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Valentine’s Day is the perfect cooking holiday. Because what says "I love you" more than a perfectly executed béarnaise? All week we will be offering up some recipes for you to practice  and execute on the big night. 

What's sexier than crispy pork belly, succulent loin, juicy brined chops or a big stuffed porchetta? Not much, so we're turning to the noble pig to crank up your Valentine's feast from "Here, darling, I made you that pasta I make twice a week" to "Yes, that's a bone-in double-cut chop. Would you like some spiced apple chutney with that?" Nope, nothing hotter than that. Check out 15 of our best-looking, best-smelling, primed and ready-to-go pig recipes and hit the trough hard. 

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