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How to Roast a Pig on a Spit

J. Kenji López-Alt 107 comments

Roasting a whole piglet on a spit is much easier than you'd probably think, and vastly more tasty than you can imagine. We roast a pig every year for my sister's birthday right in her backyard in Brooklyn. If we can do it in the middle of New York City, you can probably do it where you are as well. Here are tips on how to shop for a pig, what equipment you'll need, and the roasting process from start to finish. [Warning: Graphic photos appear after the jump; the more sensitive among SE'rs may want to proceed with caution.] More

Three Great Sauces for Your Pig Roast

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 12 comments

Want to learn how to spit-roast a whole pig? Read all about it here. About the author: After graduating from MIT, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt spent many years as a chef, recipe developer, writer, and editor in Boston. He now lives... More

More Pig Roast Dates Added at Hearth

New York Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Due to cries of "more pig!" Hearth will be extending the special three-course pig roast menu to two more nights: Wednesday, August 12, and Tuesday, August 25. Read about the meal here.... More

Hearth Pig Roasts: Marco Canora Ups the Pig-Ante

New York Ed Levine 19 comments

Pig roasts are everywhere. Are they the new bacon? (Or maybe the old bacon—it's hard to keep all the porcine references straight). The special Tuesday night three-course one at Hearth is a beautiful thing. More

Pig Roast Tuesdays at Hearth Start Tonight

New York Erin Zimmer 1 comment

Do your plans tonight involve pig? Well, they really should. Or at least, one of the next Tuesdays before August 18 should. Starting tonight, Hearth is devoting Tuesday dinners to a three-course pigsplosion of a meal. The first course... More

Resto Celebrates Second Birthday with Berkshire Pig Roast in La Caja China

New York Joe DiStefano Post a comment

Even though I love meat and Belgian beer I'm somewhat ashamed to admit that I've never been to Resto. I decided to atone for this sin of omission by attending its second birthday party pig roast on Saturday. I... More

Resto Turns Two; Hosts a Pig Roast During Passover

New York Erin Zimmer 3 comments

What La Caja China looks like Resto is turning two and this Saturday, just in time for the Jewish holiday, they are celebrating with a slow-roasted piggy. The 100-pound Berkshire pig (it's no skinny bones) will be cooked in... More

Tom Mylan, the King of Pig Roasting, Hosts Another One Next Friday

New York Erin Zimmer 2 comments

There are few things better in this world than pig roasts. Unless you're a vegetarian, maybe. And as noted in the New York Times today, few men know their way around a pig better than Tom Mylan, the butcher for... More

Best Public Pig Roast in New York Coming This Thursday

New York Ed Levine 1 comment

I'm sure that somewhere in the five boroughs of New York City, somebody roasts a pig better than Il Buco chef Ignacio Mattos's succulent swine, but I don't know how you'd find out about it. So sometime tomorrow between... More

Smokestack Lightning: 'Prepping the Pig'

Adam Kuban 1 comment

Travel with Serious Eats series Smokestack Lightning to South Carolina as the Scott family stokes the fire and preps the pig for a roast on the piece of land they call "Hell's Half Acre." More

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