Pork roast recipe
Pork roast with herb crust and sherry pan sauce is an easy and warmly satisfying meal.
- Safer side of pork
An investigation in the January issue of Consumer Reports magazine found harmful bacteria in nearly 70 percent of pork chop and ground pork samples from six U.S. cities. The report offered these tips to minimize risk:
- Wash hands thoroughly after preparing raw meat.
- Place cutting boards and other utensils used to prepare raw meat directly into the dishwasher or wash thoroughly with soap.
- Use a meat thermometer when cooking pork to ensure it reaches at least 145 degrees for whole pork and 160 degrees for ground pork.
- As with other meats, keep raw pork and its juices separate from other foods, especially those eaten raw, such as salad.
Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2013 4:30 am
It’s the time of the year for quick, easy and warmly satisfying meals.
Seasoning a beef or pork roast and tossing it in the oven or the slow cooker fits the bill. A classic set-it and forget-it meal, it can also feed a small gathering.
Or, use your
Sunday, January 13, 2013 4:30 am.