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A bone in roast will cook faster than a boneless roast because the bone conducts heat.

Pork Chart

by Paula Deen Test Kitchen

Ever wonder what part of a pig the cuts of pork you purchase from your local butcher come from? Let Paula’s simple pork chart of the primal cuts show you. Pork is divided into these large sections called primal cuts. The primal cuts are then broken down further into your individual retail cuts. Follow the primal cuts from Paula’s pork chart to the key below to click on some of her favorite recipes for each cut.

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