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United States of Pork

Celebrate the diverse cultures and flavors pork is known for across the country.

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United States of Pork Intro Video

United States of Pork

Welcome to the United States of Pork! Follow along as we travel across America to bring you each state’s favorite pork dish. Experience local culture, seasonings, styles, and celebrate our country’s diversity through delicious recipes you can prepare right at home.

Find Your State’s Favorite Pork Dish

Let’s Hit the Road

Chef, Bryan Voltaggio, shares some of his favorite recipes.

The Ultimate Pork Dish of the U.S.!

America’s Favorite

We asked consumers to pick their favorite ingredients and pork cut, so we could create a culinary masterpiece: the ultimate pork dish of the U.S.! What can you make with pork chops, BBQ sauce, paprika, butter and onions? We’re glad you asked. Introducing, Spicy BBQ Onion Pork Chops!

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What's Your State's Favorite Pork Dish?

Alabama: Biscuits and Gravy
Alaska: Reindeer Sausage
Arizona: Pork Chimichangas
Arkansas: Biscuits and Gravy
California: Carnitas Burrito
Colorado: Green Chile Ribs
Connecticut: The New Englander Hot Dog
Delaware: Scrapple
Florida: Cubano
Georgia: Low-Country Boil
Hawaii: Manapua
Idaho: Potato Ham Bake
Illinois: Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pepperoni Pizza
Indiana: Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwich
Iowa: Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwich
Kansas: BLT
Kentucky: Hot Brown Sandwich

Louisiana: Gumbo
Maine: Maine Italian Sub Sandwich
Maryland: Stuffed Ham
Massachusetts: Boston Baked Beans
Michigan: Detroit-Style Pepperoni Pizza
Minnesota: Swedish Meatballs
Mississippi: Mississippi Delta Hot Pork Tamales
Missouri: Barbecue Pork Steaks
Montana: Pork Chop Sandwich
Nebraska: Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwich
Nevada: Charcuterie
New Hampshire: Eggs Benedict
New Jersey: Taylor Ham Pork Roll Sandwich
New Mexico: Carne Adovada
New York: White Hots
North Carolina: Whole Hog Barbecue (Eastern Style)
North Dakota: Pulled Pork Sandwich

Ohio: Cleveland-Style Barbecue
Oklahoma: Smoked Bologna Sandwich
Oregon: Corn Dogs
Pennsylvania: Italian Hoagie
Rhode Island: Grinders
South Carolina: Pork Hocks & Collards
South Dakota: Pork Pasties
Tennessee: Memphis Wet Ribs
Texas: Sausage Kolaches / Klobasniky
Utah: Green Chile Pork Tacos
Vermont: Maple Baked Beans
Virginia: Country Ham
Washington: Seafood Chowder
West Virginia: Pepperoni Rolls
Wisconsin: Brats
Wyoming: Pig Candy