Super Bowl Sunday is Pork Rinds Day, a no-carb, Keto, Paleo snack. And a beloved snack before anyone ever heard of Paleo and Keto diets*. Pork rinds (chicharrónes, the Spanish word) are made from pork skin, with the attached fat removed and deep fried. That’s the difference between pork rinds and pork cracklings. Cracklings include […]

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PigWizard is a sandwich shop with a storied address: Cannery Row in Monterey, California. Specialties include Porchetta Sandwich, Sausage Sandwich, Porchetta Poutine and other pork-based treats. While you can’t get a sandwich shipped to you, you can buy the house-made sausage and bacon online. And the house-made, air-fried pork rinds (chicharrónes), made from pork skin […]

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[1] A unique opportunity to taste four heritage pork breeds side-by-side (photo © Heritage Foods). [2] A Berkshire pig, a breed that originated in England (photo © Martin Pateman | Fotolia).   Do you know your heritage pig breeds? A heritage breed has not been crossbred in hundreds of years. Heritage pork has more marbling […]

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Growing up, we had pork chops for dinner once a week. Mom pan-fried them with a Dijon glaze, and served them with sides of caramelized onions and her skin-on, chunky mashed potatoes. Caramelized onions mixed into the mashed potatoes, by the way, generates an even better flavor experience greater than eating them separately. Some caramelized […]

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Tribali foods was launched by a holistic nutritionist and vegetarian who sought to add meat back into her diet. But she wanted “clean” meats. That meant sourcing top organic cuts: grass-fed and grass-finished pastured beef, free-range chicken and humanely raised pork. She then created versatile, minimally-processed patties and sliders, and seasoned them global flavor combinations: […]

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