All About Pork and Pork Recipes
Cuts of Pork
You've paid for the high-quality pastured or heirloom or organic pork, now what is that cut of pork and how do you cook it? Use this guide to tell a pork blade chop from a pork loin chop, a shoulder from a butt (tricked you, those are the same!), and how to cook different cuts of pork to their best advantage.
Definition of Pastured Pork
See a farmer at the farmers market selling pastured pork and wondered what it is? Find out here.
Heritage Hog Breeds
Heritage hog breeds are all the rage, culinarily speaking, anyway. Learn what to expect from different types of heritage pork with this guide.
What Is Boston Butt?
Wonder what a Boston Butt is? Find out about Boston Butt and other cuts of pork here.
What Is Fat Back (Fatback)?
Fat back is, much as it sounds, fat from the back of a pig. Find out more here.
What Is Leaf Lard?
Leaf lard is the highest grade of lard - find out why.
What Is Picnic Shoulder?
Learn about picnic shoulder and how to cook it.
What Is Pork Butt?
Have a recipe calling for pork butt? Find out cut you need - and what other cuts you can use.
What Is Pork Shoulder?
Learn about pork shoulder and how to cook it.