Pork is probably one of the most consumed meats in the world. It is incredibly versatile. From smoked pork shoulder to BBQ ribs, pulled pork, and roasted pork tenderloin, pork can be used in several dishes. However, have you ever noticed how ham has a pink,...

Chorizo is one of the most flavorful and delicious sausages on the planet. However, have you ever considered what chorizo is and where it comes from on the pig? What is Chorizo? Chorizo is a heavily seasoned pork sausage that is a staple part of Mexican and...

Ham hocks are the perfect meat for seasoning food. Rarely are ham hocks served as a stand-alone dish. They are so flavorful that they are the perfect addition to vegetable dishes such as collard greens. Although ham hocks are very popular, most people overlook one of...

There's nothing like a freshly grilled pork chop. The smoky flavor and tender pork are seriously addicting. However, before you fire up your natural gas grill, do you know what part of the pig pork chops come from? What Part of the Pig is Pork Chops? Generally...

Ham is a salty, savory, slightly sweet flavor that is just so irresistible. However, most people are unaware of where the ham comes from on the pig. But before we get to the ham's location on the pig's body, let's talk about the history of...

Bacon is a crispy, salty delight that's perfect any time of day. But have you ever thought about where bacon comes from? What part of the pig is bacon? How Is Bacon Made? In short, bacon is a fresh slab of pork that's dry-cured. It is called a...

Wrapping ribs is as controversial as cutting into a steak without allowing it to rest. Even though there is a controversy about whether you should wrap ribs or not, the most important question is when to wrap ribs. Is it Better to Wrap Ribs or Not? Most...

Wrapping pork butt is like adding BBQ sauce to ribs. It's essential. Wrapping pork butt has many benefits. However, you can only reap the benefits of wrapping pork if you know when to wrap it. But before we get to wrapping pork butt, let's discuss the definition...

Ribs, ribs, ribs. Don't you love a delicious, tender, juicy slab of ribs? I know I do. However, do you know which type of pork ribs is the best? Is it baby back ribs or spare ribs? Now the average individual will not care about what type...

If you consider yourself the grill master or are vying for the proud title of pitmaster among your inner circle, the ultimate challenge has to be smoking a perfect pork shoulder. It is all about grit, patience, temperament, and, yes, of course, controlling your smoker or...