Love the other white meat? Discuss pork recipes and cooking tips, plus get info from other pork-loving Chowhounds on which restaurants and shops in your area offer the best.


Boston-style pork fried rice recipe

by Ryan1 6 years ago

im from boston area all my life and chinese take out is my favorite food. i moved to the south and cant find comparable chinese food ANYWHERE. does anyone have a recipe for pork fried rice like the...

Poultry sausage--pork casing

by AdamL 15 years ago

My wife doesn't eat red meat or pork. The other day I picked up a package of chicken & turkey sausage from TJ's. I was feeling mighty pleased with myself for finding a new alternative to throw on t...

1950's Old Style Chinese Steamed Pork (Hom Yu)

by Mochi 13 years ago

Hello, Anyone remember the steamed pork that was served back in the l950's at Chinese restaurants Far East Cafe in Japan Town in Los Angeles or Tin Sing in Gardena? It was softer and didn't have t...

Sweetmeat Empanadas with New Mexico influence

by Bourgeois 9 years ago

Please help me find a recipe for sweetmeat empanadas. My grandma, Teresina, used to make these at Christmas. She used a hand-grinder to grind pork roast. I think there were raisins and it was pr...

Taylor Ham/Pork Roll.... who sends it to California... CHEAP ???

by FairlessHills 6 years ago

Taylor Ham/Pork Roll.... who sends it to California... CHEAP ??? I know it's not a nutritious or dietary food.... but we love Taylor Ham (although SOME call it Pork Roll). Living in Southern ...

Pork loin: cook whole or boil in pieces in pressure cooker??

by mike2401 6 years ago

I have a 3 pound boneless center cut pork loin roast. I intend to boil it in my pressure cooker, and taking the resulting meat (along with some home made chicken bone broth and potatoes) to mak...

Chorizo crawl - Pork salivary glands, lymph nodes & fat (cheeks)

by rworange 12 years ago

This is probably the scariest thing I’ve eaten in my life. I’ve been doing a little crawl of local SF Bay Area Mexican markets and eating some wonderful chorizo. So I figured I’d wrap things up...

pork belly for sausage making?

by j8715 8 years ago

anyone tried fat from the belly vs back fat in making fresh sausage?

Pork liver and why we never see it at grocery stores / restaurants

by cimui 11 years ago

I see beef, veal, and chicken liver for sale all the time. Why not pork? (Is it that the taste is less appealing? Is it that pigs are fed lower quality foods than other farm animals, so the liver i...

What to do with sliced pork belly?

by ChervilGeorge 4 years ago

I purchased what I thought was bacon but when I got home realized it was not bacon but pork belly. I now have 5lbs of pork belly! Ugh. I can't make bacon with it because I don't have a smoker an...

Soup from leftover pork shoulder?

by smittys 8 years ago

Hi--I'm trying to figure out how to use a chunk of pork shoulder in my freezer. It's a chunk of bone with a bit of meat left on it. I originally roasted it with garlic, oregano and vinegar. I'd ...

Boneless Pork Top Loin Chops - Can I use in stews?

by PlanetJP 3 months ago

So I got a great buy on some 2" thick boneless pork top loin chops. Can I cut this up and use it in some kind of stew or soup? I'm thinking of making a Mexican or southwest inspired posole or red...

Pork stew meat, what to do with it?

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by iL Divo 3 months ago

TIA - I bought a pkg of ‘like’ beef stew meat only pork & smaller cuts. Took it out of freezer this morning to thaw for dinner. What to do with this I have no clue, any help appreciated. Guess I co...

Difference between pork knuckle and pork shank

by AngeloSc 3 months ago

Hi, I have been looking at some Italian recipes for pork shank (stinco di maiale), which looks like that: https://goo.gl/images/o6tUhs . However, the closest thing I found in a UK butcher is a ...

Problems with Kroger meat department? Anyone else?

by NonnieMuss 6 years ago

Has anyone else noticed a rapid decrease in the quality of meat you get at Krogers? Over the last 5 years or so the items I usually buy have gone from pretty average to almost inedible. I re...

10lb Pork Shoulder - Slow Cooker/Oven

by thastriker 1 year ago

So, I bought a 10lb pork shoulder the other day. I can't remember if it is bone in or not off the top of my head though. I am debating whether to cook it in the oven or the slow cooker. Carnitas, p...

Pork Crown Roast at high altitude

by SnoQuen 4 months ago

Hello - I am seeking assistance with the cooking of pork (standing) crown roast at an altitude of 5,300 feet. Primarily temp and time.

Boston Chinese Pork Strips

by barbqman 2 years ago

If you love or loved Pork Strips in the Boston area here's how to make them really easily and they are great: get a package of Dragonfly seasoning for Roast Red Pork. Mix a packet with 1/2 cup of...

Sliced side pork

by ashleysigh 8 years ago

I have just over a pound of sliced side pork. From what I understand, side pork is the same cut as bacon, but not cured/smoked. I tried frying up a couple pieces like bacon, and they don't taste ve...

Pork tenderloin ideas/techniques for the equipment challenged?

by delanor 5 months ago

Hi all, We're recent arrivals to LA and in our current dwelling there's an electric range and no outdoor grill. No slow cooker or smoker. That said we've really been enjoying cooking out here, s...