• Belly

  • Belly
    Shown here as strips of bacon; belly is most commonly cured and smoked for bacon but fresh belly is also delicious braised.
    Spareribs
    Spareribs are well suited for slow cooking such as braising or smoking.
  • Ham

  • Ham
    Shown here bone-in, boneless, smoked and sliced. Ham refers to the hind leg of the hog regardless of preparation. Can be cured and smoked but can also be used fresh as a roast.
  • Feet

  • Feet
    Very flavorful; can be braised but are most commonly used to make soup stock; cooked slowly, connective tissue breaks down, resulting in a thick, rich broth.
  • Picnic

  • Picnic
    Also known as an arm picnic roast; similar to Boston butt, but with more connective tissue.
  • Hocks

  • Hocks
    Shown here smoked. Smoked hocks make a great addition to soups. Fresh hocks are well suited for braising or stewing.
  • Back Fat

  • Back Fat
    Salted and cured fat back can add flavor to cooked vegetables; fresh fat back is used for charcuterie.
  • Jowl

  • Jowl
    A very flavorful and rich cut, the jowl is best suited to slow, moist cooking or charcuterie applications.
  • Loin

  • Pork Chops
    Pork chops (shown here boneless) are best prepared with dry heat such as on the grill or under a broiler.
    Loin Roast
    Loin Roast (also known as Crown Roast or Frenched Roast) is well suited for brining and whole roasting.
    Porterhouse
    The pork porterhouse includes the loin and the tenderloin separated by a T-shaped bone. Prepared like the loin.
    Tenderloin
    Tenderloin (shown here whole and as medallions) is the most tender cut on the animal, the tenderloin is relatively lean and is best cooked with dry heat.
  • Boston Butt

  • Boston Butt
    Also known as a shoulder or blade roast. Great cut for braising, smoking or grinding for sausage.
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