Here are the basic rules to turn every cut into a meal to remember.
Temperature: Cook fresh Willowgrove Hill pork, enriched nutritionally with DHA/EPA Omega-3 to an end temperature of 145F.* Pork should be slightly pink in the centre.
*The US Department of Agriculture recommends that pork be cooked to an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit.
The only thing better than pork tenderloin, is a Willowgrove Hill grilled pork tenderloin! Here’s to good health and good taste.
Oven: Heat oven to 425F. Place pork in shallow roasting pan and season as desired. Roast 16 to 21 minutes per pound until a meat thermometer reads 145F, then remove from heat, cover loosely with foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
Grill: Heat grill to medium. Grill tenderloin 18 to 30 minutes until a meat thermometer reads 145F, then remove from heat, cover loosely with foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
Paul and Rosie Hill love to sit down to a meal of roast pork loin served with pan roasted potatoes. It’s not just tasty: using Willowgrove Hill pork loin also gives your family a source of DHA/EPA Omega-3 and organic Selenium.
Oven: Heat oven to 325F. Place pork in a shallow roasting pan and season as desired. Roast 15 to 25 minutes per pound until a meat thermometer reads 145F, then remove from heat, cover loosely with foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
Grill: Heat grill to medium. Grill loin over indirect heat for 23 to 30 minutes per pound until a meat thermometer reads 145F, then remove from heat, cover loosely with foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
A perfectly prepared picnic roast makes delicious pulled pork sandwiches. And you can feel good serving your family a Willowgrove Hill cut that’s a fresh, local and responsible choice.
Oven: Heat oven to 325F. Place pork in shallow roasting pan with a lid and season as desired. Also, be sure to add some liquid to the bottom of pan. Cover and roast 25 to 30 minutes per pound. The roast should be tender and moist, and should be easy to pierce with a fork. This cut of meat is much better braised, and will not be pink in the centre when cooked.
Slow Cooker: Place seasoned pork in slow cooker. Pour ½ cup of liquid into pot. Cover and cook 8 to 10 hours on low heat or 4 to 6 hours on high heat.
Honey garlic ribs are a favourite at Willowgrove Hill, served with rice. If you’ve got a rib recipe you’d like to share with us, send it to Rosie.
Oven: Heat over to 350F. Place ribs in a foil-lined shallow baking pan. Season as desired. Roast ribs 1 ½ hours until tender. Try brushing ribs with your favourite sauce during the last 30 minutes of roasting.
Grill: Heat grill to medium. Grill seasoned ribs 1 ½ to 2 hours over indirect heat until tender. If desired, brush with sauce during last 30 minutes of grilling, turning frequently.
Bacon is a Sunday morning treat at Willowgrove Hill, where our pork is home raised and free of any unhealthy additives.
Stovetop: Cook bacon in a skillet over medium to medium-high heat, until browned and crisp, turning to brown evenly.
Oven: Arrange bacon in a single layer in a shallow baking dish. Bake at 375F for 12 to 17 minutes, or to desired crispness.
Microwave: Arrange slices in a single layer between paper towels in a microwave-safe dish. Microwave on high heat for 55 to 65 seconds per slice. If cooking more than four slices, turn pan and rearrange slices halfway through cooking. Please note all microwave ovens vary – times given are approximate only.
At Willowgrove Hill, we grill our sausages and serve on a bun for a casual summer meal. Our pork is the savvy choice for home cooks who love to barbeque – AND for professional chefs who appreciate a healthy, local, alternative.
Stovetop: Cook frozen sausage in skillet over medium heat for 12 to 16 minutes, or until meat is no longer pink inside, turning frequently to brown.
Oven – Broil: Place frozen sausage on broiler pan rack. Broil 4 to 5 inches below heat for 10 to 15 minutes, or until no longer pink inside, turning to brown evenly.
Oven – Bake: Place frozen links in shallow baking pan. Bake at 325F for 18 to 20 minutes, or until meat is no longer pink in the middle.
Grill: Heat grill to medium-high heat. Parboil sausages stovetop for 10 minutes, then grill for 10 to 15 minutes to brown evenly.