that nothing on the hog is wasted except the squeal. The bristly hairs are used for paintbrushes; the ears are used for dog treats (... read more
brads hog
Hog cooking is an ancient tribal ritual practiced around the world. Practically every society has celebrations and ceremonies surrounding the sharing... read more


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