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This month is National Pork Month. In celebration of all things Pork, check out these delicious facts and dishes!
Why National Pork Month?
Why Not? Pork is the most consumed meat globally and Oct is also the time of year when pigs were to be marketed. So how this time of year is used is to thank the pork producers for everything they do.
Did You Know?
Each market hog represents 371 servings of pork that is hundreds of meals that feed families from the US and China.
The Pork Industry supports about 550,000 jobs from meat processors to Wall Street. Also, exports of pork and pork related products total 2.2 million metric tons each year.
How Good Is Pork Is For You?
It’s called the other white meat. I wouldn’t eat it daily, but the best cuts of pork are lean cuts, like loin chops, tenderloin and sirloin roast.
Vietanamese Style Pork Chops With Fresh Herb Salad
In this dish, there is a nice marinade with a plum and herb salad.
Pork Cutlets With Cantaloupe Salad
Who knew to pair cantaloupe with pork? The results are creative and delicious.
Curry and Coconut Milk Grilled Pork Skewers
The fat back added a layer of greatness to these thai-kebabs.
Pork Loin with Cherry Vinagrette
This cherry dressing is perfect with the pork.
These beautiful pork chops have a beautiful brown crust that is perfect with any side dish.
Quick Pork Pho
Who doesn’t love Pho? Why not make Pho in a skillet. Quick and easy, this is a winner.
Fennel-Rubbed Pork Roast
This slow-cooked roast is amazing. As the pork cooks, the rendered fat bastes the roast.
Pork, Mushroom and Argulla Salad
Turn leftover into a healthy and hearty Salad.