Pork Butt: Where Does It Come From?

I know it’s been a while in coming, but here it is—the next installment of our pork cuts series. Today I’d like to talk about the front portion of the hog, specifically the shoulder and the shank. Let’s begin with the pork shoulder, also referred to as

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Why should you eat Cranberries?

 Marina’s Cranberry Chutney has been a staple for us as far back as I can remember. It compliments not only pork but beef, chicken, oatmeal and I have been known to pair it with goat cheese for a quick appetizer! Not only is it easy to make, it keeps

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Have you heard of Meatloaf ala Marina?

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So I bought a pig…

 “So I bought a pig. Now what do I do with it?” If you are asking yourself this question, this series of articles is for you. I will discuss not only the processing of the various cuts, but I will also highlight various ways to cook the cuts once you have them. These articles are also very helpful for anyone who would like to know how to cook the various cuts of a Berkshire hog.

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