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Recipe Name: Milk-Braised Pork
Recipe Chef: Peter Erickson
Type of Cuisine: California-Mediterranean
Food Category: Main Course

Recipe Description:
Pork shoulder slowly braised in milk, garlic, and rosemary until very tender.

Serves: 8



1 bone-in pork shoulder, about 4 lb
Kosher salt and black pepper
6 cups whole milk
6 cloves of garlic
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
2 fresh bay leaves


1. Season the pork shoulder with salt and black pepper.

2. Wrap the pork in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

3. Place pork in a heavy pot and add the rest of the ingredients.

4. Cover and place the pot in a preheated, 275 degree oven, and cook for about 4 hours, or until very tender.

5. Strain the braising liquid, remove some of the fat, and adjust the seasoning to your preference.

Serving Suggestions:
Pull meat from bone and add to braising liquid before serving, then toss the meat with cooked, fresh pasta and grated pecorino. Or, chill and thinly slice the pork, re-warm it in braising liquid, and serve with boiled potatoes and arugula.

Beverage Suggestions:
1999 Rodano Chianti Classico Reserva