I wonder if there is anyone else that can't abide the taste of pancetta, bacon, ham, and all the other ingredients that create a dish such as
I have tried just about every pork product that I can think of for recipes, but my aversion to pork overrides all the other ingredients.
Growing up pork was a part of everyday meals. Sometimes I can eat a bite (only) of a ham, but that's about it.
For a recipe such as Ina Garten's ribollita, I always substitute an oil, usually olive oil.
Am I alone out there?