White meat includes chicken and fish, while red meat refers to beef, pork, venison and some other varieties of game. The United States Department of Agriculture categorizes meats as either white or red. The department's system is controversial because some types of fish and poultry are red when they are raw and turn white after being cooked.Know More
Due to widespread belief that white meat is healthier as of 2014, pork producers have attempted to have the public think of pork as white meat; however, the USDA continues to officially recognize it as red meat. Chicken and other poultry include both white and dark meat based on the location of the meat in the animal's body. Dark meat is in the legs, which use a different type of muscles than elsewhere in the body. White meat is typically found in poultry breasts. Geese and ducks have only dark meat.
Dark chicken meat has more than twice the saturated fat of white meat. As of 2014, some health authorities advise that the higher fat content in dark meats can have health benefits. For example, the fat in dark poultry meat raises the amount of a hormone that makes people feel full, according to nutritionist Alan Aragon. One ounce of dark turkey meat has 8 more calories than the same amount of white meat.Learn more about Meat
The notion that pouring Coca-Cola over a piece of raw pork causes worms to crawl from the meat is an urban legend. It has no basis in fact.Full Answer >
As with most other types of ribs, grilling pork country style ribs will require the cut of meat to be warmed to room temperature before grilling, cooked in a preheated grill and turned often since the meat is cooked directly over the flame. The grilling time for pork country style ribs will vary depending on the size of the cut, the type of grill, the recipe and the ambient temperature.Full Answer >
To make crockpot pulled pork, lay a bed of garlic and onions, add chicken stock and barbecue sauce, season the pork shoulder, cook it in the crockpot and pull the meat. You need a pork shoulder, broth, onions, garlic, cumin, chili powder, brown sugar, cinnamon and barbecue sauce to complete this task.Full Answer >
Pouring Coke on raw pork does not make worms crawl out of the meat. The stories of worms crawling out of raw pork when Coke is poured on the meat is a hoax that circulated around Internet through emails. This email hoax has gained some traction when videos appeared that purportedly show proof of this "phenomenon."Full Answer >