Category: Recipes

Pork Jowl (the better bacon)

————————————— BASIC INFO Names: jowl bacon, guanciale (gwan-CHAH-leh) Animal: pig About: These cured, smoked pork cheeks are popular in the Southern United States where they’re traditionally eaten with black-eyed peas and collard greens. In Italy, they’re rub with salt, black pepper, sugar, and other spices, then let it sit for 3 days to produce Guanciale. Why is it better than…