This week’s Friday Foodie Fix Secret Ingredient is Pork. I usually have fruits and vegetables but didn’t want to leave out meats totally. Especially the one that gives us bacon. I think bacon and pancetta are two of my favorite ingredients next to onions and garlic.
But here’s the thing. I only buy organic uncured bacon. I also try to find organic pork that is allowed to roam on the farm. I watched Stuff Happens with Bill Nye on Planet Green from the Discovery Channel. He did a show on breakfast which included information on bacon. Did you know they are feeding pigs tons of sardines which is not fairing well with the Penguin population. I won’t even go into the conditions most pigs are raised. So I ask you, please consider organic pork when you make your purchase. It really makes a difference in many different ways.
But like I said, I love bacon. A lot of my pork recipes are ones with bacon in them. Although I do enjoy a thin quick fry pork chop with a side of applesauce, ground pork and pork roasts. My mom use to make the best pork chops. My favorite part was chewing around the bones so I got all the bones.
So do you think with this being the 4th of July weekend, there will be a lot of hot dogs on the grill?
Here are a few of my recipes with pork.
Now I would love for you to share your recipes with Pork. For all of the rules please visit the Friday Foodie Fix page. As people leave their links I would love for you to check out their recipes too.
Next week’s Secret Ingredient is ……………………Cucumbers!