Pork

Pork

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Sweet and sour pork, a Chinese dish that is popular in the West
Slow-roasting pig on a rotisserie

Pork is the culinary name for meat from the domestic pig (Sus domesticus). It is the most commonly consumed meat worldwide, with evidence of pig husbandry dating back to 5000 BC.

Pork is eaten both freshly cooked and preserved. Curing extends the shelf life of the pork products. Hams, smoked pork, gammon, bacon and sausage are examples of preserved pork. Charcuterie is the branch of cooking devoted to prepared meat products, many from pork.

Pork is the most popular meat in East and Southeast Asia, and is also very common in the Western World. Pork is highly prized in Asian cuisines for its fat content and pleasant texture. The religions of Judaism and Islam, as well as several Christian denominations, forbid pork consumption; the sale of pork is illegal in many if not most Muslim countries, and is severely restricted in Israel (the only country with a Jewish majority). [...]

Recipes With Ingredient: Pork

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Maple Pecan Sausage Rolls with Duo of Dips

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Growing up with British ancestry, sausage rolls were pretty much a staple. They were the preferred hors d'oeuvres at any ...

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Mini Bacon Corn Dogs

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Is there anything more fun than fried food? How about fried food on a STICK? Didn't think so. So if ...

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Sweet Temptation Ribs: Tamarind-Glazed Spare Ribs

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Why “Sweet Temptation”? Well, the day that I came up with these ribs, Bren happened to be abstaining from pork. ...

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Homemade Meat Loaf

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This recipe comes from my friend’s mother, Mrs. Houghton, from Chicoutimi, Quebec. My kids love it. This is a double ...

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Italian Meatballs

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A hearty classic Italian family recipe.

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Smothered Pork Chops

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Pork Chops, smothered in delicious gravy. A perfect soul food inspired dish for Black History month. This recipe was originally made ...

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Bowtie Pasta with Green Peas and Ham in Cream Sauce

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Also know as “My Kid’s Favourite Pasta”, this Pasta dish is a real crowd pleaser. Creamy and delicious. Even the fussiest ...

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BBQ Pork with Green Beans Stirfry “Fun Chow”

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Chinese BBQ Pork, fresh green beans, onions and left over cooked noodles. I had a craving for Chinese BBQ Pork ...

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Dijon Crusted Pork Roast

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A really flavorful recipe that is very easy to make! I like to serve it with garlic mashed potatoes and ...

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