Christmas Day Feast, Italian Style

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A big hunk of meat is a classic Christmas dinner centerpiece, but rather than stick to the usual ham or beef, why not try porchetta? Porchetta is the traditional boneless pork roast of Italy, rich, savory, and crisp-skinned. Our recipe is foolproof and perfect for the holidays.

A great porchetta should be meltingly tender, with an almost startlingly crispy skin. It takes time to achieve these results—start the day before by salting a skin-on pork belly and leaving it overnight in the fridge.... Read More

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