Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible

Pork

How to Build a Bacon Weave

Follow the step-by-step instructions below: Moisten your work surface with a damp paper towel and cover with parchment paper, plastic wrap, or heavy-duty aluminum foil. Arrange several slices of bacon […]

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Beef and Pork Chili

This chili takes an ecumenical approach, featuring both beef and pork—meats both diced and ground—two kinds of beans, plus plenty of chile powder, poblano pepper, and jalapeño to crank up […]

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Oaxacan Pork Fajitas

It’s hard to remember American cuisine without fajitas, but there was a time when you had to travel to Texas (specifically to Ninfa’s restaurant in Houston) to try them. Who […]

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Mustard Slaw and Mustard Barbecue Sauce

Pulled pork turns up throughout the South, with vinegar sauce and slaw predominating in North Carolina and mustard sauce in South Carolina. This is super simple, but triumph lies in […]

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8 Steps to Making Your Own Bacon at Home

Choose the right pork belly. If you go to the time and trouble of curing and smoking your own bacon, start by procuring a pork belly worthy of your efforts. […]

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Making Bacon

Credit: “Excerpted from The Meat Hook Meat Book by Tom Mylan (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2014. Photo by Michael Harlan Turkell.”

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Dinosaur-Style Ribs

Photo by Daniel Krieger

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Apple Spice Baby Backs with Cider-Rum Barbecue Sauce

I’ve given these ribs an apple theme—you smoke them with apple wood chips and serve them with a made-from-scratch cider-rum barbecue sauce. Once you master the process, you can infinitely […]

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Grilled Pork Jerky (Bak Kua)

A cross between a pork sausage patty and jerky, bak kua is a sizzling wafer of sweetened, spiced, cured, grilled minced pork.

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