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Braised Pork Rillettes with Allagash Saison

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When we learned we would have an opportunity to visit Chef Pierre Gignac of Ocean at the Cape Arundel Inn and Resort for a personal cooking class, and an opportunity to try a recipe he crafted with our Saison, we jumped at the chance and were inspired to repeat the recipe at home!


3 pounds boneless pork shoulder cut into 1 inch cubes

8 ounces pork fat of 8 slices of bacon cut into 1/2 inch pieces

3 tablespoons kosher salt

1 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper

1 medium size sweet onion, finely chopped

6 garlic cloves, crushed

4 sprigs fresh thyme, leaves removed

4 bay leaves

1 cup dry white wine

1 cup Allagash Saison

1/2 cup brandy or cognac Read More