Garlic and Spice Rubbed Pork Loin Roast | Chef Ryan Hardy uses the rub on other kinds of pork cuts, including the shoulder and leg, but the bone-in pork roast is the most dramatic; he often wraps a piece of pork belly around the side to make the meat extra juicy.
Pork Roast with Sausage, Fruit and Nut Stuffing | Pork and fruit is a classic pairing around the world, but this dish from Washington D.C. chef José Andrés gets a particularly Catalan flavor from the combination of dried fruit and butifarra (a Catalan cured pork sausage) in the stuffing. The stuffing cooks inside the roast, which gives it a deep, marvelously porky flavor.
Lagers: Helles A beautiful straw-blond lager, Helles is light, crisp, and refreshing with subtle flavors and a mild hoppiness. Food Pairings: Grilled sandwiches, shellfish, roasted chicken, and pork roast
Herb-Crusted Pork Roast with Ginger-Fig Compote | Loin, one of the leanest cuts of pork, is also one of chef Jan Birnbaum's favorite roasts. Here it's flavored by a tangy sauce made with ginger and figs, which are high in fiber and antioxidants.