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COSTCO: Whole Pork Loin Roast

P Town Dec 14, 2007 06:49 AM

I have had pretty good experience with Costco meats in the past. Looking to do a a whole pork loin roast, maybe stuffing it, or might do it on the rotisserie. Does the Costco pork loin roast stay moist. Let me know some experiences and recipes. Thanks

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    kmills9408 Dec 14, 2007 12:37 PM

    I have also had very good luck with Costco's pork loin. I like to marinate it in the raspberry jalapeno sauce that Costo also sells. I serve it with some on the side too and people always rave about it.

    1. Homero Dec 14, 2007 11:59 AM

      Ask them if it already has a salt solution in it, and if not, brining it will keep it moist. I bought a hug pack of pork rib chops and brined them for about 30 minutes before grilling them, and they came out very moist. I have done the same with their loin chops.

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        jayt90 Dec 15, 2007 11:00 AM

        The whole pork loin comes packed in cryovac. You have to knock on the meat cutters' window for information, but they are very accomodating, often giving a free pack of fat or bones for birds and canines.

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        meghanclaire66 Dec 14, 2007 10:43 AM

        I actually just bought a large pork loin from COSTCO this past weekend, and the group all commented on how perfectly moist it came out. I will definitely go for that again. And it was incredibly inexpensive!

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          Nyleve Dec 14, 2007 10:39 AM

          My favourite way to do this is to coat it thickly with a mixture of fresh rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper. Roast or grill until JUST BARELY done. I can't remember the internal temp I aim for with pork, but it's definitely at the lower end of the scale. The longer a pork loin roasts, the more dry it becomes. You want it almost a bit pink inside. Slice thinly crosswise and serve with pan juices (if any).

          1. AlaskaChick Dec 14, 2007 10:07 AM

            I've had great luck with these and frequently buy them for BBQ at the upriver cabin. I like to marinate it either savory garlicy type or oriental spice type for a day or so and then BBQ tho a rotisserie would work well.

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