How To Cook With Pork
Want to be a pork cook extraordinaire? Here's the scoop!
Keep scrolling for recipes, cooking temperature guides, nutritional information and more.
Cuts of Pork
Back ribs, blade steak, loin, shoulder, belly, tenderloin - what does it all mean! We have a handy dandy guide to help you figure it all out.
Time and Temperature Guides
145 degrees F is the number to remember and a meat thermometer is a must for cooking pork to perfection. Don't worry, we'll explain more and teach you how to use that thermometer.
Pork is packed with nutrients your body needs. Protein (of course!), zinc, iron, B vitamins, and oh my! And you can consume all those nutrients with few calories and fat grams. Today’s pork can also easily be substituted for chicken and beef to provide a lower-calorie protein ingredient. There are many recipes where pork tenderloin can be used instead of boneless, skinless chicken breast. Some examples include chicken marsala and fajitas, and just about any kind of chicken casserole.
Pork Cooking Techniques
Today’s pork is very versatile which means you can choose from a lot of different cuts and cooking methods.
Best of all, pork can be cooked in a variety ways from grilling and roasting to stove-top preparation.