Pork & Ham

Links of sausage made using the how to make chorizo method.

How To Make Chorizo

Knowing how to make chorizo is an essential life skill all of us should learn and practice often. Or that’s what we think. This recipe falls smack in between the Mexican and Spanish styles.

  • (1)
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 1 D, 3 H
  • 4
A partially shredded roast pork butt in a roasting pan with a cup of barbecue sauce and two forks.

Roast Pork Butt

Excuse us, but we’re too preoccupied stuffing our pieholes with roast pork butt to say anything. Hey, anyone seen the napkins?!

  • (60)
  • 20 M
  • 10 H
  • 260
A wire basket lined with parchment and filled with sweet and spicy bacon with a glass of beer on the side.

Sweet and Spicy Bacon

When this sweet and spicy bacon is missing from your life, happiness is missing from your life. And if fulfillment can be found in brown sugar and spice, don’t you owe it to yourself?

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 4
An oval bowl filled with braised pork in red chile sauce with a spoon resting on the side and a stack of tortillas and dried peppers on the side.

Braised Pork in Red Chile Sauce

Our testers were smitten with this perfectly smoky and not-in-your-face spicy pork in red chile sauce from chef Rosa Martinez. It’s a cinch to make. And a pleasure to make disappear.

  • (1)
  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 2
Two chili dogs on a white plate with a fork and knife on the side.

Chili Dog

Who first thought to smother a hot dog with chili and strew it with cheese and cram it into one’s face? We’re talking hero status.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 0
Pan of 11 mini hot dogs wrapped in pretzel dough topped with poppy seeds, knife and mustard nearby

Pigs in Pretzel Blankets

These are gonna ruin the childhood classic for you. Seriously ruin. Sturdy pretzel dough wrapped around wee sausages and baked until irresistible.

  • (1)
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 10 H
  • 4
Pulled pork tacos with habanero salas and pickled onions on flour tortillas.

Pulled Pork Tacos with Habanero Salsa

An ancho-imbued version of Yucan-style slow-roasted pork that’s intoxicatingly aromatic and, with apologies to tradition, slowly cooked in your oven rather than a freshly dug pit.

  • (1)
  • 15 M
  • 25 M
  • 4
A football cheese ball on a serving board with two glasses of beer and a knife beside it.

Football Cheese Ball With Bacon

Going for a pigskin theme for the big game? You need this. Easy as can be to whip together and it’s been described as being “disturbingly good.” Too good, in fact, to let pass.

  • (3)
  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 40 M
  • 10
Three square slices of meatball pizza on strips of parchment paper, with fresh Parmesan sprinkled overtop.

Meatball Pizza

The traditional Italian approach to pizza is one of restraint. We, uh, sort of took a few liberties with that. Okay. A lot of liberties. We don’t hear anyone complaining.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 30 M
  • 2
A slice of ham with red eye gravy on a cutting board with a knife and salt and pepper shaker.

Ham with Red Eye Gravy

A Southern classic made from pan drippings and coffee, this little number is going to make you rethink your weekend breakfast making.

  • Quick Glance
  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 4