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Memoirs of pig

(article, Culinate staff)

Do you really, really love pork? Then the online literary project Pork Memoirs may be for you. Why pig? As the home page explains, "At its core, the pig represents a paradox: after all, pork is a staple protein for a majority of the world, yet taboo for the rest." 

Entries ranges from the expected (BBQ ribs) to the local-food political to a brief World War II memoir. There are the usual handwringing anecdotes involving Judaism and Islam's prohibitions against pork, as well as the expected devotions to China's mastery of pork cookery. 

Check out the full archive, which includes a link for submitting your own pork memoir.