Two bone-in grilled Cambodian pork chops on a plate.
Ben Cole
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Cambodian Pork Chops

These Cambodian pork chops are coated in an aromatic peppercorn and lemongrass rub and then grilled to tender perfection. Sorta like street food that you can make at home.
A person squeezing lime juice over an open pulled pork taco.
Nik Sharma
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Pulled Pork Tacos

These pulled pork tacos with apple-serrano slaw are made with shredded pork cooked with a blend of Indian spices. Taco Tuesday just got a whole heck of a lot more interesting.
Braised pork with red wine sauce in a Staub Dutch oven.
Andrea Bemis
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Wine-Braised Pork Shoulder

This braised pork with red wine is an easy, set-it-and-forget-it one-pot meal. Made with meltingly tender shredded pork shoulder, red onions, and a rich red wine and herb sauce, it boasts French overtones but without any fussiness.
A dish filled with Vietnamese grilled pork patties with rice noodles and an crunchy vegetables.
Carl Tremblay
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Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties with Rice Noodles | Bun Cha

These Vietnamese grilled pork patties with rice noodles, or bun cha, from America’s Test Kitchen combine a spicy fish sauce and lime juice sauce with chilled rice noodles, crunchy vegetables, and grilled pork for an outstanding version of traditional Vietnamese fare.
A white speckled bowl filled with pork casserole with apples and cider, roasted carrots, and a fork resting on the side.
Mowie Kay
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Pork Casserole with Apples and Cider

This pork casserole with apples and cider, made with slow-cooked pork shoulder that’s gently braised in a cider gravy with apples and mustard, is autumn comfort food at its finest.
A bifana, a Portuguese pork sandwich on a white plate with a bottle of mustard in the background.
David Leite
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Bifanas ~ Portuguese Pork Sandwiches

Bifanas are traditional Portuguese sandwiches made with thin slices of pork that are marinated and simmered in a sauce of white wine, garlic, and paprika and served on soft rolls with plenty of mustard and piri-piri sauce.
Four French-style pork chops with apples and Calvados sauce on a white platter.
America’s Test Kitchen
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French-Style Pork Chops with Apples and Calvados

These French-style pork chops with apples and Calvados are seared pork chops, sautéed apple slices, and a boozy Calvados-cider sauce. The recipe incorporates enough technique to make you feel fancy yet is still completely doable for a novice.
A panko crusted pork tenderloin with rosemary being sliced on a wooden cutting board.
Maura McEvoy
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Panko Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary

This panko crusted pork tenderloin with rosemary is an easy entrée made by brushing pork tenderloin with Dijon mustard, then coating in a mixture of panko, garlic, and rosemary. Simple enough for a weeknight yet elegant enough for entertaining.
A rack of Vietnamese pork ribs on a sheet of parchment on a cutting board with a basting brush and a bowl of lime wedges nearby.
Ben Cole
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Vietnamese Pork Ribs

These Vietnamese pork ribs have layers of sweet, savory, and spicy thanks to its five spice marinade and a tangy citrus and soy basting sauce that clings to every crevice while the ribs finish on the grill.

About David Leite

David Leite has received three James Beard Awards for his writing as well as for Leite’s Culinaria. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Saveur, Bon Appétit, Gourmet, Food & Wine, Yankee, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, and more.

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