Because There's So Much More to Pigs Than Bacon

Because There's So Much More to Pigs Than Bacon

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Emma Christensen
Sep 24, 2014

The angle: Celebrating pork in all its tasty glory.

Recipes for right now: Sautéed Chops with Cider Reduction, Salt-and-Pepper Baby Backs, Pig Pizza, Braised Giant Meatballs, Posole, Pork Mole Negro, Sichuan Pepper-Rubbed Ribs, Char Siu Steamed Buns, Belly-Tofu Stir-Fry

Who would enjoy this book? Pork lovers! Also, anyone with a pork CSA.

Quick Facts

Who wrote it: Cree LeFavour

Who published it: Chronicle Books

Number of recipes: Over 50

Other highlights: Pork might be the superstar of this book, but it's also about the meal. Every pork-tastic recipe comes with recipes for a side or a condiment or something else tasty to serve along with it. This is smart — besides expanding your knowledge of all that pork can do, you get a complete dinner!

I love the range of recipes here, from classic Carolina Pulled Pork to banh mi sandwiches with pork meatballs. If you have a pork meat-share and are struggling with how to put all those cuts to good use, this book is a lifesaver.

Find the book at your local library, independent bookstore, or Amazon: Pork by Cree LeFavour

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