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Food Thread: Texas Roast Pig: And You Thought Spatchcocking Was Just For Chicken?


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October 28, 2018

Food Thread: Texas Roast Pig: And You Thought Spatchcocking Was Just For Chicken?

—CBD

 

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That's the main course served at the recent Texas Moron Meet-up, and it was the best roast pig I have ever eaten. I helped cut it up, and every single piece was wonderfully juicy and tender. What was really amazing is that the skin was cracklingly crisp...it literally snapped!

It is a perfect example of the glories of simple food. That is not to say it was easy. This is careful, well-thought-out cooking at its best. Excellent technique, attention to detail, And pretty damned good ingredients. The pig was fatty enough that I wouldn't be surprised if it was from a reasonably small hog farmer, although maybe it was just so perfectly cooked that anything would have tasted good. Only Ben Had knows for sure!

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Posted by CBD at 04:00 PM Comments 
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