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It’s National Salsa Month

When the perfectly spicy salsa meets the perfectly spicy pork rind, there’s no better way to snack. If you’ve ever spent nights on the front porch with family and friends, you know that the only way to stretch out those summer get-togethers is to add a little Southern comfort – and by that we mean a big bag of rinds!

This National Salsa Month, there are five reasons to make pork rinds and salsa your go-to snack pair.

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5 Reasons Pork Rinds + Salsa = The Best Snack Ever!

1. It’s shareable. Southern comfort food is best shared among friends, don’t you agree?

2. It’s completely customizable, whether you like your salsa a little sweet or your pork rinds Hot & Spicy. Now that’s something to celebrate about!

3. It’s the easiest way to get your vegetables in. Plus, tons of vitamins A and C.

4. It’s the best way to turn the good ol’ Southern pork rind into a Tex-Mex snack. Grab a cerveza and imagine you’re over the border.

5. Because, well, um … It’s dang delicious! You’ll just have to trust us.

Oh, you don’t trust us? Go ahead! Grab a bag of rinds and pop open a jar of salsa and you’ll see!

On top of these killer reasons to pair pork rinds and salsa, our buddies at The Latin Kitchen have 15 Amazing Salsas for National Salsa Month!

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Epic Pork Rinds make an Epic Burger

SR-Burger

Between our Southern Heat Burger and our Porky Pig Burger, we’re bound to be in a meat lover’s paradise this grilling season. But on Eat What You Want Day, we won’t grill just any burger.

We’re going EPIC! Is your appetite big enough to handle it?

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EPIC Bacon Stuffed Porky Burger
Ingredients
1 1/4 pound ground sirloin (80/20)
Salt and pepper, for seasoning
4 ounces cheddar cheese, cubed
4 slices bacon, cooked, and crumbled
1 bag Southern Recipe Original Pork Rinds
Tomatoes
Onions, sliced

Directions
1. Season the meat with salt and pepper and form 8 to 12 patties. Place an indent with your thumb in half of the patties. That is where you will place the fillings.
2. Evenly distribute the bacon and cheddar among the indented half of the patties. Top top each with another patty and press the edges together to form a seal.
3. Cook on a hot grill for 3 to 5 minutes per side depending on desired doneness.
4. Sandwich burger, pork rinds, tomatoes and onions between your hamburger buns. Dig in!

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Make Momma Proud on Her Day

If you’re like us, you’re a HUGE fan of Southern food. From chicken fried steak to grits, we’re right there with you, drooling over a plate that’s packed full of all of that Southern flavor.

That’s why this Mother’s Day, we’re taking Momma’s recipe for greens and putting our pork rind twist on it!

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Impress a mother you appreciate with a classic comfort food dish … made with a secret ingredient (and no, it’s not our pork rinds).

Momma’s Porky Southern Greens
Ingredients
1/2 pound smoked meat (ham hocks, smoked turkey wings, or smoked neck bones)
1 Tbsp. house seasoning, recipe follows
1 Tbsp. seasoned salt
1 Tbsp. hot red pepper sauce
1 large bunch collard greens
1 Tbsp. butter
1/2 bag of Southern Recipe Original Pork Rinds
A generous serving of love (our secret ingredient for Mother’s Day!)

Seasoning:
1 cup salt
1/4 cup black pepper
1/4 cup garlic powder

Directions
1. In a large pot, bring 3 quarts of water to a boil and add smoked meat, house seasoning, seasoned salt and hot sauce. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 1 hour.
2. Wash the collard greens well. Remove the stems that run down the center. Stack 6 to 8 leaves on top of one another, roll up, and slice into 1/2 to 1-ince thick slices.
3. Place greens in pot with meat and add butter. Cook for 45 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Add 1/2 bag of Southern Recipe Original Pork Rinds.
5. When done taste and adjust seasoning.

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