The tender center loin roast (also called center rib roast) contains bones, which give it a tasty flavor but make it harder to slice. Your butcher can remove the backbone and transform this roast into rack of pork or crown roast of pork.
Pork Tenderloin Roast
The pork tenderloin is a completely boneless strip of muscle and is considered the leanest and most tender pork roast; it is also the most expensive.
Pork Blade Roast
The blade roast, an economical cut, is available either bone-in or boneless, and is lightly marbled with fat. Pork blade roast is also known as pork loin rib end.
Sometimes called pork shoulder roast, Boston butt is available either boneless or bone-in. It makes a somewhat fatty but economical roast.
Pork Picnic Arm
Pork picnic arm is a fatty, bony cut, and is often barbecued.
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