The smartest weekend cooks keep the rest of the week in mind. Here, four fantastic pork dishes and the best ways to use their leftovers.
The big dish: Slow Cooker Barbecued Pork
This easy recipe for pulled pork is fantastic on hamburger buns with coleslaw and thinly sliced pickles.
How to use the leftovers: Make Tim Love’s excellent pulled pork and goat cheese quesadillas, these healthy tacos or more sandwiches.
The big dish: Roast Leg of Pork with Fresh Herbs and Fennel Seeds
This behemoth of a cut makes a spectacular roast that won’t break anyone’s budget.
How to use the leftovers: Make these insanely good Cuban roast pork sandwiches or these garlicky pork-and-fennel sandwiches.
The big dish: Asian-Brined Pork Loin
The flavor-packed brine for this pork loin features shichimi togarashi, the seven-spice Japanese seasoning, made with red chiles, orange peel, sesame seeds and ginger.
How to use the leftovers: Cut into thin strips, the leftover pork loin is fantastic in a quick and easy stir-fry like this one made with chewy Chinese noodles.
The big dish: Spice-Roasted Pork Tenderloin
This simple roast takes just 50 minutes to make.
How to use the leftover: Use the leftover meat in tacos like these or these sandwiches with a creamy, tangy blue cheese dressing.