Pork and Pork Recipes
Pork may be the main sustenance of human beings around the world. The happy oinkers forage for food by themselves and have the most efficient use of carbohydrates of any of our meats, turning carbs into fat and protein easily.
In China, pork was called not one, but two of the eight marvels of the table - both the fresh pork and its salted byproduct ham were among the marvels, and pork does give us an endless supply of preserved meats. Ground it becomes sausages.
Though taboo in the Middle East, pigs were allowed to roam freely through many European streets, from the times of Greece and Rome. Pork was a gift from the old world to the new and the new world accepted it with enthusiasm. Even in the United States where cattle on the hoof found room to roam, pork continued its popularity. How could there be a delicious barbecue without those spare ribs.