Yes, I love pork… I am a huge, huge fan. I was so delighted to be asked to write a story on the topic for my favorite magazine.  As I was researching the story, I came across this quote: Colonial Virginians ate so much pork that 18th-century writer William Byrd said they were prone to grunt rather than speak. I guess it should be no surprise that I live in VA and love it here 🙂

Here is the story. I hope you will read it and try some of the amazing recipes featured!!

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  1. I’m going to try the Thai-style pork. Sounds yummy!

  2. Too funny on all, Monica! I love pork, VA, and seeing your articles in AARP. 😉


    1. You are always so sweet to me. THANK YOU.

      1. You are welcome, of course, but any kindness from me (and others) is well deserved! 🙂

  3. What a great post! I love all the recipes. I’ve bookmarked and printed them, too. I will try soon your Pork Chops with Apple & Arugula, the Grilled Vegetables of Domenica and the Thai Pork dish from Nancie. Thanks for sharing & inspiring!

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