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The National Pork Board Asks: What's On Your #PorkBucketList?

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...and will help a few lucky fans cross an item off their list - just for sharing

DES MOINES, Iowa, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever tried a pork chop on a stick? Have you always wanted to host a pig roast? Or maybe you've been meaning to recreate that delicious pork dish from the dim sum restaurant you visited on vacation?

Check out this recipe for Thai Ribeye Pork Chops and cross them off your #PorkBucketList

Now's your chance. Enter the #PorkBucketList.

The opportunities to take a new adventure with pork are endless – so, to help fans get inspired and get started on a journey to enjoy pork in as many ways possible, the National Pork Board (NPB) is asking them to share what's on their #PorkBucketList. Then, at PorkBucketList.com, they can see what pork adventures other fans, food personalities and chefs are checking off their lists and find great recipes to try. And, just for sharing, the NPB will surprise a few lucky individuals by helping them check an item off their list.

"You might call it 'That amazing recipe I've been meaning to make' or 'The perfect excuse to cook with Sriracha' – your bucket list is full of the things you've had a hankering to try," said Pamela Johnson, director of communications, the National Pork Board. "It's easy to make and once you do, the real fun comes from crossing things off and sharing your experiences with other pork fans. No matter what's on your list, it's a simple way to get inspired and go tasty places with pork you might not have thought about otherwise."

To get the creative juices flowing, the NPB suggests #PorkBucketList items that highlight pork's versatility and invite a world of new flavor:

  • Try pork dishes inspired by all seven continents
  • From pork belly to pig ears, taste every cut of pork in the meat case
  • Give a bacon rose to someone special
  • Invent a new marinade for grilled pork chops

Pork fans everywhere are invited to share their #PorkBucketList online via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram using the hashtag in posts – and make sure to look for your list and others at PorkBucketList.com.

Get Started by Going Global

Pork's flavor and versatility make it a favorite staple of home-cooks and chefs all over the world. And, it's easier than ever to create an authentic global experience without even leaving your kitchen. Shake up the ordinary and cross one of these internationally inspired recipes off your #PorkBucketList:

  • Experience Thai flavor with a Thai Pork Noodle Bowl – This Asian-inspired dish is complete with sliced Ribeye pork chops marinated in soy sauce, cilantro and garlic, and served on top of delicious noodles in a peanut sauce.
  • Create the perfect Italian Stuffed Pork Meatball Sandwich – Serve these savory sandwiches, seasoned with a duet of garlic and red pepper, for an Italian feast.
  • Wake your family up to a fiesta of flavor with Mexican Chorizo Huevos Rancheros – Chorizo, pinto beans, salsa and fried eggs served on top of warmed tortillas combine for the perfect south-of-the-border breakfast or dinner. Garnish with cilantro, avocado or queso fresco.
  • Enjoy Korean street food at home with Spicy Korean Pork Skewers – Serve these juicy, skewered country-style pork ribs, marinated in chili garlic sauce, soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, brown sugar and an optional splash of sake, alongside a bed of rice.

Remember – no matter what flavorful recipe you're checking off your #PorkBucketList, always cook pork to an internal temperature between 145°F (medium rare) and 160°F (medium), followed by a three-minute rest. Looking to add to your #PorkBucketList and for more ways to enjoy pork? Visit PorkBeinspired.com for new flavors and recipes.

About the National Pork Board

The National Pork Board has responsibility for Checkoff-funded research, promotion and consumer information projects and for communicating with pork producers and the public. Through a legislative national Pork Checkoff, pork producers invest $0.40 for each $100 value of hogs sold. Importers of pork products contribute a like amount, based on a formula. The Pork Checkoff funds national and state programs in advertising, consumer information, retail and foodservice marketing, export market promotion, production improvement, technology, swine health, pork safety and environmental management. For information on Checkoff-funded programs, pork producers can call the Pork Checkoff Service Center at (800) 456-7675 or check the Internet at www.pork.org.

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