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Salt Pork

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What is it?

Salt pork is salt-cured fat from the belly and sides of the pig. It’s mainly used in small amounts as a flavoring in dishes like Boston baked beans and fish chowder. The degree of saltiness varies, and it sometimes has to be blanched to remove some of the salt.

How to store:

Salt pork keeps for up to one month tightly wrapped in the refrigerator.

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