Pancetta is an Italian style of bacon made from pork belly side and highly seasoned with salt and pepper. Other herbs and spices are sometimes used to season pancetta. The pork belly side is rolled tightly, wrapped in a ... More »

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Bacon and pancetta are similar, but the curing process of each is different. Pancetta is salt cured, with spices and other aromatics often added to flavor the meat further. Bacon is also cured, but it's then smoked after... More »

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While there isn’t much historical information available about the development of pancetta, called Italian bacon, records from the 15th century indicate its routine purchase to provision long ocean voyages. This places pa... More »

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Pork belly comes from the abdominal area of the pig. This richly flavored, fatty cut of pork has complex flavor and a texture that lends itself particularly well to slow cooking. This versatile cut of pork can be prepare... More »

A crab cake recipe from ABC's "The Chew" is Mario Batali's Baltimore Grilled Crab Cakes, which are made from a combination of crab meat, lime zest, scallions, parsley, Canadian bacon and breadcrumbs, seasoned with salt, ... More »

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An easy recipe for hot bacon salad dressing calls for frying 8 pieces of bacon, then adding in 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon of sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of Dijon mustard, and salt and pepper to taste. After he... More »

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To make stuffed beef rolls, gather bacon, unsalted butter, a diced white onion, 4 thin sirloin steaks, salt and pepper, plus Dijon mustard, baby dill pickles, olive oil, beef broth and half-and-half. The recipe also requ... More »

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